About the College

College of Business Administration At a Glance

Accreditation

Georgia Southern University is accredited by the Commission on Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The College of Business has undergraduate and graduate accreditation through the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. The Accounting program has received the accounting accreditation through AACSB International.


Mission Statement

The College of Business Administration (COBA) at Georgia Southern University cultivates an invigorating academic environment that supports lifelong learning, individual growth, and a global mindset. College of Business Administration distinguishes itself from colleges of business at other large, nationally recognized research universities by emphasizing close interactions and engagement among faculty, students, and the business community. We produce and share useful research. Our teaching reflects our concerns for academic excellence and student success. Our faculty, staff, students, and alumni use their diverse strengths to advance our core values: excellence, integrity, accountability, respect, and an appreciation for sustainability.


Academic Offerings

Georgia Southern offers 115 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the doctoral level in its seven Colleges. The College of Business Administration offers 8 majors with 4 minors and 3 Master’s degrees in 4 fields.


Founded

Georgia Southern University was founded in 1906. The College of Business Administration began offering the BBA degree during 1965, the MBA degree during 1969, Online MBA program in 2001, the MAcc degree in 1988 and MSAE degree in 2007. The College of Business Administration has more than 16,000 alumni located throughout the world.


Location

The more than 700-acre campus is located in the historic main street community of Statesboro, Georgia. Statesboro is conveniently located 50 miles northwest of historic Savannah and the beaches of Hilton Head Island and 200 miles southeast of Atlanta.


Size

A residential university serving over 20,000 students, Georgia Southern’s hallmark is a superior undergraduate experience emphasizing academic distinction, excellent teaching, and student success.

College of Business Administration • P.O. Box 8002 • Statesboro, Georgia • (912) 478-2622