The College of Business Administration is home to The Daverio School of Accountancy, three academic departments, four institutes and four centers, as well as two academic advising offices.
The George W. Daverio School of Accountancy
The school pursues an intellectual contribution agenda that values basic scholarship, applied scholarship, and instructional development activities.
Department of Finance
The department offers students an opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to make reasoned, intelligent decisions as finance managers and as managers in varied business environments.
Department of Management
The department is committed to intellectual activity that emphasizes practical applications and instructional development to complement its mission.
Department of Marketing
The mission of the department of marketing is to develop marketing professionals with the knowledge, skills and personal qualities necessary for successful careers and more fulfilling lives.
The Ronald R. and Diane C. Fisher Institute for Professional Selling
"Every sales-major graduate from Akron received a job after graduation." The Wall Street Journal. The program is ranked #3 out of 68 sales and sales management programs in the U.S. and Canada by a study from the Center for Sales Leadership at DePaul University.
William T. and Rita Fitzgerald Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies
The institute promotes the principles and practices of the free enterprise system and encourages the entrepreneurial spirit and practices essential to the survival of free enterprise.
Institute for Global Business
With its carefully planned and flexibly organized programs, the Institute for Global Business is an important part of international business in Ohio. Whether you are a student, an employee or an employer, the Institute for Global Business can help in your success.
Gary L. and Karen S. Taylor Institute for Direct Marketing
The Taylor Institute is the first undergraduate institute of its kind and the most sophisticated direct marketing school in the country.
The Institute for Leadership Advancement
The Institute for Leadership Advancement offers students a chance to do something truly amazing. We connect real challenges with real experience to engage students in opportunities to learn real leadership through integrated learning environments, diverse contexts, and challenges that allow our students to take action.
Center for Information Technologies & eBusiness
The Center oversees the use of technology and innovation in the CBA through an advisory board comprised of community leaders and through faculty members devoted to promoting technological advancement.
Center for Organizational Development
The Center specializes in offering dedicated supervisory training and management development programs that are custom designed to meet the specific needs of companies.
Center for Research and Training in Information Security and Assurance (CReTISA)
CReTISA is the only Center of its kind in the State of Ohio. Its mission is to conduct innovative research that will lead to the development and commercialization of highly secure information resources and enhance the user community's trust in the integrity and security of those resources.
The Benjamin and Nancy Suarez Applied Marketing Research Laboratories
The Suarez Laboratories' mission is to blend marketing intelligence with marketing research to provide real-world opportunities and advantages to businesses, and to UA students and faculty seeking to perform applied research.
Undergraduate Academic Advising
The CBA Undergraduate Programs in Business Office, located in CBA 260, provides many services to assist you in your journey through the University.
Graduate Academic Advising
The CBA Graduate Programs in Business Office, located in CBA 412, provides individual academic advising services to assist you in your graduate studies here at the University.
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