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College of Business


UA business students are career ready and connected. With our leadership training, mentoring, networking and internships with top employers, including Fortune 500 companies and the Big Four accounting firms, you'll find your way to the top.

32+ corporate partners who hire UA students for sales internships and full time employment


distributed to business students in grants and scholarships in the 2019-2020 academic year

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Our graduate job placement rate has been at or near 100% for sales majors and minors for the past five years


alumni occupy executive positions throughout the country

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“UA is located in the heart of the city where students are given the opportunity to learn and grow alongside real, passionate, and hardworking people outside of the classroom.”


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Executive education

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The rapid pace of today's business environment means that the best leaders are those who keep growing. UA's Business Executive Education Program is designed to help you advance your career and sharpen your skills without having to enroll in a long-term or high commitment degree program.

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Internships and co-ops are some of the most meaningful college experiences that help prepare students for their future careers. An internship or co-op offers a great opportunity for students to connect classroom learning to “real-world” settings while earning college credit. Most internship and co-op opportunities are also paid.

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UA Offering New Certificate in Esports Business

UA Offering New Certificate in Esports Business

UA is establishing a new Esports Business certificate. This 12-credit interdisciplinary certificate is prepared to respond to the industry's need for properly trained college graduates to fill such esports-related positions as team manager, tournament manager, event coordinator, marketing specialist, social media specialist, sales manager, content creator and more.

Goodyear Lecture presenter details principles behind company’s success

Goodyear Lecture presenter details principles behind company’s success

The 2021 Goodyear Executive Leadership Forum welcomed Bill Priemer, Hyland Software, Inc. CEO and president.

Professor named to National Alliance Research Academy Board of Directors

Professor named to National Alliance Research Academy Board of Directors

The National Alliance Research Academy announced recently that Dr. Jill Bisco, associate professor of finance and director of the Risk Management and Insurance Program, has accepted a nomination to serve on the board of directors for The National Alliance Research Academy.

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