The PLU School of Business is a community of engaged faculty, staff & administrators who provide an excellent business education in a student-centered learning environment grounded in the liberal arts that inspires students to:

LEARN for Life,
LIVE Purposefully,
LEAD Responsibly,
& CARE for Others.


Both the BBA and the MBA programs are accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Student organizations include Beta Gamma Sigma, the national business honor society associated with AACSB, as well as student chapters of Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting), the American Marketing Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, and a Student Investment Fund. The School is also a member of PRME – Principles for Responsible Management Education, a consortium of over 250 business schools worldwide dedicated to developing a new generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex challenges faced by business and society in the 21st century.

Code of Ethics

School of Business faculty and staff are committed to professional behavior that promotes:

  • High standards of academic and personal integrity in all interactions with constituents;
  • Respects the dignity and rights of others;
  • Creates a learning environment that supports open dialogue and academic freedom;
  • Fosters stewardship and social responsibility; and
  • Demonstrates personal accountability.

Objectives of the Undergraduate Business Program

BBA Graduates will:

Be Effective Communicators

  • Students can write a well-organized and grammatically correct paper, memo, or case that is informative and professional
  • Students can make an effective presentation that is informative and professional

Think Critically

  • Students can apply relevant information to a business problem and arrive at a well-reasoned conclusion
  • Students can analyze and interpret quantitative data in decision making

Have an Ethical Perspective

  • Students can recognize ethical issues and recommend a course of action
  • Students can demonstrate care for the well-being of stakeholders

Be Competent in the Basic Business Disciplines

  • Students can demonstrate essential knowledge in each functional area

Have a Global Perspective

  • Students can recognize how global issues impact business