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College of Business

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Our Mission

The mission of the College of Business is to glorify God by providing a student-centered education that prepares undergraduate and graduate students to serve as Christian business professionals.

Our Vision

Building on our heritage, the Freed-Hardeman University College of Business will be the undeniable first choice for students desiring a business education where integrity is emphasized, business principles are applied, and skills are developed to ensure career and higher educational goals are met.

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Why Study Here?

The College of Business provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for excellent employment opportunities in the business world or for advanced study in business administration. The College of Business offers the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Financial Planning, Management, Marketing or Sport Administration. The College of Business also offers a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), and a  4-Joint Plus B.B.A./M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) in Accounting, Finance, Management or Marketing.

Professional business training is provided by faculty who are well prepared both academically and professionally. Business faculty members maintain professional credentials such as the Certified Professional Marketer (CPM), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP). The Brown-Kopel Business Center provides an outstanding learning environment for developing the tools demanded in today’s competitive business environment.

Business students have the opportunity to participate in professional and honor organizations. The professional and honor organizations consist of Delta Mu Delta, Society for Future Accountants (SFA), Society of Future Marketers and the Hatchett Investment Team.

Our Strategic Objectives

  • To provide an environment centered on spiritual development.
  • To provide a quality business built on a solid business core, flexible and relevant curriculum options and focused on Christian leadership and ethics.
  • To develop and maintain a faculty that exemplifies a life-long pursuit of learning.
  • To develop an industry and business reputation consistent with our program excellence.
Business analytics students in our College of Business programs become specialists in the field, proficient in strategic data analysis, consumer behavior, leadership skills, business strategy, and advanced analytics


The College of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for the MBA and BBA in Accounting, Finance, Financial Planning, Management and Marketing.

Accrediting over 300 institutions, ACBSP is the leading specialized accreditation association for business education.