College of Business

University of North Alabama Earns Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

Read our press release here and learn more about what AACSB accreditation means to you here.

Participate in Unique Academic Programs

  • Professional Selling Center and Program is one of 35 in the country
  • Category Management Program is one of 9 in country
  • Human Computer Interaction/User Experience undergraduate program is one of 10 in the country
  • Innovation Engineering program, teaching idea creation and commercialization using a flipped classroom method, is one of 20 in the country
  • MBA launched Foundations in Business course which starts all students immediately after acceptance
  • MBA program recognized as the largest in Alabama by Birmingham Business Journal
  • MBA offered in Suzhou and Taipei

Experience Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Shoals Idea Audition, region's business pitch contest, winners include UNA students and alumni
  • Smart Start, a two-day experience, offers opportunity for students to create their own companies
  • The Generator, student incubator, houses and mentors student startups and ideas
  • Shoals Spark Competition where students imagine the Shoals as a leader in Digital Technology
  • Capstone courses bring real world business problems into the classroom for every major

Earn Accolades

  • Accounting students’ average pass rate on CPA exam is first in Alabama 
  • UNA MBA's award winning online program includes:

Build your Network

  • 12 student organizations provide opportunities to develop career and networking skills
  • 66 companies hired our students as interns in the last year
  • Students have studied abroad in 4 continents
  • Prestigious Innovation Fellow Program available

Our Alumni are leading companies throughout the world and you can read about them at our unique alumni and student network at

The College of Business uses on-campus and on-line programs to serve 2,000 undergraduates and more than 700 graduate students. Sixty highly dedicated full-time faculty staff the College—most holding PhDs from leading universities. The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International, the hallmark of excellence in business education and earned by fewer than 5 percent of the world's business programs, and the Computer Information Systems Program is accredited by ABET, Inc., the most recognized accrediting body for computing programs throughout the world.

Come and be a part of the exciting world of business and experience how you can make a difference!

 Read Dean Carnes' Interview in CEO World

View the Dean's Newsletter HERE.

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