College of Business

Mission Statement

The College of Business at Arkansas Tech University is a highly engaged organization that cultivates life-long learners through academic programs tailored to the dynamic needs of employers.  Our graduates will add value at the entry-level and beyond because of experiential learning, network building and focused student projects.  Our graduates will harness appropriate technologies and cultivate interpersonal skills to achieve objectives and make sound ethical business decisions.

Vision Statement

The College of Business at Arkansas Tech University will be known for producing graduates who add value for employers and their communities and who are leaders in every field.

Code of Ethics

The students, faculty, and staff of the ATU College of Business are committed to integrity and leadership in everything we do personally, professionally, academically, and for our community.

Leadership – Inspiring trust and confidence through responsibility, accountability, and professionalism.


Dean's Message 

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The College of Business at ATU is a place where you can feel confident.

If you are considering a major in business at ATU, let me encourage you to visit the campus, especially the fourth floor of Rothwell Hall.  We would love to share with you the opportunities that are available to you if you choose to join us.  From interesting and up-to-date classes to world-class student organizations, your time here will be engaging and impactful.

It is an exciting time at ATU and especially in the College of Business.  Please join us!


Degrees and Programs



The curriculum requires study sufficient for professional practice in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing, and taxation. 

Business Data Analytics

This program teaches students to analyze data to support business decisions and strategy and to creatively solve problems. 


The study of economics and finance equips students to analyze a broad range of socioeconomic phenomena and policy alternatives.


This program prepares students to lead and direct businesses and non-profit organizations of all types.  




With an emphasis on applied learning, the marketing major at ATU gives students an opportunity to acquire hands on knowledge, rather than traditional lectures and textbooks.


Business Education

This program is not included in the scope of the AACSB Accreditation

This program is application-oriented and interdisciplinary with cases and team projects involving actual business integrated throughout the curriculum.


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The focus of this program is to prepare you for a business career with the information analysis and executive decision making skills needed in today’s fast-paced business world. 




Contact the College of Business

Rothwell Hall 433

106 West O Street

Russellville, AR 72801

Phone: (479) 968-0490




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