School of Business Administration
School of Business Administration
University West, Suite 213
3007 N Ben Wilson, Victoria, Texas 77901
Phone: 361.570.4231 Fax: 361.570.4229
The mission of the School of Business Administration is to provide high-quality academic programs at all levels, but with special
emphasis at the graduate level, primarily for non-traditional students living in the coastal bend region of Texas. Our mission is supported
by hiring and retaining qualified faculty who ensure that our graduates possess the knowledge and skills necessary for successful careers in
business and society.
We dedicate ourselves to continuous improvement in the following areas:
Curriculum: Providing adaptive programs, particularly at the graduate level, that prepare our graduates for successful business
careers in a rapidly changing, global and technological environment.
Outreach: Offering educational opportunities to underserved constituencies through a variety of delivery modes (e.g., off-campus
sites and Internet) and collaborative arrangements.
Intellectual Contributions: Fostering intellectual contributions that emphasize the application of knowledge to improve management
practices, with a lesser emphasis placed on the discovery of new knowledge and the enhancement of knowledge related to instructional
Service: Providing a balanced array of services to the institution, profession and community, within the constraints of our primary
focus on teaching and research.
The UHV School of Business Administration aspires to global leadership in quality, innovative, adaptive and technology-driven programs
that prepare students from diverse backgrounds for careers in the domestic and international marketplace.
The School of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International.
AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is a not-for-profit corporation of educational institutions,
corporations and other organizations devoted to the promotion and improvement of higher education in business administration and management.
Accreditation is a process of voluntary, non-governmental review of educational institutions and programs. Institutional accreditation
reviews entire colleges and universities. Specialized agencies award accreditation for professional programs and academic units in particular
fields of study. As a specialized agency, AACSB International grants accreditation for undergraduate and graduate business administration and
AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools, worldwide. Institutions that earn
accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB
International accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.
AACSB International accreditation assures stakeholders that business schools:
- Manage resources to achieve a vibrant and relevant mission.
- Advance business and management knowledge through faculty scholarship.
- Provide high-caliber teaching of quality and current curricula.
- Cultivate meaningful interaction between students and a qualified faculty.
- Produce graduates who have achieved specified learning goals.
Plans and Degrees Offered
The programs of the School of Business Administration consist of the plans listed below. Students pursuing an undergraduate plan can
emphasize specific areas of business administration through elective courses.
Secondary Teacher Certification:
Students seeking secondary teacher certification in business basic or business composite should refer to the certification requirements
listed in the School of Education and Human Development section of this catalog.