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Business and Public Administration


"…where innovative thinkers and leaders are nurtured"


Vision Statement

The vision of the College of Business and Public Administration is to produce innovative thinkers and leaders who impact their communities as conventional entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and public sector entrepreneurs.

Mission Statement

CBA provides education and degrees in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, and Public Administration that equip a predominantly urban student body, including those from the New Orleans Metropolitan area, with cutting-edge knowledge, professional and research skills, and ethical decision-making abilities essential for successful careers in business, entrepreneurship, industry, education, government, and for further studies at graduate and professional levels. The College supports and promotes research and intellectual contributions aimed at improving teaching, entrepreneurial opportunities in the region, and awareness of global issues.

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The Southern University at New Orleans College of Business and Public Administration undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the premier accrediting agency for degree programs in business.