What can EIU's School of Business do for you?
In short, it provides a quality education with dedicated and accessible faculty who are involved and invested in their students' success. The School of Business at EIU is accredited by AACSB International, a mark of distinction that proves our commitment to continued excellence.
Scholarships & Awards
The School of Business is able to provide over $83,000 in scholarships each year to our outstanding students! Through the generous support of our donors, we are privileged to be able recognize and award our students. To learn more about how the School of Business can make your education more affordable, visit our scholarships page.
Our faculty members are respected researchers and enthusiastic teachers who bring the results of their research into the classroom, and encourage students to go beyond what is expected of them.
Our programs support integrative learning experiences, encouraging students to make connections among their academic, personal, and professional experiences. Students should explore opportunities to study abroad, complete an internship, become an honors student, or get involved with one of our award-winning student organizations.
College to Career Student Professional Development Program
The College to Career program encourages students to consciously enhance their professional competencies as they progress through each year of college. By graduation, students have developed the confidence and skills to make a successful transition to a career for which they have prepared. The skills and competencies they develop serve as the foundation for continued career growth and professional development after graduation.
The School of Business gets its students in touch with the real world of business. Through programs like the Executive-in-Residence Program, Young Professionals, and the Bertrand P. Holley Ethics & Social Responsibility Series, students get advice and insight from seasoned executives, young alumni, and professionals from all kinds of backgrounds. Additionally, the Business Advisory Board and the Accountancy Advisory Board are both composed of dedicated executives at the top of their professions who have a vested interest in seeing EIU business students succeed. Opportunities are regularly made available to students, to listen to panel discussions, meet with members of the boards, and to be mentored by board members.
Academic Success & Support
The School of Business also provides numerous tools for students to achieve academic success. Each semester, students can attend walk-in tutoring sessions to receive help from their peers. The Supplemental Instruction Program provides regular, out-of-class instruction in targeted courses, aimed to help students get the practice they need with sometimes difficult to understand content.
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