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Our Organization

The College of Business is an integral part of Idaho State University and shares the role and mission of the University as established by the State Board of Education. College of Business undergraduate and graduate programs provide quality educational experiences that are strong in both conceptual foundations and current leading practices in each major discipline for both traditional and non-traditional students seeking an education in business. The College faculty engages in research consistent with its undergraduate and graduate programs and public service mission. College programs also serve local and regional constituencies by responding to needs for continuing education and assisting in efforts that foster economic development.



Our mission is to meet our students where they are by providing life changing educational opportunities and an engaging and applied educational experience. We leverage relationships among faculty, staff, alumni, and the business community to increase student success and support the economic development of our community. With world-class faculty and staff, we develop outstanding, effective, and ethical business professionals.



To be a College of distinction where students, faculty, and staff can discover opportunity and to be a primary driver of economic development in Southeastern Idaho.



We Believe:

  • That integrity is essential for our success
  • A collegial, collaborative environment allows people to thrive
  • Demonstrating candor, respect, compassion and empathy in every interaction brings out the best in people
  • Nurturing partnerships allows us to leverage our strengths and deliver superior quality teaching, service and research



To improve people's lives.


Key Objectives

The primary mission of the College is to offer high quality professional educational programs in business. Excellent teaching and student learning are top priorities. The research mission complements the instructional and public service missions of the College. Research focuses on a balance between discipline-based, pedagogical, and applied research. The service mission of the College uses the expertise of its faculty and staff to assist and enhance economic development in the region and provide other assistance relevant to Idaho organizations and industry in the area.