College of Business Administration
Alabama State University welcomes you to the College of Business Administration.
The College of Business Administration (COBA) supports the mission of Alabama State University, a regional historically black institution, by providing the higher educational needs of business students in the target area.
Programs are designed to help students advance their education in business to become more productive citizens, further their careers, and pursue advanced studies within a changing global environment. Undergraduate programs offer selected specializations built on a foundation of general education and a broad business core with emphasis on entrepreneurship or international studies. The Master of Accountancy program offers advanced accounting studies.
The program provides a comprehensive business education, with an emphasis on the application of concepts and enhanced use of technology. It awards undergraduate and graduate degrees and its outreach programs provide service learning opportunities through its centers of excellence, SBDC and DBE.
Instructional development and faculty intellectual contributions of applied scholarship are emphasized. Faculty development, community service and involvement in professional organizations resulting in service to key stakeholder are stressed. COBA solicits input from its primary stakeholders through advisory councils.
COBA Mission Statement
The mission of the College of Business Administration is to train its students to become ethical entrepreneurs and professionals capable of succeeding in a competitive global environment through research and effective pedagogy.
COBA Vision Statement
The College of Business Administrations endeavors to be recognized as a leader in the production and placement of quality graduates, admired for its academic and community achievements, and respected for its outstanding faculty.