College of Business

The College of Business offers innovative, high-value business programs that engage and challenge students.

Explore Business Programs
Create Your More

The College of Business gives students a great college experience while making sure they are prepared for the professional world. 

Students have many opportunities for real business experience through internships, company tours, industry guest speakers, and more. 

Our faculty are committed to building an engaging and supportive environment that uses the local business community to provide unique hands-on learning experiences.

Real World Meets Campus
The Engagement Center and the Strauss Center are two hubs on campus let Business students take part in campus and community events, workshops, and so much more.
A guest speaker presents to a group of students in the College of Business Engagement Center.
College of Business Events

Expand your network and knowledge with events sponsored by the WSU College of Business.

Upcoming Events

AACSB Accreditation

The College of Business Bachelor of Science majors and minors have earned accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than 5 percent of the world’s business schools. Winona State is one of 50 undergraduate-only accredited programs.

WSU is proud of meeting and exceeding the standards for AACSB accreditation, which focus on: 

  • a high-quality teaching environment
  • a commitment to continuous improvement
  • curricula responsive to the needs of businesses
Strategic Planning for the College of Business

The College of Business Strategic Plan 2020-2025 (PDF) details current initiatives that further our college’s mission and strategic/financial plan.

This strategic plan is developed with input from stakeholders—including faculty, students, alumni, and business/community members—who participate in 4 active advisory boards:


The mission of the College of Business is to offer innovative, high-value business programs that intellectually and experientially engage and challenge our students to equip them for lifelong success in the global community.


The College of Business will be known for its creation of life-changing learning experiences.