From the Desk of the Dean…
It’s a great time for you to be a part of the CIU School of Business and Professional Studies! We continue to be richly blessed, with the new William H. Jones Global Business and IT Center, our John R. Cook, Jr. Entrepreneurship Center and Launch! program which assists students with organizing new business and missions ventures, the W. Harold Wray, Enterprise Advancement Center which hosts seminars and programs with leading experts in business, law, HR, sports and healthcare, and the student Enactus and Bloomberg Challenge teams that explore ways to enhance and advance our community!
The mission of CIU’s School of Business and Professional Studies is to train and equip “Ministering Professionals” for a lifetime of significance impacting the marketplace with the message of Christ. Our students and graduates are already making a difference, with many owning their own businesses, or working in or managing local and international ministries, organizations and businesses. Now more than ever, practical and marketable business skills, together with a strong Biblical foundation, are essential for success in any profession.
All curriculum and programs in CIU’s School of Business and Professional Studies immerse students in the timeless principles and cutting-edge processes essential for success! Our students have opportunities to develop and explore entrepreneurship ideas and ideals, community business collaboration, practical and vocational business and leadership techniques, personal professional development opportunities, and obtain the resources to form their own business or ministry. Besides being trained to establish and lead organizations and ministries, our students are also equipped to pursue graduate education in such areas as public administration, accounting and finance, healthcare, international business, insurance and risk management, law, sport management, and organizational leadership.
Our students have a record of success! Whether your goal is to start and run your own business, engage in church or ministry leadership, or lead a domestic or international corporation, or sports team, our School of Business programs and majors will provide you the tools needed to succeed! Come grow with us!
Professor Scott Adams
School of Business and Professional Studies