Welcome to the Department of Business Administration at Mississippi Valley State University. This page will provide links to helpful information about our various degree programs. The Department of Business Administration offers three bachelors degree programs and a masters degree program. Our dedicated full-time faculty excel in the classroom and engage in a broad range of research.  We are here to help shape and guide the minds of our students. We are proud of our programs and continuously striving to improve them to keep our graduates competitive in the job market. Our student body represents a rich mixture of cultures and languages. Our graduates are actively recruited by both private and public sectors with very competitive salaries. In addition, career assistance is provided through the University’s Career Service Center.

This site is meant to serve the Department of Business Administration’s mission to prepare students with the skills they need to succeed in ever-changing world through effective teaching and learning techniques by providing knowledgeable, supportive faculty, and relevant curricula.  The Department also strives to build relationships with alumni and our community. 

If you have any questions, please call the Department of Business Administration at 662.254.3600 or 662.254.3609, or via email at

Dr. Farhad Chowdhury, Acting Chair

Department of Business Administration

In 1951, what then was designated the Department of Business Education began offering Bachelor of Science degrees in Teacher Education and Secretarial Training. As the needs of students and academic standards changed over the years, so too, have the Department's degree offerings and curricula. Reflecting those changes, the Department of Business currently offers three bachelor degrees and is staffed by 13 full-time faculty.

The Department of Business offers: Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Organizational Management concentration. The Bachelor of Science degree with Organizational Management concentration is offered on 100% online format. The student, with the assistance of an assigned advisor, is responsible for selecting course work that will satisfy both the University's general core curriculum requirements and the department's requirements for the particular degree program chosen.

Master of Business Administration

The Department of Business Administration officially began its Master of Business Administration program in the Fall of 2006. Today's multiculturalism, new technologies and globalization are significantly transforming American businesses. Reflecting these changes and the ever increasing educational demand, the Department of Business Administration, in conjunction with the College of Professional Studies, began offering a Master of Business Administration (MBA). The degree requirement is a total 30 graduate credit hours (18 hours of core requirement and 12 hours of professional electives).

The program is intended primarily to meet the needs of the people living and working in the mid-Delta region wishing to pursue an MBA.  All classes are offered in an online format. 

For additional information on the MBA program, click here.