Consistent with the mission of the College of Business Administration, the Accounting Department strives to prepare ethical leaders for the accounting profession. The accounting curriculum is designed to prepare students for a career in public, corporate and governmental accounting. The highly-qualified faculty challenge students intellectually while supporting them through academic and career advising.
For information on the LMU Master of Science in Accounting Program, please visit the website.
Chair: Mahmoud Nourayi
Finance + Computer Information Systems
Finance focuses on concepts in financial planning, financial policy and investments in both U.S. and international markets. Additional advanced finance courses look at real estate and mergers & acquisitions.
Computer Information Systems (CIS) involves the application of computer technology to meet the information needs of organizations at the operational, tactical and strategic levels. Both finance and CIS are applied and prepare students for careers in the private and public sectors.
Chair: Richard Perle
Management is planning, organizing, leading and controlling the activities necessary to successfully run an organization. The Management Department is focused on providing the practical skills and management theories necessary to be an ethical leader in a diverse global economy. Within the department, the management and organizations area focuses on the skills and concepts needed to be successful leaders, managers and supervisors in organizations. The entrepreneurship group addresses both entrepreneurship (i.e., founding and leading new ventures) and social entrepreneurship (i.e., creating change within established, more traditional organizations). The international management area specifically addresses the management of companies operating in international settings.
Chair: Jeffrey Gale
Marketing + Business Law
Marketing focuses on activities that facilitate an exchange between individuals and organizations. It prepares students for careers in marketing research, sales and sales management, marketing management, retailing and advertising - all of which can serve as good career paths leading to top-level positions in a variety of organizations and industries.
For information on the M-School: Institute of Marketing at LMU, please visit the website.
Business Law introduces students to the legal environment of business. A focus on business law will prepare students for the fundamental legal challenges that affect all aspects of business, including: marketing, management, human resources management, accounting, international business and entrepreneurship. The courses offered within business law will take an in-depth look at the different realms of business activity and will serve as an excellent foundation to help students protect their future legal interests.
Chair: Mark Leach