The College of Business offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs that provide students with a quality education in the functional areas of business, an exposure to global business issues, and an introduction to technologies that will be a part of their work life. In addition to six undergraduate majors and a second major in Global Business, the college offers several minors including a unique program in Fraud Investigation. The Center for Professional Selling and Sales Technology offers students an opportunity to earn a certificate in professional selling. Graduate programs in accountancy and business administration are also available to qualified students.
The College is accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation confirms an institution’s commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review process. NDSU is one of only three schools in North Dakota and western Minnesota with AACSB International accreditation.
The Richard H. Barry Hall, home to the College of Business, is located in downtown Fargo. Over 1,400 students, faculty, and staff use the building on a daily basis. This wireless complex consists of 135,000 square feet and includes a six-story building with faculty and administrative offices, a three-story wing featuring 14 high-technology classrooms and a 284-seat auditorium. It boasts a trading room, where students can gain hands-on skills while using trading simulators and learn about financial management and sales labs that utilize state-of-the-art technology to help students practice various sales techniques.