The Mission of the College of Business Administration (COBA) is to prepare students for careers through a quality education. COBA provides a student-focused learning environment that actively engages students, faculty, and the business community in the promotion of knowledge and skills relevant for professional success. The educational environment is complemented by encouraging quality faculty scholarship in applied, pedagogical, and discipline-based research.
The faculty and staff of the College of Business Administration embrace the following core values in pursuit of the mission.
Quality – COBA faculty and staff will provide a quality educational environment, maintaining a relevant curriculum and teaching pedagogy that nurtures intellectual development.
Responsibility – COBA faculty and staff will be responsible and dependable, take personal initiative and accept accountability.
Respect – COBA faculty and staff will engage in a spirit of cooperation and collegiality that promotes trust, collaboration and respect of others.
Individuality – COBA faculty and staff, recognizing the value of diversity, will respect individual goals and objectives, and celebrate faculty, staff, and student success.
Honesty – COBA faculty and staff will be ethical in their behavior, will act with integrity and will be honest, open and fair with all stakeholders.
Sam Houston State University's College of Business Administration aspires to be recognized among the best regional colleges of business administration in the nation. It is committed to developing capable, confident, and ethical graduates equipped for a lifetime of productive contribution to business and society.