Kathy Taylor, Interim Dean
The Collins College of Business educates skilled and inspired business professionals. Our emphasis on practical application and professional depth has helped our graduates become leaders in their professions, organizations, and communities. Today, as business evolves under the forces of globalization and technology, we are keeping pace with a variety of degree programs that prepare students for success. We emphasize academic rigor, practical problem-solving, hands-on experience, and teamwork. We have tailored degree programs to support full-time and part-time enrollment while maintaining the highest accreditation levels.
Vision and Mission
Our Vision: To be an internationally respected business college known for excellence in education and research.
Our Mission: Through creating and disseminating knowledge, we educate, mentor, and prepare students for successful careers as professionals and leaders.
The Collins College of Business is accredited at both the graduate and undergraduate levels by AACSB International–The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.
The TU undergraduate and graduate energy management programs are accredited by the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).
Undergraduate Academic Programs
The Collins College of Business offers one undergraduate degree, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) .
Students who complete the B.S.B.A. program will be:
- effective and professional communicators;
- knowledgeable of ethical, global, and social environmental factors and how they relate to business decisions; and
- knowledgeable of the functional areas of business.
More information on learning goals and objectives for the B.S.B.A. program may be found on the B.S.B.A. Learning Goals and Objectives page.
Student internships are jointly planned and administered by faculty of the Collins College of Business and participating public or private organizations. Internships provide the opportunity to reinforce knowledge of principles and concepts introduced in the classroom through application in actual professional situations. Internships include working arrangements with Tulsa-area organizations as well as opportunities nationally and in international locations.
For the best internship opportunities and information concerning career development, students should consult their faculty advisor and Cane Careers.
Human, Cultural and Gender Diversity
To support and emphasize the commitment of the Collins College of Business and The University of Tulsa to human, cultural and gender diversity as outlined in the university’s mission, the Collins College of Business requires students completing a B.S.B.A. degree to take one block or elective course that addresses human/cultural/gender diversity. Courses that are approved to meet this requirement may be found here .
Collegiate Academic Policies
Students enrolled in the Collins College of Business must follow all University academic policies as well as College-specific academic policies .