The College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) has strong programs that are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in a dynamic metropolitan campus setting. Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degrees are offered in management information systems, accounting, finance, management, marketing, logistics and economics. The college has strong BBA, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management (MSGSCM) programs as well as associate degrees in accounting, business computer information systems, and small business. The college contains several research and economic development centers, with a focus on international business, small business, regional economic policy and development, and Russian business education. The university plays a pivotal role in integrating workplace diversity, pluralism, and global issues into its programs.
CBPP is located in the Edward and Cathryn Rasmuson Hall. The center core of our building is a sky-lighted atrium where students mingle and relax. The college has eight state-of-the-art computer labs and classrooms, each with the latest hardware and software. There are approximately 50 full-time faculty at the college, with graduate degrees from many of the best universities in the country. We maintain an environment that values, promotes, develops, and fosters equal treatment of cultural and ethnic groups. Students are trained to meet the ethical, environmental and moral challenges facing our future business leaders.
The College of Business and Public Policy serves Alaska and global communities by training and educating the work force, promoting excellence in public, private and non-profit management and related business disciplines; providing professional assistance to public, private and non-profit organizations; and conducting basic, applied and pedagogical research.
CBPP Vision Statement
The UAA College of Business and Public Policy is the preeminent center for business education and policy research in Alaska. We actively engage in teaching, research and scholarly exchange in the North Pacific Rim and circumpolar Arctic. We aspire to be the first choice for Alaskan high school graduates who seek a career in business or public administration; to attract students with interest in Alaska from across the nation and Pacific rim area; and to be the preferred source of business employees for Alaska operations.
The college is committed to providing the newest technologies available for supporting the needs of students and faculty; to encouraging the use of these technologies in all courses; and to providing on-site maintenance and support. Our programs advance critical thinking, promote habits of continuous learning, and develop technical, conceptual and communication skills. Our student body is diverse in social and educational background, professional experience, learning motives, and career ambitions. We seek to recruit, retain and support Alaska Native and rural students, and to serve the development aspirations of rural Alaska. We value, promote, develop and foster equal treatment of cultural and ethnic groups. We educate and inspire students to meet the ethical, environmental, and moral challenges facing future business leaders.