Walla Walla University

School of Business

Josefer Montes, Dean; Johanna Attoh, Conna Bond, Andrew Dressler, Mihail Motzev, Bruce Toews, Steve VanOrden.

Within the context of Walla Walla University's mission, the School of Business provides a high-quality business education that prepares graduates for successful careers and advanced studies. The learning environment fosters teamwork, leadership skills, ethical conduct, character development, and a spirit of service consistent with Christian values.

The Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degrees are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading accreditation association for business schools with a focus on teaching excellence.

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), a professional degree designed for students planning to enter the job market or graduate programs. Concentrations include accounting, entrepreneurship and small business management, finance, management, and marketing. No minor is required.

Bachelor of Arts (BA), with a major in Business Administration, is available to students who wish a broader liberal arts preparation than that provided by the BBA. A minor from outside the School of Business and foreign language study are required.

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration provides more flexibility than is provided by a BBA degree. This degree serves students who plan to enter graduate school, medical school, dental school, law school, etc. No minor is required.

Bachelor of Science (BS) in International Development prepares students for opportunities in the business operations of development agencies, including accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, fundraising, and other related areas. While interdisciplinary in nature, this program offers a strong business component that will qualify graduates for domestic business related careers as well. No minor is required.


Bachelor of Science (BS) in Automotive Management, jointly offered by the School of Business and the Technology Department, combines automotive technology and business to prepare students for managing automotive businesses. No minor is required.

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Aviation Management, jointly offered by the School of Business and the Technology Department, combines aviation technology and business to prepare students for managing aviation businesses. No minor is required.

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Systems, jointly offered by the School of Business and the Computer Science Department, combines computer technology and business to prepare students for positions as programmers, systems analysts, and network administrators. No minor is required.

Associate of Science (AS) in Business provides students an opportunity to gain the basic knowledge and skills required for initial job placement.

Minors are available in business, economics, international development, marketing, and preparation for graduate studies in business.

A maximum of 12 credit hours applied to one business major, minor, or concentration may also be applied to a second business major, minor, or concentration.

Students planning on graduate study should check the specific graduate school admission requirements. Graduate programs may have admission requirements in addition to a WWU baccalaureate degree in business.