Why Get your Business Degree at GSU?

Governors State University offers undergraduate and graduate business degree programs that prepare students for careers in business, government and industry. Students enter the program as freshmen, transfer students, candidates for master’s or doctoral degrees, or for certificates and continuing education. The College of Business & Public Administration (CBPA) Undergraduate program includes both majors and minors with degrees offered in: Accelerated Professional Accounting, Accounting, Business Administration, Business and Applied Science, Economics, and Entrepreneurship.

A Business Degree Can Open Up Many Career Paths

GSU business degree programs are taught by professors who share real life experience and offer intellectually stimulating coursework. Students are introduced to theoretical and practical, hands-on applications through individual and group projects. The faculty, staff, and students actively engage in activities and events that enrich the GSU experience.

Our dynamic CBPA student organizations host a variety of activities that provide students with leadership experience as well as opportunities to network with business professionals and meet leaders in the field. These groups organize activities such as workshops, guest speaker events, tours of large companies, and participation in competitions.

CBPA is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) and by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). Our small class sizes mean you will receive personalized attention, with average undergraduate classes having a faculty-student ratio of 1 to 22. For our graduate classes, the average faculty-student ratio is 1 to 17.

We encourage you to contact one of our CBPA academic advisors to learn more. To make an appointment with an advisor call 708.534.4391, send an email to BPAinfo@govst.edu or visit us in room G281 on campus. Financial aid is available even to part-time students (a minimum of 6 credit hours is required).

Governors State University offers a unique four-year experience that is packed with exceptional academic programs, activities and services. We are also one of the most diverse universities in the region for both students and faculty. Students come to GSU to receive bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, or whatever it takes to move themselves forward in careers or professions. Our job at GSU is to make it convenient to do so by delivering learning in a time, place and a format that works for all students. Contact us to learn more about the GSU business degree.