College of Business Administration (COBA)

The College of Business Administration (COBA) endeavors to provide leading-edge education in various areas of business, essential for sustainable business practices in a globalized competitive environment. COBA strives to equip students with the skills and knowledge essential for success in today's business environment. 

COBA is the second largest college at ASU with a student body of over 1,500 students. We offer graduate  (MBA) and  undergraduate (diploma and bachelor degrees)  programs in various business disciplines.   These are spread across four departments including : Accounting and Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, Team Entrepreneurship, and Records and Archives Management .

Our programs are designed to provide students with a well-rounded education to provide the intellectual foundation for students’ life- long learning and success, and  enhance their employability and career prospects. They include a broad range of core and elective courses that span different subjects in the student’s field of specialization. 

In teaching, we combine theory and practice, and our courses often include practical projects so that students have the ability to apply business theory to real-life situations. We place a strong emphasis on the practical skills essential to successful careers. In doing so, we supplement lectures with case studies, in-class exercises, assignments, videos, projects, and field trips.

We have an academically and internationally diverse team of academics with a strong profile in teaching and research. In addition to a sustaining emphasis on quality teaching and learning, the faculty of COBA contributes to business, professional, and civic affairs through public service and intellectual and scholarly pursuits.