Academics

About the School of Business

Student with laptopDriven by both a deep respect for the free enterprise system and the ideal of service to humanity--an ideal exemplified by the life of Abraham Lincoln--LMU's business programs will give you the educational and research opportunities you need to prepare for a career in business, industry, and government. Through rigorous coursework and extensive research opportunities, you will graduate ready to contribute to any business, start your own, or continue your education in a graduate program.

Our Mission



To prepare leaders who are able to meet and exceed the challenges of today’s integrated world economy, who can balance ethics and social responsibility with the creation of profits and wealth for the betterment of society.

Our Vision



The School of Business will be recognized for excellence as an educational and intellectual resource in the region. The School will increase the visibility of LMU through rigorous, innovative, and student-centered undergraduate and graduate programs reaching students both on-campus and through distance learning modes.

Our Strategy



We seek to attract students with high leadership potential to engage in an academically rigorous and continually improving business education that builds upon the knowledge of foundational business concepts. This business education will enable our students to balance ethics and social responsibility and the creation of profits and wealth in a global economy. The School also promotes the balance between teaching excellence and research that impacts our students so that they may engage the world in a meaningful way. We are also committed to providing service to the tri-state region of Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia, through our teaching, research, and service mission.


Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Management and Leadership Studies (BS)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business (BA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Special Features



LMU's business faculty are committed to the professional development of every business student. Professors identify particular opportunities for students to conduct independent research or complete internships that provide real-world experience.

The School of Business brings together talented and diverse professionals who have hands-on experience in the corporate world and excellent academic credentials in a range of disciplines--accounting, business, computer science, economics, finance, human resource management, management, marketing, and international studies.


Self Study/Leveling Course Material



Business Disciplines
APA (American Psychological Association) writing style course