Vision, Mission, and Values


To be recognized as a premier business learning ecosystem and be a leader in economic development. Click here to see "The COB Method," our strategic plan adopted in May 2018. 

Mission and Value Proposition

The College of Business at the University of Montana creates transformative, integrated and student-centric learning experiences, propelling our students to make immediate and sustained impact on business and society. We nurture our students’ innate work ethic to develop confident problem solvers and ethical decision makers. We pursue thought leadership and collectively create opportunities for a better life for our students, faculty, and staff.

Shared Core Values

Students first: We educate the whole person

Experiential learning: We create experiences that matter

Thought leadership: We create rigorous and relevant knowledge

Stewardship: We value people, planet and profit

Graduate Programs' Missions

Masters of Business AdministrationServing our region by educating ethical leaders who are effective in managing organizations in the global environment.

Masters of AccountancyThe Masters of Accountancy program provides breadth and depth in accounting, taxation, and business to develop a high level of understanding, skill and leadership capability for advancement in the accounting profession and other related business careers.