School of Business & Public Administration
The School of Business & Public Administration plays an important role in providing needed services to the community and University through small-business development, conferences, seminars, and professional consulting to business and government.
The school is a repository of knowledge for economic and business issues, where scholarship and service support and enhance its educational programs. The school encourages faculty and students to undertake applied research and provide community and University services for the benefit of businesses and public agencies on Guam and in the region.
The mission of the School of Business & Public Administration is:
We are the regional center for education, development, service and research in business and government. Our core values promote and foster sustainable, ethical, and socially responsible leadership.
The SBPA mission is aligned with the University of Guam’s Statement of Greatness. As a land-grant institution, the University provides programs and outreach opportunities that integrate SBPA and its students into the fabric of the community and the development of regional economies. The liberal arts setting and General Education requirements of the University are integral to SBPA professional degree programs and curricula.
In its mission commitment to teaching, service, and research, SBPA is dedicated to the success of its students by providing quality bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in business administration, criminal justice, and public administration.
The school espouses the following core values that relate to its mission, its students, and its vision of the future:
The mission of the School of Business & Public Administration Advisory Council is to provide external perspective and review as well as advocacy and support for SBPA. Members represent a broad spectrum of business leaders from the island and region. Since its founding, the Council has helped shape the School’s curriculum and provided counsel to the dean on strategic, operational, and financial directions.
* The BBA program replaced the BBA with Concentration program effective catalog year 2018–2019.
Prior to acceptance into any SBPA program, students must comply with the following:
In addition to the above admission requirements, students must also comply with the following program requirements:
See the Academic Advisement section.
Students have an opportunity to expand their special interests and social goals in the following student organizations. For information, contact the University of Guam Student Life Office at (671) 735-2271.