Recent Humboldt grad is Investment Manager for Cafe Brio

Why study Business? Our business graduates are extremely well-rounded and excel in a variety of occupations: Financial Analyst, Investment Advisor, Small Business Owner, Media Analyst, Marketing Manager, HR Manager, CFA, CPA, CMA, CFO, and CEO.

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Our programs emphasize critical thinking, communication, and a breadth of knowledge - the building blocks for lifelong learning.

Students work together in Strategic Management

Programs are inter-disciplinary; learn how to analyze problems from different angles.

We offer Internships every semester

We focus on hands-on learning with many paid internship opportunities.

Sustainability is a cornerstone of our program

Entrepreneurship and sustainability issues are emphasized in our programs.

Small class sizes allow faculty members to work closely with students

One to one advising with faculty who are here to help you succeed.

Hard work allows for preparation for the future

Employers today need people who are able to solve problems and communicate effectively.

Building blocks to develop a sustainable organization

Learning functional areas of business within a critical thinking framework.

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Why Study Business at Humboldt?

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Mission Statement

The School of Business promotes an inclusive and rigorous educational environment that focuses on ethics, active learning, entrepreneurial thinking and strategic sustainability.

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Hands-On Learning Gives You the Edge

Students learn best by doing. That's why we provide you with hands-on learning experiences such as our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), which provides students with tax preparation experience in assisting community members file tax returns. Our Internship program provides experiential learning opportunities in local for-profit and non-profit settings. Fieldwork provides you the chance to apply academic concepts in real-world settings, while honing your critical thinking and analytical skills.

A Solid Foundation

The School of Business offers a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, a minor in Business Administration as well as a one year MBA progam. Our core curriculum  provides a solid foundation and our concentrations of Accounting, Finance, Economics, Marketing and New Venture Management enable you to focus and specialize in the area of business that interests you most.

Humboldt Gets Star Rating for Sustainability


TRANSFER STUDENT ORIENTATION:  Thursday, August 18th at 9:20 AM in Siemen's Hall, Rm. 108
Dr. Sarita Chaudhury Ray will be giving the Orientation.


Upcoming Events

  • Part-Time Job Fair

    Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - 10:00am

    Part-Time Job Fair - August 24th

    10 AM to 2 PM on the Quad
    Meet local employers seeking students for part-time jobs.
    Practice networking skills - Learn more at
    Dress for success - Stop by the "free" Career Clothing Closet, M-F, 10 AM to 1 PM, LIB28
    Hand out resumes - Visit ACAC Drop-in hours for a resume review, M-F, 10 AN to 1 PM, LIB27
    Get a Part-Time Job! - Build your skills while gaining career related experience.
    Academic & Career Advising Center (707) 826-3341