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UCO College of Business

The College of Business at the University of Central Oklahoma strives to be the premier provider of business education in the state of Oklahoma. It is the only business program in the state to have won multiple U.S. Professor of the Year awards in the last six years. This award salutes the most outstanding undergraduate instructors in the country - those who excel in teaching and positively influence the lives and careers of students (2007 and 2008).

 The College offers a variety of undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Information Systems and Operations Management, Economics, as well as a Masters of Business Administration degree. Our students, faculty, and alumni are leading the way in the business community.  The UCO College of Business is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).  


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Alumni Spotlight

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 Congratulations to alumnus,  Mike Packnett! He was  recently named Indiana  Chamber of Commerce’s  Business Leader of the  Year! Mike received his  finance degree from the UCO College of Business and is currently the president and CEO of Parkview Health in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 



Faculty Spotlight


Thanh Tran
Associate Professor
Marketing Department 

Dr. Thanh Tran, associate professor of marketing, received the Neely Excellence in Teaching Award, given by Central alumnus J. Gail Neely, M.D., a surgeon and professor at Washington University of Medicine, St. Louis, in honor of his parents, El Roy C. Neely and Lucile Hawker Neely, for their hunger for knowledge and support of education.

Congratulations Dr. Tran!




Student Spotlight


Elizabeth Townley
Accounting Major 

Congratulations to the College of Business Spring 2015 Class Marshal, Elizabeth Townley! 

Elizabeth is an accounting major originally from Purcell, Oklahoma. She currently lives in Tuttle with her husband, Darren, and following graduation will begin her career in accounting with Devon Energy.

Elizabeth is a member of President’s Honor Roll, Accounting Club and the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society.

Congratulations, Elizabeth! You make us proud!