Welcome to the Department of Business


Stamper Hall

A Message from the Department Head   

There are many people who see education as a way to prosperity and well being. Others see education as a vehicle to freedom and justice. There is something to be said about how education helps to better the human condition by enabling individuals to first better themselves.  Approaching education as a means to freedom, wellbeing, prosperity and justice is needed in today's global economy. The Department of Business offers many classes that help our students develop their understanding of themselves and the world. Whether in the areas of personal finance, management, accounting, marketing, finance, organizational behavior, etc., the Department of Business seeks to equip our students with knowledge (tools) that will help them succeed in business and in any organization.   
The varied nature of the programs within the Department of Business makes it easier for our students to build bridges between knowledge and practice. The Department of Business offers a Bachelor of Science degree in the following areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education, Marketing and Public Administration.
The Department of Business at Lincoln University is committed to providing our diverse students with excellent education opportunity using state-of-the-art classroom equipments. The faculty pursues excellence in teaching supported with innovative and interactive classroom technology. Our faculty also engages in research that helps with up-to-date learning within the various programs.  Our prospective students would readily notice a number of student activities with highly motivated faculty who help our students gain more business experience putting into practice the theories and concepts learned within the classroom.
The student associations provided at the department include Delta Mu Delta, College DECA, and Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE). These associations provide students with opportunities to participate in nationwide conferences and competitions.
Another opportunity provided to our undergraduate students is a chance to pursue a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree. Our MBA program is designed for both traditional and non-traditional diverse student body.  Our various MBA emphases include: Accounting, Management, Entrepreneurship and Public Administration/Policy.
The Department of Business at Lincoln University has a fully accredited program by the Accreditation Council For Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Our national accreditation is a sign that our department is fully in compliance with stated program mission and goals, academic standards, faculty qualifications, student services and facilities. Accreditation also means that the department periodically goes through a rigorous self-study that includes board site visits, evaluations and reevaluations. For students who wish to consider a BS and/or MBA degrees, you may get more information about accreditation by visiting www.acbsp.org .
Telephone:   (573) 681-5487 (Main Office)
Fax:              (573) 681-6085
Email:          Eric Burgess, Ph.D., Department Head
                    Jeanie Luttrell, Department Secretary