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Empowering students

to follow their own dreams
The Spears School of Business prepares students for success by empowering them to live and learn in an environment where personal connections are paramount and academic excellence is strengthened by interpersonal prowess.
This is why students choose us, why employers choose our graduates and why we make business personal. 

Leading the way

Dr. Jim Payne will provide direction as new dean for Spears Business
The Spears School of Business will enter a new season of leadership with Dr. Jim Payne joining the school as Dean. A longtime college educator, administrator and researcher, Dr. Payne is looking forward to working with students, faculty, staff, alumni and donors in advancing OSU’s land-grant mission.

With an emphasis on people

we ensure our students are just as real as they are ready.
Every student can make a significant contribution to society. To help students reach their full potential, Spears Business houses a variety of centers, institutes and other resources to engage students in impactful research and community engagement initiatives that provide them with opportunities to work closely with faculty and gain hands-on experience.

Top of our class

Spears Business is in the top five percent of the world’s schools offering business degrees. Since 1958, all academic programs in Spears Business have been accredited by the AACSB International, considered the highest standard for quality in business education.

$2Min scholarships

awarded to Spears Business students this school year.

96%of graduating seniors

had employment, job offers or other professional plans within six months of graduation.

Featured Announcements

MS BAnDS program hosts 2023 case competition

December 7, 2023

The Master’s in Business Analytics and Data Science program (MSBAnDS) recently concluded its annual case competition where 14 teams competed for bragging rights and prize money.

MBA student Fogleman takes top prize at Riata Center competition

November 9, 2023

Spears Business MBA student Trevor Fogleman emerged victorious at the Riata Center's Pitch and Poster Competition, showcasing his groundbreaking nail-trimming device, target market and business model.

Engineering paths to leadership: the IEM/MBA journey

November 9, 2023

At the Spears Business MBA program, a dual-track degree at the convergence of engineering and business is creating trailblazing leaders that hope to shape the future of innovation.

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