Schools of Business & Professional Accounting

Committed to Excellence

2024-25 College of Distinction BusinessThe Schools of Business and Professional Accounting at EWU are committed to excellence. Our programs offer unique, hands-on experiences to empower students with opportunities to solve real-world problems in Spokane and across our region.

AACSB accreditation logoAccredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, EWU’s business programs prepare students to be successful professionals, whether it be in accounting, finance or other business fields.


Why Study Business and Accounting at EWU?

Excellent Job Opportunities

Our graduates have a great record of finding employment soon after graduation.

Affordable Education

You don't have to sacrifice quality to get an education you can afford.

Small Class Sizes

Most classes are limited to 15-25 students, which allows professors to devote time to individual students.

Strategic Plan


All programs in the EWU School of Business are recognized for their excellence and are the first choice by prospective students in the region.

The faculty, staff, and administrators of the School of Business strive to be guided by the following cultural values in their communications, interactions, and collaboration with internal and external constituencies.

  • Accountability: We seek to create a culture of accountability wherein we take responsibility for the consequences of our decisions and behavior with commitment to our ethical, legal, and moral obligations.
  • Inclusiveness: We are committed to a culture that fosters inclusiveness through qualities of teamwork, collaboration, and collective investment in the larger good of those we serve.
  • Respect: We seek to build a culture of mutual respect characterized by regards for personal dignity, positions, knowledge, beliefs, and philosophies of our students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Transparency: We strive to achieve transparency in our decision-making, record-keeping, and reporting with commitment to the highest standards of individual and institutional integrity.
  •  Trust: We strive to create an environment in which trust and personal integrity underpins all our individual and professional interactions.


EWU School of Business provides accessible, exceptional, experiential, and innovative education that develops regionally- and globally-conscious leaders.

  1. Restructure the school to achieve efficiency and focused allocation of resources in support of AACSB-accredited programs.
  2. Support and promote the engaging and newly established curricular and co-curricular programming.
  3. Continue the school’s commitment to accessible quality programming.
  4. Continue the school’s commitment to facilitate quality scholarship by faculty.
  5. Support meaningful engagement with the business community and external stakeholders.

Enrollment Data

Undergraduate Business Students


BAB/BS Degrees Awarded in 2019-20


Students in the MBA Program


MBA Degrees Awarded in 2019-20


Full-Time Faculty Members