Vision, Mission, and Values


Learn, Apply, Thrive - Prepare for Life. Click here to see "The COB Method," our strategic plan adopted in May 2018. 


The University of Montana's College of Business enhances lives and benefits society by providing world-class business education in a supportive, collegial environment.

We accomplish this mission by acting on our shared core values of creating significant experiences, building relationships, teaching and researching relevant topics, behaving ethically, and inspiring individuals to thrive.

Shared Core Values

Create Significant Experiences
We are dynamic, innovative teachers.

Build Relationships
We engage and we care.

Be Relevant
We do what matters and do it well.

Act Ethically and With Integrity
We do the right things.

Inspire Individuals to Thrive
We encourage and stimulate personal and professional growth.

Graduate Programs' Missions

Masters of Business AdministrationServing our region by educating ethical leaders who are effective in managing organizations in the global environment.

Masters of AccountancyThe Masters of Accountancy program provides breadth and depth in accounting, taxation, and business to develop a high level of understanding, skill and leadership capability for advancement in the accounting profession and other related business careers.