Mission & Vision
The mission of the PCSB is to provide a values-based business education, integrated with the liberal arts and grounded in the Catholic Dominican tradition.
To achieve this at the highest standards the PCSB, as part of its mission, maintains a strong commitment to these major objectives:
Teaching, Learning & Curriculum: To deliver learning-centered programs, taught by committed teacher-scholars, that prepare graduates who:
- Building on the PC liberal arts core, will be able to demonstrate an ability to think critically and make business decisions that appreciate the need to balance the often conflicting demands of the marketplace, the global environment, and society.
- Will be able to communicate effectively, using technology when appropriate.
- Will be able to demonstrate understanding of and strengthened skills in interpersonal relationships and teamwork.
- Will understand the importance of behaving ethically in their professional lives.
A Vibrant PCSB Culture: To support and nurture an organizational culture and structures that promote innovation, collaboration among key stakeholders both internal and external to the School, accountability, and continual improvement.
Promoting Scholarship: To cultivate an environment that supports excellence in scholarship, actively encouraging scholarship that vitalizes teaching and learning.
A Diverse, Talented and Active Undergraduate Student Population: To enroll undergraduate students with the intellectual promise, character and vitality of spirit to contribute to, and benefit from, the Catholic and Dominican mission of a liberal arts education at Providence College, including students from a broad range of socioeconomic, cultural and geographic backgrounds who have successfully completed a rigorous program of studies in high school and who balance their academic success with contributions through leadership, special talents, and a commitment to service.
A Driven and Engaged MBA Student Population: To enroll motivated full- and part-time students, of above average ability, capable of completing their degree requirements and contributing to the learning experiences of other students. To accommodate the needs of Providence College undergraduate students wishing to complete an MBA with one extra year of study.
About AACSB Accreditation
In July 2012, Providence College's School of Business The Providence College joined the elite rank of business schools in the nation with its accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The School of Business was created in 2007 to meet the requirements of AACSB and its accreditation standards.
For more information on AACSB and the accreditation process please visit their website at AACSB