The Stony Brook College of Business focuses on research, teaching, and the application of innovation and operational excellence by emphasizing a cross-disciplinary, global approach, and promoting ethical, socially responsible, and sustainable business practices.
To accomplish the mission, the first goal of the College of Business is to provide undergraduate and graduate business education of the highest quality that prepares students for rewarding professional careers. We seek to give each student a competitive advantage from a practical business program strongly anchored in theory that emphasizes interdisciplinary education, robust connections with other academic and professional units on campus, projects with off-campus and on-campus clients, innovative and ethical business practices, global business relationships, and socially responsible leadership. Our educational approach encourages students to think deeply both within and across the business disciplines and to relate their business education to other academic and professional spheres.
The second goal of the College of Business is to create and disseminate new knowledge that relates to management theory and practice and that will have immediate or long-range practical significance. Because our business program is strongly anchored in theory that emphasizes interdisciplinary research, we seek robust connections with other academic and professional research faculty on campus (for example Medicine, Engineering, Economics, Psychology, Computer Science, and Applied Mathematics). Our research will meet the highest standards, earn publication in leading academic journals, and enlighten other researchers at major conferences around the world.
The third goal of the College of Business is to provide leadership that promotes economic growth on Long Island, in New York State, in the nation, and globally. We will work closely with businesses, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and others, such as campus technology centers and Brookhaven National Laboratory, to discover ways to promote well-being through the creation of a vibrant and sustainable economy.