Business Administration

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    Get involved through our business-associated organizations & clubs.

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    Gain knowledge and experience you need to be the next leader in business.

    Undergraduate Programs
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    Find a mentor among our faculty members.

    Meet the Faculty
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    Gain knowledge and experience you need to be the next leader in business.

    Graduate Programs
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    Dive into entrepreneurship and family business in our Waldron Center.

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    Learn more about our history and our college's namesake, Paul R. Carter

    History

The mission of the College of Business Administration is to prepare Christian business professionals for lives of service. We prepare students for service and leadership roles in church, family and community. We provide students with a good understanding of business principles and concepts. We equip students for their chosen professions. We assist students in securing satisfactory employment upon graduation.

Center for Professional Excellence (CPE)

The Center for Professional Excellence serves as the career center for Harding’s Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration. We are eager to assist students and alumni with their career search and to assist employers with recruiting highly talented candidates.

Waldron Center

The Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business was created to focus on entrepreneurial academics and competitions for students and as well as business development for startups and family-owned businesses.

Organizations

Get involved in COBA through our student organizations, competition teams and academic honor society. Our teams placed in 2020 and 2021 at the Annual Windstream Case Competition and Governor's Cup.

COBA Faculty

Chair Accounting

Chair Accounting

Assistant Professor Accounting

Assistant Professor Accounting

Associate Dean Business

Assistant Professor Accounting

Chair Finance

Assistant Professor Finance

Assistant Professor Finance

Chair Information Systems

Assistant Professor Information Systems

Assistant Professor Information Systems

Chair Management

Associate Professor Management

Dean Business

Assistant Professor of Management

Associate Professor Management

Associate Professor Management

Associate Professor Management

Instructor Management

Director Waldron Center

Chair Marketing

Professor Marketing

Instructor Marketing

Instructor Business

Lecturer Business

About Paul R. Carter

The Board of Trustees announced in May 2010 the naming of the College of Business to the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration. Paul was an icon in Arkansas business leadership, and we thought it was highly appropriate to name the College of Business Administration in his honor.

Contact Us

Mailing address:
Harding University
College of Business Administration
Box 10774
Searcy, AR 72149-5615

Accreditation

The Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a body focused on teaching excellence in the classroom.

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