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School of Business Administration

Preparing students for career success

The UofSC Aiken School of Business mission is to deliver an engaging business education that prepares students for career success and encourages positive community impact.

Welcome from the Dean

Porca SanelaWelcome to the School of Business Administration (SOBA) at the University of South Carolina Aiken. We are proudly accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) that is a hallmark of excellence in business education. It is our distinguished privilege to provide you with information about our business programs that will contribute to your lifetime success.

As one of the 5% of the AACSB accredited business schools worldwide, our mission is to educate, prepare, and challenge our students, the leaders of tomorrow. Through our hands-on learning experiences and opportunities, we strive to inspire our business students to be independent and critical thinkers, contributors to the future economic and social well-being of the world around us.

Our business curriculum is leading-edge and carefully crafted so as to provide business graduates with beneficial skills and a distinct advantage in the real world. SOBA faculty are enthusiastic, dynamic, and diverse educators who take personal interest in our students' success. With their continuous improvement and engagement efforts, our faculty are committed to making a difference in our students’ lives.

When you choose the UofSC Aiken SOBA, you will receive a great return on your education investment. Our graduates are identified by employers for their business education, effective leadership, and problem-solving abilities. Allow us to help you obtain an exceptional education that will result in lifelong learning. As we wish you success in your education, feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments about our business programs, please.


Dr. Sanela Porca
Interim Dean, School of Business Administration

To hear more from Dr. Porca and to learn more about the School of Business Administration, read the newsletters linked below: 

Winter 2022 SOBA Newsletter

Fall 2021 SOBA Newsletter