2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Scott College of Business


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Dr. Terry Daugherty, Dean
Dr. Kuntal Bhattacharyya, Executive Director, Graduate Programs

CONTACT INFORMATION

Scott College of Business
207 Federal Hall
Phone: 812-237-2002
Fax: 812-237-8129
E-mail: isu-mba@indstate.edu
Web site: http://indstate.edu/mba

INTRODUCTION

The Scott College of Business provides graduate students with a comprehensive and quality education in business in keeping with its mission. An intellectual climate which enhances the total educational process including both classroom and extracurricular activities is provided. Close faculty-student contact is encouraged to help each student formulate realistic professional and personal objectives and to develop skills to achieve these objectives. All academic programs in the Scott College of Business are accredited by AACSB - I, the premier accrediting association for business programs.)

MISSION

Individuals who pursue the MBA program at Indiana State University will receive quality, rigorous coaching ingrained in current industry trends and best practices to prepare for a career as a manager or business professional in an ever-changing global environment. The program will emphasize both theory as well as practice to develop tomorrow’s leaders with skills in problem solving, strategic thinking, and the management of organizational change.

GRADUATE DEGREE OFFERED:

Master of Business Administration / Terre Haute (on-campus)

The Scott Campus MBA is a highly respected, affordable, flexible, and powerful advanced business degree with top accreditation. The campus MBA program at the Scott College of Business provides a unique opportunity for students seeking an advanced degree with flexible options. Designed to promote an acceptable work-life balance, rolling admission offers the flexibility to begin the program in fall, spring, or summer, and finish the degree in as early as 18 months. Evening classes help blend the need of working professionals as well as full-time students.

Website:   www.indstate.edu/scott-mba/scott-campus-mba

 

Master of Business Administration / Online

The Scott Online MBA is designed to provide a unique opportunity for students seeking an accelerated career track with an acceptable work-life balance. 11 classes in 8-week asynchronous format offer the flexibility to graduate in one year, eighteen months, or two years. Dedicated faculty with rich experience in the industry inject currency and relevance into a practitioner-focused curriculum that imparts knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to negotiate the challenges of an ever-changing global business environment.

Website: www.indstate.edu/scott-mba/scott-online-mba

Professional Master of Business Administration (ProMBA) / Plainfield

The Scott College of Business offers a Professional MBA program just west of Indianapolis – the ProMBA. This two-year, cutting-edge MBA is developed specifically for individuals with five or more years of professional work experience. The ProMBA combines personal, in-class learning with state-of-the-art distance learning technologies to address the needs of individuals who are intent on advancing their learning and careers while balancing work and family responsibilities.

Website:  www.indstate.edu/business/mba/promba

INSTRUCTION

The Scott College of Business is committed to pedagogical excellence. Dedicated faculty with rich experience in the industry inject currency and relevance into a practitioner-focused curriculum that imparts knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to negotiate the challenges of an ever-changing global business environment.

INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS

Through research, the faculty members of the Scott College of Business contribute to the scholarship of their respective disciplines. By pursuing this inquiry, the faculty members apply theory, engage in critical thinking, develop teaching materials, and share their results in a national arena. Graduate students have a unique advantage in collaborating with faculty on intellectual contributions, leading to conference proceedings and/or academic publications.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Faculty members contribute their professional expertise to organizations by consulting and by serving in leadership or advisory roles. By assuming positions of responsibility in professional organizations, faculty members foster the regional, national, and international exchange of ideas.

The Scott College of Business recognizes the synergy created by these areas and encourages faculty members to incorporate scholarship and service in the classroom and to involve students in these areas whenever possible. Commitment to instruction, intellectual contributions, and professional service enables ISU’s Scott College of Business to be known as a distinctive learning-centered college of business within Indiana’s geographic region. Graduate offerings in the Scott College of Business prepare business students for executive and management positions in businesses and build background for further graduate study.

ADVISING

All M.B.A. students are advised by the Office of Graduate Programs. Before beginning course work in the program, each student must meet with the coordinator to develop a program of study that will meet program requirements and individual needs.

GRADUATE FACULTY

Professors

Chandra, Aruna, Ph.D., Kent State University
Chairperson, Department of Management, Information Systems, and Business Education and Professor of Management
Specialization: Strategic Management

Chao, Chia-An, Ph.D., Indiana University
Professor of Management Information Systems
Specialization: Business Education, Information and Technology

Czyzewski, Alan B., Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CFM, University of Southern California
Professor of Accounting
Specialization: Accounting

Daugherty, Terry, Ph.D., Michigan State University
Dean and Professor of Marketing

DePaolo, Concetta A., Ph.D., Rutgers University
Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management

Fleming, David, Ph.D., University of South Florida
Professor of Marketing

Haque, Mahfuzul, Ph.D., University of New Orleans
Professor of Finance
Specialization: Finance

Liu, John, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Professor of Insurance and Risk Management
Specialization: Risk Management

Sanders, Joseph, C., Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CFM, University of Kentucky
Professor of Accounting
Specialization: Accounting

Schikora, Paul, Ph.D., Indiana University
Interim Chairperson, Department of Marketing and Operations and Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
 
Warfel, William J., Ph.D., Indiana University
Professor of Insurance and Risk Management
Specialization: Insurance and Risk Management

Young, Joyce A., Ph.D., University of Mississippi
Professor of Marketing
Specialization: Marketing

Zaher, Tarek S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas
Professor of Finance
Specialization: Finance

Associate Professors

Abuhamdieh, Ayman, Ph.D., Rutgers University
Associate Professor of Management Information Systems
Specialization: Management Information Systems

Bhattacharyya, Kuntal, Ph.D., Kent State University
Chairperson, Department of Marketing and Operations and Associate Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
Specialization: Operations and Supply Chain Management
 
Bhowmick, Sandeep, Ph.D., Louisiana State University
Associate Professor of Marketing
Specialization: Marketing

He, Wei, Ph.D., Boston College
Associate Professor of Management
Specialization: Management

Park, Jin, Ph.D., Temple University
Chairperson, Department of Accounting, Finance, and Insurance and Risk Management and Associate Professor of Insurance and Risk Management
Specialization: Risk Management

Assistant Professors
 
Campbell, Cory, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
Assistant Professor of Accounting
 
Casile, Maureen, Ph.D., University of Texas
Assistant Professor of Management
 
Fergurson, John, Ph.D., University of North Texas
Assistant Professor of Marketing
 
Javadizadeh, Bahareh, Ph.D., New Mexico State University
Assistant Professor of Management
 
Lee, Eunjung, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Assistant Professor of Business Analytics
 
Soto-Ferrari, Milton, Ph.D., Western Michigan University
Assistant Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
 
Wang, Mengying, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Assistant Professor of Finance

 

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