Fowler College of Business
The Fowler College of Business educates and empowers students through programs that are designed to help build on the set of leadership, analytical, teamwork, and communication-based skills needed to succeed in today’s dynamic business environment.
To educate, engage and empower undergraduate and graduate students and transform them into effective business professionals.
To be a leading business school through the creation and dissemination of knowledge. This is done by developing and delivering educational programs that reflect the international, entrepreneurial and diverse character of our region. Through faculty research, we make intellectual contributions that impact the academic and business communities.
- Elevate Instructional Excellence
- Ensure Student Preparation and Success
- Enhance Faculty Research, Discovery, and Innovation
- Stimulate Thought Leadership for Public Impact
- Invest for Excellence in People
- Develop Financial and Resource Strength
- Build our Reputational Capital
Diversity & Inclusion
The Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University is committed to advancing an inclusive culture for students, staff and faculty based on respect, equity, and value for unique perspectives. We value the diversity of our students and strive to recruit and retain faculty and staff who represent and advocate for our student population. The Fowler College of Business seeks to empower the next generation of culturally sensitive leaders. By innovatively solving problems through our teaching, research, and service, we endeavor to achieve societal impact on the regional and global communities to which we belong.
- Increase Underrepresented Minority and Female Faculty Hiring Effort
- Increase Staff Retention, Morale, and Participation
- Increase Efforts Toward Promotion to Full Professor of Underrepresented Minorities and Female Faculty
- Increase Underrepresented Minority Temporary Faculty Access, Hiring, and Representation
Business courses at SDSU have been taught as far back as 1922 in the Division of Social Sciences. Today's college was formed in 1955 and became one of the first business schools in the California State University system to become accredited by AACSB in 1959. Since then the college has grown into one of the largest and most prestigious business schools in Southern California. The college has made a substantial impact on the region's and nation's business environment having educated many of today's business leaders.