Oakland University located in Rochester, MI has continued to grow since its beginning. When it first opened in 1959, only 570 students were enrolled. As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master's and doctoral levels as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership.
The college is home to 15 departments and 60 majors. The college offers instruction leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, Master of Music, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. In conjunction with the School of Education and Human Services, it offers instruction leading to secondary teaching certification in biology, chemistry, English, history, mathematics, French, German, Spanish, music and physics.
School of Business Administration
The School of Business Administration, within Oakland University in Rochester, MI, is dedicated to advancing knowledge and enhancing each student’s ability to manage in a global business environment. With four departments in Accounting/Finance, Economics, Decision and Information Sciences and Management/Marketing, students graduate with a solid foundation and knowledge in the effective application and management of technology, enabling them to adjust readily to an ever-changing business environment.