Craig School of Business

About the Craig School of Business

MISSION: The mission of the Steven L. Craig School of Business at Missouri Western State University is to offer programs with engaging and applied educational opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. The Craig School views program quality, service to the region, and interaction with key stakeholders as significant drivers of student education and faculty development. The Craig School is committed to scholarly and professional activities that predominantly focus on teaching, learning and applied research.

VISION: The Craig School of Business aspires to be the best regional business school in the Midwest.


  • We equip our graduates with relevant business knowledge, critical thinking abilities, and skills essential to professional and personal success.
  • We integrate applied learning experiences and entrepreneurial opportunities into the learning process.
  • We produce scholarship that complements and expands applied, teaching, learning, and discipline-based knowledge.
  • We encourage Craig School of Business faculty, staff, and students to serve their communities and engage positively with regional constituents.