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Shape the World of Business: School of Accounting, Finance, Economics, and Decision Sciences

  • First STEM business program in Illinois and the only undergraduate business analytic degree in the region.
  • AACSB Accredited programs
  • Degree offerings in accountancy, business analytics, economics, and finance
  • Specialized accounting accreditation by the CMA (Institute of Certified Management Accountants)
  • Integrated programs are available to allow students the opportunity to earn two degrees (a bachelor’s and a master’s degree) in just five years

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Preparing for a Disaster: WIU’s Emergency Operation Center Receives $2M in Federal Dollars

We are excited to move forward on these new initiatives, which will provide critical services to our service region and beyond.

— Guiyou Huang, WIU President

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Do art and music make us smarter humans? WIU Professor Discovers Answers in Our Genes

Are music and the arts key to smarter, more efficient human minds? Our research finds supporting evidence in traditional indigenous knowledge systems and in some of our earliest, uniquely-human genes.

— Andrea Alveshere, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chemistry

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Creating a World of Innovation: WIU Physics Chair Part of National Quantum Information Science Teaching Team

Our goal is to not only introduce the students to the magical world of quantum, but also to get them excited about it and its future promise for the development of ultra-powerful quantum computers and other quantum technologies.

— Kishor T. Kapale, Chair, Department of Physics

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