University of Montana School of Business Administration

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University of Montana
School of Business Administration
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Type Public
Established 1946
Dean Larry Gianchetta
Location Missoula, Montana, USA
46°51′45″N 113°59′16″W / 46.86256°N 113.98766°W / 46.86256; -113.98766 (Gallagher Building)Coordinates: 46°51′45″N 113°59′16″W / 46.86256°N 113.98766°W / 46.86256; -113.98766 (Gallagher Building)
Campus University of Montana

The School of Business Administration (SoBA) at the University of Montana, founded in 1918, is the oldest business program in Montana. [1] The SoBA program currently offers an undergraduate and masters program, as well as offering an innovative program in Entertainment Management. - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.[2]



After completion of undergraduate core requirements UM students my pursue The School of Business and Administration's 6 majors: Accounting, Finance, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. [3]


The Business School maintains partnerships with six affiliate centers located in the Gallagher Business Building.[4]

  • American Indian Business Leaders (AIBL)
  • America's Professor
  • Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER)
  • Montana Business Connections (MBC)
  • Montana Manufacturing Extension Center (MSU)
  • Montana World Trade Center


The Gallagher Business Building is equipped with a variety of rooms which are used for training and instruction. The rooms range from those built for presentation and computer training, to those equipped for conducting focus groups and video conferencing.

The building contains three fully configured computer labs; three rooms specifically designed to enable video conferencing; thirteen spacious presentation rooms; and one room designed for conducting focus groups.[5]

Plans for a 21,400 foot Gilkey Executive Center that includes a 92-seat lecture hall and two second-floor tiered classrooms has been planned near the Gallagher Business Building but has not yet been built.[6]