School of Business

We are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned this achievement!
The School of Business has been selected by the Princeton Review as one of the Best Business Schools for 2015. USM is the only Maine school to make the list.
USM's Business School makes Princeton Review's top schools' list
We offer 5 undergraduate majors that best prepare students to excel in the business community by pairing their interests and professional goals
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Our Mission

We prepare and inspire current and future leaders and stimulate economic growth by providing quality learning opportunities, valuable research, and professional service, all in partnership with the business community.


The USM School of Business is located in Portland, Maine - an acclaimed faculty and serious, career-minded students working hand-in-hand with New England's business leaders to create academic and real world, practice-based partnerships inside the classroom and inside the business place.

AACSB accreditation is the mark of quality distinction most widely sought after by business schools -- less than 5% worldwide have earned the achievement. Explore our site and find out why the School of Business at USM should be your choice for a business education.

News & Events

Kevin Matthews, a USM Senior, was recently selected for a Spring Training Internship in Ballpark Operations for the Boston Red Sox.
Photo of Business Management major Collin Cassidy
Business Management junior Collin Cassidy of Fort Fairfield has joined the Portland office of Clark Insurance as a summer intern.
Photo of Scott Cohen, son of Gene
Entrepreneurial students at the University of Southern Maine’s School of Business will soon be the beneficiaries of a special scholarship award, established to reward students with special skills in honor of Gene R. Cohen

Learning Beyond the Classroom -- Community Engagement

USM Business majors-Unum Scholars, Ben Polcaro and Adam Britten

As a Metropolitan University, the University of Southern Maine partners with businesses and institutions throughout the state, region and nation. USM's School of Business students gain hands-on experience with more than 200 businesses and organizations in the surrounding community and beyond. The list includes the nationally known, such as Unum, LL Bean, TD Bank, Boston Bruins,  Prudential, Trader Joe’s and AARP, plus regional businesses such as AAA Northern New England, Garrand Advertising, Bath Savings Institution, Allagash Brewing, Portland Sea Dogs, Macpage LLC and Mercy Hospital.

Start Your MBA in the Fall

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Thinking about earning your MBA? Learn more about our MBA program, our new accounting concentration, or apply today.