College of Business Administration

COBA is dedicated to providing students with top-quality classroom instruction, Christian mentorship, and real-world experience, preparing them to be Christ-centered global leaders in the marketplace.

About/Mission: The mission of the College of Business Administration is to glorify God by creating a distinctively Christian environment in which excellent teaching, combined with scholarship, promotes the intellectual, personal and spiritual growth of business students, and educates them for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.

Accreditation: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

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Meet the Dean

Brad Crisp, Ph.D.


During his 10 years on the faculty at ACU, Crisp has served as director of the School of Information Technology and Computing, which earned ABET accreditation under his leadership; and he launched the online Master of Business Administration as its first director. Crisp is a 1993 COBA graduate and holds an MBA and a Ph.D from the University of Texas. He is married to Jennifer, and they have two sons, Jon and Caleb.

Phone: 325-674-2503

Email: brad.crisp@acu.edu

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