There are a wide variety of organizations associated with the College of Business and Economics. Organizations enhance your collegiate experience, provide networking opportunities with business professionals, help build your resume and create lasting friendships.
Alphabetical Listing and Descriptions
Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Kappa Psi, a co-ed business fraternity, is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders. Membership is lifelong and rewarding. By joining, you enter a vast network of more than 263,000 current members and alumni worldwide dedicated to helping one another succeed in their careers. Student members help one another of any major achieve academic excellence. Visit the Alpha Kappa Psi website.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
If you are interested in a career in forensic accounting or in learning about fraud, or simply in knowing how best to protect yourself, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is dedicated to providing the best resources and helping students and professionals to learn to deal with fraud. View the ACFE page on the Department of Accountancy website.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is a national scholastic and professional accounting fraternity. The primary objective of the fraternity is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the field of accounting. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting; providing opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing accountants and encouraging a sense of ethical, social and public responsibility. View the Beta Alpha Psi website.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International–The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. Visit the Beta Gamma Sigma website.
Business Professionals of America
The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills. View Business Professionals of America’s webpage.
The purpose of the Economics Association is to be a source of information on schools, internships, scholarships and careers pertaining to the field of economics. We provide a forum for people who talk and think like economists to converse about current issues, economic theory and research ideas. We strive to create a network of people that share similar academic and career goals. View Economics Association website.
Financial Management Association
FMA assists in the professional, educational, and social development of college students interested in finance, banking and investments. We participate in presentations, tours, seminars, financial calculator workshops, spreadsheet software classes, pizza parties, golf tournaments, and other social functions. Visit the Financial Management Association webpage on the Department of Finance site.
Human Resource Association
This student organization is a Superior Merit Award-winning student chapter from the College of Business and Economics at Boise State University. It is a part of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is actively promoting human resource management and serving the community. See the Human Resource Management webpage here.
International Business Organization
IBO connects students to Idaho’s global business community and fosters a desire for life-long learning about international issues. View the IBO webpage
MBA Student Association
The Boise State MBA Student Association encourages networking and engagement between MBA students, alumni and local businesses. We focus on connecting Boise State MBA students—present and past—with each other. We hold education and networking events for students and alumni. Connect with MBA Student Association via Engage.BoiseState.
Net Impact Boise State University is an affiliate of an international organization consisting of undergraduate, graduate and professional level clubs throughout the world. Net Impact Boise State University hosts events designed for networking with and learning from local business leaders who excel in sustainability, corporate social responsibility and/or ethics. View the Net Impact website.
Nonprofit Student Organization
Every student at Boise State can join if they are interested in nonprofit management. This organization supports the nonprofit management minor which is housed in the Department of Management and opened to all Boise State students. View the Nonprofit Student Organization webpage.
Omicron Delta Epsilon
For information on Omicron Delta Epsilon economics honor society, call (208) 426-3351 and/or see the Department of Economics’ student and professional organizations page.
Social Entrepreneurship Student Organization
SESO is a group of students with the collective goal of using entrepreneurial and business tactics to solve common social issues in our community. See the SESO webpage for more information.
Women in Business
Women in Business Association is focused on connecting women from the College of Business and Economics (COBE) in a casual and fun way. A student run association, Women in Business strives to create a community where women can network, connect and build relationships that empower them in business and life. Instagram @wbaboisestate.
WOW – Women of the Workplace
Dedicated to creating access, opportunity and achievement in the workplace. See the WOW webpage and WOW on Facebook. Advisors: Laura Chiuppi firstname.lastname@example.org and Shelle Poole, ShellePoole@boisestate.edu.
Not finding a club that suits your interest? Consider one of Boise State’s many other organizations or find out how to start your own by visiting the Student Involvement and Leadership website.