Centers Of Excellence

The School of Business Administration's programs are supported by internationally recognized centers of excellence in international business, real estate, peace and commerce, supply chain management, and accountancy.

These centers help provide advanced education, training, and career opportunities to students, faculty, and the business community.

John M. Ahlers Center for International Business: The Ahlers Center provides a number of global education opportunities, including a Certificate in Global Strategy and Management series, International Scholars and Executives-in-Residence Programs, and business and management courses on four continents.

Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate: The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate is the gateway to career opportunities in real estate and related industries. USD’s graduate degree and undergraduate majors and minors in real estate, offered through the Center, give students unparalleled access to outstanding faculty, an extensive alumni network, and countless industry leaders.

Center for Peace and Commerce: A collaboration between the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies and the School of Business Administration, this center prepares new generations of “change-catalysts,” which helps build a sustainable world through unique ideas and action for peace building and poverty alleviation.

Supply Chain Management Institute: The Institute is committed to helping organizations achieve world-class supply chain performance by focusing on the development of strategies and techniques in integrated supply, operations, logistics, and strategic account management.

Accountancy Institute: The Accountancy Institute offers a variety of personalized educational opportunities including the Tax Boot Camp, a Certificate in Financial Planning, and other continuing professional education initiatives.