Robert W. Plaster School of Business

Step into a dynamic world of innovative theories, practical applications, and limitless possibilities. The Robert W. Plaster School of Business at Columbia College fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and prepares you for the ever-evolving landscape of business.

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Meet Dean Jonathon Moberly, JD, MBA

Portrait of Dean Jonathon Moberly.
Dean Moberly earned his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law, his Master of Business Administration from Lindenwood University, and his B.S. in Political Science from Eastern Illinois University.

Dean Moberly spent six years in the sports business industry representing professional football and soccer players before moving into university-level teaching in the Summer of 2007. Dean Moberly then spent seven years as an “entrepreneur adjunct” teaching at eight institutions in the St. Louis area simultaneously along with coaching high school football and track.

In May of 2014, Dean Moberly began a nine-year tenure at Concordia University, Nebraska where he was an Associate Professor in Business and the Dean of the College of Business & Technology. Dean Moberly’s research interests include organization culture development and maintenance, particularly in athletic programs, along with experiential learning in business. Dean Moberly has a strong passion for coaching and using that as a channel to help high school students grow.

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The Robert W. Plaster School of Business is a Candidate for Accreditation of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and enjoys exclusive access to training, awards, programs and more.

Our business students deserve a quality education, and learning should be individualized, innovative and flexible. We believe our business core curriculum produces globally engaged citizens who are competent, innovative, and ethical. We believe the business industry benefits when students of all beliefs and backgrounds engage in civil discourse and discovery.

To ensure our business curriculum and programs are relevant and meet the needs of employers and the community, the Business School engages a Business Advisory Council, which meets to discuss key changes in the field of business. The Council comprises key members including chief executives, managers and small business owners. 

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because a future built by you is a future built for you.

Too many people have been made to feel that higher education isn’t a place for them— that it is someone else’s dream. But we change all that. With individualized attention and ongoing support, we help you write a new story for the future where you play the starring role.