Mission & Purpose
The University of Riverside is a private, international, and independent institution of higher education consisting of the Schools of Business, Education, Health and Human Services and Extended Education. University of Riverside provides undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate education. University of Riverside was established to fulfill the needs of its students so that they may promote civil society in a global village, and financial well-being of the communities in which they live.
The faculty at University of Riverside provides students with an experience equal in academic quality and content both in the traditional, in-class format as well as online format. To achieve this educational parity, the majority of UOR Professors also teach at major universities throughout the United States . Additionally, many faculty members are employed by leading companies across a host of industries.
At UOR, students have access to courses that are directly related to their working life. The emphasis on practical coursework affords students with a learning experience which relates to their work. To enhance this experience, faculty members are selected based on both their outstanding academic performance and their achievements in the business world. As a result, UOR faculty members can relate more effectively with professionals.
The collective educational experience of UOR’s faculty includes degrees from Loma Linda, USC, Capella, Pepperdine, UCLA, and UCR. In a continuing effort to stay abreast of the latest industry developments, faculty maintains memberships with associations including but not limited to: American Society for Quality, Society of Human Resource Management, Academyof Management and American Society of Training and Development.