Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Beta Alpha Psi

UMKC's Epsilon Delta chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the national scholastic and professional accounting organization, provides opportunities for self-development and association among student members, practicing accountants and accounting faculty. Activities include technical programs presented by professionals, tutoring, taxpayer assistance, off-campus activities and social events.

Bloch School Student Association

The Bloch School Student Association (BSSA) is a board of directors to represent the student body on various campus and school administrative committees and sponsors a number of activities and events.

Data Analytics Club at UMKC

The Data Analytics Club at UMKC seeks to empower students to develop data-driven insights and solutions that can drive positive change in the world, and to provide networking opportunities. They aim to provide a supportive community where members can build their skills in data analytics and apply their knowledge to real-world challenges. Through collaboration and education, they strive to advance the field of data analytics and make a meaningful impact on society.


DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in colleges around the globe. Students have the opportunity to develop professional skills through competitions and leadership development conferences. DECA members are able to practice presenting and critical thinking in their area of study or an area that interests them, preparing them for real scenarios they may encounter in the workplace.

Delta Sigma Pi

Delta Sigma Pi, the nation's largest and most diverse professional business fraternity, is open to students interested in all fields of business. Through professional speakers and seminars, developmental workshops and interactive social events with business leaders, faculty members and prominent alumni, the fraternity provides students an excellent opportunity to explore the business environment while still concentrating on academics.


Enactus is an international organization that connects student, academic and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects empowering people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities. Enactus is one of the largest organizations in the world, with 1,700 teams across 36 countries. Students in UMKC Enactus use entrepreneurial processes to solve needs within communities around the world. UMKC Enactus uses Human Centered Design to understand needs before creating sustainable solutions. At the end of every year UMKC Enactus presents their outcomes to a panel of judges at the Enactus USA National Competition.  The goal of the competition is to select the team that has had the largest impact in their community. UMKC Enactus is one of the largest and most successful teams in the country, finishing strongly at national competition, and even receiving international recognition.

Financial Management Association

The Financial Management Association UMKC Student Chapter (FMA-UMKC) is affiliated with the Financial Management Association International (FMA), a premier global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making for academics, practitioners and students. We are leaders in providing financial literacy related to financial decision-making and encouraging as well as developing college students' financial interests through investment competitions, community projects, an active speaker program, corporate tours, a business career fair and newsletters. Also, we aspire to excellence as an organization.

Marketing Leadership Association

The Marketing Leadership Association (“MLA”) seeks to provide an opportunity for academic and structured collaboration of professional/career opportunities in the field of Marketing for all students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City; to foster a familiarity of the opportunities, benefits, obstacles, and challenges of business abroad through discussion, analysis, practice, and research; to increase opportunities for its members through internships and job placement both abroad and at home; and to collaborate and contribute to the University of Missouri- Kansas City, the Bloch School, the Marketing Advisory Council, and the community through service and professionalism.

Public Administration Student Association

The Public Administration Student Association (PASA) is made up of M.P.A. students who are interested in networking and socializing with students, faculty and professionals outside the classroom to enrich their experience at UMKC. PASA's purpose is to engage students academically, professionally, and socially in the study and practice of public administration.

UMKC FBLA-Future Business Leaders of America

UMKC's FBLA/Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is the collegiate division of FBLA-PBL and is dedicated to inspiring and developing the next generation of leaders by preparing members for careers that can relate to entrepreneurship. This chapter will attend up to 3 potential conferences each year--the Fall Leadership Conference, State Leadership Conference, and the International Leadership Conference. These 3 amazing conferences will allow members the chance to meet students from all over the world with the same interests and mentors who have high expertise in the members’ field of interest.

Women in Business

The mission of Women in Business is to empower and inspire our female students to achieve success in their future endeavors. Through our speaker series, we will bring the unique perspectives and experiences of women business leaders to our campus. These guest speakers will provide students with resources and guidance to advance their careers, despite the obstacles women often face in the business world.