Student Organizations

Alpha Kappa Psi

Alpha Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest co-educational professional business fraternity with more than 200 chapters internationally.  They are open to all majors that are interested in business and becoming one of tomorrow's leaders.  With professional and personal development, leadership, networking and entrepreneurial opportunities, they can help you enhance your resume, distinguish yourself from your peers, and teach you skills that employers want.

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.

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

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. www.umkcenactus.org

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.

Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter

The Institute of Management Accountants is one of the largest accounting organizations in the world, but don’t let the name fool you. This organization caters to all business majors seeking a career in public or private organizations in the role of management, finance, accounting or economics in an effort to bridge the gap between students and professionals. The student chapter is affiliated with national IMA and the local KC professional chapter to prepare students for a career in business and encourage pursuit of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam based on accounting, finance and economics topics. The group is open to all majors and provides access to IMA scholarships/awards, an Honors Society, IMA leadership conference travel, plant tours, networking with professionals in the community and development of recognized professional competencies for career success.

International Business Club

The International Business Club (IBC) seeks to provide an opportunity for academic and structured collaboration of the world of international business for UMKC students in Business Administration and Commerce; 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, and the community through service and professionalism.

Public Administration Student Association

The Public Administration Student Association (PASA) is made up of M.P.A. and I.Ph.D. 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.