Business Degree Programs
The Department of Business & Economics enrolls nearly 1,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs in business, with a focus on student engagement, relevant and practical business skills, and a global perspective.
It is the mission of the Department of Business and Economics to provide high quality undergraduate and graduate education in the business disciplines that actively engages students in the learning process, combines contemporary academic theory with relevant applications and experiential learning, and offers the global perspective necessary for today’s business professionals.
We achieve our mission through our distinctive programs, high level of student-faculty interaction, highly qualified faculty committed to scholarly activity and professional development, and with the assistance of a network of alumni and community partners. We prepare students with the skills needed for today and for a future that will require life-long learning.
The Department of Business and Economics will be a leader in business education, engaging pedagogy, applied research and community engagement by building on our strengths and leveraging partnerships with students, alumni, faculty from other disciplines, and industry and community leaders.
In alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan, in all things the Department of Business and Economics seeks to:
- Expand student access to engaging, student-centered education both in the classroom and through rich extracurricular activities, service-learning and experiential learning opportunities, and partnerships with the business community.
- Develop a rich community of lifelong learners through innovative approaches that inspire students to a higher level of learning and achievements and prepare them for success in a dynamic world.
- Serve the local community, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and beyond both through our educational offerings and community outreach.
- Generate global awareness and an appreciation for different cultures, points of view and gender inclusion and while promoting civility, tolerance and inclusiveness and maintaining a culturally diverse environment; connect student experiences with global business practices.