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Programs with You in Mind

Unlike the traditional business school, we’re hyper-focused, forward-thinking and offer firsthand experience both on and off campus. Browse our undergraduate and graduate degrees, and help us get to know you better. 

Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs

ON-CAMPUS

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Accounting Department

Accounting

Explore the business side of organizational activities with advanced courses in accounting and financial reporting, as well as an integrated overview of the economic pursuits of a business entity.

Economics Department

Economics

Identify the costs, benefits and consequences of a decision and be prepared to go into the world studying issues that affect the market, such as criminal behavior, poverty, law, environmental control, population and political behavior.

Business Incubator

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Manage growth in existing organizations, including small and medium-sized enterprises, large corporations, family business and socially-orientated ventures by working closely with WVU’s Encova Center.

Finance Department

Finance

Study the creation and management of wealth for a position in either financial or non-financial enterprises. Experience real financial markets and investment portfolio management from national institutions, such as the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq.

General Business

General Business

Learn the basic fundamentals to gain an overall understanding of business and how organizations – large and small – operate, so that you can enter corporate management training programs or apply your skills to a variety of industries.

Business Incubator

Global Supply Chain Management

Recognize the systemic and global nature of supply chain operations, so you can identify interdependencies critical to effectively manage and improve performance, strategically integrate processes and technology, and make ethical supply chain decisions.

Business Incubator

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Receive hands-on experience so that you are ready to lead a customer-focused team. You will acquire the skills you need for a career in the hotel, restaurant, event planning, theme park or management field.

Management Department

Management

Gain important business principles, business ethics, leadership and employee management skills needed to take on a cross-functional managerial position within any industry or organization of any size.

Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

Explore cutting-edge technologies with sound business management practices. From systems analysis and design to networking and database management, gain the tools you need to analyze business problems, as well as design, build and maintain computer applications for solving problems.

Marketing Department

Marketing

Gain a strong understanding of marketing elements used by firms and in-house teams to satisfy customer wants and needs. You will participate in real-world activities so you can learn the tools most commonly used to help a team promote a product or service.

Business Incubator

Organizational Leadership

With the opportunity to gain national and global experiences, you will learn the effective methods to handle conflict and negotiations, and to foster and lead organizational change, to be ready for a career in nonprofit, public or private leadership.

ONLINE

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Marketing Department

Online Marketing

Study an industry that is constantly changing – marketing! Gain a strong understanding of both traditional and digital marketing techniques used by firms and in-house teams to promote a business or a product.

Business Incubator

Online Hospitality and Tourism

Receive hands-on work experience so that you are ready to lead a customer-focused team in one of the top 10 industries in the world in terms of revenue. You will be on the right track for a career in the hotel, restaurant, event planning, theme park or management field.

Marketing Department

Integrated Marketing Communications

Develop an understanding of how marketing professionals use traditional, digital and social media tools, to reach and engage consumers and stakeholders. This major is offered fully online through both the Chambers College and the Reed College of Media.

General Business

Online General Business

Learn the basic fundamentals to gain an overall understanding of business and how organizations – large and small – operate, so that you can enter corporate management training programs or apply your skills to a variety of industries.

MINORS

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Accounting Department

Accounting Minor

Planning to graduate with a finance degree and want experience in accounting? Pick up our Accounting minor and learn the concepts, principles and procedures that pertain to the preparation, analysis and interpretation of financial statements.

Management Information Systems

Business Cybersecurity Minor

Cybersecurity threats to businesses are real. If you are graduating with an Accounting, Finance, or event Global Supply Chain Management degree, this minor provides a deep understanding of cybersecurity in a business functional domain.

Management Information Systems

Business Data Analytics Minor

If you’re majoring in global supply chain, marketing or accounting, this minor allows you to identify problems in areas such as sports management, healthcare research, or the investigation of solutions for societal issues.

Economics Department

Economics Minor

Whether you’re interested in international business, law, public policy, or the world of banking and finance, our Economics minor will give you the competitive edge you need to stand out in your field.

Business Incubator

Entrepreneurship

Gain the skills to build and manage a thriving business. You can conceive and validate a business idea and then launch this business, keeping the money you earn, or you can help local startups perform analyses and run an experiment.

Finance Department

Insurance

Graduating with a degree in finance or marketing? Our Risk Management and Insurance minor provides you with the fundamentals underlying the industry, as well as offers you hands-on experience in everything from property and casualty to life and health insurance.

Finance Department

Finance Minor

Are you interested in banking, insurance and financial planning, or you’re majoring in accounting or economics? You will learn the important principles of finance, as well as take courses in investment and financial statements analysis.

General Business

General Business Minor

Pick up a General Business minor to gain a strong understanding of business and how organizations – large and small – operate, before you enter into your career.

Business Incubator

Hospitality and Tourism Minor

If you’re a strong communicator interested in the customer service side of business, then this minor is for you. You will learn the basic characteristics of tourism: structures, operations, as well as social and cultural aspects.

Marketing Department

Marketing Minor

Planning on working for a company that promotes a product or service, or majoring in hospitality and tourism management? Get hands-on experience and learn the basic tools that are most commonly used in large firms and in-house agencies to help you launch your career.

Marketing Department

Professional Sales

In any chosen profession, sales and negotiation skills are vitally useful. Our Professional Sales minor will expose you to internship opportunities, sales case competitions, the professional sales club, featured speakers and more.

Graduate Programs

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Accounting Department

Master of Accountancy

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program is a 30 credit-hour program, which can be completed in approximately 12 months. You will be prepared to meet the challenges you face in launching a career in public accounting and you will have the opportunity to specialize in Tax or Assurance.

Accounting Department

Accounting Ph.D.

The Ph.D. in Business Administration with a major in Accounting will prepare you for a career in scholarly research and teaching at the university level. The doctoral program is offered to a relatively small, highly qualified, and motivated group of students who demonstrate the potential to become highly regarded scholars in the field.

Economics Department

Economics Ph.D.

The Ph.D. in Economics program offers small classes and an "open-door" policy that allows you to speak with faculty members in a personal environment. We offer specializations in health economics, international economics, monetary economics, public economics, regional and urban economics, and resource economics.

Finance Department

MS Finance

Our M.S. in Finance is an intensive 12-month program that offers a great education at an affordable cost. If you have an undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, engineering, mathematics, physics, geology, or economics, mastering in finance will help you find a position at many companies and government agencies.

Finance Department

Finance Ph.D.

The Ph.D. in Business Administration with a major in Finance is a full-time, in-residence program lasting four to five years. The primary goal of the program is to prepare you for a career in research and teaching at comprehensive universities. You will complete courses in economic theory, econometrics and finance, followed by a comprehensive examination and dissertation research.

Management Department

Management Ph.D.

The Ph.D. in Business Administration with a major in Management is a high-quality, full-time, residential program designed to prepare you for a career in scholarly research and teaching at the university level. Our program is supported by faculty who actively publish research on a variety of topics in organizational behavior and strategic management.

Marketing Department

Marketing Ph.D.

The Ph.D. in Business Administration with a major in Marketing is a full-time, residential program that seeks to prepare you to contribute to the marketing discipline through the discovery, development and dissemination of knowledge. The concentration in marketing allows you to acquire in-depth knowledge and expertise, as well as competence in quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Business Administration

MBA

The 12-month, full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is delivered on campus and will provide you with exciting experiential-learning projects, consultative engagements, and opportunities to develop enhanced business acumen – yielding the essential professional skills that are needed for top job placement.

Management Department

MS Human Resource Management

Our Master of Science in Human Resource Management (MSHRM) program is one of the oldest and most celebrated HR/IR programs in the country. Designed to be completed in three semesters, you will participate in off-site company visits, networking events, industry conference, internship opportunities, as well as the Eaton Practicum Series.

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Accounting Department

Doctorate of Business Administration

The DBA in Accounting program targets experienced accounting professionals creating pathways for students to consider academia, consulting and advanced professional positions.

Management Department

MS Human Resource Leadership

Our MS Human Resource Leadership graduates will be subject matter experts with the ability to make data-driven managerial decisions, andthe skills to assume leadership roles within their organizations. Graduates will possess both the technical skills in demand by national employers, as well as the “soft” or“people” skills frequently absent from on-the-job training.

Business Administration

Online Hybrid MBA

Our nationally ranked Online Hybrid MBA program can be completed over a two-year period. You will enhance your business management expertise, position yourself for career advancement, and learn from top experts in their fields at a Carnegie Research Level 1, land-grant institution.

Management Information Systems

Business Cybersecurity Management

The Business Cybersecurity Management (CYBR) program can be completed in a 12-month or 24-month online format. You will sharpen your business cybersecurity skills through teamwork, professional communication, problem solving, and engagement with a real-world business cyber situation.

Management Information Systems

Business Data Analytics

Our Business Data Analytics (BUDA) program uses a hybrid online format with two required residencies. You will gain the ability to perform data analytics in order to enhance business decision-making and increase organizational value at any point in your career.

Economics Department

Economics MS

Our MS in Economics is a 30-hour, fully online program that can be completed in one year. You will graduate as a high-level quantitative economist with the ability to analyze complex policy issues using modern data analysis and econometric methods.

Accounting Department

Forensic and Fraud Examination

The 30 credit-hour Forensic and Fraud Examination (FFE) program is one of the first FFE programs to be established in the United States and can be completed in 12-months. You will complete two required residencies, and study forensic accounting and fraud examination centered on data analytics for success in this career path.

Business Administration

Healthcare MBA

Delivered fully online, our Healthcare MBA program can be completed in under two years. You will graduate with the skills you need to successfully navigate the business of healthcare, manage diverse teams, and provide innovative solutions that improve the healthcare system.

Certificates

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Management Information Systems

Business Cybersecurity Certificates

The Certificate in Business Cybersecurity Foundations requires 12 credit hours, which focuses on the development of a new or overhaul of existing cybersecurity structures in firms of all sizes. The emphasis is on developing a case for and the tools to launch a successful cybersecurity management strategy.

Management Information Systems

Business Data Analytics Certificates

The Certificate in Business Data Analysis requires 12 credit hours and the coursework is intended to prepare you to extract insights and knowledge from data. The courses in this certificate are focused on advanced analytical methods and visualizations to help you make the most of your data and communicate your findings.

Accounting Department

Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination

Gain extensive exposure to world class practicing experts in addition to our superior full-time faculty. You will have real-world expertise brought to the classroom in the areas of complex fraud and financial crime examination, interviewing, international issues, dispute serves and courtroom preparation.

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Accounting Department

Our Accounting department educates and conducts research that impacts the accounting profession and society as a whole.

Economics Department

Our Economics graduates are prepared to go into the world studying issues that affect the market at both the local and national level.

Finance Department

We are a CFA® Institute Affiliated University that prepares you for positions in the financial and non-financial enterprises by teaching you how to evaluate and control risk.

Management Department

Our highly-skilled and diverse faulty will educate students on how to handle conflict and negotiations, as well as foster and lead organizational change.

Management Information Systems

Our Management Information Systems (MIS) graduates are in great demand by employers and go into fields, such as systems analysis and design, networking, database management, cybersecurity and consulting.

Marketing Department

Our rigorous marketing curriculum takes you out of the classroom and prepares you for a career as a professional marketing executive at national firms or in-house agencies.

General Business

Our General Business graduates are able to motivate, lead, and inspire employees toward achieving organizational goals.

Business Incubator

We provide top-level professional development and leadership opportunities with hands-on experiential learning, so that you are prepared to land a job with a prestigious company.

Business Administration

Our Business Administration programs provide opportunities to develop enhanced business acumen - yielding the essential professional skills that are needed for top job placement.

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Grad Admissions

Follow your intellectual passion both in and outside the classroom as you learn the skills and knowledge needed to excel.

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Join the Chambers College and Start your Journey

Undergrad Admissions

Start by taking the first step. Meet your future head-on: submit your application for admission.

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Follow your intellectual passion both in and outside the classroom as you learn the skills and knowledge needed to excel.

Apply to Graduate School

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