Baldwin Wallace University’s School of Business “develops the complete business person.” Their educational model is principled, approachable, practical, personable, powerful, and provides numerous hands-on experiences. Being close to the city of Cleveland allows students to find a plethora of opportunities. There is a multitude of multinational organizations to interact with, intern with, and even work for including Progressive, TravelCenters of America, and Goodyear Tire & Rubber. The School of Business focuses on innovation and skills in strategic thinking, leadership, communication, and critical thinking while inspiring every student to achieve great success in the business world.
Undergraduate students can major in Accounting, Digital Marketing, Business Information Systems, Management, Sustainability, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resource Management, Organizational Leadership, Business of Health Care, International Business, Marketing, Sport Management, or Hospitality & Tourism Management. Graduate students can earn a Masters in Business Administration, Accounting, or Management. The MBA has optional tracks in Business Analytics, Human Resources, Management, and Health Care. Students who can study full-time can earn their MBA in just one year. There is also a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics & Healthcare Management.
For an international educational experience, students can study abroad in places like Argentina, India, Switzerland, South Korea, China, Ecuador, Germany, Morocco, Australia, England, and Spain. There are also locations in the US like Washington, DC and New York City where Baldwin Wallace students have the option to study. Short-term, faculty-led seminars in Italy, France, China, India, Europe, and South America also exist. Those who need financial assistance can seek out the variety of financial aid opportunities, including loans, grants, campus employment, and scholarships based on merit or specifically for business students.
Numerous opportunities occur outside of the classroom for business students to engage with fellow students, faculty members, and the community. Business-related student organizations include the Accounting Association, Enactus, Investment Club, Society for Human Resource Management, Sport Management Club, and the MBA Association. Other cultural, faith-based, recreational, social, and service organizations exist to broaden the scope of ways to engage, be challenged, and have fun in the overall life of the student.
An excellent way for business students to both, learn and help the business community at the same time is through the business outreach Experiential Learning Programs like the Digital Marketing Clinic, Sustainability Clinic, and Tax Clinic. There is also a paid internship called the BusinessWorks Virtual Co-op Program where students work virtually with employers while remaining on campus. Also, the BW Center for Professional Development offers professional development and executive education workshops and certificates in Blockchain/Digital Transformation, Business Analytics, Customer Experience, Innovation & Growth, Leadership Development, Lean Six Sigma, Process Improvement, and Project Management. The Bloomberg Business Research Center gives students an incredible advantage in having access to Bloomberg financial terminals with Bloomberg Professional software.
The MBA in Management can be completed as a hybrid degree where most of the coursework is completed online with a few in-person, classroom sessions throughout the program.