The mission of the School of Business at Edinboro University is to deliver unparalleled undergraduate education to business and economics students. Its student body is provided opportunities for professional, personal, and career advancement through comprehensive curricula, quality instruction, and considerate academic advisement. The School is committed to offering this educational experience through a staff engaged in scholarship, service, and professional development. Edinboro’s business programs remain among the university’s most vibrant fields of study in terms of student interest and degrees awarded. The School of Business’ success underscores EU’s continuing desire to provide a high-quality undergraduate business education that translates into direct benefits to students in a plethora of meaningful ways.
The School of Business’ academic programs provide course work that leads to an associate degree in business administration, undergraduate degrees in economics and business administration, and minor programs in business and economics. The common goal of all of the programs is to prepare learners for successful professional careers in the field of their choice. The School of Business’ Business and Economics department actively contributes to the University internship program by assisting students in assignments with regional business organizations to gain hands-on employment experience.
Business students at Edinboro glean knowledge from award-winning instructors who bring real-world experience and expertise to the classroom. The top-notch instruction they receive translates directly to consistently high scores in the top 97-98 percentile of the ETS major field exam. The School of Business’ current placement rate is 100 percent.
Edinboro University provides exciting leadership opportunities through its Leadership Edinboro organization. This group is designed to empower students and boost their confidence levels as they learn to network and make new social, academic, and professional connections. Greek Life is another community on campus that includes seven sororities and six fraternities. It offers a unique balance of leadership, social, academic, and philanthropic opportunities to help make the most of a student’s college experience.
The Student Government Association serves the university and student body with a representative form of government at Edinboro University. Students’ voices are heard through representation that enhances the quality of student life. Other student clubs and organizations include the Highland Ambassadors and Campus Ministry.
Edinboro’s exclusive online degree is the MBA program offered through the School of Business. This distance degree was designed and constructed with the working professional in mind. Flexible delivery and scheduling are matched with a group of instructors who understand the demands of working full-time. The program allows graduate students to develop their careers without stepping away from it.
Edinboro’s leadership has written a curriculum built on the concepts of teaching how complex decisions improve an entire organization. The online MBA integrates theories throughout every course to show how choices in each business discipline impact the organization. The business school’s approach ensures graduates gain a comprehensively integrated business education.