The School of Business & Global Innovation at Marywood University is determined to develop business leaders who are innovative, entrepreneurial, disciplined, socially responsible, ethically minded, accountable, and full of integrity. The combination of challenging business coursework, experiential learning, and service opportunities prepare graduates to face the demands of the competitive world of business. The business programs hold ACBSP accreditation.
The SoB offers Bachelors degrees in Accounting, Financial Planning, International Business, Marketing, Aviation Management, and Management with a Hospitality Management track. Graduate programs offered are the Masters in Management Information Systems degree and a Masters in Business Administration degree with concentrations in Finance & Investment, Management Information Systems, and General Management. Every student has the opportunity to study in a different culture through the study abroad program. This opportunity creates an international perspective, unexpected opportunities, and career preparation for each student. Business students can travel to locations like Florence, Rome, Sicily, Barcelona, Paris, Dublin, Yucatan, London, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen, Quito, Berlin, and Budapest.
The University provides an incredible amount of financial assistance and financial resources for students to take advantage of like scholarships, grants, awards, loans, and federal aid. One example is the Maxis-Gillet Service Scholars to award students who have performed outstanding community service and are committed to the continuation of this service.
There are countless ways for business students to get involved in on-campus and in the community. Business students clubs and organizations include Phi Beta Lambda, Delta Mu Delta, Marywood Aviators, the Accounting & Finance Club, and the Sigma Phi Omega National Society. As the university is rooted in Catholic beliefs, they highly value a heart to serve. Campus Ministry provides ways to explore faith and to serve the community. Students can get involved in Volunteers in Action, Good Samaritans (show care to people in need), Fair Trade Coffee and Chocolate Sales, Food Recovery Network (fight against hunger), Big Friends/Little Friends (mentor children), and collecting Easter baskets for kids. There are also many service trips and other community outreach activities.
Along with the heart to serve, the Catholic tradition values excellence. To provide an excellent educational experience, business students have access to the Wall Street West Financial Lab, which contains high-tech, real-time financial tools like the stock ticker, financial software, and more. Finance students can also participate in the student-run Pacer Investment Fund portfolio. Aviation Management students benefit from the flight certification preparation they find in the extremely accurate Flight Simulator. All business students are highly encouraged to participate in the Internship Program. The University has a large variety of corporate connections students have interned with, including companies like AT&T, Bloomingdales, Fidelity, Emery Air Freight, Lockheed Martin, New York Bank, Texaco Corp., Thomson Electronics, and Walt Disney World.
The accredited and highly qualified MBA program can be accessed entirely online. Through up-to-date technology, students from anywhere can access the virtual classroom for live sessions, and at any time, access the recorded classes.