Slippery Rock University College of Business

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Slippery Rock University’s College of Business features a mission to provide academic programs that offer opportunities for the professional and personal development of a diverse population. Students enrolled in the business school can expect to prepare for careers in the public and private sectors or graduate education. The programs are intended to foster the skills and knowledge that are needed in a technologically sophisticated and globally interdependent marketplace. The College of Business’s primary emphasis lies within its commitment to students. Ideal education occurs in an applied atmosphere that enhances individual student development through interconnected relationships within a community of scholars dedicated to teaching service, excellence, and scholarship.


The leadership of the College of Business offers high quality, high-value professional programs that build on the attributes of a comprehensive university. Slippery Rock’s College of Business has a lot to offer potential students, current students, and alumni. Eight departments provide outstanding programs, including the School of Business featuring the Accounting, Economics, and Finance Department. The College of Business also houses the Healthcare Administration and Information Systems Department, the Military Science (ROTC) Department, Management and Marketing Department, Communication Department, Safety Management Department, Sport Management Department, and the Hospitality, Event Management, and Tourism Department. Facilities and curriculum of the College of Business are on continual update status to provide the best possible student experience.

Student Life

Slippery Rock currently features over 160 registered student organizations allowing students to explore a wide variety of engaging opportunities centered on advocacy, sports, governance, media, religion, marketing culture, service, arts, and more. Organizations serve to enhance a student’s education and offer a safe forum for leadership development, civic engagement, and critical reflection. Students involved in student organizations improve their experience by meeting new friends, developing leadership skills, pursuing passions, gaining valuable knowledge, and becoming a contributor to the Slippery Rock University community and beyond.

From Greek life and the arts to sports and entertainment, there are always exciting and fun activities going on at SRU. Students can discover a ton of opportunities to interact with their fellow students through on-campus clubs and organizations. Along with the great fitness choices at SRU’s Campus Recreation-including a two-story rock-climbing wall-participants will find services on campus to enhance overall health and wellness. Should students ever need a helping hand, SRU’s counseling center and health services have you covered.

Online Programs

Slippery Rock University’s online programs include undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees with convenient and flexible schedules to fit active lifestyles. These programs can help working adults complete their undergraduate degrees, pursue a graduate or doctoral program, or earn a certificate. Built on its foundation of 125+ years of offering quality educational courses in nationally accredited academic programs, SRU provides affordable online options in many degree areas. The popular Master of Science in Data Analytics features blended coursework and is 33 credits of high-powered graduate education.

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