The AACSB-accredited School of Business at Stockton University fosters a significant business educational environment saturated with the liberal arts. Each field of study has faculty members who actively research and provide tools and resources to further the understanding and application of business knowledge. Students receive personalized attention and mentorship from the highly qualified and accessible professors within the small class sizes. Not only does the School desire each student to impact the other, but strives to prepare them with the ability to influence and change the local community and the world.
The rigorous curriculum and options of majors allow students to gain a broad-based understanding of the ever-changing, constantly evolving field of business that can impact any industry or choose to pursue a specialized area of study. The Bachelor of Arts in Business degree covers general business studies. The Bachelor of Science in Business offers specializations in Finance, Accounting, Financial Planning, Business Analytics, Marketing, or Management. Skills in critical thinking, communications, problem-solving, and management are acquired through the Business Studies program. Those who are more analytical problem-solvers can pursue a Bachelors in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or Computing. A Bachelors in Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management exists with specializations in Tourism Management, Resort Management, Event Management, or Restaurant & Beverage Management.
Graduate studies include an affordable and reputable Masters in Business Administration and an MBA in Healthcare Administration & Leadership. Skills in leadership, marketing, management, finance, and accounting are enhanced through the MBA program.
The Foundation Scholarship and Stockton Urban Leadership Award are just a few scholarship options for undergraduates. Graduate students can be a participant in distinguished research fellowships and graduate assistantships to help cover tuition.
Stockton has acquired many international partnership institutions around the world where business students can study global business in places like Greece, Ghana, France, and Taiwan.
The overarching goal of every degree program is to get students closer to reaching their career goals. The Career Education & Development office provides numerous resources, including career coaching, interview prep, assistance with resumes, and help discovering the right major and career, networking events, graduate school and job searches, career and internship fairs, and a constant flow of relevant events.
Internships are highly encouraged and provide an incredible learning experience, can boost a resume, and allows students to apply their recently acquired knowledge. For example, Hospitality students can spend a semester at Disney absorbing knowledge and experience first-hand. It is vital for students to have face time with business professionals, and that can happen through the Distinguished Speaker Series, where experts come to campus to speak to the student body and through Site Visitations, where students travel to business locations.
Students can also experience learning through participation in many different student-led organizations. These groups include the Hospitality & Tourism Society, EVENT-ive, Eta Sigma Delta, SoB Student Advisory Board, Accounting & Finance Society, Computer Society, Graduate Student Council, Economics Society, Rotaract, and The Stockton Investment Club.