The College of Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences at West Virginia University Institute of Technology provides some of the best humanistic and liberal programs found in today’s universities and colleges. Graduates secure top positions in some of the highest demand and most rewarding professions in the nation. Among the top-earning careers now available to the school’s graduates are health care, business, accounting, and finance. Majors offered at the College of Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences feature a practicum or internship experience which allows students to acquire field experience in their chosen career field. The instructors are dedicated to equipping students through a robust and high-quality education leading to rewarding careers in the public and private sectors.
There are fifteen undergraduate degrees, fifteen minors, and one certificate program currently available at the school for bachelor students. Under the supervision of an advisor, the Interdisciplinary Studies program allows students to design a program of their choice and earn an undergraduate degree. The Regents BA program has been designed to meet the needs of working adults and recognizes academic credits for prior academic experience and work- or career-related experience. Programs in Accounting, Criminal Justice, Athletic Coaching, Education, Aviation Management, Business Management, History and Government, Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing, and Psychology are currently offered at the College of Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
Student organizations are directed by faculty advisors, linked to an academic major, and affiliated with respected professional societies facilitate interaction among students, instructors, and industrial/professional leaders at the business school. Students live active lives, so the University offers more than 30 student organizations.
The business school’s Bachelor of Science in Marketing is designed to prepare students for successful careers as marketing professionals in this constantly evolving industry. Every course of the program emphasizes “learning by doing” and offers hands-on, real-world activities to give distance learners the skills they need. An online Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management, delivered by the College of Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, will equip students for careers in hotel and restaurant operations, event planning, hospitality, tourism, and more.
An online Master of Science in Business Cybersecurity Management is one of the excellent distance degrees currently available to graduate students at the College of Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences. This stellar program has been designed to address the significant need for cybersecurity talent in technology-based positions.
The school’s popular Master of Business Administration is also available to graduate students in an online format. This program delivers results for students by offering opportunities to develop enhanced business acumen, exciting experiential-learning projects, and consultative engagements. This program yields the essential professional knowledge and skills that are needed for top job placement.