Wilmington University helps students reach their dream of earning a business degree with six locations in Delaware, five campuses in New Jersey, and online programs. All students pay in-state tuition, regardless of their residency. Students can also save money by earning credits for their on-the-job experience, training, and certificates they’ve earned. Additionally, tuition for the MBA is the #1 most affordable in the region. The College of Business holds IACBE accreditation and features a multitude of bachelors and master degrees.
Undergraduate programs are offered in Accounting, Accounting and Finance, Business Analytics, Business Management, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Organizational Management, and Sports Management. Students can build their resume along the way, with professional certifications. Students in the Accounting program will earn 120 hours towards their 150-hour requirement for their CPA license, and be well prepared to sit for the exam. Business Analytics students receive training in data science tools and access to free software. The Business Management degree features concentrations in Nonprofit Management and Professional Aeronautics. The curriculum for the Human Resource Management program is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management. Digital Marketing and Google Analytics certifications are embedded in the Marketing coursework. Sports Management Students can earn certificates in Nonprofit Sports Management, Sports Analytics, or earn credits towards a National Certified Athletic Administrator Certification. Small classes with an average 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio provide students with individualized instruction.
Graduate students can earn a Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Accounting or Management, or a Doctor of Business Administration. MBA students can choose a specialized concentration in Accounting, Business Analytics, Business Technology Management, Environmental Sustainability, Finance, Health Care Administration, Homeland Security, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing Management, Nonprofit Management, or Organizational Leadership. Students in the DBA program are paired with a company and a mentor to complete a critical evaluation research project and dissertation.
A trademark feature of the business program is cooperative learning experiences. These are semester-long assignments, consisting of 10 hours per week, designed to prepare students for real-world business careers. Students can also participate in service-learning projects, helping the community with their newly learned business acumen. The Business Honor Society, Sigma Beta Delta, and many other student organizations keep students engaged outside of the classroom. Study abroad programs are offered in China and Spain. Students receive discounted prices for these trips graciously sponsored by the New Castle Chamber of Commerce.
For the convenience of students, all programs can also be completed fully online. U.S. News and World Report recently ranked the online bachelor’s degree programs 3rd in the region. Online students are taught the same rigorous curriculum by the same professors as on-campus students and have access to support services, such as advising, tutoring, and the library. Courses start approximately every other month, making it easy for students to begin their education at the time that is right for them. Students who live near one of the many regional campuses may also choose to pursue the hybrid route, with a combination of in-class and online courses around their busy schedules.