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With accredited undergraduate, graduate, and online degrees, the Shields School of Business affords students every opportunity to obtain a high-caliber, student-centric and values-based business education. Our graduates have the knowledge, skills, confidence, and experience needed to succeed personally and professionally.

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  • IACBE Accredited





    Saint Francis University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Lenexa, Kansas.

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    • Agent of Change

      Paul N. Friga, Ph.D., '88, shares how Alex P. Keaton and Saint Francis of Assisi inspired his passion for business and mission-based strategy.  

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    • Student's Present at APEE in Hawaii

      CSOR Fellows J.J. Hazenstab and Geoff Ford presented their academcis research at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Private Enterprise Education in Lahaina, Hawaii.

      Check out their SFU story

      CSOR Hawaii Conference

    • Geoffrey Ford's Spotlight

      Geoffrey Ford, a senior economics major and president of the Society of Economic Analysis (SEA), presented his paper "Quasi-Free Markets in the U.S." at the Issues in Political Economy annual conference in New York City on Saturday February 25th. Geoff's paper highlights potential inefficiencies created in the market by government intervention as well as provides evidence that the Federal Reserve has lost its ability to make improvements in the US economy after the onset of the 2008 Financial Crisis. 

      Geoffrey Ford's Spotlight

    • Singing to her own tune

      Sydney Petro loves to sing for special events, but upon her graduation in 2018, she has even bigger plans to become an event planner in Pittsburgh, using her marketing degree to help along the way.

      Read her story

    • HR Game Changer

      2002  Management grad Jason Hite was named a  “2016 Game Changer" by Workforce Magazine. 

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    • Back to school

      The move-in dust has settled, and our students are getting down to business with the first week of classes already under their belts! 

      Check out statistics, video links, photo galleries and more

    • Extra, Extra!

      The Spring/Summer 2016 issue of the Saint Francis University Magazine has hit the shelves (and is in the mail)! 

      Catch up on all the latest stories in this issue

    • Giving homeless a FareStart

      What do Seattle's "most socially responsible crouton" and Saint Francis University have in common? Bill Adamucci (Economics '66), that's what.

      Bill Adamucci Profile

    • Already reaching higher, striving to go far

      Desmend, an incoming freshman in the petroleum and natural gas engineering program, is no stranger to Saint Francis University. Participating in the University’s Upward Bound Program, he was one of only 1,000 scholarship recipients, out of 53,000 applicants across the U.S. 

      Read his story

    • More than just numbers

      For the past five decades Sam Ranaudo has been helping families plan for and enjoy their futures. As a chartered financial consultant, he takes pride in knowing that his advice has put generations of families through school; has prepared couples for retirement; and has provided for families in some of their most dismal times.

      Read Sam's story

    • Poland Bound: World Youth Day 2016

      Matthew Fraley (Digital Media/Marketing major) has been selected to take part in the Knights Pilgrimage to Krakow and World Youth Day 2016. Congratulations!

      Learn more about the trip.

    • Eyeing the Goal

      Pablo Medina came to Saint Francis University from Mexico City, Mexico to play Division I Soccer and now is on the cusp of leaving it as a young investment banker executive with Bank of America – Merrill Lynch. 

      Jose Medina Profile

    • On a Mission

      During her time at Saint Francis University, alumna Leah Kessler was heavily involved in clubs and activities. Now, she is spending time on mission trips, serving as a representative for Bausch + Lomb, where she currently works. 

      Alumni Profile Leah Kessler

    • Nationals, here we come.

      The Saint Francis University chapter of ENACTUS is headed to the National Exposition after winning the title “Regional Champions” in the ENACTUS Regional Competition.

      Find out when Nationals are

    • Happy 10th anniversary, Spring Break in London!

      Founded 10 years ago by Dr. Frye, Dean of the School of Business, the Spring Break trip to London celebrated its 10th anniversary. Over the 10 ten years, approximately 210 students have made memories and experienced life abroad in London. 

      Read more about the trip

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