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School of Business

The School of Business enables students and graduates to know more, do more, and be more. 

  • About Our Programs

    The School of Business enables students and graduates to know more, do more, and be more. Our graduates have the knowledge, skills, love of learning, confidence, drive, and ethical and moral values needed to be spiritually fulfilled in life and successful in professional careers.

    Our credo in the School of Business at Saint Francis University is to enable you to be successful in business, while being educated in the Franciscan tradition where there is a mind for excellence, a heart for service, and spirit for peace and justice. We deliver a high-caliber, student-centric and values-based business education.

    Thousands of today's business executives are graduates of the Saint Francis University School of Business, and have moved into rewarding positions of leadership and responsibility. You can become one of them!

    Explore our programs.

    Accredited Degrees


    Saint Francis University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Lenexa, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

    • Master of Business Administration (MBA), with concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Information Management, Labor Relations, and Marketing.
    • Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Majors in:
      • Accounting
      • Economics
      • Finance
      • Management
      • Management Information Systems
      • Marketing

    View our IACBE Public Disclosure of Student Learning Form Summary Results 2014-2015

    Our New Home


    We are breathing new life into Schwab Hall, an iconic 1929 building built by industrialist Charles M. Schwab. After the expansion, Schwab Hall will serve as the new home for the Saint Francis University School of Business.

    Check out our new home.

    Watch the renovations live.

    School Highlights
    • Choose from six undergraduate business degrees and the option of completing your MBA degree, MHRM degree, or Online MHRM degree within five years.
    • Excellent job and graduate school placement rates for graduates; YOU can become one of our success stories!
    • Outstanding, award-winning business professors, who emphasize excellence in teaching and dedicate themselves to helping students learn and prepare for the challenges and opportunities that await them.
    • In addition to dynamic teaching in the classroom with reasonable class sizes, there is the Dr. Albert Zanzuccki Endowed Chair Program in Business program that features a distinguished business speakers' series, Executives-in- Residence, an annual Springtime in London travel course, and much, much more.
    • Our students get hands-on business consulting opportunities offered through the Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
    • Sign up for our nationally ranked Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) team. SIFE is an organization committed to teaching others about how the free enterprise system works ethically in the global economy.
    • There also are internships and other hands-on learning opportunities provided to give you the head start you need to a promising career in business.
    Student Opportunities

    At Saint Francis, we want to provide you with plenty of opportunities to learn about business from respected leaders, participate in hands-on training, and to become involved in the community.  Whether your interests include learning more about international business, managing a stock portfolio, or creating solutions for real businesses through our Small Business Development Center, there are ample opportunities to become involved and to expand your resume.

    Expand your resume.

    • Desmend Phillips_MegaHERO

      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

    • WYD spotlight

      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.

    • Jose Medina Spotlight profile

      Eyeing the Goal

      Jose 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

    • BUS_Kessler_Spotlight

      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

    • BUS_EnactusRegional2016_Spotlight

      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

    • BUS_LondonTrip16_Spotlight

      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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