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Where innovation leads the future of business

Our grads work in industries from manufacturing to banking. They've served as chief information officer for global chemical maker BASF and as vice presidents for Hershey's and BB&T bank. Like you, upon graduation they wanted a job or entry into grad school. Gaining skills that all businesses need—skills in accounting, marketing, IT, and management — is a great strategy to land a job in any field. You can acquire this skill set at AU's College of Business.

Common Core

Your concentration may be financial economics, but if you work at a firm such as Merrill Lynch, you'll still need to know how the marketing department works. So, whatever your business concentration, you will take 13 core classes that will ensure you receive a well-rounded business education. These classes, which range from Introduction to Financial Accounting to Principles of Marketing, introduce students to the business functions of marketing, accounting, employee management, and manufacturing.

Your future

Our graduates work in Fortune 500 companies, small to medium businesses, and non-profits, performing functions from management to marketing. Whether your dream job is running a church or a national chain, your business education will give you the know-how to help it run effectively. After graduating from the College of Business, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, you'll be able to serve organizations in the following capacities:

  • Managing people
  • Communicating effectively
  • Marketing a service or product
  • Performing accounting functions
  • Creating efficient processes
  • Leading and serving others
Dr. Steven Nail

The College of Business provides a high-touch, personalized approach to each student. This results in our students being preferred by many of the most highly rated employers in the country because of their high ethical standards, advanced and relevant skill sets and their ability to interact with others in a professional, team-oriented capacity.

Dr. Steven Nail
Dean of the College of Business

Find Your Degree

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Undergraduate - Campus

Our undergraduate programs provide the education, practical skills, and training that students need to confidently enter the business world. Computer and data analytics, marketing, and supply chain management are just a few of the programs that will prepare you for a successful career. 

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Undergraduate - Online

Anderson University is ranked has having among the best online bachelor programs in the south. You’ll experience our innovative approach to online business education in programs ranging from organizational leadership to human resources management.

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Graduate Programs

You’ll not only find a top-ranked MBA program at Anderson University, but you’ll also have the opportunity to specialize in healthcare, human resources, marketing, or supply chain management in one of our affordable, convenient, and prestigious graduate-level programs.

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Three students and an alumna represented South Carolina at the 2021 EDGE conference in Atlanta. Pictured from left are Andrew Miller; Samantha Stec; Dr. Kimberly Whitehead, professor of business; Bryson...

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Applying Biblical Principles to Investing

Dr. Kent T. Saunders, Professor of Finance and Economics, published an article about biblically responsible investing in the Fall 2021 Christian Business Review.

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SCACPA Awards Scholarships to Business Students, Graduates

The South Carolina Association of CPA’s (SCACPA) awarded scholarships to four undergraduate students and two recent graduates of the Anderson University College of Business.

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Internships at AU

Whether you're planning the schedule for conference speakers or developing a web page for a major corporation, you're practicing lessons from your coursework and meeting people who can help you land a job.

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Enabling Progress Through Entrepreneurial Action

Enactus is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders.

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Did You Know?

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