Business and Public Management Center
50 Sharpless Street
West Chester, PA 19383
Name: Kathy Koval
Position: Assistant Dean, Director of Business and Public Management Programs
Name: Cindy Cheyney
Position: Assistant Dean
Name: Laurie Christie
Position: Administrative Assistant to the Dean
Name: Danah Allen
Position: Communications and Impact Coordinator
Name: Julie Ferris
Our programs feature small classes and highly qualified faculty who are committed to teaching excellence and a wide range of research interests. Our programs provide students with internship opportunities. For frequently asked questions and useful links, please visit our Undergraduate Student Resources webpage.
The Accounting Department offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting. Accredited by the AACSB, the program teaches a wide range of disciplines and skills leaving students well-prepared for careers in public and private accounting. The degree is well-regarded in the region, and most students have secured employment upon graduation.
The Criminal Justice Department offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Criminal Justice. The program combines an excellent theoretical grounding in the discipline with broad-based competencies in the field. Every student completes a field-based practicum. Students who graduate from the program have a superior command of the essential areas of criminal justice.
The Economics and Finance Department offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Economics. Accredited by the AACSB, the program is oriented to business-related applications of economics. For students who desire a general understanding of economics, the curriculum emphasizes the economic issues affecting society and the techniques for analyzing economic problems.
The Economics and Finance Department offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S) in Finance. Accredited by the AACSB, the program is designed to teach practical and theoretical concepts in Finance. Graduates develop the necessary communication, problem solving and technological skills to be successful in a career related to finance.
The Geography and Planning Department offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Geography. With heavy emphasis on GIS technologies and quantitative analysis, the program prepares students for a variety of career choices in geo-spatial technologies, planning, environmental professions, land use and development, in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Graduates who elect to pursue graduate degrees are usually accepted, often with full financial support.
The B.S. in International Business is grounded in the School of Business, but draws from a range of disciplines across the university. The program's design enables students to gain the knowledge, skills and experience needed to understand and make international business in a cross- and multi-cultural context. The program encourages and facilitates the completion of an international education experience (i.e. "study abroad"), a complementary minor, and/or a foreign language proficiency.
The Management Department offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Management. Accredited by the AACSB, this degree is designed to enable students to develop the skills required to manage businesses and other types of organizations effectively. Students learn about management tools and processes and develop the necessary analytical, communication and interpersonal skills necessary for a successful career.
The Marketing Department offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Marketing. The program, accredited by the AACSB, is designed to prepare students to pursue a variety of careers in the marketing profession. Students learn about marketing tools and processes and develop the necessary analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills necessary for a successful career.
The B.S. in Urban and Environmental Planning program is designed to prepare graduates to work as professional planners, geographic information systems (GIS) analysts, and environmental specialists. The program will ensure students are trained with cutting-edge geospatial technologies and with a deep knowledge of local and regional sustainability concerns. For more information, please contact Department Chair Dr. Dottie Ives Dewey.