The College of Business presents an opportunity to study Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management (general and Human Resources) and Marketing. Various concentrations are offered within some of these majors. The Master (M.B.A.), Bachelor, and Associate degree requirements are described in the following pages.

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All degrees

For a list of all Limestone University degrees, visit:

limestone.edu/degrees

 

  • Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance (6 faculty)

    • Department Chair: Dr. Angela Williams
    • Academic Programs: Business Administration: Accounting, Finance, Economics
  • Department of Management ( 10 faculty)

    • Department Chair: Dr. Michael Scharff
    • Academic Programs: MBA, Business Administration: General, Management, Sports Management, Business Management
  • Department of Marketing and Administration (5 faculty)

    • Department Chair: Dr. Dale Guffey
    • Academic Programs: Marketing, Business Administration: Law, Human Resources Management, Human Resources Training and Development

 

Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Business Accreditation

Limestone University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration programs were accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) in 2017.  ACBSP (https://acbsp.site-ym.com) is a specialized global business accreditation body following the Baldrige model focused on teaching excellence and continuous improvement.  ACBSP evaluates business programs in areas of leadership, strategic planning, stakeholder relationships, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and quality improvement.

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Business Administration students
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor's in Business Administration, with concentrations in accounting, finance, economics, management, and marketing, offers graduates a background that is broadly applicable in today's job market. Further, Business Law and Ethics courses get students thinking about important topical and historical issues in the world of business.

Marketing Meeting in Office
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor's in Business Administration with a Marketing concentration curriculum provides the student with an understanding of the scope and nature of marketing; the marketing function within a business organization; environmental factors influencing marketing opportunities; the managerial tools necessary to plan and control the marketing process; and more.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelors in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration will prepare students with an understanding of accounting theory and its application in a variety of options, including career opportunities in financial and banking institutions, government regulatory agencies, insurance companies, non-profit organizations and more.

Classroom Students and professor
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The famous economist Alfred Marshall describes economics as “the study of man in the ordinary business of life.” Thus, economics provides a broad foundation of knowledge concerning how economies and societies transform scarce resources into goods and services and how markets function at the local, national and international levels.

Vera Jones Mitchell Finance Lab
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Warren Buffett, one of the most successful investors in the world, commented after the financial crisis of 2009, “It’s been an ideal period for investors: A climate of fear is their best friend.

Limestone's Online Criminal Justice Program Receives High National Rankings
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Law concentration is designed for Business students who have an interest in law school or a law-related career.  Courses will introduce students to a variety of practice areas.  This concentration will provide a sound foundation for further legal education and subsequent careers and will help students to develop the

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

By providing a fundamental understanding of the management competencies needed to thrive in today’s business world, the Bachelor's in Business Administration Management curriculum prepares students to enter the business world, and to ready them for career advancement through executive development programs and/or graduate studies in professional fields such as Business Administration, Law, and P

Sport Management in front of Curtis Building
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Sport Management degree at Limestone combines the institution of sport to the realm of business and prepares students for one of the fastest-growing career opportunities in the nation. In this major, you'll study concepts like management and leadership, marketing and promotions, and finance and economics as they pertain to the world of sports business.

Human Resources Management - Business partners selecting right candidate for their new project
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program is aligned with the Society of Human Resource Management curriculum. Throughout the world, over 400 programs in approx. 375 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates.

Human Resources Training and Development - Getting a job
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science in Human Resources with a concentration in Training and Development prepares students to help improve the effectiveness of organizations by developing employees’ knowledge, skills, abilities, and performance.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

The Limestone Health Care Administration program prepares those pursuing a career in administrative positions in the health care industry. This program is ideal for students interested in management and administration, as well as contributing to the well-being of others.

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Associate of Arts (A.A.)

Students seeking to further their knowledge of business may seek a Business Administration (General) Associate of Arts degree. Students complete Finance and Economics courses, amongst other courses to complete their associate's degree in business.

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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The Management and Leadership concentration of the Master of Business Administration program offers the opportunity to expand skills in Accounting, Financial Management, Management, Leadership, Organizational Development, and Quality Management. Students will continue the development of their decision-making, leadership, motivation, problem-solving, and teamwork skills.

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Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

The Health Care Administration concentration of the Master of Business Administration program offers the opportunity to expand skills in Accounting, Financial Management, Management, Leadership, Organizational Development, and Quality Management. Students will continue the development of their decision-making, leadership, motivation, problem-solving, and teamwork skills.