The College of Business and Public Affairs offers undergraduate, certificate, and graduate programs in accounting, business management, criminal justice, economics, finance, geography, marketing, political science, and social work. The college houses several research centers where faculty provide student-centered learning experiences and engage in scholarly activities related to teaching, their field, and/or community issues. Regional businesses and community organizations rely on the college as a resource using these services: Business Technology Center, Geographic Information Systems Laboratory, Internet Presentation Group, Center for Social and Economic Research, and the Cottrell Entrepreneurial Leadership Center.
The School of Business at West Chester University focuses on student learning and the development of skills that prepare them for the demands of the global business environment. The school strives to be a critical component of the economic fabric of the region through efforts that connect the school with the local and regional community.
Our programs feature small classes and highly qualified faculty who are committed to teaching excellence and a wide range of research interests. All of our programs provide students with internship opportunities. Given its emphasis on quality teaching, the school encourages faculty to engage in scholarly activities related to their field of expertise, teaching, and community issues.