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Norfolk State University, School of Business

Norfolk State University’s School of Business has been accredited by AACSB-International since 1990. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree is offered in Accountancy and in Business. Within the Business major students may concentrate in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. The School also administers the B.S. degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Ninety percent (90%) of the classes are taught by the faculty with a doctor degree in the teaching area. To prepare students to succeed personally and professionally, the School is doing the following in addition to regular education:

1. Incorporate real-world case studies in teaching

2. Enhance students’ communication, team working and analytical abilities

3. Emphasize leadership and other soft skills such as confidence, patience, discipline, teaming, relationship building, mentor development/mentee responsibilities and professional appearance/demeanor

4. Create a student vision to think “Beyond NSU.” Get students to ask themselves” Why Not me?”

5. Offer the Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program to enable students to serve as consultants to prospective entrepreneurs, as well as to actual for- and not-for-profit businesses seeking growth opportunities in the Hampton Roads area

6. Integrate team-based service-learning engagements to the business education

7. Infuse the entire business curriculum with a global perspective

8. Provide one-on-one mentorship and individual instruction

9. Improve students’ awareness of career choices

10. “Bring Wall Street to Us.” Seminars with corporate executives in a wide variety of businesses are organized and expanded on campus

11. Enter into articulation agreements with other universities’ graduate schools of business to provide seamless entry for qualified NSU students.

Engagement. Innovation. Impact.

AACSB-accredited schools are at the forefront of business education, preparing leaders like you to make a difference. By earning AACSB accreditation, this institution has made a commitment to continually improving the quality of education, ensuring that your coursework will be rigorous, dynamic, and relevant. No matter what path of business education you take, AACSB graduates are changing the business landscape—from startups to large corporations, across industries and around the world.