School of Business

Accredited by AACSB since 2002, the School of Business offers a range of undergraduate programs, several interdisciplinary programs, an MBA and combined five-year BS/MBA and BS/masters of programs to approximately 1,650 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. Housed in renovated Rich Hall, our classes provide practical skills and project-based learning to complement theory, with a strong and successful alumni network that can help you during and after your college years. Graduate students have the option of taking classes online or at the Metro Center in downtown Syracuse.

With our growing enrollments, we work to expand international experiences, to reach out to part-time graduate students, and to be more fully engaged in regional economic development. Graduates of Oswego's business programs are highly successful with careers ranging from the corporate sector to non-profit/government agencies to entrepreneurial enterprises.

A talented and experienced team of faculty and administrative staff helps shape and guide an outstanding experience for our students. The Center for Accounting Research and Education, as well as the Human Resource Management Center are among the special features of our school. Learn more about the School of Business.

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  • The Affordable Colleges Foundation has ranked SUNY Oswego #12 on its 2014 list of the cheapest online colleges. The Foundation based their rankings on criteria such as undergraduate cost-per-credit, regional accreditation, 6-year graduation rate, and academic/career counseling services. The School of Business offers several undergraduate courses and two full graduate programs (MBA and MBA in Health Services Administration) online.
  • Students interested in learning about Sustainability Marketing Strategies can apply for MBA590/MKT465 and travel to San Jose, Cosa Rica for eight days in January 2015, prior to the start of the regular semester coursework. For more information please contact Dr. Kefallonitis (
  • U.S. News & World Report has ranked SUNY Oswego #14 on the 2014 list of  Best Online Graduate Business Programs, based on factors such as level of accreditation, reputation for excellence among peer institutions, and academic and career support services offered to students.
  • The School of Business has successfully maintained its accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education.
  • The first SUNY Oswego-Shanghai Normal University Business Research Forum, held in China in May 2014, was a huge success. Congratulations to all of our students!
  • The School of Business made the Princeton Review's Best Business Schools list of the nation's outstanding MBA-granting schools for the 10th consecutive year. 
  • Marketing faculty member, Dr. Stathis Kefallonitis, is quoted in a recent New York Times article on customer reviews of airlines.
  • Discover what's new in the School of Business by reading the current newsletter in our Newsletter Archive


Best Colleges US News & World Report 2014

Princeton 2014