You can be the cause to great effects.
Leaders in business are catalysts to progress. At Friends University, you can gain the knowledge and hone the skills needed to become those leaders in the competitive environments of business and commerce.
The location of the campus in a large metropolitan area has allowed Friends University to establish partnerships with business that provide opportunities for students to network, shadow professionals, tour facilities, and seek internships and employment. Some of our graduates are currently working at Curo Financial Technologies Corp., Kansas Global Trade Services, Management Solutions, Poet Ethanol Products, Pratt Industries and Walt Disney World Resort.
The 21st-century job market now demands employees who are both stellar communicators and critical-thinkers, and it is with Friends well-rounded approach to career development that you will be especially prepared to take on the postgraduate world.
Friends University Division of Business offers innovative course work and educational rigor that generates demonstrable analytical and technical skills in students. Our business students are equipped through course work to honor God with the skills received and to allow them empowerment in the values of respect, inclusion, service, and excellence.
Friends University Division of Business envisions becoming a nationally recognized business program leader that is known for its impact on students that empowers them to reach their full potential through a Christ-centered education.
Core values are the ideals shared by the Friends Community, influencing our behaviors and values.
Respect – Integrity, civility in our words and actions, regard for others.
Inclusion – A spirit of cooperation and equality.
Service – A commitment to servant leadership, caring for each other and our community.
Excellence – Giving our best to our students at all times (student-focused), that we may walk truly in the light of our faith (honor God).
In The News
Friends University business division receives accreditation from the ACBSP
Friends University’s award-winning division of business has received accreditation from the Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP accreditation process requires that candidate programs demonstrate teaching excellence, exemplary student learning outcomes and a continuous improvement model.
Accounting, Bachelor of Science
Every business and organization requires accounting professionals, making this field a dynamic career choice full of possibility.
Business Administration, Bachelor of Science
The world of business is vast. A degree in business administration will allow you to play the field before settling into the niche and position that best fits your strengths and interests.
Finance, Bachelor of Science
With a strong focus on the fundamentals of commerce, a degree in finance will prepare you to make the transition from theory to practice in the realm of figures, trajectories and dividends.
International Business, Bachelor of Science
A degree in international business exposes students to the fundamental principles of business within the richer context of the global, cross-cultural perspective.
Marketing, Bachelor of Science
Human behavior plays a pivotal role in business, which marketing majors learn to understand and leverage to promote goods, services and experiences to a wide variety of consumers.
- • Accounting Minor: CAPS
- • Accounting Minor: CBASE
- Business Administration Minor
- Economics Minor
- Entrepreneurship Minor
- Finance Minor
- Health Care Management Minor
- Human Resource Management Minor
- Leadership Minor
- Management Minor
- Marketing Minor
- Operations Management Minor
- Spanish Minor for International Business
Dr. Kneeland C Brown
- Associate Professor of Business
- Business and Information Technology
- Assistant Professor of Business
- Assistant Professor of Marketing; Assistant Chair, Division of Business Information and Technology: Outreach
- M.B.A., Webster University
Dr. James "Jim" D. Long
- Professor of Finance; Division Chair of Business