About the School of Business Administration

The study of business has been an important part of the Stetson University curriculum since 1897, longer than at any other Florida college. School of Business Administration, students and faculty study in existing and emerging markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia as part of a curriculum designed to enhance scholarship and mentorship. Students learn theory and practical applications and graduate fully prepared to establish successful, meaningful careers in the global marketplace.

Experiential Learning Practices in Modern Business

Success comes from real-life experience and application. Stetson’s School of Business Administration blends a business and liberal education leveraging a cross-disciplinary curriculum where you refine and sharpen your skills as we move beyond theory into the practice of modern business in existing and emerging markets globally through experiential learning.

Graduates of the business school enter the workforce armed with the skills, network, experience, and knowledge necessary for successful, meaningful careers in the global marketplace.

At Stetson you gain so much more than just an education.

Building Connections and Confidence

You'll work in small teams that provide you with the opportunity to develop your abilities and test insights. Through team and classroom interaction, you’ll learn effective communication and business tactics, and how to inspire action. This open exchange brings theory to life, giving you confidence as you collaborate in strategy development and problem analysis. And while you hone your business acumen, you build connective relationships with faculty and classmates.

Cultural Credits

Join Stetson University's intellectual and creative life outside the classroom as you acquire cultural credits by attending events that are scheduled outside the classroom that allow you to explore multiple subject areas and learn about events connecting the real world to what you learn in the classroom, often outside your major courses of study. Cultural credit allows students to more fully embrace Stetson University's Mission and Values. 

Innovative Programs, Facilities and Experiences

The School of Business Administration has a long-standing tradition of offering a premier education, receiving substantial loyalty and support from its alumni, advisors, and donors. School alumni actively give back, both in time and dollars, enhancing students’ engagement in real-life education and supporting the ability to innovate our faculty, administration and curriculum through programs, facilities and experiences.


Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) Accredited logo

Stetson University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

The School of Business Administration and the accounting program are both fully accredited at the undergraduate and graduate levels by the AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Stetson University is one of fewer than 190 elite business schools worldwide that has both business and accounting programs accredited by AACSB International.

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As a premier school of business, we provide an innovative, engaging, and experiential learning environment in which members of the community work collaboratively to develop leaders prepared to address the challenges inherent in global organizations.


  • As a premier AACSB-accredited business school, we integrate relevance, academic rigor, innovation, and student engagement.
  • We encourage learning that occurs inside the classroom as well as through experiential and service learning opportunities.
  • We expect the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and ethical behavior from all participants.
  • We intentionally seek to diversify our community and our perspectives.
  • We support scholarship and other intellectual activity that advance our disciplines, impacts business practices, and enriches student learning.
  • We maintain currency through engagement with businesses, and other entities, professional organizations, and academic communities.