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Business Administration

Department of Business, Accounting, Economics, and Finance
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Welcome!  Shepherd University and the Business Administration program is located in the Shenandoah Valley, on the banks of the Potomac River, in historic Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The oldest town in the state, Shepherdstown is a quaint university community with the town and campus combining to offer a unique learning environment.

Our students come from all backgrounds and locations and are invited to choose from a variety of concentrations housed within our program.  We offer a major in business administration with accredited options in:

Our financial planning program is certified by the CFP Board.  Or perhaps you are interested in one of several business minors.  Our faculty bring both theoretical and practical expertise to their classrooms, and their aim is to mentor and guide you into fulfilling careers.


The College of Business, Recreation, and Education at Shepherd University has received specialized accreditation for its business program(s) through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please view our IACBE member status page.

For a list of Accredited Programs click here.

COMBINED Public-Disclosure-of-Student-Achievement for 2022-2023


2018-2019 Shepherd University IACBE Outcome Assessment Results

It has been an exciting time to be a Business Administration major at Shepherd University, as we became one of three founding academic departments incorporated into Shepherd University’s new College of Business,  which started in July 2017.

The Shepherd University College of Business, Recreation, and Education incorporates the Accounting and Economics & Finance departments and has major oversight and responsibility for the MBA program.  The campaign to see this vision to fruition – Business 2020 – is ongoing.

Business 2020 Initiative