Business Administration The Dahlkemper School of Business was the first business school in northwestern Pennsylvania with both undergraduate and graduate programs to receive global accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Dahlkemper School of Business delivers a values-centered business curriculum that provides students with advanced business knowledge through the development of critical-thinking skills, effective communication skills, ethics-based decision making, comprehension of global business concepts, leadership and team-building skills, and the desire to become a lifelong learner. You Will LearnThe world of business is dynamic, adaptive and increasingly global. To respond to the changing business environment and prepare students for an interdisciplinary business environment, Gannon’s Dahlkemper School of Business offers a nationally accredited curriculum that awards a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with concentrations in 13 business disciplines. With this innovative, ethics-based curriculum, business students can expect a comprehensive course of study that embraces the fundamentals and technical aspects of all areas of business.You Will ExperienceThe Dahlkemper School of Business is located in the heart of Erie’s central business district in the Center for Business Ingenuity, which is within walking distance of major employers, including Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, leading healthcare providers, nonprofit organizations, sports teams, and federal, state and local government offices. This unique location provides students with opportunities for meaningful and relevant internship and employment experiences. Students will receive hands-on learning working alongside entrepreneurs and business professionals through Gannon’s Small Business Development Center and Erie Technology Incubator. Students are also provided international opportunities through Gannon’s learning abroad programs and the Dahlkemper School of Business’ agreements with partner universities in Germany, Poland and China. You Will AchieveStudents obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree may choose from the following academic concentrations: accounting business administration entrepreneurship finance healthcare management international management management marketing risk management and insurance sport management and marketing supply chain management You will StudyView Curriculum and Course DescriptionsStudents obtaining a degree in business administration are able to choose from 10 concentrations to prepare for a career in the field of their choice. Students also have the opportunity to complete the Master of Business Administration or Master of Public Administration degree with one additional year of study through the five-year MBA/MPA program. The Dahlkemper School of Business offers innovative courses to prepare students to become business leaders in the global economy. Three of the many course selections are: BCOR 240: Marketing in the Global Environment Students in this course will learn the process of creating and presenting a marketing plan by applying the strategic decisions of marketing, including capturing marketing insights, connecting with customers, shaping market offerings, delivering customer value and successfully growing the business enterprise. ENTR 310: Organizational Innovation An examination of where entrepreneurs get their ideas and discover different types of entrepreneurial opportunities will be studied. This course focuses on understanding the process of idea generation, idea evaluation and developing a comprehensive business plan. BCOR 485: Global Policy and Strategy As a project-based course, Global Policy and Strategy requires students to integrate analytical skills by analyzing business opportunities and challenges to make more effective business decisions. Liberal Studies Core The Liberal Studies Core Curriculum is one reflection of Gannon University's commitment to its Catholic identity. The Core's design offers students a defined, integrated, shared experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program. You Will EarnSalaries in business vary depending on the location and type of organization. accounting: $67,190 distribution manager: $86,630 finance manager: $117,990 financial analyst: $80,310 healthcare manager: $94,500 human resources manager: $104,440 insurance underwriter: $65,040 market research analyst: $62,150 marketing manager: $128,750 sales manager: $113,860 All salary information is compiled from data gathered from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov) and/or PayScale (payscale.com).