Welcome from the Dean
Thank you for taking the time to review our programs here in the School of Business. As the Dean of the School, I would like to welcome you. Faculty and Staff in our School are focused on being about the student first. It is my hope that you find a home here at Neumann University. While this page provides you with information about our offerings, I encourage you to reach out to me if you have any specific questions.
In keeping with the University’s Franciscan tradition, our programs emphasize respect for individuals, academic excellence, social responsibility and career preparation. The faculty and staff show their on-going dedication and commitment to students by providing a first-rate education with personal attention both inside and outside the classroom. We offer the following programs:
Whether you are planning to join a family owned business, start your own company or enter a corporate organization, this Bachelor of Science accredited degree program provides the critical knowledge and skills you need in all the functional areas of operating a business. To supplement their broad-based business education, students acquire in-depth training by pursuing a major (or minor) in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, or Marketing. Regardless of the selected major, all students in this program participate in an internship. We assist students in finding placement within an organization where they can apply their classroom learning and gain practical experience that will prepare them for their career. Students who graduate from this program go on to acquire challenging positions in private businesses, government, and non-profits organizations. Many of our graduates remain connected to their "roots" at Neumann University and serve as student mentors, guest speakers, and employers of newly graduated students.
UNDERGRADUATE SPORT MANAGEMENT
This Bachelor of Science program offers career-minded students the opportunity to gain a broad-based understanding of sport management and a strong foundation in business. Besides courses in sport management, students take courses in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, and legal aspects of business. Further, all students in this program complete an internship in an area related to sport management. Graduates of this program find challenging and exciting careers in professional sports and sport management; sport related marketing firms; recreational facilities; collegiate and amateur sport; and health, fitness and sport clubs.
COMBINED UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE MANAGEMENT (4+1)
Students in this combined degree program – Bachelor of Science in Business or Sport and Entertainment Management and Master of Science in Sport Business – can complete their studies for both degrees in five-years. Acceptance to this program permits students to begin their graduate studies during their senior year thereby saving them tuition and ensuring faster completion of both programs. Participants in this program experience all the benefits of their graduate and undergraduate studies including an internship experience.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN SPORT BUSINESS
This 30-credit Master of Science in Sport Business program provides individuals desiring to work in the sport industry with both classroom and experiential preparation designed to advance one’s career or to increase the student’s marketability to make a positive and desirable career change within the sport industry. To provide flexibility and accommodate working students, courses are offered in an accelerated format (seven and a half weeks per course). Students can choose 1) fully online, 2) fully on campus, or 3) flex format, where students can attend in person, virtually in real time, or fully online on their own schedule. This provides students the full flexibility of online course administration integrated with unique experiences provided by small class sizes and personal attention from faculty. Graduates of the program obtain diverse positions throughout the industry in professional sports, college or high school athletics, non-profit, community-based or amateur sports.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING
This 30-credit Master of Science in Accounting with emphasis on Forensics and Fraud Detection will help enhance your career by building a broader base of knowledge in the area of fraud and forensic accounting than a general Master of Science in Accounting. The degree is designed to help students apply techniques in identifying, collecting, and examining evidence, including how to identify financial statement misrepresentation, transaction reconstruction, tax evasion and cyber crime. The degree can be completed in 18 months and is delivered in a combination of in-class and hybrid offerings; additionally, it will provide the additional academic credit needed to meet the 150 academic credit hours required to pursue the CPA designation.
Please let me know if I can assist you by answering questions, providing additional information, or connecting you with faculty or students for their perspectives. We think that upon further investigation you will recognize the opportunities to receive an excellent education with outstanding faculty in a setting where you will be known as a person; where the administrators, faculty and staff are accessible and approachable; and where assistance is available to help you reach your full potential. Check us out!
Dr. Eric R. Wellington
Dean, School of Business
Professor of Computer Information Systems.
For additional information, please call the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, which coordinates the admission of all students, at (610) 558-5616 or (800) 9-NEUMANN or feel free to e-mail us at email@example.com.