This program will provide you with a broad overview of essential business management theory in the core areas of accounting, marketing, computer applications, and management. You will choose the management or management information systems track to gain more specialized business knowledge. You will explore courses in general education (27 credits) and in the major (36 credits) for a total degree requirement of 63 credits.
This two-year program is designed to help you achieve a variety of educational objectives. If you are just entering the workforce, you will be well prepared for a variety of jobs in a broad range of industries and organizations such as office manager, accounting clerk, or administrative support. If you have already been working, you will be able to seek advancement in your present job with greater responsibility or
find new employment in a wide variety of businesses and nonprofit organizations. This is also a step to further your education since your credits from the two-year program can be applied to your bachelor’s degree in Business Administration either at Clearfield or the Lock Haven University Campus.
Management Information Systems Track
Quick, easy and accurate access to information is vital in all facets of today’s business. Managing computer-based systems is a critical part of any organization. The Management Information Systems (MIS) Track of the Business Administration degree is designed to provide you with both the business skills and computer skills to solve today’s business problems. This two-year program will prepare you to enter the job market or to continue your education toward a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an MIS concentration at the Clearfield or the Lock Haven University Campus. Careers include web site support and database manager.
All classrooms feature SmartBoard technology which interfaces PowerPoint presentations, the Internet and other learning software into the class. Also, computers are equipped with current industry standard software for student use.
Alpha Kappa Psi
A co-ed business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest professional business fraternity in the nation. With over 250 collegiate chapters and over 80 alumni chapters, AKPsi has inducted more than one million students into the national fraternity including Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, and Malcolm Forbes, Jr.
“While in the
business program at LHU, I received high quality and outstanding attention from faculty and staff. Professors
continuously presented themselves as personable and accessible
and challenged my personal development through demanding course material.“
- Angela Robison '08
“Unlike many universities, our business programs benefit from and are influenced by our strong information technology background; and our computing programs are grounded in solid business principles.”
- Susan H. Strayer
The business faculty combine academic knowledge in their subjects with practical industry experience to give you the best of both worlds. Accessibility to your faculty is a critical need for you to succeed and faculty-student interaction is a key strength at LHU.
Dr. Robert W. Everett, Jr.
Ph.D. Finance, George Washington University
M.B.A. Finance, DePaul University
B.S. Agricultural Economics, Cornell University
Dr. Peter Huegler
Ph.D. Industrial & Systems Engineering, Lehigh University
M.A. Mathematics, Kutztown University
B.S. Mathematics/Physics, Albright College
Dr. Marlene Jensen
D.B.A. Marketing, Argosy University
M.B.A. Marketing & International Business, Fordham University
B.A. Psychology, California State University at L.A.
Dr. Marcia Kurzynski
Ph.D. Ethics, Loyola University
M.A. Religious Studies, John Carroll University
M.B.A. Strategic Management, Baldwin-Wallace College
B.B.A. Business Administration, Marketing & Economics, Kent State University
Dr. Cori Myers,
Ph.D. Higher Education Administration, Penn State University
M.Ed. Higher Education Administration, Penn State University
B.S. Management Science, Lock Haven University
Professor Paul Obenreder
M.B.A. Finance, Kent State University
B.S. Accounting, University of North Carolina
B.S. Management, Clarion University
C.P.A. North Carolina