School of Business and Management

A leader in online business schools, National University offers a flexible, online MBA program featuring unique and cutting-edge curriculum. Other business degree programs include undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting, business, management, human resources, and leadership.

National University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas, USA. iacbe.org/memberpdf/NationalUniversity.pdf

Dean Dr. Alfred Ntoko
858-642-8400 | sobm@nu.edu

Choose from our departments below

Marketing and Management Programs

Department Head: Dr. Kamlesh Mehta

Technology, connecting individuals, and organizations separated by distance, continuously change and require innovative ideas and ways of thinking for each to maintain a competitive advantage in the workplace and in the world. New and established companies increasingly seek managers to act as leaders and employees to align their work with organizational objectives. In the business management and marketing degree program, students learn the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively in the global world through interactions with experts and colleagues who bring personal experience and practical wisdom into the classroom. Relevant and meaningful discussions online and onsite add value to each individual’s learning and ability to use technology effectively.

Relationships are more permanent than technology while learning is a continuous responsibility throughout life. Combining foundational business theory with practical business know-how prepares tomorrow’s business leaders and innovative professionals for future jobs waiting to be created. The National University experience provides learners with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and develop skills for improving job performance and advancing careers.

Leadership and Human Resource Management Programs

Department Head: Dr. Michael Pickett

New and established companies increasingly seek managers who can help them gain an edge in the marketplace. Whether you are a budding entrepreneur or you’re seeking a career with a Fortune 500 corporation, a leadership and human resources management degree combines foundational business theory with practical business know-how. At National University, you’ll build core competencies in marketing, statistics, accounting, finance, and management, and then concentrate on the area where you want to make your mark in the business world.

By studying and working with instructors and colleagues in the community and workplace, tomorrow’s business leaders acquire knowledge and develop skills at National that improve job performance and advance their careers. Additionally, these connections created throughout the program can develop into a personal network that has the potential to move your career forward.

Finance and Economics Programs

Department Head: Dr. Brian Simpson

With a particular focus on some of the measurable aspects of business, including finance, economics, and management science, the Department of Finance and Economics offers a finance and economics degree in financial management and a minor or concentration in economics. To be successful in finance and economics careers, one needs to have a solid foundation in the principles and practices, as well as their applications. A degree in finance equips one with the expertise to ascertain an organization’s financial health and make accurate recommendations for maximizing value. Economics enable one to make rational choices and understand the nature of wealth production in the economy. The Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration, and Associate of Science in Business are also offered through the department.

Accounting Programs

Department Head: Dr. Sharon Lightner

To be successful in accounting, finance, and economics careers, you need to have a solid foundation in the principles, practices, and their applications. An accounting degree will give you the foundation for a compelling and challenging future in business. A bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance will equip you with the ability to assess an organization’s financial health and make accurate recommendations for increasing its value.

Courses for your bachelor’s degree in accounting will focus on the measurable aspects of business, including finance, accounting, economics and management science. The Department of Accounting and Finance offers degrees in accountancy, financial management, and corporate and international finance.

Marketing and Management Programs

Department Head: Dr. Kamlesh Mehta

Technology, connecting individuals, and organizations separated by distance, continuously change and require innovative ideas and ways of thinking for each to maintain a competitive advantage in the workplace and in the world. New and established companies increasingly seek managers to act as leaders and employees to align their work with organizational objectives. In the business management and marketing degree program, students learn the knowledge and skills needed to function effectively in the global world through interactions with experts and colleagues who bring personal experience and practical wisdom into the classroom. Relevant and meaningful discussions online and onsite add value to each individual’s learning and ability to use technology effectively.

Relationships are more permanent than technology while learning is a continuous responsibility throughout life. Combining foundational business theory with practical business know-how prepares tomorrow’s business leaders and innovative professionals for future jobs waiting to be created. The National University experience provides learners with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and develop skills for improving job performance and advancing careers.

Leadership and Human Resource Management Programs

Department Head: Dr. Michael Pickett

New and established companies increasingly seek managers who can help them gain an edge in the marketplace. Whether you are a budding entrepreneur or you’re seeking a career with a Fortune 500 corporation, a leadership and human resources management degree combines foundational business theory with practical business know-how. At National University, you’ll build core competencies in marketing, statistics, accounting, finance, and management, and then concentrate on the area where you want to make your mark in the business world.

By studying and working with instructors and colleagues in the community and workplace, tomorrow’s business leaders acquire knowledge and develop skills at National that improve job performance and advance their careers. Additionally, these connections created throughout the program can develop into a personal network that has the potential to move your career forward.

Finance and Economics Programs

Department Head: Dr. Brian Simpson

With a particular focus on some of the measurable aspects of business, including finance, economics, and management science, the Department of Finance and Economics offers a finance and economics degree in financial management and a minor or concentration in economics. To be successful in finance and economics careers, one needs to have a solid foundation in the principles and practices, as well as their applications. A degree in finance equips one with the expertise to ascertain an organization’s financial health and make accurate recommendations for maximizing value. Economics enable one to make rational choices and understand the nature of wealth production in the economy. The Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration, and Associate of Science in Business are also offered through the department.

Accounting Programs

Department Head: Dr. Sharon Lightner

To be successful in accounting, finance, and economics careers, you need to have a solid foundation in the principles, practices, and their applications. An accounting degree will give you the foundation for a compelling and challenging future in business. A bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance will equip you with the ability to assess an organization’s financial health and make accurate recommendations for increasing its value.

Courses for your bachelor’s degree in accounting will focus on the measurable aspects of business, including finance, accounting, economics and management science. The Department of Accounting and Finance offers degrees in accountancy, financial management, and corporate and international finance.