Welcome to the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business at Shenandoah University.
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Accredited business school
Small classes with individual student attention
Experienced, caring faculty
Comprehensive, cutting-edge knowledge
Class offerings for varying work schedules
The mission of the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business is to educate its students to become successful, principled leaders with a global perspective. Students will graduate with confidence in their ability to solve problems, be effective communicators, and work successfully as individuals and team members. Our undergraduate curriculum prepares students to operate in a dynamic, ever-changing personal, social and economic environment. The curriculum provides a solid, general educational foundation requisite for all individuals entering a fast-paced technological and global society. It provides broad-based study in the liberal arts which mark the educated citizen. In addition, working toward the BBA degree will provide students with knowledge in the fields of accounting, financial institutions, information systems and computer technology, global business, economics, management and marketing. This academic preparation linked with communications skills, ethical decision making, entrepreneurship and working in diverse international environments as a team member will make the graduate a valued member of any organization. Students have the opportunity for study-abroad experiences, internships, participation in student organizations and other activities including active management of a student investment fund. The BBA is a part of a life-long learning process for students which will lead to a better society, a better citizen and a better business leader.
The Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business will become recognized as a provider of individualized business education driven by entrepreneurial thinking, global understanding and ethical practice.
The Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business carries out its mission through its commitment to four guiding principles – learning, integrity, recognizing the contributions of others and continuous improvement.
The mission of the Executive-in-Residence Program at Shenandoah University is to enhance the academic excellence of the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business through the practical experience of a veteran business executive. As a faculty, we believe students deserve a school that has built strong relationships with the business community and assists them in…Continue reading →
The Student Advisory Board is composed of undergraduate and graduate students Regular meetings with the administration of the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business, these students are chosen by the faculty of the Byrd School for their academic and leadership accomplishments. Students provide personal experiences and suggestions for improvement to strengthen the School. Undergraduate Elizabeth…Continue reading →
Shenandoah University earned initial accreditation of its business programs on April 12, 2007, from AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and reaccreditation was earned with flying colors in 2012. Only 655 business schools worldwide hold AACSB accreditation. “AACSB accreditation is one of the major achievements of the university over the past…Continue reading →
To achieve high quality, the Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business assesses and continually improves its performance. Quality improvement is also a requirement of SACS and AACSB International, as well as a component of the school’s Strategic Plan. The school has established a comprehensive approach to assessment at different levels. The overall approach is…Continue reading →
The Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business at Shenandoah University is named for Senator Harry F. Byrd, Jr., publisher, business man and former United States Senator from Virginia, who served the Commonwealth… Continue reading →
Gerald Halpin is Founder, President and CEO of West Group Management of McLean, Va. Gerald Halpin serves as President and CEO of WEST*GROUP Management LLC. In 1962, he founded Westgate Corporation, serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Since that … Continue reading →
SU Trustees Stan and Doris Harrison reside in Winchester where they have touched the lives of the entire Shenandoah University family. After retiring from the defense industry, Stan Harrison became dean of Shenandoah University’s Harry F. … Continue reading →