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School of Business

Norfolk State University

The mission of the School of Business at Norfolk State University is to provide quality education, to produce successful, ethical, competitive and innovative leaders for the global environment by focusing on high-quality instruction, research and service.


At Norfolk State's School of Business, we enroll over 700 baccalaureate students in three degree programs: Accountancy, Business and Tourism and Hospitality Management. Within the Business major there are seven areas of concentration Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Financial Services, Management, Management Information Systems and Marketing. We are proud of our programs, and the School has distinguished itself in a number of ways. NSU was one of the nation's first Historically Black Colleges and Universities to have its business school accredited by AACSB-International, the field's premier accrediting body.

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Academic Programs

  • B.S. Accountancy
    Become a leader in business with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy focused on creativity and innovation.
  • B.S. Business
    Chart your future in business by improving core skills and deepening your expertise in your chosen concentration.
  • B.S. Tourism and Hospitality Management
    Get hands-on experiences to position yourself for future leadership positions within the resurgent tourism and hospitality management industry.


AACSB accreditation serves as the hallmark of excellence in business education. We remain the region's only AACSB-accredited business school to offer a concentration in Entrepreneurship, and we are the first HBCU in the nation to have an Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program. Housed in the Ernest M. Hodge Institute for Entrepreneurship, the EIRP enables our students to serve as consultants to prospective entrepreneurs as well as to actual for- and not-for-profit businesses seeking growth opportunities in the Hampton Roads area. In addition to the above programs and concentrations that are accredited by AACSB International, the Business School also administers a Bachelor of Science degree in Tourism and Hospitality.