Our mission is to be your path to an amazing future. At Norfolk State’s School of Business, high character combines with high expectations, excellence in instruction and a global perspective to prepare students to succeed personally and professionally. Our graduates will be known for mastery of their academic specialties and the ability to apply their knowledge in the workplace and in service to others. It is precisely this type of preparation that has allowed our graduates to assume leadership roles in great organizations worldwide.
The School of Business is accredited by AACSB International--The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is recognized as the sole accrediting agency for baccalaureate, master's, and Ph.D. degree programs in business administration and accounting by the U.S. Department of Education and by the Council on Post Secondary Accreditation.
Programs of Study
The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree is offered in Accountancy, in Tourism and Hospitality Management, and in Business, which has career tracks in Management, Finance, Information Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship. The NSU School of Business has three departments: Accountancy, Finance, and Information Management, Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship and Tourism and Hospitality Management.
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Various student organizations exist in the School of Business and are designed (1) to develop competent and assertive business leaders; (2) to create an interest in various career opportunities in business, industry, and government; and (3) to encourage improvement in scholarship and community/professional service. Student organizations include the following:
| ||American Marketing Association||National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners|
| ||Beta Gamma Sigma||National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH)|
| ||Finance and Banking Club||Society for the Advancement of Management|
| ||Information Systems Club||Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)|
| ||National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)|| |
The Norfolk State University offers career development seminars and services to assist students in making a successful transition from school to work. Career Services conducts professional seminars in resume writing, interviewing skills, internship/co-op orientation, job search strategies, and tutorials on how to work a job fair to help students with their career planning and search. In addition, numerous employers from business, industry, and government visit NSU to interview students seeking internships and employment.