The Faculty of Business offers accredited programs that equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the challenges of a dynamic and ever changing world. The departments of Accounting and Management Information Systems, Economics and Finance, and Management and Marketing house eight undergraduate programs and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduate program designed for working professionals. The Faculty also offers students unique learning opportunities through our corporate and community partnerships, student run investment fund, and dynamic learning environment anchored by our state-of-the-art Finance Laboratory. In all, the Faculty of Business combines the distinctive strengths of a rigorous business education within the liberal arts context of the College in developing the next generation of influential leaders in all facets of business and society.
- Center for Economic Analysis
- Center for Entrepreneurship
- Center for Excellence in Financial Services
- Small Business and Technology Development Center
- S. G. Atkins Community Development Corp.
Societies & Student Organizations
The Student Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) at WSSU was chartered in 1992. AITP fosters a better understanding of the vital business role of information systems and the proper relationship of information systems to management.
The Lambda Epsilon student chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) was chartered at WSSU in April of 2005. As the premier professional business and financial information fraternity, BAP recognizes academic excellence and complements members' formal education by providing interaction and networking among students, faculty and professionals.
Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing business excellence, was chartered at Winston-Salem State University in May 2000. This prestigious organization recognizes the best business students internationally at institutions accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Enactus, formerly Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), is an international organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to the power of entrepreneurial action to enable progress around the world.
The Alpha Epsilon Student Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) at WSSU was chartered in June 1994 for accounting majors. The mission of NABA, Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors.
Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA) is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the black community through its five channels of engagement; education, career, leadership, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle.
Omicron Delta Epsilon is one of the world's largest academic honor societies. Two of the objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics and the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities, and among colleges and universities.
Pi Sigma Epsilon's mission is to develop the sales and marketing skills of its members through lifelong opportunities. Pi Sigma Epsilon has grown to be the premiere organization for motivated and dedicated students looking to maximize their college experience. PSE's goal is to provide collegiate students with practical business experience through sales, sales projects, marketing, marketing research and community service projects.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest professional association devoted to human resource management. Our mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most current and comprehensive resources, and to advance the profession by promoting HR's essential, strategic role.
WSSU business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).