The six Academic Areas within the Busch School of Business offer demanding and stimulating degree programs that apply advanced knowledge of business to real-world challenges.

Every area of study emphasizes both technical skills and commitment to nurturing human dignity, enhancing solidarity, enabling subsidiarity, and benefiting the common good. It’s an innovative and exciting approach that infuses the principles of Catholic social doctrine in the entire curriculum, and one that many business leaders are now seeing as a very effective business strategy.

  • Accounting class


    In the Accounting area of the Busch School of Business, students learn that integrity is the basis of business success, beginning with the expert and truthful recording of financial information.

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  • Entrepreneurship class


    We help students start their own micro-businesses, offer them exposure to rapid-growth, scalable companies, and facilitate regular contact with successful entrepreneurs.

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  • Finance students on Wall Street trip


    In our Finance academic area, students learn that good stewardship of financial resources requires both in-depth understanding of investments and awareness of the impact of fiscal decisions on individuals and society.

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  • International business professor

    International Business

    Faculty in the International Business area help to prepare students to succeed in the global marketplace with a vision that is focused on expanding international opportunities to benefit businesses and people.

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  • Management class

    Strategy, Management, and Operations

    Faculty in the Strategy, Management, and Operations area emphasize human flourishing, not just human resources, teaching about leadership, best practices, and excellence in every aspect of business.

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  • Marketing professor


    Programs in the Marketing area prepare students for careers focused on researching consumer needs, developing products and services that meet those needs, and communicating through effective promotions.

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  • Social Research

    The interdisciplinary Social Research area brings together scholars in philosophy, sociology, theology, entrepreneurship, economics, political science, and related disciplines, whose lines of inquiry concern the philosophical, cultural, and ethical dimensions of markets and the institutions of free enterprise.


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