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Why Study Business at Cedarville?

Numbers That Count

  • 376 majors
  • 12% of student body
  • The largest department
  • Most popular programs:
    • Management -- 99 (26% of students in the department)
    • Finance -- 89 (24% of students in the department)
    • Accounting -- 82 (22% of students in the department)
    • Marketing -- 50 ( 13% of students in the department)
    • International business -- 34 ( 9% of students in the department)
    • Information systems -- 22 ( 6% of students in the department)
  • 15 faculty; 60% of whom have doctorates

There are many choices when selecting business programs. Here are the top 10 reasons to study business at Cedarville.

Strength in Numbers

Join more than 300 undergraduate students currently enrolled as business majors at Cedarville. The SBA is one of our largest programs and, because of that strength, you'll find a broad range of concentrations and course options.

Program Options

From accounting to marketing, we have seven majors for undergraduates to choose from, with additional options to prepare you for God's calling in your life. In addition, Cedarville's online M.B.A. is a program that was specifically designed for Christian professionals.

Practical Experience

A hallmark of Cedarville's program is the emphasis on practical knowledge. Many of our courses will give you hands-on experience within the curriculum. Undergraduate students experience the Integrated Business Core in which they'll actually start and run a business as part of their course work.

Career Opportunities

More than 40 top companies, many of which are Fortune 500, come to campus each year to recruit Cedarville students. Our SBA faculty and Career Services staff will have you interview-ready with an online portfolio and professional résumé.

Proven Track Record

Cedarville's more than 100-year reputation for producing exceptional business leaders gives our graduates a competitive edge. Our alumni are serving around the world in for-profit, not-for-profit, and nonprofit companies, as well as with various mission agencies.

Ministry Opportunities

Pursue your passion and hone your skills through business organizations such as Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), the Association of Information Technology Professionals, the Financial Management Association, The Accounting Society, and Women in Business.

Recognition and Licensure

Besides being recognized by U.S.News & World Report, Cedarville has a decade-long reputation for its successful, accredited, professional curriculum. Our business program is nationally accredited through the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.

Christ-Centered Focus

Business professors integrate biblical principles that develop character and ethics in all graduate and undergraduate business courses. Study business topics through a biblical lens emphasizing excellence, stewardship, leadership, and Kingdom influence. Undergraduate students will find inspiring daily chapels, residence life, the one-of-a-kind required Bible minor, and numerous ministry opportunities that complement your education.

Technology Leadership

You will be thoroughly prepared to use technology in your chosen profession as you observe and learn from Cedarville professors who incorporate technology into every business class. M.B.A. students will engage with colleagues around the world in Cedarville’s interactive, easy-to-navigate online learning space. Undergraduate students will practice through class assignments and projects using our KeyBank Trading Room, for example. The Trading Room provides a realistic environment for online portfolio analysis using Bloomberg software.

Student Satisfaction

Cedarville University students are overwhelmingly satisfied with their Cedarville experience. According to a recent national survey, the University received 22 first-place rankings among Christian colleges and seven first-place rankings among all public and private colleges.