Hartwick students talking with representative during Career Industry Day

welcome to hartwick Business Administration


You want to prove to employers that you have the analytical skills and interdisciplinary insights to succeed in the global marketplace.

Here’s why our business administration program stands out:

  • Blend interdisciplinary knowledge and skills through accounting and finance.
  • Participate in skill-building business simulations and competitions in your first year.
  • Take advantage of our quantitative business track
  • Tailor your business interests to arts, athletics, music or sport management through a required second major or minor.
  • Explore postgraduate collaborative research opportunities.
Our Alumni Work For:

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising
Walt Disney World

Our Alumni Have Been Accepted To:

Syracuse University
St. John Fisher College
Albany Law
State University of New York at Buffalo
The College of St. Rose

Joe D’Onofrio ’22 – Business Major


  • Start with foundational courses in business systems, economics and finance, then try out your skills in a competitive simulation.
  • Witness the global marketplace in action with J term courses in Europe and Asia, or intern with Grow America to sustain small business communities.
  • Embark on the Baker-Simpson Entrepreneurship Leadership program and spend a week in Silicon Valley with tech leaders at Instagram, Ideo and others.
  • Get certified as an IRS tax preparer through our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA).
  • Real-world work experiences give you the chance to practice what you’ve learned.

Where can a Hartwick Business degree take you?

Corporate World

Channing Lewis ’20, a Proposal Analyst with Sikorsky Aircraft, a division of Lockheed Martin. A Business and Political Science double major, Channing landed the opportunity by connecting with his Alumni Mentor, Stephanie Sacco ’18.

Global Technology

Like Bobby Shepard ’19, a Commercial Project Manager with Siemens in North Carolina. Bobby interned with Seimens as a student, and built his entrepreneurial  insights as one of Hartwick’s University Innovation Fellows. A double major in business and economics, he played football for the Hawks.


Like Meg Luce ’14, an expert in design thinking who returns to Hartwick to lead workshops on this business approach! Formerly a strategy designer with Business Models, Inc., she’s now a delivery manager with Toptal global company. Meg double majored in art and business and earned an MBA in design. 


Aaron R. Stephens

Associate Professor of Business and Finance and Department Chair

Li Luo

CPA, Assistant Professor of Accounting & SPEC Partner & Site Coordinator of the IRS VITA/TCE Program

Pinki Srivastava


Weian Wang

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

WeiWei Zhang

Associate Professor of Marketing

Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program

Ready to move faster? Get your business degree and the full Hartwick experience in three-quarters the time at three-quarters the cost.

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Working with Clarkson University, Hartwick offers a dual degree program that allows students to earn a bachelor’s from Hartwick in four years and earn an MBA (master of business administration) from Clarkson University in one additional year.

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