WHY HARTWICK?

Study Business at Hartwick College and you’ll develop the analytical skills and interdisciplinary insights you’ll need to succeed in the increasingly complex global marketplace.

Also interested in Accounting or Finance? You’re in the right place. At Hartwick, Business, Accounting and Finance faculty work closely together and will help you develop your personal Flightpath.

MANY CAREER PATHS

A Hartwick Business Administration degree will prepare you well for a career in an organization of any size or complexity, for profit or not-for-profit. Hartwick’s flexible, project-based curriculum is designed to help you recognize and practice new trends in business and be well-prepared to pursue your goals. 

If your interest is in business systems, operations research, or finance, our Quantitative Business track  will give you practical insights into information systems and quantitative business methods. You’ll be ready to show what you know with a culminating thesis project and your digital resume. 

Our popular Integrative Business program requires a second major or minor, allowing you to consider the complexities of business as you build your FlightPath toward a career in marketing, management,sales, international business, and more.

EXTRAORDINARY OPPORTUNITIES

As a First-Year Student, you’ll develop cross-cultural fluency and big data analytic skills in our 21st Century course modules. Witness the global marketplace in action when you study business in Europe or Asia in one of our J Term courses abroad. Apply for an independent (and College-funded) Emerson International Internship or Duffy Family Ambassadorship. You might even earn industry certifications before you graduate. Along the way, your Alumni Mentor and Career Coach will guide you toward internships and help you refine your career objectives. It will all add up to one impressive set of credentials!

Graduate from Hartwick and be ready to jump ahead. In collaboration with Clarkson University, Hartwick offers a dual degree program that will allow you to earn a Hartwick bachelor’s in four years and a Clarkson MBA in just one.

Interested in the future of sustainability? Consider our collaboration with Glasgow Caledonian New York College. You can earn a bachelor’s from Hartwick in four years and a Master of Science in Business for Social Impact and Sustainability or a Master of Science in Sustainable Fashion the next year.

AN EDUCATION BUILT FOR YOU

From the start, you will participate in business simulations, some with international students as part of live competitions to prove your skills in the global marketplace. You’ll learn on the job in on- and off-campus internships and even develop real-life client relationships designed to sharpen your financial and organizational acumen. Build your individualized FlightPath with every course and experience.

Where can a Hartwick Business degree take you?

Corporate World

Like Channing Lewis ‘20, who is already 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 Stephanie Sacco ‘18, part of her Hartwick alumni network. 

 

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.

Entrepreneurship 

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. 

Faculty

Pauline Stamp

Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Department Co-Chair

Carlena Cochi Ficano

Professor of Economics and Business Administration and Accounting
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Li Luo

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

Assistant Professor of Finance and Accounting
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Pinki Srivastava

Executive-in-Residence
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WeiWei Zhang

Assistant Professor of Marketing
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Aaron R. Stephens

Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Department Co-Chair
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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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4+1 BUSINESS PROGRAM WITH CLARKSON UNIVERSITY

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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