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Business Majors Overview

Students come to Chatham to study business because of our small, dynamic classes, one-on-one advising by expert faculty, and our hands-on, open-door approach. We are proud to have been named a College of Distinction for our business degrees, recognizing them for their expert blending of the liberal arts with professional programming. When you choose to study business at Chatham, we invite you to choose one of eight majors, allowing you to further customize your degree and build knowledge that’s both broad and deep.

Degrees Offered
  • BA
  • BS
Program School
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In Chatham's Bachelor of Arts in accounting, you'll develop a strong understanding of accounting and business concepts in order to communicate critical financial information and analyze it for business and enterprise decision-making. The accounting major provides a strong foundation in financial accounting (external focus); managerial accounting (internal focus); accounting information systems and analysis; taxation; and internal controls/auditing. 

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Applied Data Science

Data science is an emerging field that blends computer technology, statistics, and business to manage, organize, and analyze the massive amounts of data produced by modern technologies every day. Digitalized data make it easier than ever to conduct research on historical records, providing connections between the old and new. Data scientists need to understand information systems and have a strong foundation in analytical methods and tools.

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Chatham’s economics major provides a flexible and attractive skill set in key areas: statistics, managerial economics, decision-making, and global and emerging markets. Through coursework and hands-on experience, you will develop verbal and written communication skills that are critical in the workplace.

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International Business

Chatham’s international business majors learn how to think globally as they develop skills in strategy, entrepreneurship, quantitative analysis, and information systems. The curriculum engages students in all functional areas of business and explores how these functions change and adapt by expanding across borders. Through an innovative combination of cross-disciplinary coursework, students develop expertise in language, cultural sensitivity, and an ongoing knowledge of world affairs.

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The management major is designed to provide students with specific skills in business strategy, entrepreneurship, quantitative analysis, and information systems. As part of Chatham’s liberal arts approach to a business education, you will benefit from our unique commitment to addressing issues such as sustainability, diversity, and responsible business in a global context. 

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Marketing is a unique combination of art and science, creativity and rigor, and innovation and fundamentals. Marketing students obtain the full range of knowledge and skills needed to develop cutting edge marketing strategy and tactics. The program enables students to develop analytical and practical insights for leveraging business growth opportunities across industries and within populations.

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Read Our Blog

Chatham’s Department of Business & Data Science blog serves to inform current and potential students, faculty, alumni, and friends of the department. It covers recent events, highlights extraordinary students, and introduces new professors and courses that are of interest to our readers. 

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Business at Chatham

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Chatham’s Women’s Business Center, part of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University, was selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2018 Women’s Business Center of the Year. We look at why.

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Don’t be fooled by the relative youth of Chatham’s Bachelor of Arts in Management Information Systems program. They’re churning out winners already.

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Tie-Dye Tycoon

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To get a sense of the extensive opportunities available to undergraduates at Chatham, just take a look at Trevor Borsh (International Business, ‘21).

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