About the Bryan School

We develop exceptional problem solvers.

Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics

The Bryan School is one of the largest business schools in North Carolina, offering eleven undergraduate, six masters, seven graduate certificate, and three PhD programs. The School holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from the AACSB – a distinction held by only 1% of business schools in the world.

We produce the principled leaders and exceptional problem solvers that communities and organizations need.

Vision

Our vision is that the Bryan School of Business & Economics shall be recognized as the premier business school among regional public universities in the U.S.

Core Values

We are a learning community characterized by a spirit of inquiry, pursuit of continued improvement, professionalism, trust, ethical behavior, and good citizenship and are committed to the University’s values of inclusiveness, collaboration, sustainability, responsibility, and transparency.

Mission Statement

In the Bryan School of Business & Economics, we create and disseminate knowledge about the theory and practice of business. In addition to our courses and research, we accomplish this through hands-on projects, global experiences, and outreach to the community. Our work produces principled leaders and exceptional problem solvers who have a global perspective, an innovative mindset, a broad understanding of sustainability, and a commitment to improve the organizations in which they work and the communities in which they live.

Dr. McRae Banks

Dean
Margaret & Harrell Hill Distinguished Professor

About the Dean

Dean Banks joined the Bryan School of Business and Economics as Dean in July 2011 and is the Margaret and Harrell Hill Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship.

Under his leadership of the Bryan School, a new vision and mission were developed in 2011, spawning numerous changes. The Bryan School is now recognized as an up-and-coming business school and its faculty and administrators are having an increasing impact on national and international conversations in a number of ways. Enrollments have increased substantially; student retention and graduation rates have risen, among many more exciting developments.

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Undergraduate

Accounting
Major, Bachelor of Science
Available as a Minor
Accelerated Degree Program Available

Business Administration
Major, Bachelor of Science
Available as a Minor

Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies
Major, Bachelor of Science
Available as a Minor

Economics
Major, Bachelor of Science
or Bachelor of Arts
Accelerated Degree Program Available
Available as a Minor

Entrepreneurship
Major, Bachelor of Science
Available as a Minor

Finance
Major, Bachelor of Science

Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
Major, Bachelor of Science
Accelerated Degree Program Available

Information Technology
Minor

International Business
Major, Bachelor of Science

Marketing
Major, Bachelor of Science

Professional Selling
Minor

Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality
Bachelor of Arts

Masters

Master’s of Accounting
Master of Science Degree

Master’s of Applied Economics
Master of Arts Degree

MA to PhD of Economics
Accelerated Degree Program

Master’s of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies
Master of Science Degree

Master’s of Information Technology and Management
Master of Science Degree

MBA Day
Master of Business Administration

MBA Evening
Master of Business Administration

MBA / MSN in Health Management
Master of Business Administration / Master of Science

Doctoral

PhD in Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies
Doctorate of Philosophy

PhD in Economics
Doctorate of Philosophy

PhD in Information Systems
Doctorate of Philosophy

Certificates

Certificate in Information Technology
Post-Graduate Certificate

Business Analytics
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Business Foundations
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Global Apparel Supply Chain Management
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Information Assurance, Security & Privacy
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Information Technology
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Supply Chain, Logistics, & Transportation Management
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate