School of Business

Business Degree Programs that are: Flexible. Personal. Experienced.

Avila University’s School of Business prepares both undergraduate and master’s degree students to stay ahead in an ever-changing marketplace through:

  • Flexibility. Choose from multiple majors, double majors, or even personalized majors that are tailored to your specific interests.
  • Mentorships. Personal advisors will assist you not only with course scheduling, but they’ll mentor you as you prepare for your career or graduate school.
  • Hands-on Experience. You’ll gain real-world knowledge, skills, and experiences through guaranteed internship and/or research opportunities.
School of Business Chair Wendy Acker, Ph.D.

“It is my pleasure to personally welcome you to the Avila University School of Business. Our faculty and staff are available to discuss your career goals and be a part of your future plans.”
Wendy Acker, Ph.D., Chair of the School of Business and Director of Graduate Business Development.

On-Campus Undergraduate Degree Programs

On-Campus Master’s Degree Programs


Executive Leadership



Health Care Administration

International Business

Project Management


Strategic Human Resources


Change Management

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging


Workplace Instructional Design




Health Care Administration

Management (make it your own)



For a listing of accredited programs, click here.

Alumni Dylan Carnahan Marketing major

“The professors take initiative and seek to see you succeed. The class size coupled with the professors, allow for a personalized experience that exceeded my expectations. “

Dylan Carnahan ’20 / Marketing
alumnae Lisa York

“All of the opportunities you have at Avila give you resources to go on in life. “

Lisa York ’13


Julie Stark, Sr. Administrative Assistant
P: 816-501-2467 / E: julie.stark

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