Saunders College of Business
Saunders College of Business (or SCB) (formerly known as The E. Philip Saunders College of Business) is one of nine colleges at Rochester Institute of Technology and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). As of fall semester 2018, Saunders College of Business encompasses nearly 11% of RIT's enrollment, home to more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs across RIT Global Campuses in Rochester, New York, Croatia, Dubai, Kosovo, and China.
|Motto||Business and Technology - Unlocked|
|Rochester Institute of Technology|
|Dean||Jacqueline R. Mozrall|
Saunders College works in partnership with RIT’s entrepreneurial Venture Creations incubator and Albert J. Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship to integrate business education with RIT’s technical and creative programs. Saunders College offers undergraduate (BS), Masters (MS), Masters of Business Administration (MBA), and Executive MBA (EMBA) programs.
The college dates back to 1910 with the establishment of the food administration and home economics departments at RIT. In 1952, RIT acquired the McKechnie-Lunger School of Commerce in Rochester, which was renamed after E. Philip Saunders in 2006. The college's dean is Jacqueline R. Mozrall. Hospitality and Tourism and Service Leadership programs were transitioned into the college from the College of Engineering Technology on July 1, 2019
- Accounting BS/MBA
- Business Administration*
- Digital Business*
- Hospitality and Tourism Management
- International Business
- Management Information Systems
- Supply Chain Management
- Business Exploration
* Business minors only
Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
- MBA – Accounting
- Executive MBA, on campus (EMBA)
- Executive MBA, online (OLEMBA)
Master of Science (MS)
- MS - Accounting
- MS - Business Analytics
- MS - Computational Finance
- MS - Entrepreneurship and Innovative Ventures
- MS - Finance
- MS - Hospitality and Tourism Management
- MS - Human Resource Development
- MS - Management
- MS - Service Leadership and Innovation
- Accounting and Financial Analytics
- Organizational Learning
- Service Leadership and Innovation
- Technology Entrepreneurship
Center for Student Innovation and EntrepreneurshipEdit
The Albert J. Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship was established in 2007. It was named for Albert J. Simone, 8th president of RIT, in recognition of his contribution to academics and strong support of local business.
Center for Urban EntrepreneurshipEdit
The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) is located in the downtown business district at 40 Franklin Street (the historic Rochester Savings Bank).
Technology Management CenterEdit
The Technology Management Center focuses on three primary areas: information technology management, new product development, and science and technology policy. The center does basic and applied research and develops new teaching material in the area of Technology Innovation.
Institute for Business Ethics and Corporate Social ResponsibilityEdit
The Institute for Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility supports research and teaching at Saunders and focuses on the interdependent relationship between business and society.
College Factual #6 in the 2018 rankings of Management Information Systems degree programs.
Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings, #54 in the 2019 THE/WSJ Business School Report: Two-Year MBA Degrees.
Online graduate programsEdit
- Donald N. Boyce (1967) – retired Chairman of the Board, IDEX Corporation
- Charles S. Brown, Jr. (1979) – Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company
- William A. Buckingham (1964) – retired Executive Vice President of M&T Bank
- Daniel Carp (1973) – former Chairman and CEO of the Eastman Kodak Company
- Bal Dixit (1974) – Founder and Chairman of Newtex Industries, Inc.
- Tom Curley (1977) – President and CEO, Associated Press
- Brian H. Hall (1978) – former President and CEO, Thomson Legal & Regulatory
- Jeffrey K. Harris (1975) – served as 11th Director of the National Reconnaissance Office
- Roger W. Kober (1984) – retired Chairman and CEO, Rochester Gas & Electric Corporation
- Kevin Lesnewski – Vice President of Marketing for Patheon
- Michael P. Morley (1969) – retired Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President, Eastman Kodak Company
- Mike Rundle – co-founder, 9rules Network
- Kevin Surace (1985) – CEO of Appvance; 2009 Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year; CNBC Innovator of the Decade
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