College of Business

Inaugural class of master’s in business analytics students graduates

A desire to take his task of data collection to the next level drove Jessie Tolbert to pursue a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS-BA) at Florida State University. Last weekend, he walked the stage as part of the College of Business’ first MS-BA graduating class. As an environmental scientist, Tolbert spent the first two […]

How case analysis helps FSU business students solve real-world problems, hone career skills

The ability to extract data and analyze information critically, solve a current business problem or grow an existing business is crucial for business students. That’s why Florida State University works to ensure students develop the creative reasoning skills integral to their business success and career growth. Tim Kinney, an associate lecturer in the College of […]

FSU online graduate programs are among nation’s best in latest U.S. News rankings

Florida State University’s online graduate programs are some of the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs. Four of the university’s graduate programs are ranked in the Top 20, including FSU’s master’s degree in criminal justice studies, which moved up to No. 6 nationally and No. 5 among public […]

Florida State continues meteoric rise in national rankings

U.S. News & World Report Ranks FSU No. 26 Among Public Universities Florida State University vaulted seven spots to No. 26 among national public universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings — the biggest single-year improvement in university history. The rankings appear in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2019” guidebook. FSU […]

FSU College of Business Student Investment Fund breaks $4 million mark

For the first time in its 10-year history, a real-world investment fund managed by undergraduate and graduate finance students in the Florida State University College of Business broke the $4 million mark. The Student Investment Fund (SIF) closed Wednesday with a total value of $4,026,382. The fund is up 17 percent from the same time last […]

Florida State MBA student juggles weighty goals

Heavy lifting has become second nature for Florida State University graduate student Aria Bremner. The native of Davidson, North Carolina, balances studying for an MBA through the FSU College of Business online program with her training as an elite competitive weightlifter. The flexibility of FSU’s online program allows Bremner to keep up with her schoolwork […]

FSU College of Business earns reaccreditation; AACSB rating benchmark of high educational quality

Florida State University’s College of Business programs in business and accounting have earned extended accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Accreditation by the organization is the most widely sought benchmark of educational quality worldwide and ensures students are learning material most relevant to their fields of study from highly […]

Pioneering business administration professor named 2018-2019 Robert O. Lawton distinguished professor

Pamela L. Perrewé, professor of business administration in the Department of Management, has been named Florida State University’s 2018-2019 Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor. It’s the highest honor given by FSU faculty members to one of their own. “I am so proud and excited because this award is very meaningful personally,” said Perrewé, the Haywood […]

Expert Pitch: FSU professor available to discuss Facebook brand crisis

News breaking this week that political data firm Cambridge Analytica accessed private data on Facebook has sent the popular social media company into a spiral with its stock price plunging and the hashtag #DeleteFacebook going viral. As the company grapples with its future, a Florida State University faculty member is available to comment on the […]

Florida State sees across-the-board upward climb in U.S. News graduate school rankings

Florida State University’s graduate and professional programs are on the rise, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” FSU’s graduate programs in criminology, business, law, education, nursing and engineering all made significant jumps in the publication’s annual rankings, released March 20. “These new rankings reflect Florida State University’s ascent […]

FSU College of Business offers new business analytics master’s degree

The Florida State University College of Business is launching a one-year Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS-BA) designed to produce graduates who can manage and leverage big data for a company’s benefit. “Not only will these new graduates have the quantitative and technical skills needed to mine data for key business information, but they […]

FSU Consulting Group prepares business major for prestigious summer internship

Florida State University sophomore Matthew Young’s unique combination of business acumen, creative verve and positivity has proved a potent recipe for success. In his academic pursuits, his involvement with campus organizations and his commitment to service, Young has wasted no time in demonstrating the qualities of a strong and compassionate leader. Recently, those qualities were […]