Division of Business and Professional StudiesThe Division of Business and Professional Studies at Shaw University provides an education that prepares students for the workforce in related business fields or to continue their studies in graduate or professional school. Students who pursue majors in the division acquire an in-depth knowledge of the discipline and develop and strengthen their analytical, cognitive, speaking and writing skills, as well as build an awareness of and commitment business and public values and ethics. Main Areas of Study Business Principles Accounting Management Economics Public Policy FinanceDegrees Offered Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Bachelor of Arts in Public AdministrationWhat Students Can ExpectThe programs in the department are designed to prepare students for the workforce upon graduation or for studies in graduate or professional school. Most graduates find work in their fields or related fields, including opportunities in banking, human resources, state and federal agencies and law enforcement.Advantages and HighlightsThe degree programs are designed to prepare students for the world of work upon graduation or for studies in graduate or professional school. Most of our graduates find work in their fields or related fields, and a significant number goes on to pursue graduate or professional studies. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in internship programs.Shaw University has a Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM) with Small Business Administration (SBA) in Washington, DC which leads to the establishment of a Small Business Resource Center (SBRC) on Shaw campus. The purpose of the strategic Alliance Memorandum is to develop and foster mutual understanding and working relationship between SBA and Shaw University in order to strengthen and expand small business development in the local area. The center is operated by the Department of Business and Public Administration. For more information on SBRC please contact Mr. Beckwith at 919 546 8498.