The Graham School of Management prepares students to meet the challenges of providing responsible leadership and effective management in a diverse and changing global society. In pursuing this mission and advancing the University mission, core values and strategic directions, the Graham School of Management will:
- Provide quality, innovative and state-of-the-art academic programs
- Develop faculty with academic and practitioner focus that translates theory into practice through their intellectual contributions and service to the business community
- Create a success-oriented culture in which faculty and administration focus on students and their needs as learners
- Foster partnerships with leaders in business and nonprofit organizations for the purpose of strengthening the student experience and mutual support of growth and development of the regional economic community
- Be a center for the development of thought and commitment to socially responsible and ethical management
Undergraduate programs offered by the Graham School of Management include a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with concentrations in accounting, finance, general business, hospitality management, human resource management, internet and social media marketing and marketing; business minors in business administration, finance, hospitality management, management and marketing; and certificates in business and accounting. The Graham School of Management also offers, in partnership with the office of Continuing and Adult Education, a Bachelor of Business Administration Fast-Track degree. This is an accelerated, transfer degree program that was designed with the adult student in mind and is offered at our Orland Park campus location.
Faculty and Staff
F. Rahman, Acting Dean; D. Akinlade; P. Belsky, Director, Center for Experiential Learning; M. Chishty; S. Cromlish; R. Cyborski, CPD Administrator; D. Cyze; J. Daniel; S. Esani; J. English; I. Ghosh; J. Hagen; S. Hallenbeck CPD Administrator; M. Hoque, Economic and Finance Department Chair; J. Hunter; A. King; B. Lipman, Graduate Program Director; C. Luczak; N. Mancari, Undergraduate Program Director/Project Manager; R. McNally, Management and Marketing Department Chair; H. Mohammadi; R. Mueller; C. O'Connor, Secratary to the Dean; D. Parker, Accounting Department Chair; K. Roberts, Office Manager/Program Coordinator; P. Schwer; R. Varjavand; S. Wang; N. Younkin.
Study Abroad and Exchange Programs
The Graham School of Management, in conjunction with the Center for International Education (CIE), offers a variety of study abroad and exchange programs. Contact the director of CIE for further information.
In order to graduate, a student must have a cumulative business major grade-point average of 2.25 and no more than two Ds in business courses.
Saint Xavier University provides various options through which students can demonstrate subject-matter mastery of certain courses. If successfully passed or completed, credit toward the degree is awarded. Business credit can be derived from the college-level examination program (CLEP), Excelsior exams, American Council of Education (ACE) credit and through portfolio assessment (credit for prior learning). For more details, see the general University guidelines.
Note: The Graham School of Management administration reserves the right to designate which courses may earn credit through the CLEP/portfolio process.