At the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Kent State University, we offer comprehensive business education from bachelor's to doctoral degrees. Our approach to education blends classroom instruction, experiential learning and education abroad to produce graduates that are exceptionally well prepared for the challenges of a global economy.
The 2022 Idea Pitch Winners
KENT, Ohio - Ten finalists competed in the John S. and Marlene J. Brinzo Center for Entrepreneurship’s Idea Pitch competition at Kent State University on December 1.
The Idea Pitch competition helps Kent State students develop their startup companies and pitch their business ideas to a panel of executive judges to win cash prizes. All participants won a cash prize courtesy of Ohio Innovation Fund.
Kent State Breaks Ground on Crawford Hall
Kent State University officially broke ground on Crawford Hall, the future home of the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, on March 8 in a ceremony attended by more than 400 people, including university officials, donors, alumni, students, elected officials and special guests.
Entrepreneurship Major Finds Success with Hand-Stamped Jewelry Company
For as long as she can remember, Lauren Hollis has enjoyed being an entrepreneur. Her love for entrepreneurship began as a young child as she made bookmarks from strips of paper and sold them door to door in her neighborhood.
Kent State Faculty Members Research Native American Governments’ Borrowing Costs
Research conducted by two Kent State accounting faculty members has shown that tribal governments pay 22% to 87% higher borrowing costs on municipal bonds (government borrowing) compared to state and local entities.
Fortune Ranks Kent State Online Master of Science in Business Analytics #12 in the Nation
The Kent State University Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) ranks No. 12 in the nation in Fortune’s Best Online Master’s in Business Analytics Programs in 2022.
Kent State’s Online MBA Ranked #23 in the Nation by The Princeton Review
Kent State’s Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship offers one of the nation's most outstanding online MBA programs, according to The Princeton Review®. The education services company profiles the College in its list, Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2022 ranking.
Kent State Approves 26 Named Spaces in New Crawford Hall in Recognition of $10.7 Million in Philanthropic Gifts
During its regular quarterly meeting held Wednesday, Dec. 15, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved naming resolutions for 17 spaces to be located in the future Crawford Hall based on philanthropic gifts of $100,000 or more. An additional nine named spaces were approved by Kent State President Todd Diacon that were below the required Board approval threshold.
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An academic major is your main business field of specialization. At the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship we offer majors in accounting, business management, computer information systems, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, general business, human resource management, managerial marketing and marketing. The academic department that offers your major has a framework for your studies, which includes a required and elective course relevant to your major.