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.
Beam Signing Ceremony Marks Progress of Kent State’s Crawford Hall
A beam signing ceremony allowed donors, Kent State University leaders and the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship’s National Advisory Board to sign what will be the final beam placed in Crawford Hall. During a commemorative event on April 20, special guests had the opportunity to sign the beam, which is expected to be placed in June during a topping out ceremony.
Top Honors: Kent State Recognized Among the Best Graduate Schools in US News Rankings
U.S. News & World Report ranks 11 Kent State University programs among the best in the nation in its recently released 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools rankings.
Ambassador Crawford College Launches ASPIRE: The Life of an American Entrepreneur Podcast
The Kent State Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship recently launched “ASPIRE: The Life of an American Entrepreneur,” a podcast featuring Ambassador Edward F. Crawford. Throughout the 14-episode podcast series, ASPIRE presents a vivid picture of an American entrepreneur, providing insights on business, strategy, success and failure, as well as Crawford’s life experiences.
2023 Spring Pitch Winners Announced
Eight student finalists competed in the John S. and Marlene J. Brinzo Center for Entrepreneurship’s annual Spring Pitch competition on April 19 for a share of $20,000 in cash prizes. The Center is housed in the Kent State Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship. See the winners!
Kent State Accounting Professor Publishes Book to Help Online Educators Engage with Students
Kent State Professor of Accounting Wendy Tietz, CPA, CMA, Ph.D., recently published a book, “Teaching with Microsoft Teams: Student Engagement Strategies” to help educators better engage with students when teaching online.
Online MBA Only Ohio Program Ranked in ‘Top 50 Online MBA Programs’ 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 Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2023 ranking. Kent State’s Online MBA program is the only one in Ohio to be ranked in the Top 50.
Ambassador Crawford College Reaffirmed for Dual AACSB Accreditation
Kent State University’s Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship has undergone the rigorous process to ensure the highest standards in business education. The College is among an elite group of institutions to achieve dual accreditation in business and accounting and was recently reaffirmed for accreditation by AACSB International.
Best of the Best
U.S. News & World Report has named five Kent State programs as U.S. News Best Online Programs for 2023.
The largest single gift in Kent State University history, by Ambassador Edward F. Crawford, will complete the capital campaign to enable the construction of a new College of Business Administration building on the university’s Kent Campus.
100+ scholarship opportunities are available for incoming first-year business students, current business students, education abroad and by major. View our entire list of scholarships and criteria.Learn more
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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.