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.
Kent State ASPIRE Entrepreneurial Workshop Speaker Announced
Mario J. Gabelli, Chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE: GBL). and LICT Corp., as well as Executive Chairman of Associated Capital Group, Inc., is the featured speaker for the Kent State Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Spring 2023 ASPIRE Entrepreneurial Workshop Series.
20th Anniversary of the Michael D. Solomon Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Michael D. Solomon, technology executive, investor, and advisor will be the featured speaker for the Kent State Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship’s 20th anniversary celebration of the Michael D. Solomon Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.
Solomon will be speaking about “50 Years of Technology History and Why I am Still Having so Much Fun Being an Entrepreneur.” The event will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center, 215 S. Depeyster Street, Kent, Ohio. The event is free and open to the public, however RSVP is required. A reception will follow the event.
Kent State ACCBE to Host 47th Annual Meonske Professional Development Conference in April
The Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship will host the 47th Annual Meonske Professional Development Conference April 27-28 at the Kent State University Student Center Kiva. The annual conference provides attendees with an opportunity to learn and network with other accounting and finance professionals.
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.
KSU Director of Instructional Design Amy Grincewicz, Ph.D. Receives Award for Quality Matters Implementation
Amy Grincewicz, Ph.D., Director of Instructional Design at the Kent State Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, was recently recognized by Quality Matters with the Quality Matters (QM) with the Directors’ Award for Exceptional Service to Quality Matters.
Kent State Idea Pitch Winner Sophia Edmunds Finds Success with REVEIL
On Dec. 1, Sophia Edmunds – a senior fashion merchandising major and marketing minor – took first place in the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Idea Pitch competition for her idea, REVEIL. The competition, hosted by the John S. and Marlene J. Brinzo Center for Entrepreneurship, helps Kent State students develop their startup companies and pitch their business ideas to a panel of executive judges to win cash prizes.
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.