College of Business and Economics


The Dauch College of Business & Economics nurtures the next generation of business leaders for our changing world. As a true professional school, we make sure you're qualified and ready to work day one of your business career.

Our BSBA, BA and MBA programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

College News

Ashland University launches its accelerated accounting MBA program

Ashland University has launched an accelerated degree program that will allow... more


Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Jack D. Harpool, professional instructor, joined Ashland University in 2008. He is an accomplished author in the area of information systems and design, having... Read more

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In Their Own Words

See what people are saying about our programs.

  • Elliott Kreim '15
    Dauch is great because it provides a foundation for learning in business. The classes and events there offer a lot of valuable information for those looking to go into the business world
  • Darian Reynolds '16
    I'm excited about the Sport Management program and the direction that it is currently taking. Now that the Sport Management program has joined the Dauch College of Business and Economics, I will be able to pursue my great interest in sports and learn about its foundation in business. Also, this... more
  • Emily Bosley '15
    The entrepreneurship faculty is awesome because they bring years of real-world experience from different industries. They know how to guide students in the right direction while still allowing them to succeed on their own, thus truly preparing them for the business world.
  • Christy Fox
    I am very happy with my decision to major in marketing because there are so many different directions and options I have with it. My classes in the Dauch college of business have not only given me great hands-on learning experiences, but also have opened up internship and job opportunities for me... more
  • Laura Carley '14
    The Fashion Merchandising Major here at Ashland University has provided me with the tools to succeed as well as has provided me with great opportunities to grow as a professional in the industry. This Summer I even had the incredible opportunity to study abroad in Paris for a month, were I got to... more
  • Emily Sparks '16
    The connections you make here at Ashland are truly invaluable. I feel confident in being able to find a job after graduation not only because my classes prepared me completely, but also because of the experience I gained from professionals in the field.
  • Andrea Ruiz Rabadan '16
    Studying business in Ashland University is a one time opportunity that has enriched my knowledge since I got to the United States. Professors are very dedicated and care about the student learning outcomes.
  • Kate Eckels '14
    I interned at the J.M. Smucker company this summer and will be working for them post graduation. Also, I am in the Eagle Investment Group. Being a finance major and economics minor, I was able to learn so much from my peers and professors. The Dauch College of Business and Economics set me up with... more
  • Jennifer Moore '16
    I really enjoy how much time and effort the professors put into making sure the students succeed and do well. It really makes me look forward to what my future career might be.
  • Alexander Sheil '14
    The Sport Management program at Ashland provides students with not only theoretical knowledge about the sport industry, but also the opportunity to learn through hands on projects with real organizations. The faculty members have a student first mentality which enables them to help each and every... more
  • John Zuchak '12
    The accounting knowledge and general business skills I learned at Ashland have proved to be invaluable. I have been able to apply what I was taught in the classroom to my everyday work life, and it has allowed me to be successful in beginning my career as a young professional at Smucker. -John... more
  • Leah Chalet '12
    I felt that the coursework and activities that I was involved with, such as IMA Accounting Club, were not only relevant to me in my current career, but I also felt that these things challenged me and really prepared me for the CPA exam that I passed the fall after my graduation.” Leah Chalet,... more
  • Emily Intagliata '12
    The experiences I had at Ashland University, in and out of the classroom, fully prepared me as a new accounting professional in Chicago. Not only did the classes provide me with the technical skills I needed to succeed, but the immeasurable support and guidance from my professors enabled me to be... more
  • Garrett Grey '12
    It is important to understand that not everything can be learned from a book; the Sport Management program at Ashland University offers tremendous opportunities to help develop students both as individuals and professionals
  • Zane Stepp 12
    The Sport Management program at Ashland University offers many interesting courses that cover various aspects of the sport industry, as well as having a caring faculty that strive to get the best out of each student.
  • Tiffany Urig '13
    Being involved in the planning of three fashion shows is definitely a highlight of my time here at Ashland University. Through these experiences I have discovered that I want to pursue a career in styling and fashion promotion. Aside from fashion shows on campus, I have also worked on a fashion... more
  • Emily Murray '13
    I can truly say I’ve learned too much while at Ashland to even put to words! Whether it has been at the Paris Fashion Institute in Paris, France through my study abroad program, the many fashion shows I’ve been able to assist with or working with outside fashion clients, I’ve experienced a great... more
  • Shelby Kessinger '13
    My most memorable experience was being apart of planning the fashion show in the Convo Food & Fashion Show. This was such a great experience and I learned so much; it is nice to do projects in class that are similar to possibilities after graduation.
  • Brad Copeland '10
    The Ashland University Sport Management Program has without a doubt molded me into the person I am today, both in my professional and personal life. There are a vast amount of options when choosing a degree, however, if you want to be pushed, challenged, coached and more importantly mentored in an... more