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.

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Accounting Chair
Dr. Victoria Kaskey

Economics/Finance Chair
Daniel Fox

Management/Entrepeneurship/Intl. Business/Supply Chain Chair
Dr. Robert Stoll

Marketing/Hospitality/Fashion Merchandising/Sports Management Chair
Dr. Lance Kaltenbaugh

Administrative Offices

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Marc Matteson
Ashland University launches its accelerated accounting MBA program Ashland University has launched an accelerated degree program that will allow accounting... more
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Kyle Tomko
I am a senior Business Management major, I completed a highly credited sales/marketing internship this past summer at Sherwin Williams headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. I formulated the Diversified Brands first competitive price/product analysis and helped intervene with the million dollar mid-year... more
Kyle Tomko
Taylor Woods
I am a business management/marketing double major, completed an internship with Westfield Insurance Group as the Human Resource Quality & Analytics Intern. She currently works there part time and hopes to receive a full time position after graduation.
Taylor Woods
Nolan Grenig
This experience with the Cleveland Indians allows me to assist the Ballpark Operations Department with planning, development, and execution of company projects, programs, gameday activities and special events while gaining the opportunity to learn about the business function of Ballpark Operations.
Nolan Grenig
Kate-Lynn May
I am a double major in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing and this past 2014 summer, I studied at the Paris Fashion Institute. Although it does not count as an internship, I learned many things there that I would have never learned in Ashland from professionals working in the field. I was, also,... more
Kate-Lynn May
Hannah Betz
I'm a fashion merchandising/ business administration double major. I competed in the Entrepreneurship Immersion Week for the Ashland University team and studied in Paris, France at the Paris Fashion Institute.
Hannah Betz
Olivia Morris
I am a Fashion Merchandising major with a minor in Business Administration and Marketing. I completed a one year visiting student program in New York City at the Fashion Institute of Technology and earned an associates degree in Fashion Merchandising Management. It is there that I found my... more
Olivia Morris
Elliott Kreim
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
Elliott Kreim '15
Darian Reynolds
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
Darian Reynolds '16
Emily Bosley
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.
Emily Bosley '15
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
Christy Fox
Laura Carley
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
Laura Carley '14
Emily Sparks
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.
Emily Sparks '16
Andrea Ruiz Rabadan
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.
Andrea Ruiz Rabadan '16
Kate Eckels
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
Kate Eckels '14
Jennifer Moore
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.
Jennifer Moore '16
Alexander Sheil
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
Alexander Sheil '14
John Zuchak
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
John Zuchak '12
Leah Chalet
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
Leah Chalet '12
Emily Intagliata
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
Emily Intagliata '12
Garrett Grey
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
Garrett Grey '12
Zane Stepp
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.
Zane Stepp 12
Tiffany Urig
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
Tiffany Urig '13
Emily Murray
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
Emily Murray '13
Shelly Kessinger
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.
Shelby Kessinger '13