You’ve got that
Or a real competitive streak. A vision for a non-profit that will change the world. The drive to hustle until you make it.
You’re going to do very, very well in the business world. A degree from Coker University will take the business skills you already have, and make them better. You’ll also learn plenty of new skills, along with the theory, critical thinking, and connected perspective you’ll need to succeed. That’s the power of a liberal arts program that’s grounded in the real world, at work for you.
KEY CLASSES FOR YOUR SUCCESS
Foundations of Entrepreneurship
How do you recognize a strong business opportunity? How do you pursue it? This course will show you how to put your innovation into action, and give you a handle on the fundamentals of owning a business.
Learn business from those who have already mastered it. In this course, you sit down with distinguished executives, community leaders, and entrepreneurs who can help you find your path to success. Up-close and personal, you’ll get access to real-world excellence.
Creativity & Innovation
How do you keep a business going once the initial rush of start-up mode wears off? This course covers the techniques for creative thinking, brainstorming, problem-solving, and innovation you will need to sustain your campaigns and business for the long haul.
Which Concentrations Feel Like a Good Fit for You?
- Actuarial Science
- Business Analytics
- Digital Marketing
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Esports and Gaming Administration
- Financial Planning
- Healthcare Administration
- Management and Leadership
- Sales and Marketing
- Specialized Business
- Sport Administration
Get the money you need for your degree
Just because your education is an invaluable investment doesn’t mean some degrees aren’t a better value than others! Affordability is one of the ways Coker University clearly stands out from other schools. We work very hard to keep tuition low and to find scholarship money to help you pay for your degree.
Average amount of scholarship aid* awarded to Coker students last year
*Does not include federal, state, or need-based aid
of Coker undergrads receive some form of financial aid.
Coker grants in student scholarships each year.
For Business Majors Only
BUSINESS FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP
Recognizing Future Leaders
One Degree That Opens All These Doors
Small Business Owner
Advertising Account Manager
BEFORE YOU KNOW IT, YOU’LL BE ONE OF THESE…
Graduates from Coker University have what it takes to thrive in today’s market and meet the challenges of the future.
“I really loved the small atmosphere and how personal it all was. I love it here. It’s been a great four years.”
Meet your Mentors
Director, Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship; Assistant Professor of Business
Dr. Burkemper’s Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation allows him to share a wealth of knowledge and experience with our Coker students inside and outside of the classroom. He is a strong believer in active…
Melinda B. Norris
Professor Norris has a wealth of experience in small business management and marketing. Her teaching interest are in the area of marketing strategy and marketing research. Professor Norris has served in various…
Assistant Professor of Business
Dr. Weiss’s research and teaching interests are in the areas of accounting, auditing, and financial statement fraud. She brings the flipped classroom model to her classes providing the students with…
Darrell Holliday, Jr.
Professor of Business
Dr. Holliday’s manufacturing industry work experience coupled with his excellent academic credentials, makes him uniquely qualified to help position students for academic excellence and to be prepared for…
Associate Professor of Business
Dr. Stevano has extensive training in the area of economics. He has four economics degrees: Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame), Masters (York University, University of Notre Dame), and BA (University of Toronto). He…