School of Business

The School of Business delivers a rigorous and transformational education — providing the skills, knowledge, perspective, and confidence you need to become an effective and principled leader.

Creating leaders for the real world.

AACSB Accredited LogoOur practice-based programs integrate strategic, functional, and behavioral aspects of management, empowering students to lead in a wide range of dynamic global environments. You'll learn from nationally distinguished faculty who integrate practical and academic experience for teaching excellence.

With a firm foundation in finance, marketing, and management, our students hone their business abilities and succeed in the globally competitive and multicultural world. We offer a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and Executive Education programs that position our students as leaders in their organizations and communities.

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The School of Business is committed to providing premier business education to its undergraduate students.

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You’ll study with faculty who are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in their fields.

Our Faculty

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Our students develop the skills and knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their careers.


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School of Business graduates are thriving as ethical leaders in Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurial ventures, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.


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Complementary Majors

The following four majors in other colleges draw on School of Business courses: Arts Administration, Chemistry Management, Financial Mathematics, and Public Relations and Marketing.

School of Business in the News

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In Memory of Professor Susan Sampson

Retired professor Dr. Susan Sampson '09EE, a longtime, dedicated member of the Simmons community, passed away on May 25, 2023. Dr. Sampson contributed immensely to the University through her passion, scholarship, and leadership. She served as the Endowed Chair of...

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Simmons University Designated a Center for Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Education by NSA

Simmons University has been designated a Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cybersecurity Education by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security. This prestigious designation recognizes Simmons' excellence in cybersecurity education and its commitment to advancing...

Juliette Mayers ’01MBA

Juliette Mayers ’01MBA, Wins Phyllis Rappaport Alumnae Achievement Award

CEO, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion consultant, author, and motivational speaker Juliette Mayers is this year's recipient of the Phyllis Rappaport Alumnae Achievement Award. This award is given each year to an alumna of the Simmons School of Business who demonstrates...

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Simmons Accounting Students Land Jobs at "Big 4" Firms

The Accounting program at Simmons is only 6 years old with just 3 graduating classes, but nearly 50% of graduates have found employment in Big 4 Firms. Interim Business School Director Erin DeCurtis explains what makes this program, and its...

School of Business Professor Ray Pfeiffer

Professor Ray Pfeiffer Named Outstanding Educator of the Year

School of Business Professor Ray Pfeiffer was named the 2022 Outstanding Educator of the Year by the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MassCPAs), selected from all accounting educators in the state of Massachusetts and based on nominations from students...

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College of Organizational, Computational, and Information Sciences Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members

Cohort of talented faculty bring extensive scholarly and professional experience, and a wide range of diverse perspectives and backgrounds.

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Bethanie Royality-Lindman ’17 Has Fun with Financial Mathematics

As a Workday consultant at Huron, Bethanie Royality-Lindman '17 gets to explore different areas of financial mathematics, from financial accounting to budgets, expenses, and data conversion. Learn how her Simmons journey prepared her for this role.

Charlene Spiceland

Associate Professor Charlene Spiceland Named Outstanding Educator of the Year

The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants named Spiceland their Outstanding Educator of the Year. This award recognizes educators who demonstrate excellence in a classroom teaching, motivating students, and inspiring educational innovation.

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