School of Business

Students graduating from Henderson's School of Business proudly present themselves to employers with a degree from an Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accredited school. There are 739 member institutions that hold AACSB Accreditation. A total of 48 countries and territories are represented by AACSB-accredited schools. The School of Business engages in an ongoing Strategic Planning Process driven by the Mission Statement for the School of Business.

About us

The School of Business at Henderson State provides AACSB accredited bachelor and master level degree programs in business and accounting.  We deliver small classes and opportunities for students to interact with world-class faculty.  In addition, we provide numerous opportunities to gain practice and apply what they learn in the classroom through experiences such as internships, mentors, Business Plan competitions, and participating in the Investment Challenge. Our motto is Business Beyond the Classroom to emphasize both real world involvement and rigorous classroom knowledge.  

Unlimited career opportunities are possible for HSU Business graduates. Careers in:         

  • Business Management
  • Advertising
  • Banking
  • Retailing
  • Personnel / HR
  • Public Accounting (CPA)
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Portfolio Management                  
  • Entrepreneurship/Business Owner
  • Teaching 
  • Investing
  • Systems Analysts               
  • Manufacturing

Our graduates

Notable HSU Business School graduates:

  • Ross Whipple, former President and CEO of Summit Bank
  • Glen Jones, President of Henderson State University
  • The Honorable W.H. “Dub” Arnold, former Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court
  • Lori Ross President of Bank of the Ozarks
  • Chris Wewers, CFO, Southern Bancorp
  • Mike Myers, VP, CFO/Information Technology of Winrock International and President of the HSU Board of Trustees

Academic programs

Henderson’s School of Business is committed to preparing you for life-long learning to be successful in your career choice.  Ethical values, diversity, cultural issues and teamwork are focuses in all Business School Programs.  For a complete listing of Business School programs and majors, you are encouraged to look at Academic Programs.


The School of Business hosts Arkansas’ only four-year Aviation degree program with an emphasis in:

Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration degree program is an excellent way for students to continue their education at Henderson State and it assist Business Executives as they aspire to achieve higher positions in business management.



As you review our programs please give us the opportunity to answer your questions and help you in making your choice to prepare for your business career at Henderson State University. Contact us today.