The W. Paul Cole, Jr. School of Business at Bluefield State provides a nationally accredited, career-centered business program with exceptional faculty and cutting-edge technology.

A rigorous curriculum blends Bluefield State’s General Studies courses with a foundational business core and specialized majors and minors to prepare students for successful business careers or their pursuit of advanced degrees. 


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Students will specialize in areas of interest by selecting from a full range of business-related majors and minors.

Distance Learning

All School of Business courses are offered at least once a year via a purely online format or through video livestreaming.  With livestream courses, lectures are available online and can be accessed at any time. Livestream students can take exams at approved testing facilities.

Quality Instruction

The B.S. Business Administration and the B.S. Accountancy programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). All School of Business faculty are experienced, dedicated and well-credentialed.

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How to Apply

Once you’ve been accepted to Bluefield State through general admission, you will work with your academic advisor to apply to the School of Business. There are no special requirements to enroll.