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Department of Applied Business Studies
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
McCartney Hall 113
Phone: 785-628-4772
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Department of Applied Business Studies

The Department of Applied Business Studies offers stimulating and challenging degree programs that lead to professional careers in business. With our emphasis on applied business learning experiences, you'll gain hands-on, real world experience, and when you graduate you will be prepared to take your place in business anywhere in the world. Our programs are offered both on campus and online (check with each program for options).

Undergraduate Degrees

B.S. in Business Education
Teacher Licensure

Corporate Communication

Training and Development

B.B.A Degree with a Major in Marketing
B.S. in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Applied Business Studies Minors

Minor in Business Communication
Minor in Marketing

Applied Business Studies Certificates

Certificate in Customer Service
Certificate in Marketing
Certificate in Social Media Marketing
Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality Management
Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality Marketing

Applied Business Studies at Fort Hays State University

Our department has a long, proud tradition of excellence in preparing students for success in the business world. As teaching professionals, our focus is on creating the best learning environment possible for our students-an environment that combines applied business learning with theory, so that you'll graduate with real business experience, giving you a leg up in a competitive job market. We offer:

  • Faculty with superior academic credentials, combined with successful practical experience in the business world.
  • Student activities like Collegiate DECA and Eta Sigma Delta that will give you opportunities to travel, to compete with students around the country, and to build your resume while you're still a student.
  • Student resources to help you succeed: a personal advisor, a great library, and the latest technology infrastructure.
  • Academic programs that not only give you a great foundation but also are absolutely up-to-the-minute so you'll learn about all the latest trends.
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