WALKER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Innovation and leadership from the classroom to the boardroom.
Whether you’re planning the design for a functional new business space, coordinating a major convention or presenting to a Fortune 500 company’s top brass, innovation and leadership are valuable commodities. Within the Walker College programs, you’ll discover a rigorous and collaborative approach to learning that inspires informed judgment, decisive action and cultural literacy. Across our diverse programs, experienced faculty will prepare you for leadership roles as you develop the creative design and strategic business skills needed in today’s global marketplace.
The Hospitality Management program has one of the strongest internship programs in the country, offering opportunities with industry-leading hotels, restaurants and convention centers
Business programs focus on developing “T-Shaped Professionals,” students who are well versed in a broad range of abilities and who possess mastery of a skill or process in a specific discipline
The 4+1 program in Organizational Leadership allows students to earn a bachelor’s and a master’s in only five years by taking graduate-level courses as an undergrad
Our majors can spend their first three years in Erie and their final year in New York City to graduate with two degrees—a bachelor’s degree from Mercyhurst and an associate degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology
A 10,000-square foot studio gives Interior Architecture and Design students 24/7 access to cutting-edge design software, a materials lab, drafting studio and resource library
The mission of the Walker College of Business is to prepare students for leadership roles on the national and international level, to become the entrepreneurs of the future, and to continue their education in graduate and professional schools. With its collegial and supportive culture, the Walker College of Business embraces a rigorous and collaborative approach to learning that inspires informed judgment, decisive action and a global, enterprise perspective. The Walker College of Business graduates will embrace the Mercy mission’s core values of respect and tolerance for people and their ideas, and dignity in the treatment of all workers.
Human Resource Management
The Walker College of Business has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The specialized accreditation for one or more programs of the Walker College of Business is currently on a Deferral of Action on Accreditation. For a list of program accreditation status(es) please view our IACBE member status page.
To view student achievement statistics, please review our Public Disclosure of Student Achievement.