Business Studies


The Business Studies Department provides challenging, high-quality programs designed to give you the skills you need for success in your career. As a student in the Business Studies Department, you will build technical knowledge and skills in your field, and you will have the opportunity to develop the essential “soft skills” that employers demand. You also will learn from a diverse faculty who have a variety of business experience, and have the opportunity to gain your own valuable real-world experience before you graduate by participating in a cooperative work experience.

The Business Studies Department also offers students a competitive advantage in today’s job market by offering courses that prepare students for certification in Microsoft® Office applications software.

For deaf and hard-of-hearing students who prefer an online program, or for deaf and hard-of-hearing professionals who would like to advance their career by enhancing their skills, RIT/NTIID’s new online associate of applied science in business administration program may be right for you. Read more about the online program and watch this video.

Degrees and Programs

Gain the preparation you need for an exciting career in accounting-related occupations.

Learn more about the Accounting Technology AAS program 

The administrative support technology program prepares you for a career in a variety of business settings including government, education, corporate settings, and health care.

Learn more about the Administrative Support Technology AAS program 

Master the art of business with an AAS program in Business Administration. Prepare for leadership in the corporate world.

Learn more about the Business Administration AAS program 

Navigate the business world with an AS program in Business. Develop the skills to thrive in the corporate arena.

Learn more about the Business AS program 

Drive innovation in business technology with an AOS program. Harness the power of tech to transform organizations.

Learn more about the Business Technology AOS program 

Business Studies Support Services

Services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in RIT's Saunders College of Business

Business Studies support faculty provide support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students enrolled in RIT's Saunders College of Business. The support team is a group of faculty who are professionals in their specific disciplines.

Services provided for students include individual and small group tutoring, co-op and career advising, and collaboration with the faculty and administrators in RIT’s Saunders College of Business to support our student’s academic success.

SCB Support Faculty/Staff

Scot Atkins
Associate Professor
Kelly Davis
Senior Lecturer
Kathleen Brady
Senior Lecturer
Adriana Kulakowski
Senior Lecturer

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