Area of Interest



Our Business programs aim to prepare you to have the disciplinary depth and interdisciplinary breadth to innovatively confront the challenges that exist in the 21st-century work world and that will emerge in the future.

You’ll obtain the tools and knowhow to understand what it takes to run a successful enterprise -- both here and around the world. Through cooperative industry projects and international study programs, you’ll hone your knowledge and skills through demanding and fulfilling coursework.

business students engaged

Kanbar College: School of Business

The School of Business will provide you with the cutting-edge skills and knowledge that will allow you succeed at every stage of your career – from excelling in your first job, to discovering new professions and opportunities as technologies and business models evolve. From day one, you will dive deeply into your major or concentration, while working with students from other disciplines, simulating what you will experience in the workplace. You will interact with students across majors, challenging each other to use creativity as well as analytics to conceive of new, valuable, market-driven products and services.

business students during a lecture

Blackstone LaunchPad

As part of the Blackstone LaunchPad Philadelphia group, you’ll work with other Jefferson students alongside peers from nearby universities, building valuable relationships throughout the city. With Blackstone’s network of thousands of student business owners, advisors and sponsors, you’ll graduate with rewarding connections around the country. With that kind of network, anything is possible.

business students presting a product for the Federal Mogul Industry Challenge

Nexus Projects

Each year, interdisciplinary groups of students work together to participate in the Federal Mogul Industry Challenge to envision a new product and develop a production and business strategy. The annual competition challenges teams of students from business, design and engineering to brainstorm and develop a new product using Quietshield noise suppression material introduced by Federal Mogul. In the past, winning teams have created consumer products, discovered various industrial applications and more.