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Student Opportunities

Providing the foundation you need to build a successful career

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Whatever your career goal — to be a leader in a major corporation, to run a small business, or to be an entrepreneur — your learning experience at Longwood will provide the foundation you need to build a successful career.

Housed in one of the state's most modern technologically advanced facilities, the College of Business and Economics combines a strong liberal arts education with theoretical and practical business experience. We recruit highly motivated students eager to meet the demands of a challenging program. We offer a supportive learning environment that allows one-to-one interaction with dedicated business faculty members with strong business backgrounds, close ties to outstanding business practitioners, and impressive academic credentials.

Our students are prepared to succeed in today's fast-paced business climate, and their employers concur. More than 95 percent of our graduates are employed in their field or have entered graduate school within three months of graduation.

 

What to Expect

Our students:

  • Develop their teamwork and leadership skills through class projects and participation in business school student organizations
  • Enhance written and oral communication skills
  • Develop their ability to think critically through case analyses of real business situations
  • Learn from interaction with students and faculty members from diverse cultures and in study abroad opportunities
 

Technology

Computer skills are essential to future success, and Longwood's Business College is where technology meets tradition.

The College of Business is housed in the state-of-the-art Hiner building, which is fully outfitted with multimedia, laptop-ready, smart classrooms connected to the world via Internet and Interactive Video, as well as five fully equipped computer laboratories.

At Longwood, technology is a way of life — from a library with the most advanced technology available for worldwide information retrieval to a high-tech language lab and port-per-pillow Internet access in the residence halls. Laptops are required for all students.