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Kania School of Management

Kania School of Management



About the College

The nationally recognized Kania School of Management (KSOM) excels at supplying the tools you need to succeed in the increasingly global and technological world of business. There are ten programs of study within the school, three of which are ranked in the top 25 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Each is firmly grounded in the real world of business and organizational leadership and prepares the student for a career in business or for graduate study.


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June 2024 Issue of Brennan Barometer Published

The June 2024 issue of Brennan Barometer -- a digital newsletter that offers analyses and commentary on trends and developments in the regional economy -- is now live. The publication analyzes economic issues that are particularly important to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton metropolitan statistical area, including labor market trends in employment and unemployment, and the housing market.

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Rankings and National Recognition

The Kania School is proud to announce its most recent rankings:

U.S. News & World Report 2024 Undergraduate Rankings: 
Best Undergraduate Business Programs

U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Best Online Graduate Programs:
Online MBA Program - #120 in the nation

Fortune's Best Online Master's Degreee Programs in Accounting:
Online Master of Accounting Degree - #9 in the nation 

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Alperin Financial Center

The Irwin E. Alperin Financial Center is a state-of-the-art financial research center. It features a simulated stock market trading room and 12 Bloomberg terminals that allow students to obtain hands-on experience with stock and foreign currency markets.

An electronic ticker, specialized trading software and live data feeds from currency, securities and commodities markets all serve students looking to perform real-time research.


Executive in Residence Program

Each year the Kania School brings in executives from a wide range of backgrounds to speak in classes and meet with students to offer career advice. The school has hosted investment bankers, accountants, entrepreneurs, and management executives, to name a few. The Executive-in-Residence Program (E.I.R.) is one of the business school's most popular programs.

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AACSB Accreditation

The Kania School has been accredited by AACSB, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, since 1996.

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Robert L. McKeage Business Leadership Honors Program

This program helps students develop the talents and skills necessary to succeed in leadership settings.

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Passport Program

Our professional development activities, such as resume-writing seminars, help students develop key non-academic skills.

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Career Coaches Program

Our career coaches program pairs students with distinguished alumni and other professionals who offer career advice and counsel.

Mark Higgins, Dean of the Kania School of Management at The University of Scranton

Welcome to the Kania School of Management (KSOM).  As you browse through our website, I think you will be impressed with the accomplishments of our outstanding faculty, staff, and students.  The quality of our students both academically and as ethical, servant leaders is what differentiates us from other business schools. 

I believe the Kania School and the University of Scranton have so much to offer. We will afford you a superior, transformational learning experience that will prepare you for a successful career.  As Peter Drucker said: “Don't go to Harvard, but to the Business School at the University of Scranton.  That’s where they are changing lives.”  So come for a visit and learn how we can change your life.  Join us for a class and see how we educate the whole person while seeking truth and serving others.

Mark Higgins, Ph.D.

Dean, Kania School of Management

Professor of Accounting

Contact Us

The Kania School of Management
Brennan Hall 400
320 Madison Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510
Phone (570) 941-4208