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Ms. Donna Covington
Dean, College of Business

Dr. Young-Sik Kwak
Associate Dean

Dr. Lynda H. Murray-Jackson
Associate Dean for Research & Analytics

   College of Business

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As you think about the kind of undergraduate program you want, consider what the College of Business at Delaware State University can offer you. You will be able to take advantage of the following resources and benefits regardless of the major you choose.

Mission Statement

To provide a student-centered learning environment to develop successful business professionals with a global perspective. We emphasize academic excellence through innovation and integrity in teaching, professional development, applied and instructional research and outreach.

Shared Values

  • Create and sustain a holistic learning environment.
  • Promote honesty, integrity, ethics, diversity, and fairness.
  • Prepare students for life-long learning.
  • Emphasize innovation and Technology in teaching and learning.
  • Nurture a culture of teamwork, collegiality and mutual respect.
  • Maintain continuous improvement of students, faculty, staff and programs.
  • Promote student professional development – transition from the “classroom to the boardroom.”
  • Maintain an appreciation of globalization in teaching and learning.
  • Partner with the business community and other external constituencies.

You will work with experienced and highly-trained professors who want to see you succeed. Faculty members in the College of Business care about teaching and your success.

Their main goal is to provide a challenging learning environment that is responsive to your needs and to the needs of the national and international business communities. They will work closely with you to ensure that you acquire the knowledge and skills that will serve you well in whatever career you choose.

You will have access to excellent facilities. Most of your classes meet in the new Bank of America Building a modern facility that houses multi-media classrooms with distance-learning capabilities, seminar rooms, faculty offices, student lounge, study carrels and state-of-the-art computer facilities. Students also have access to the Delaware Center for Enterprise Development and the Small Business Development Center located in downtown Dover. Hospitality and Tourism Management majors can take advantage of our state-of-the-art kitchen and restaurant facilities in the Bank of America Building.

You will study with students from a variety of backgrounds. Most of your fellow students in the College of Business have come to DSU directly from high schools in Delaware, other parts of the United States, and other parts of the world. However, some of your fellow students will be adults who have returned to school after raising families, completing military careers, or gaining other kinds of work experience. One of the many benefits of attending a university is learning to see things from other peoples point of view. The variety of backgrounds you will encounter in the College of Business will help you do just that.


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Dean Donna Covington 

Welcome to the College of Business. Our mission is to provide a student-centered learning environment to develop successful business professionals. We care about your success and we work hard to make sure you have everything you need to be successful.

We have an engaged, caring, and committed faculty that is student-centered. They will work closely with you to ensure that you acquire the knowledge and skills that will serve you well in your career. In addition they serve as mentors and role models for every student. They will teach you how to think critically, creatively, and ethically. Students are first in the College of Business and your success is why we exist.

We constantly strive to improve our academic standards so that we can offer you a challenging, top-quality academic experience. We are excited about the future as we make plans to expand our current majors and look to expand our concentrations in relevant areas such as Business analytics and Supply chain. In addition, we are always expanding our relationship with industry to ensure you are provided with the very best internship opportunities. I think you will find this a great place for an excellent well- rounded education.

I am excited about the future. I invite you to come and visit us. I would love to meet you in person.  We believe you will experience a stimulating place to learn, network and grow during your time at the College of Business. If you would like to schedule a meeting or ask questions about us, you are welcome to email me or contact me at 302.857.6902.

In the meantime, check out our website and discover the dynamic and exciting programs we have to offer. I look forward to seeing you on campus.


Donna Covington, Dean 
College of Business