The Department of Business prepares students for successful careers in private business, and industry, as well as in the public and not for profit sectors. As the problems of the business world have grown increasingly complex, multi-dimensional, and multicultural, the programs are structured to prepare students as business leaders with specialized education to understand and cope with contemporary business issues.


To develop positive interpersonal and leadership skills in Business Administration students.

Livingstone College Master of  Business Administration


- Enactus Team (Formerly SIFE)
- National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
- Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
- Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
- Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)
- Student organizations on the campus.

The Division of Business has membership with the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

Leadership role a national and international levels

The Livingstone College Division of Business offers the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in the following areas:

The main goals and objectives of the Business Administration program are as follows: To provide students with a broad perspective of the modern business organizations and their operations through sound management principles To offer a program of study designed to equip students with analytical tools based upon logic and critical thinking for decision-making To prepare students for responsible professional positions in various sectors of the economy To prepare students for graduate studies in businessn Business students are encouraged to become active members of at least one student organization such as Livingstone College Enactus Team, Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), International Economics Honor Society, and Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

In 2015 Fall semester 72 Freshman students declared Business Administration as their major. Of those students 12 students graduated in 2018-19 (after 4 years) which is 17% on time graduation. Total Business graduated in 2018-19 were 29. Two students started on Fall 2014, and remaining 15 students changed their major to business during their tenure in Livingstone College.

Public Disclosure of Student Achievement

IACBE Accreditation
The Division of Business at Livingstone College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs

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The Division also offers the Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in Culinary Arts and certificate programs in Culinary Arts, Event Planning, and Lodging Operations.

Minor programs are designed for non-business majors with an interest in Business Administration, or Computer Information Systems.


Updated: 04/01/2021

Last NameFirst NameJob TitleDepartmentPhoneEmail
BalogunObafemProfessor of CISDivision of Business704-216-6126obalogun@livingstone.edu
BradfordBerkitaAdjunct Professor of HMG & Coordinator of HMGDivision of Businessbbradford@livingstone.edu
BrownCarlChef & Instructor of CULDivision of Business704-216-4307CaBrown@livingstone.edu
CrowleyCharlesAssociate Professor of SPM & Department Chair of HMG/CUL & SPMDivision of Business704-216-6981CCrowley@livingstone.edu
DavisChristopherAssistant Professor of SPM EmailDivision of Business704-216-6254ChrisDavis@livingstone.edu
DeanCurtisDirector of Evening and Weekend College and US Army ROTC Program DirectorDivision of Business704-216-6834cdean@livingstone.edu
GreatheartDameinInstructor of CISDivision of Business704-216-6922DGreatheart@livingstone.edu
MarquezElizabethChef & Interim Director of CUL Division of Business704-216-4308EMarquez@livingstone.edu
MohammedShariffAssociate Professor of Accounting and Business & Department Chair for Business & CISDivision of Business704-216-6944MShariff@livingstone.edu
MolandKathrynAdjunct Professor of CISDivision of BusinessKMoland@livingstone.edu
OkeiyiSundayAdjunct Professor of HMGDivision of BusinessSOkeiyi@livingstone.edu
OsiezaghaAlphonsusAssistant Professor of HMGDivision of Business704-216-4305AOsiezagha@livingstone.edu
PillayColinProfessor of BusinessDivision of Business704-216-6027CPillay@livingstone.edu
RogersGracieInstructor of HMGDivision of Business704-216-4306GRogers@livingstone.edu
SharmaR. D.Professor of Accounting and Business & Dean for School of BusinessDivision of Business704-216-6020rsharma@livingstone.edu
SimpsonReneeAdministrative Assistant for HMG/CUL Division of BusinessRSimpson@livingstone.edu
SinghNishaAssociate Professor of EconomicsDivision of Business704-216-6841NSingh@livingstone.edu
SusongAmyAssistant Professor of BusinessDivision of Business704-216-6893asusong@livingstone.edu
ThomasJohnInstructor of CISDivision of Business704-216-6091JoThomas@livingstone.edu
WashingtonSheilaAdministrative Assistant for School of BusinessDivision of Business704-216-6027swasington@livingstone.edu