Graham School of Management General Information

The Graham School of Management prepares students to meet the challenges of providing responsible leadership and effective management in a diverse and changing global society. In pursuing this mission and advancing the University Mission, Core Values and Strategic Directions, the Graham School will:

Undergraduate programs offered by the Graham School include a bachelor of business administration (BBA) with concentrations in accounting, general business, finance, hospitality management, human resource, Internet and social media marketing, and marketing; business minors in business administration, finance, hospitality management, management and marketing; and certificates in business and accounting. The Graham School also offers, in partnership with the office of Continuing and Adult Education, a bachelor of business administration fast-track degree. This is an accelerated, transfer degree program that was designed with the adult student in mind and is offered at our Orland Park campus location.

Faculty and Staff

A. Sabbaghi, Dean; D. Akinlade; P. Belsky, Director Center for Experiential Learning; J. Cherian, Management and Marketing Department Chair; M. Chishty; D. Cyze; J. Daniel; S. Esani; M. Gavino; I. Ghosh; J. Hagen; M. Hoque, Economic and Finance Department Chair; J. Hunter; A. King; J. Lambert; B. Lipman, Graduate Program Director; C. Luczak, Center for Service Excellence Director; R. McNally; H. Mohammadi; D. Parker; F. Rahman; P. Schwer, Accounting Department Chair; C. Shanabruch; R. Varjavand; S. Wang; K. Watland, Associate Dean and Chicago Police Department Program Director; T. Wogan, Undergraduate Program Director; N. Younkin.

Study Abroad and Exchange Programs

The Graham School, in conjunction with the Center for International Education (CIE), offers a variety of study abroad and exchange programs. Contact the assistant dean of the Graham School or the director of CIE for further information.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate, a student must have a cumulative business major grade-point average of 2.25 and no more than 2 Ds in business courses. All traditional age students must also complete all Achieving Career Excellence requirements.

Special Options

Saint Xavier University provides various options through which students can demonstrate subject matter mastery of certain courses. If successfully passed or completed, credit toward the degree is awarded. Business credit can be derived from the college level examination program (CLEP), Excelsior exams, American Council of Education (ACE) credit and through portfolio assessment (credit for prior learning). For more details, see the general University guidelines.

Note: The Graham School of Management administration reserves the right to designate which courses may earn credit through the CLEP/portfolio process.