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Department of Applied Business Studies
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
McCartney Hall 113
Phone: 785-628-4772
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Applied Business Studies Academic Programs


The Department of Applied Business Studies offers three undergraduate degrees along with several minors and certificate programs. Our Applied Business Studies degrees, minors and certificates are available on-campus and online.

We are committed professionals and we have dedicated ourselves to preparing you for a successful career in your chosen profession. With the rapid changes in new technology, the existence of global economics, and the approaching dominance of niche marketing, business needs people who can think on their feet and adapt to change. We emphasize providing students with applied learning experiences-day in and day out you'll develop the real world, adaptive business skills today's employers seek.

Applied Business Studies Degrees & Academic Programs Undergraduate Degrees
Bachelor of Science in Business Education

With this degree, you'll teach business topics in schools and company classrooms. We will prepare you to transfer knowledge and skills effectively in either situation. Choose the concentration that is right for you.

Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

Think about every product you own or service you have used. You learned about them and purchased them through focused marketing efforts. You can prepare for a successful career at the very heart of business by earning a degree in Marketing. Choose the concentration that is right for you.

Bachelor of Science in Tourism & Hospitality Management
If you like to travel, meet new people in a variety of settings and cultures, and work in places where people are seeing new sites and having fun, a degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management will prepare you for an exciting career. Choose the concentration that is right for you.

Applied Business Studies Minors

Expand your knowledge. Become more marketable and more competitive in your chosen field. Consider adding a minor field of study to your major (our minors can be added to almost every major). Ask your advisor if one of these might be right for you.

Minor in Business Communication
Minor in Marketing

Applied Business Studies Certificates

Certificates allow you to explore an area of interest in more depth, give you more expertise in an area, and augment your degree and resume.

Certificate in Customer Service
Certificate in Marketing
Certificate in Social Media Marketing
Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality Management
Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality Marketing

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