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Tomorrow’s business and technology leaders start today—at Stevenson

With today’s globalized economy, emerging technologies, and accelerated pace of change, students must prepare for emerging and rapidly changing roles, responsibilities, and jobs. The Brown School of Business and Leadership gives you the knowledge, experience, skills, business acumen, and career savvy to succeed in this new economy.


The Brown School of Business and Leadership, named after Baltimore developer Howard S. Brown, opened in 2008. The School houses Stevenson’s six business bachelor’s programs as well as the School of Business and Leadership Library and Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Lab.

The School’s bachelor’s programs offer a large variety of concentrations, tracks, and minors so that students can specialize their degrees. They include:


  • Accountancy
  • Finance

Business Administration

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Sport Management

Computer Information Systems

  • Computer Forensics
  • Network Design
  • Software Design

Many students take advantage of Stevenson’s B.S. to M.S. degree options, beginning their graduate studies during their senior year in areas such Forensic Accounting, Business and Technology Management, and Healthcare Management—and completing their master’s in one additional year.


Meet the Dean

Alan D. Carswell, Ph.D.
Today’s world is an exciting time for business. Technology, global markets, and entrepreneurship are creating new opportunities as well as challenges, opening up new career paths for today’s college students. At Stevenson, we are committed to preparing you for this business environment of globalization, rapid technological advancement, workplace diversity, and expanding digital marketplaces. Here you will find professors who are mentors and experiences that let you apply the knowledge you gain, sharpen your business acumen, and develop the personal and professional traits for success.”
Alan D. Carswell, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, School of Business and Leadership

The Brown School of Business and Leadership at Stevenson University has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a listing of the degrees eligible for accreditation, click here

Stevenson Receives $150k Gift from Faculty Member to Create New Applied Finance Lab


Stevenson University has received a $150,000 naming gift from faculty member Dennis Starliper to create an Applied Finance Lab for the university’s Brown School of Business and Leadership. Featuring digital stock tickers and multiple market data displays, the Applied Finance Lab will be a sophisticated teaching and research tool to enhance our students’ career readiness by developing their command of financial technology platforms and investment decision-making processes.


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