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Business

Our business program is designed to develop tomorrow’s business leaders.

The Business B.S. Degree at Keystone College is designed so that tomorrow’s business leader can gain the essential skills to be successful in a for-profit, non-profit, small business, or entrepreneurial setting. This flexible program creates opportunity for students to gain in-depth mastery of a technical specialty including such areas as:

  •  Accounting
  •  Finance
  •  Information Technology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing

The curriculum for the Business Administration A.S. Degree prepares students for transfer into quality Baccalaureate programs for advanced business study. Students develop strong mathematical skills and balance basic business studies with a wide choice of liberal arts courses. This background prepares students for eventual leadership roles in industry, business, and government.

Both of these programs can be taken online.

Internships and Experiential Learning Opportunities

Not all education happens in the classroom. Certain lessons can only be learned through direct hands-on experiences outside of the classroom with real world experiences in the field. Internships and other field experiences give students the opportunity to connect one-on-one with faculty, fellow students and other professionals. Students will acquire leadership and management skills, professional growth and personal fulfillment that can’t be gained in the classroom.

Your Future Business Career

Opportunities can include:

  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Public Administration
  • Retail Merchandising
  • Hospitality/Hotel Restaurant Management

Salary Information

Salaries for business graduates vary dramatically, depending on the area of interest. Starting salaries can range from $22,000 to $45,000 and lead to high-end numbers of six figures or higher.

Connect with other students.

Over 30 student run clubs & organizations including:

  • Intercollegiate Leadership
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Student Government Association

College Catalog

View or download the official college catalog for all course descriptions and degree requirements. 

Minors

Add versatility to any degree by enrolling in a business minor.

Graduate Success

Keystone graduates have been hired by Abington Heights School District, American Racing and Entertainment, Aramark, BAE Systems, Bishop Brothers Development Co., CIGNA Healthcare, Citizens Bank, Dickinson College, DiMare Fresh, Diversified Info Tech, DuPont, Enterprise Rent A Car, Fidelity Bank, Flowserve Corp., FM Howell & Company, Gannon Associates, Guthrie Healthcare Systems, IBM, Ingersoll-Rand, Innogistics, IREM Country Club, Kane, Keystone Community Resources, Knights of Columbus Lockheed Martin, Maines Paper & Food, McCann School of Business and Technology, Northern Tier Career Center, Osram Sylvania, Penguin Group, People’s State Bank, Pepperjam, PennDOT, PPL Electric Utilities, Pride Mobility, Procter & Gamble, Radisson Lackawana Station Hotel, St. Michael’s School for Boys, Savings Bank, Scranton Times-Tribune, Stadium Club at Montage Moutain, Trehab, United Parcel Service (UPS), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Verizon, Wal*Mart, WATS Broadcasting, INC., Wegman’s, and Woodloch Pines.

Graduate shave also enrolled in degree programs at the Art Institute (NYC), Penn State University, and the University of Scranton.

Real World Experience

From internships and experiential learning opportunities to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct real-world experiences, work with your peers and mentors in your chosen field, and learn first-hand the latest skills to succeed in the real world.

Study Abroad

Explore our study abroad programs and discover a world of opportunities that are sure to be the highlight of your college years.

Research

Working with a faculty mentor conducting research enriches the learning process and creates positive lifelong attributes.

Civic Engagement

Engage in civic-based projects and service-learning experiences and make a positive difference in the greater community.

Internships

Internships and field experiences give students the chance to learn through hands-on experiences beyond the classroom.

Business Faculty Profiles

Lidy, Brenda, MS

Lidy, Brenda, MS

Associate Professor of Business and Hospitality Curriculum Coordinator
 

Stevens, Chad, PhD

Stevens, Chad, PhD

Assistant Professor of Business and Faculty Representative to Athletics
 

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