The W. Frank Barton School of Business is home to some of the best programs, brightest minds and biggest opportunities in Kansas. From the largest selection of AACSB-accredited programs in the state to the limitless opportunities for applied learning in Kansas' business hub, Barton School students have everything they need for career success.

WSU business students at Google headquarters
Our Innovative Approach

Build a career and lifelong connections

Barton School students have secured high-profile internships, gaining real-world experience with the likes of Microsoft, Google, Koch Industries, the Mayo Clinic and the White House.

The Career Development Center serves as an additional powerful resource to help students with resume and interview prep, internship placements and more.


More choices for your career path

The Barton School offers more undergraduate business degrees than you'll find anywhere else in Kansas—including the state's only entrepreneurship major.


Quality plus value

AACSB logos

The Barton School of Business is accredited through AACSB International in both business and accounting. Fewer than 1% of business schools worldwide hold this double accreditation.


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Academic Advising at Wichita State University is a personalized way to explore options and make good decisions that help you attain your educational and career goals.
Barton scholarship winner with Dean Desai

Each year, the Barton School awards nearly $800,000 in scholarships, including the prestigious $48,000 Clay Barton Scholarship and two $25,000 Fran Jabara entrepreneurship scholarships.

Barton International Group abroad

Global experience and professional skills

Barton School students have access to a range of enhancement programs and student groups that give Wichita State graduates a competitive edge in the marketplace. Travel the globe, build professional work habits and skills and make personal connections that will last a lifetime.

WSU Study Abroad group in Russia

Barton School students have access to connections where they can gain an international perspective while earning credit toward their business degree in countries like Austria, Germany, China and others.

Barton International Group class

The Barton International Group (BIG) gives students the chance to create innovative business strategies for real companies at home and abroad—from Silicon Valley to Taiwan.

Professional Edge class

The Professional Edge program helps you build skills and competencies designed to position you for enhanced placement opportunities and career success right out of the gate.

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A brand new home

As part of WSU's Innovation Campus, the Barton School's near future includes Woolsey Hall — a brand new, $50 million facility slated for construction in 2020, providing even more opportunities and technology for students, faculty and industry to learn, research and work together.

New business school interior rendering

Current Student Resources

We value our business students and we want to provide resources and information to help ensure your success, so we have gathered the links and compiled the most-used information into one convenient place.