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.

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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 + value

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The Barton School of Business is among the few schools to have all of its undergraduate and graduate business and accounting programs fully accredited by AACSB International. That places us among the most distinguished business schools worldwide.


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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. Koch awards scholarships valued from $30,000-$60,000.

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Global experience + professional skills 

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

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

Professional Edge is a free program, available to all business majors, equipping them with the skills needed to land their dream job—from effective interviewing and resume writing to networking and time management.


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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.

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