About the Walker College of Business

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University has emerged as a high quality business school with an excellent reputation. Thousands of our graduates are in responsible positions in businesses in North Carolina, the Southeast, across the United States, and around the world.

The Walker College is accredited by AACSB International. Accreditation confirms our commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.

The faculty in the Walker College of Business is committed to offering high quality educational experiences and preparing our students for life-long learning and leadership responsibilities in a dynamic, global environment. To accomplish this, our focus is on instructional excellence.

Welcome from the Dean

Walker College of Business Dean Heather Norris produces a monthly Dean's Update for Walker College faculty, staff, stakeholders and Appalachian State University community members. Please share your news items for inclusion in this and other publications of the Walker College of Business. For up-to-date information, please check the news section at business.appstate.edu.