The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University aspires to use business as a positive force for social and economic impacts in our community, our state, our region, and our world. We commit to support our students through a strong faculty, staff, facilities, and technology infrastructure, to provide innovative academic programs, scholarship and creative opportunities, and offer meaningful, real-world experiences that take place beyond the classroom, beyond our campus, and beyond our borders. We strive for inclusiveness across all dimensions and endeavor to foster a global mindset.


The Walker College of Business  at Appalachian State University delivers transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative, and engaged business leaders who positively impact our communities both locally and globally.


The values of the Walker College of Business are in keeping with those of Appalachian State University:

  • Faculty excellence in teaching and all forms of scholarship
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Sustainability and resilience
  • Public service and engagement with community
  • Global perspective