Wilkes University

MSBO’s partnership with Wilkes University provides another option for members to obtain a college degree that focuses specifically on school business administration.

Bachelor of Business Administration

The Bachelor of Business Administration (ABBA) school business concentration combines the expertise of Wilkes University’s Sidhu School of Business and Leadership and the School of Education. Designed for working professionals, classes are offered online at an affordable tuition rate.

Courses range from entrepreneurship to economics and human resources to corporate finance.  As a leader in online education, Wilkes University designs courses to promote intensive interaction with advisors, instructors and peers. Students can complete up to 12, seven-week courses each year, for a total of 36 credits. Learn more at www.wilkes.edu/abba.

School Business Leadership

In addition to the accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration, an online master’s degree in school business leadership is also available. The 30-credit program was developed to address the key issues school business leaders face in today’s education environment. It addresses topics that include public relations, facility management, financial operations, human resources, transportation, informational technology and food service. Learn more at www.wilkes.edu/sbl.

If you would like to learn how this program works with MSBO certification, please contact MSBO director of certification Debbie Kopkau at dkopkau@msbo.org or (517) 327-2587.

For more information about the accelerated Bachelor of Business Administration program, contact Lauren Leighton, lauren.leighton@wilkes.edu or (570) 408-4465. For information about the master’s degree in school business leadership, contact Tori Rhodes at tori.rhodes1@wilkes.edu or (570) 408-4311.

Become A Member


Join more than 3,200 members employed in various areas of school business management who are interested in furthering their careers and improving their leadership and management skills.

Join Now! Learn More ›