The University of Bridgeport’s Ernest C. Trefz School of Business offers seven undergraduate majors and six graduate concentrations, a wide range of choices to fit your educational requirements, and the ability to customize your program to fit your specific career goals.
Our teaching-oriented professors with extensive business experience will provide you with individual attention in small classes, where you will learn the concepts necessary for you to think critically and creatively, as well as the hands-on skills and knowledge desired by business.
We understand that for you to be successful across time, you will need to adapt to new careers and new circumstances. Consequently, we emphasize learning how to learn throughout our programs.
Please examine the various majors and concentrations, and the opportunities and requirements of each program, to see which satisfy your interests and the direction of your business career.
All degree programs in the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business are licensed and accredited by the State of Connecticut Department of Higher Education and accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). In addition, the School of Business is professionally accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACPSB) to offer graduate and undergraduate degrees.
School of Business: 203-576-4384
We are pleased to announce that, effective August 1, Dr. Lloyd Gibson has joined the University Community as Dean of the School of Business.
Dr. Gibson comes to us from Stratford University in Falls Church, Virginia where he served as Dean of the School of Business and subsequently as Dean of Education and Campus Dean for the main campus with responsibility for oversight of 32 academic programs.
Prior to his appointment at Stratford University, he served as Director of the MBA Program and the Wukich Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities at Seton Hill University. In addition to his academic experience, Dr. Gibson brings to his present position extensive experience in the banking industry, having served as Vice President, President, and CEO and Director of several banks, including 14 years as the President and CEO of three different community banks. Gibson received his Doctor of Science in Information Systems and Communications from Robert Morris University.
Dr. Gibson also holds BS and MA degrees in Mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA in Finance and Public Management from the prestigious Wharton School.