E.A. Levitt School of Business

The E.A. Levitt School of Business at York University comprises one of the largest academic programs at York University. Whether your post-grad goals are graduate school or entering the professional world, you can rest assured that you will enter your chosen field confident and competent in your skills and ability.

The mission of the Levitt School of Business is to encourage academic excellence for our undergraduate students within a Christ-centered community of educators. The faculty are empowered to aid in developing ethical, knowledgeable, competent, and productive business professionals. We strive to support this to further the York University mission of providing a superior educational experience through Christian principles transforming and equipping our students for lifelong service.

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Degree Programs

Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration(also offered online)


Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Accounting

Administrative Management

Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration in Administrative Management

Sports Management

Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration in Sports Management

Business Agriculture

Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration in Business Agriculture

Business, Marketing & Information Technology Education

Bachelor of Arts in Education, Business, Marketing, and Information Technology (7-12 endorsement)

For those interested in majoring in Education with an endorsement in Business, more information can be found on our Education Department page.

For those interested in earning a business degree online, more information can be found on our York University Online page.

A degree in business provides the skills necessary to pursue rewarding careers in:

  • General administration
  • Banking
  • Public administration and management
  • Consulting
  • Retail management
  • Human resources
  • Public relations
  • Education
  • Government
  • Business Communication
  • Business Management

Some of the courses you may take include: 

  • Accounting Principles
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Communication
  • International Business
  • Sports Media and Public Relations
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Production/Operations Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Financial Management

  1. The learner will acquire foundational business knowledge necessary to be
    competent and productive business professionals while demonstrating business
    acuity through the application of business language, methodologies, and functions in today’s business environment.
  2. The learner will develop critical thinking skills, oral and written communication skills, analytical skills, and technological skills for business application.
  3. The learner will weigh ethical principles in the business environment.
  4. The learner will demonstrate an ability to integrate the concepts of the core areas of business and management concepts while making business decisions.
  5. The learner will analyze sports marketing problems and offer critically based recommendations and solutions
  6. The learner will demonstrate an understanding of financial information including its organization, analysis, and reporting sufficient to aid in business decision making.
  7. The learner will be able to recognize and examine the relationships between inputs and outputs in their agricultural field to make effective and profitable decisions.


Business Faculty

Our faculty members prepare students for successful professional careers in business. They introduce students to the critical thinking, reasoning, interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills needed to succeed in the business world. They challenge students to assume their place as citizens and as leaders in their community so that they can better understand and prepare for ethical questions they may face. Faith and learning are integrated in each course to prepare students for life--not just their professions. 

Dr. Shannon Leinen

Roger Collins Endowed Chair of the E.A. Levitt School of Business
Associate Professor of Business

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Mr. Nicholas DiToro

Associate Professor of Accounting

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Mr. Timothy Lewis

Assistant Professor of Business

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students business club

Collegiate FBLA

Students can also get involved on campus and in the community through the Collegiate FBLA chapter, a student business organization.

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