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School of Business Fact Sheet


Beginning in 1960 as a junior college, Point Park offered two-year degrees in business and accounting. The bachelor’s degree programs in these majors were established in 1966 as Point Park became a four-year, baccalaureate degree-granting college.  Located in West Penn Hall, the Rowland School of Business at Point Park University currently offers two master’s degree programs, eight bachelor’s degree programs and a cooperative education program.



Enrollment (Fall 2017)

Undergraduate: 823
Graduate: 383

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting (also offered fully online)
  • Business Management (also offered fully online)
  • Economics and Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technology (also offered fully online)
  • Organizational Leadership (offered fully online or in a hybrid format)
  • Public Administration (offered fully online or in a hybrid format)
  • Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management


  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • EMS Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Fire Service Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Administration

Post-Baccalaureate Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Business Management
  • Human Resource Management

Certificate Program

  • Public Administration (offered in a hybrid format) 

Master’s Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) (also offered fully online)
  • Master of Science in Health Care Administration and Management (fully online)


The Rowland School of Business is accredited through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) for its Master of Business Administration degree and its Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting, business management, economics and finance, human resource management, and sports, arts and entertainment management.

Student Groups

  • Graduate Student Association
  • Phi Beta Lambda (business club)
  • Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management Club
  • Student Accounting Association
  • Student Human Resources Association

Student Internship Opportunities/Partners

Allegheny County Department of Economic Development
Allegheny Physical Medicine
Altar TV
American Lung Association
Andy Warhol Museum
ARAMARK, Higher Education
Arthritis Foundation
Bank of New York Mellon
BEA Inc.
Buck Consultants/ACS Inc.
Carnegie Science Center
Caruso Design Group LLC
Catholic Charities
CBS Radio
City of Pittsburgh, City Controller
Community Outreach Partnership Center
Curves for Women
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Disney College Program
Druskey Entertainment
Ernst & Young LLP
Erie Zoo
ESPN Radio 1250/Disney Radio
First Commonwealth Bank
FSN Pittsburgh
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Kennywood Park
Live Nation
Macy's Central
Maher Duessel
Mario Lemieux Foundation
Markowitz Communications
National Aviary
Nema Food Company
New Hill District Business Association
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Pittsburgh Brewing Company
Pittsburgh CLO
Pittsburgh Film Office
Pittsburgh Passion
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Steelers
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
PNC Bank
PPG Industries
Red Caiman Media
Schneider Downs
ShowClix Inc.
Special Olympics Pennsylvania
Stage AE
Steel City Media
The Pillow Project
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
The Talent Group
U.S. Postal Service
Vagabond Cruise
Washington Wild Things
WPXI-TV/Channel 11


Stephen Tanzilli, J.D., dean
Paige Beal, M.B.A.
William Breslove, Ph.D.
George Bromall, J.D.
Cheryl Clark, C.P.A., M.B.A.
Joseph DeFazio, C.R.P.C., Ph.D.
Robert Derda, M.S.
Margaret Gilfillan, C.P.A., M.B.A.
Teresa A. Gregory, M.F.A.
James Michael Haley, Ph.D.
Søren Høgsgaard, M.A.
Angela M. Isaac, Ph.D.
Helena Knörr, Ph.D.
Dimitris Kraniou, Ph.D.
Michele Langbein, Ph.D.
Elaine Luther, D.Sc.
Archish Maharaja, Ed.D.
Sandra Mervosh, M.S., SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Patrick Mulvihill, D.Ed.
Luis Palacios-Salguero, Ph.D.
Charles Perkins, Ph.D.
David Rowell, M.F.A.
Edward Scott, C.P.A., M.B.A.
Robert Skertich, Ph.D.
Ishwari Subedi, M.B.A., MaCC
Jamesena Talbott, D.M.
Ed Traversari, M.B.A.
Mark Voortman, Ph.D.
Andrea Wachter, M.A.T., M.P.M., M.T.
Edward Wachter, J.D.