Sidhu School of Business and Leadership

Unleash Your Potential as a Leader

At the Sidhu School of Business and Leadership, you will learn how to succeed in today's fast-paced, highly competitive market and stand out as an authentic, ahead-of-the-curve leader in the business world.

All business programs in the Sidhu School of Business and Leadership are AACSB accredited.

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Programs of Study


Begin your career in business here. Our eight distinct programs will prepare you with a solid foundation needed by all professionals, as well as specialized courses to distinguish you among peers.

Department of Marketing and Sports Management

Department of Finance, Accounting, And Management

Online MBA

Unlock countless opportunities in your career with an MBA from Wilkes. Our convenient and affordable program is offered in a flexible online format designed for working professionals and puts you on the path of obtaining your MBA in just two years.

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MBA 4+1

Fast track your career in our accelerated bachelor's degree/MBA program! The MBA 4+1 program will let you earn your bachelor's degree and MBA in just five years, saving you time and money while jump starting your career.

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What Defines Us

Create Your Own Business

You will start building business experience and leadership skills in your first year at the Sidhu School. Collaborate with your peers to develop a business plan and launch your own business in your two-semester Integrative Management Experience course.

Personal and Professional Development

At the Sidhu School, we believe that leadership and career development matters. During the four-year Personal and Professional Development Program, you will learn how to strengthen your leadership skills and reach your professional and personal potential.

Hands-on Mentoring

Small class sizes provide ample opportunity to connect with our expert faculty and ensure you have the resources needed to reach your full potential.


of undergraduate business students obtain at least one internship or research opportunity during their studies


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I fell in love with the campus when I first came to the university for an athletic camp. The scenery and facilities were beautiful and I felt extremely comfortable at Wilkes; it was and still is the perfect fit.

Jessica Smith '23, Accounting and Finance Major

A Network of Caring, Accomplished Professionals

When you study at the Sidhu School of Business, you join a diverse network of successful professionals and genuine leaders. Ӱֱappalumni serve as prospective employers, advisory board members and guest speakers, meaning we work to expand your business network before you graduate.

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About the Sidhu School


The Sidhu School of Business and Leadership is housed in the beautiful 80,000-square-foot Simms Center on Main. The $3 million facility includes smart classrooms, student meeting rooms, a Starbucks, and the Cardell Financial Center.

Cardell Financial Center

The Cardell Financial Center connects students to the finance world with state-of-the-art technology that provides real-time data and news. Located on the first floor of the Simms Center on Main, the center features 12 Bloomberg trading terminals, four personal computers, a projector and two LCD monitors.

Barron's in Education

As a Ӱֱappstudent, you will have free 24/7 access to Barron’s, a leading financial portal and magazine and a highly valued source for more than a century to professionals in a diverse array of fields. Ӱֱappis one of 95-plus schools with this unique access to Barron's.


Sidhu School graduates will be prepared with the knowledge, skills, experiences and passion to lead diverse organizations in the face of dynamic challenges and a rapidly changing global environment.


The Sidhu School transforms students through an empowering education in a mentoring environment that develops personal, professional and leadership skills through scholarship, experiential learning and community engagement.


A student focus that enhances the personal and professional development of the individual through teaching, service learning, mentoring and advising.

The Sidhu educational culture fosters leadership, creativity and forward thinking to create social and economic value.
Development of intellectual contributions and scholarship that advances knowledge and informs teaching.
Application of theories and concepts to real-world situations that are relevant to evolving business practices.
Authenticity and ethics represent the cornerstones of healthy societies and economies.
A commitment to community that embraces diversity, social responsibility and a global perspective that enhances our students’ preparation as leaders and the well-being of those around us.

Centers of Excellence

Ӱֱappis home to several centers that work closely with local businesses and entrepreneurs while providing plentiful opportunities for Ӱֱappstudents to apply their studies and immerse themselves in real-life business situations.

Small Business Development Center

The Ӱֱapp Small Business Development Center provides quality, no-cost, confidential business consulting and training to small business owners and entrepreneurs.

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Family Business Alliance

The Family Business Alliance provides world-class services committed in supporting, strengthening and empowering local family-owned businesses,

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