SUCCESS STARTS HERE

Students from all over the world come to The W. A. Franke College of Business (FCB) at Northern Arizona University for both a high-quality business degree and a one-of-a-kind university experience. Here, you will be challenged to develop from a student into a leader. By engaging with professors and fellow students in a collaborative, rigorous atmosphere, you will reap the benefits of a high-caliber business school in ways that will enable you to thrive professionally.

“… NAU's College of Business will enhance and expand the opportunity for young men and women to achieve a fair shot at economic success.”

–Bill Franke

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    See yourself here

    At The W. A. Franke College of Business, our bottom line is to be part of your success. We provide opportunities both inside and outside of our classrooms to assure that your degree will give you a competitive advantage in the workforce. Learn more...

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    Hospitality at SHRM

    Hospitality at SHRM

    Our School of Hotel and Restaurant Management prepares professionals for an industry that loves change – one where mergers and re-branding are a way of life. Graduate with a toolbox of skills so that you can adapt and thrive. Learn more...

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    Graduate Programs

    Graduate Programs

    Join intelligent and highly motivated students from across the globe and an outstanding set of faculty committed to sharing their knowledge of state-of-the-art management skills, tools, and abilities. Learn more...

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    On Strong Shoulders

    On Strong Shoulders

    When you are part of the FCB, you are standing on the strong shoulders of our FCB Connections ~ donors, alumni, employers, National Advisory Board, Community Councils, and our friends who keep us connected to the business world. Learn more...

  • Need more reasons why your success starts here?

    Your NAU FCB degree will provide you with a competitive advantage. Our graduates are highly sought after by employers because of their ability to immediately add value to the workplace – the reason why your Success Starts Here.


Business Degrees

Choose the degree program that suits your potential:

The FCB Business Division offers eight undergraduate business degrees and one nationally rated MBA program. The FCB School of Hotel & Restaurant Management offers two undergraduate hotel and restaurant management degrees.

Our Business Division degrees are backed by the national accrediting body, AACSB International. The School of Hotel and Restaurant Management has earned accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Hospitality Administration.

Learn more about our Degree Programs. Explore the NAU online catalog for details.

Dynamic, Collaborative, Rigorous: The Franke Experience

The Franke experience can be life-changing. But don’t just take our word for it, see for yourself.

Browse our newsvideos, photos, and our upcoming events to see what FCB experience is all about. To experience Franke first-hand, schedule a tour today.

Learn more about the resources you’ll have at The W. A. Franke College of Business.

Franke Pride

In 2007, Bill Franke of Indigo Partners made a $25 million commitment to Northern Arizona University's College of Business. Because of his gift, we remain on the cutting-edge of Arizona business schools.

Mr. Franke is managing partner of Indigo Partners, a private investment firm, and former CEO of America West Airlines. Learn more about the man and his transformational commitment here.

NAU Learning Outcomes

Explore the University’s Learning Outcomes, and the benefits of completing your education at NAU.