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Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

The Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Department in the Grove College of Business at Shippensburg University offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Entrepreneurship, Management (with concentrations in Management, Human Resource Management, and International Management), and Marketing (with concentrations in Marketing Management and Digital Marketing and Analytics).

In recent years, 76% of students secured their first full time career position either before graduation or within 6 months of graduation.  Within their careers, 24% had a beginning salary of over $60,000.00.

Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship | 224 Grove Hall | (717) 477-1439

Student Professional Organizations provide a variety of opportunities for you to develop professional contacts, enhance your course of study with hands-on application, and build lasting friendships within the business community. During your senior year, you may be invited to take part in the Investment Management Program class, where students manage a real-money portfolio. For more information, visit the IMP website. Outside of the classroom, the Investment Club gives you hands-on experience in managing the Ship Global Collegiate Fund. These groups have been recognized for excellence in portfolio management at regional and national competitions.

Ship has a well-established Business Internship Program that provides opportunities for on-the-job experience while gaining college credits. While participation is not mandatory, students earn one full credit hour to every equivalent of a 40-hour workweek they finish. Students can receive a maximum of 9 credits.

Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Grove Hall 224

Robert Stephens, Chair and Professor
(717) 477-1684

Ally Gutshall, Secretary
(717) 477-1439 Fax: (717) 477-4068

Contact faculty for office location and hours.


Joseph Beck, Associate Professor
(717) 477-1610

Wendy Becker, Professor
(717) 477-1410

Jerry Carbo, Professor
(717) 477-1428

Nathan Goates, Assistant Professor
(717) 477-1214

Blake Hargrove, Professor
(717) 477-1440

William Oberman, Associate Professor
(717) 477-1625 | (717) 477-1620

Robert Stephens, Associate Professor
(717) 477-1684

Vicki Taylor, Associate Professor
(717) 477-1217

Allison Watts, Associate Professor
(717) 477-1686


Sunhee Choi, Associate Professor
(717) 477-1691

Michael Coolsen, Professor
(717) 477-1351

Yancy Edwards, Associate Professor
(717) 477-1587

Adam Powell, Associate Professor
(717) 477-1697

Mohammad Rahman, Professor
(717) 477-1409


Shelley Morrisette, Associate Professor
(717) 477-1722

Contact the Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Department Grove Hall 224 Phone: 717-477-1439