Medaille College Department of Business, Management and Leadership

Medaille College Department of Business, Management and Leadership

Undergraduate Programs
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Post-Traditional Undergrad
and Graduate Programs

Working professionals and adults who've been out of school for a while, looking to advance their careers.

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Online Programs
Students looking to earn a degree entirely online.

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Business, Management & Leadership

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Benjamin Franklin

Deborah Shelvay, M.S., R.H.I.A. Assistant Professor of the Practice

Program Director (BS/MSA):
Corinne R. Jones, M.S.A., C.P.A., Assistant Professor of the Practice

Program Director (BS):
Michael Lillis, Ph.D., Professor

Program Director (MIS) and Internship Coordinator:
Jonas Patricko, D.B.A., M.S.Ed., Associate Professor of the Practice

Program Director (HIM):
Deborah Shelvay, M.S., R.H.I.A. Assistant Professor of the Practice

Program Director (ASB/BBA):
John Girard, M.B.A., Assistant Professor of the Practice

Program Director (MBA):
Susan Steffan, M.B.A, Associate Professor of the Practice

Program Director (MAOL):
Kristy Tyson, M.B.A, Associate Professor of the Practice


IACBE Accredited Business Programs

The Department of Business, Management and Leadership at Medaille College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs, please view our IACBE member status page (pdf).


Our Mission, Vision, and Philosophy

We are dedicated to excellence in teaching; providing students a meaningful integration of theory and practice while developing mutually beneficial partnerships with the academic, business, and local communities.

We strive to develop graduates for responsible citizenship and leadership roles who are prepared to meet the various global challenges of the 21st century.


Code of Ethics

The Department of Business, Management and Leadership of Medaille College expects all students, faculty, staff, and administrators to conduct themselves in an ethical manner when carrying out the activities required to fulfill the department’s mission:

In particular, all members of the department are expected to adhere to the following:

Integrity – Abide by the academic code of conduct, and uphold the highest standards of honesty, and fairness in our work and communications.

Professionalism – Maintain high standards in our own work, and help others strive for continuous improvement and the betterment of the department.

Respect – Treat others with dignity and decency, appreciating the diversity that brings richness and growth to the department. Demonstrate respect for property, time, and ideas, as well as people.

Collegiality – Strive to complete our work in the spirit of mutual understanding and the sincere desire to operate as a team of students, faculty, and staff; seek to achieve the best possible outcomes together.

Department of Business, Management & Leadership Full-Time Faculty

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Business Administration (ASB), Business Administration (BBA), Business Administration (MBA), Health Information Management (BPS), Organizational Leadership (MAOL)

Medaille College makes no representations regarding whether a particular program will qualify a graduate for employment in any specific position. Applicants are responsible for checking with the licensing agency in their state for specific requirements as well as investigating the expectations for any agency or employer with which they may wish to seek employment.

Medaille College has not made a determination of the prerequisites for licensure or certification for individual states or countries. Before enrolling in an academic program, check with your state education department for specific requirements.

All applicants to the Business Management and Leadership programs should be aware that employers may consider numerous factors when determining eligibility or suitability for employment including, but not limited to: criminal background screening, U.S. citizenship, state residency, physical and psychological health, age and military discharge information. Similarly, employers in the industry may require drug screens as a condition to employment and/or continued employment. A criminal conviction and/or record of certain other conduct may prevent or hinder a graduate’s employment in the field. The enrolling applicant has been apprised of these matters and enrolls in this program with full understanding of the same.


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(716) 880-2200
Toll-free: (800) 292-1582

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(716) 880-2568
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