The Ohio Valley University College of Business builds upon the University’s cornerstones of commitment to excellence and servant leadership to engage students in quality academic programs designed to increase professional knowledge, skills, and attributes.
Faithful to the University’s church of Christ roots, College of Business faculty members combine academics, experience, and faith to prepare students for Christian leadership in today’s highly competitive business world.
Dr. Dan Blair
Dean, College of Business
Visit the OVU Academic Catalog for detailed academic program information.
The Gene and Joyce Wharton School of Information Technology and Business provide students with a foundation for their future by fostering holistic growth, mentoring relationships, and global business connections. Faculty members prepare students for career-oriented programs in current demand among the business community.
The Information Technology Program at OVU is commiteed to excellence, providing students with extensive practice in both virtual and real-world lab environments. In a marketplace driven by the need for employees with certain IT credentials, the OVU Information Technology Program equips students with the necessary knowledge and skills to gain industry-standard certifications such as Comp TIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, Cisco CCNA, and many others. As part of the IT Program, students have internship opportunities to gain real-world experience in applying their classroom knowledge. At Ohio Valley University, students benefit from a low faculty-to-student ratio and the expertise of our faculty who hold a variety of professional IT credentials. OVU faculty and staff in our program know you by your name, not your IP address! For more information on our exciting program in information technology contact us today.
IT Program Director
OVU’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) is the most efficient, affordable way for working adults to earn a bachelor’s degree in the Parkersburg area. Highly qualified faculty with real-world experience offer immediate application of learning and emphasize personal interaction and professional mentoring in the classroom.
Offering degrees in Organizational Management and Healthcare Administration, SPS can help you complete your degree in two short years and achieve the career advancement you want.
Alpha Sigma Lambda recognizes the extra dedication and hard work of students working toward a degree while working in a career, raising a family, and living active lives in their communities. For this reason, Ohio Valley University's School of Professional Studies proudly sponsors a chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda.
Faculty select members from among the top twenty percent of students in the program. Students selected for membership must earn at least a 3.2 GPA.