Private, Christian college in South Carolina

Located in South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.

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The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

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School of Business


The mission of the Southern Wesleyan School of Business is to deliver a high quality business education with a Christian perspective that prepares students for positions of leadership and service.


The School of Business at Southern Wesleyan University will encourage, equip and empower its students in discovering their Christ-centered purpose to transform communities in a changing, global marketplace.

Core Values

Develop stakeholders to be persons of integrity based on Biblical truth that transforms personal and professional lives.

Develop opportunities for students to experience their education beyond the classroom through activities such as internship, field trips, applied projects and other experiential learning that adds value for stakeholders.

Promote approaches to problems that emphasize creativity, entrepreneurship, technological implementation, globalization and change.

Develop a shared vision to build an understanding of the global economy and the importance of diverse people working together to build a better world.

Culture of Success
Work Cooperatively to promote successful outcomes in an environment that encourages individuals to find God's purpose for their lives.


SWU is a candidate for accreditation with The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). This accreditation is for business degree programs offered through the School of Business.

Learn more about our accreditation

Business Degree Programs

Traditional Program

Business Administration (BS)
Concentrations in Accounting, Management, or Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Business Minors


Adult Undergraduate

Business Administration (BS)
Concentrations in Human Resource Management, Management, or Supply Chain Management


Graduate Programs

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
MBA with Health Care Administration concentration
Master of Science in Management and Leadership (MSML)


Business Faculty

The Connector

Published twice a year, The Connector is the newsletter for the SWU School of Business. Each issue includes articles written by faculty and alumni centered around relevant business topics, as well as updates on what is happening in the business programs at SWU.

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Previous Issues

Spring/Summer 2015
Fall/Winter 2014
Spring/Summer 2014