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Erivan K. Haub School of Business

Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph's University
Established 1927
Type Business School
Academic staff
100+ Full-time
Students 2,260 undergraduates, 955 graduates
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Campus Urban
Colors Crimson and grey          
Website //hsb/

The Haub School of Business is the business school at Saint Joseph's University. Located in Mandeville Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the corner of 54th Street and City Line Avenue, the program is considered one of the best in the Northeast region. The dean is Joseph A. DiAngelo, Ed.D. and the school is named for businessman Erivan Haub.


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  • Centers 2
  • Rankings 3
  • Notable alumni 4
  • References 5


The MBA program offers concentrations in Accounting, Decision and System Sciences, Finance, Health and Medical Services, Human Resource Management, International Business, International Marketing, Management, and Marketing.

Undergraduate programs include Accounting, Decision and System Sciences, Finance, Financial Planning, Risk Management and Insurance, Food Marketing, International Business and Marketing, Management, Marketing, and Pharmaceutical Marketing.

Mandeville Hall

In addition to the MBA program, HSB offers graduate degrees in Human Resource Management, Financial Services, International Marketing, Decision & System Sciences, an Executive MBA, Executive MS in Food Marketing, Executive MBAs in Food Marketing and Pharmaceutical Marketing, and a number of China Programs. The school also offers post-MBA certificate programs

The Haub School of Business is one of only 15 business schools in the country to feature a Wall Street trading room. The room provides access to electronic sources of financial and investment data, analytical tools, and trading simulations. Students in certain classes must trade stocks to prepare themselves for specific careers.[1] The centerpiece of Mandeville Hall is a 300-seat state-of-the-art Teletorium (a term trademarked by SJU).[2]

In Pennsylvania, the HSB is one of only four business schools to have its accounting program and business program AACSB accredited.[3]

The Haub School of Business also publishes the HSB Review which comes out every semester and outlines the achievements and goals of the college.

Four HSB have been chosen as McGowan scholars.


The Pedro Arrupe Center for Business Ethics is "an intellectual resource for business ethics in both academic and business contexts". It serves as a resource for the ethical conduct of business and it also serves to integrate ethics education into business disciplines.[4]

The Center For Consumer Research is a center that uses research and seminars to understand the needs and concerns of consumers.[5]

The Academy of Risk Management and Insurance promotes and supports the concept of risk management and insurance education and provides services to risk management and insurance students.[6]


The HSB was awarded The Beta Gamma Sigma 2006, 2007, and 2008 Silver Chapter Award and has been ranked in numerous reports and studies done by national companies, magazines, and websites. In 2010, the Beta Gamma Sigma chapter received the Gold Award after competing against 486 chapters around the globe.[7]

  • Recognition as one of the nation’s outstanding business schools in The Princeton Review’s recent student survey-driven guidebook, The Best 143 Business Schools.
  • The HSB was awarded The Beta Gamma Sigma 2006 and 2007 Silver Chapter Award. Beta Gamma Sigma is an international honor society recognizing academic achievements of students who are enrolled in college business and management programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
  • U.S. News & World Report ranked HSB Graduate Business Programs #1 in Philadelphia and among the top 25 in the United States.[8]
  • BusinessWeek ranked the HSB the 76th best business school in the United States in 2007[9] and the 56th best in 2009.
  • The undergraduate Marketing program was named one of the 24 best in the nation.[10]
  • The Haub School of Business was recognized by Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey of business schools, for being one of the top 100 schools in the world at integrating ethical issues into graduate business curricula for the years 2009 to 2010.[11]

Notable alumni

  • Michael J. Hagan - CEO of NutriSystems, Inc.; Forbes magazine 2006 Entrenpreneur of the Year
  • James J. Maguire - Chairman and founder of Philadelphia Consolidated Holding Corporation, assets in excess of $2 billion
  • John R. Post - Founder and president of Post Precision Castings
  • Denise Viola-Monahan - Senior vice-president, PNC Bank
  • Anthony A. Nichols, Sr. - Chairman emeritus of Brandywine Realty Trust
  • Robert D. Falese, Jr. - President of the Commercial and Investment Bank for Commerce Bank Corp.
  • Joseph Donnelly CFO of the Programming Group Comcast Corporation.
  • John W. Smithson - CEO of Pennsylvania Manufacturers Corp.
  • John Bennett - CEO of Devon International Group
  • Francis J. Erbrick - EMS Technologies' Board of Directors
  • Edward F. McCauley - Lead Audit Partner and Advisory Partner for a wide variety of Fortune 500 companies
  • John M. Finlayson - Chairman & CEO of Layered Technologies[12]
  • Daniel J. Hilferty III - President and CEO of Independence Blue Cross.
  • Edward W. Moneypenny - Former CFO 7-Eleven[13]
  • John J. Swanick - Executive Managing Director, Philadelphia Region SMART Business Advisory and Consulting, LLC
  • Anita Smith - Former President and CEO of Capital Blue Cross
  • Tony Conti - Office Managing Partner of the Philadelphia office of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
  • A. Charles Amentt, Jr. - Director Private Banking Bank of New York Mellon. Former Hawk soccer player.
  • Dr. Richard George, Ph.D. - Food Marketing professor at SJU featured in BusinessWeek as one of the top 19 business professors in the country[14]


  1. ^ SJU: Haub School of Business - About HSB
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  8. ^ SJU: Haub School of Business - Welcome from the Dean
  9. ^ BusinessWeek Undergraduate Rankings
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  12. ^ SJU: Board of Trustees
  13. ^ New York & Company Appoints Edward W. Moneypenny to Its Board of Directors
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