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Scott L. Carmona College of Business


We are SVSU, and we are business people motivated to make an impact. Our driven and purposeful students in the Scott L. Carmona College of Business discover how a degree in business is an avenue to living out your passion. As a business student at SVSU, you’ll study the interconnectivity between business and community-impact and explore the wide array of paths a business degree prepares you for through real-world case studies, field-based experience, and diverse travel opportunities. Business is everywhere and for everyone. Find your niche here.


Internships Opens Doors

This is one of Michigan's high-demand, top careers

Offering Academic Pathways to 13 of Michigan's Most In-Demand Careers in Business

Our students acquire the knowledge and skills to hit the ground running in today’s business world through classes filled with real-world case studies, field-based experiences and numerous opportunities for internships. Explore Programs »

Create Your Well-Balanced Life With a Degree in Business

Let your curiosity lead you and our advisors guide you. With many programs to choose from, find out how a degree in business is both rewarding and accommodating for work-life harmony.  At SVSU, our business graduates have diverse and vibrant careers that harness their passions and support their well-being.


Stand Out Among The Crowd

Garber Cardinal Business Edge »
Provides freshmen and sophomores mentoring opportunities, in-class and co-curricular travel experiences.

Vitito Global Leadership Institute »
Students are selected as sophomores for this two-year program of specialized coursework, fieldwork, international travel experience and a capstone project.

Explore Our Academic Programs

Are you inspired by the prospect of being your own boss? Are you curious how economics and the environment intersect? Are you eager to create and put new ideas into motion? Are you motivated to provide solutions to some of society’s most pressing problems? At SVSU, we show our students how a business degree has unlimited potential.

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A Little Bit About Our Dean, Jayati Ghosh, Ph.D.

How long have you been working at SVSU, and what positions have you held within that time frame? Have you worked in the business department of another college prior to SVSU?

"I have been working since June 2021. My position is the Dean of the Scott L. Carmona Collge of Business"

Where did you attend college?
"I went to school in India and Canada"

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Danilo Sirias in classroom

Improving Health Services Delivery In Michigan

“Access to mental and behavioral health services has become more constrained. Through this project, we intend to demonstrate how clinics can adjust their care delivery models to improve access.”

Danilo Sirias, professor of management, has been awarded a two-year, $245,000 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund for his project, which he will pursue in conjunction with two clinics that provide mental health services in the Great Lakes Bay Region, Child & Family Services of Saginaw and Family & Children’s Services of Mid-Michigan. 

Four Moot Court team members pose for photo with awards

Two Moot Court Teams Finished in the Top 3, Earning Spots at the National Tournament

Hours of preparation propelled Saginaw Valley State University students to strong showings in a moot court regional tournament hosted by the university on December 2 and 3. SVSU hosted 30 teams from around the country for the event, one of 16 regional tournaments at which students compete to qualify for the American Moot Court Association’s national tournament in January.

Julie Keil, SVSU associate professor of political science and a moot court adviser, said the competition at this tournament was fierce and included teams from Yale, Duke University, University of Chicago, Loyola University, and others.

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ONLINE FREE Masterclass Series


November 1, 2022
Performance Improvement For Outpatient Clinics: Learn to set up the proper mechanisms to lower no-show and cancellation rates, reduce waiting time, optimize providers' utilization, and increase throughput. This free webinar is recommended for those working within outpatient clinics focusing on primary care, specialist care and mental health. Presented by Dr. Danilo Sirias

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Supporting Regional Businesses

Stevens Center for Family Business »
Fosters the continued growth and sustenance of family-owned businesses in the region and within the state through education, collaboration and networking.

Dow Entrepreneurship Institute »
Stimulates the creation of new business ventures, serves as a resource for research activities aimed at business innovation and provides internship opportunities benefiting both area businesses and student entrepreneurs.

Small Business Development Center »
Provides no-cost consulting, training, market research, and technology commercialization services to assist Michigan businesses to launch, grow, transition and innovate.

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Scott L. Carmona College of Business
Saginaw Valley State University

CCB 302
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4064

Jayati Ghosh

Amy Hendrickson
Acting Assistant Dean