Business and Justice Studies

School of Business and Justice Studies

What We Do

With academic programs that range from business economics and finance to accountancy, cybersecurity, fraud and financial crime investigation to cybersecurity, Utica College’s School of Business and Justice Studies offers an innovative and fully-integrated collection of programs designed to prepare students for successful careers in some of the world’s most dynamic professions.

Phone
ECJS: (315) 792-3055 / Brvenik: (315) 792-3055
Email
Department Type
Office Location
ECJS Building, Room 102 / Brvenik Center for Business Education (Clark City Center), Room 115

With world-class faculty bringing real-world experience to the classroom, students in UC’s School of Business and Justice Studies program receive hands-on involvement in an environment suited to their goals and needs, guiding them on their path to becoming the business leaders, accountants, cybersecurity experts, and investigators of tomorrow.

Utica College is a leading college in cybersecurity education and has been has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. UC has also been honored with the designation as a a National Center of Digital Forensics Academic Excellence (CDFAE) by the Defense Cyber Crime Center and an Academic Center of Excellence (ACE) by the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body.

Dean

Helen G. Barker, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Business and Justice Studies
hgbarker@utica.edu

Programs and Majors Departments

Business and Economics

M.B.A. Director
Stephanie Nesbitt, J.D.
srnesbit@utica.edu

Research Director
Zhaodan Huang, Ph.D.
zhuang@utica.edu

Accounting Program Coordinator
Glen Hansen
gahansen@utica.edu

Mohawk Valley Center for Economic Education

Director: Richard Fenner, Ph.D.
rfenner@utica.edu

Majors:

B.S. in Accounting
B.S. in Business Economics
B.A. in Economics
B.S. in Health Studies - Management
B.S. in Management
B.B.A. in Sports Management

Minors:

Economics
Management
Risk Management

Graduate Programs:
M.B.A. Economic Crime and Fraud Management
M.B.A. General Management
M.B.A. Professional Accountancy

Faculty:

Atasi Basu - Accounting
Elizabeth Burback - Marketing
Donna Dolansky - Accounting
Richard Fenner - Economics
Samuel Ferrara - Management
Candace Grant - Management
Glen Hansen - Accounting
Zhaodan Huang - Economics/Finance
Margaret Morgan-Davie - Economics
Stephanie Nesbitt - Risk Management & Insurance
Brett Orchechowski - Management & Media
Stephen Peek - Management
Thomas Rossi - Management
Mehmet Sencicek - Economics
Christopher Tingley - Marketing

Construction Management
Director: David Dubbelde, Ph.D.
dmdubbelde@utica.edu

Faculty: 
David Dubbelde, Ph.D.
Dimitar Todorov

Economic Crime, Justice Studies, and Cybersecurity

Coordinator: Fraud & Financial Crime Investigation & Financial Crime and Compliance Management
Donald Rebovich, Ph.D.
drebovich@utica.edu

Director: M.S. Financial Crime and Compliance Management
Kyungseok Choo, Ph.D.
kychoo@utica.edu

Director: Cybersecurity
Joseph Giordano, M.S.
jgiorda@utica.edu

Center for Identity Management and Information Protection (CIMIP)

Executive Director: Donald Rebovich, Ph.D.
drebovich@utica.edu

Northeast Cyber Forensics Center (NCFC)

Director: Anthony Martino, M.S.
amartin@utica.edu

Economic Crime & Cybersecurity Institute

Executive Director: Bernard Hyman, Jr., J.D.
blhyman@utica.edu

Majors:
B.S. in Criminal Justice
B.S. in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation (formerly Economic Crime)
B.S. in Cybersecurity

Minors:
Criminal Justice

Graduate Programs:
M.S. in Cybersecurity
M.S. in Financial Crime and Compliance Management
M.P.S. in Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis

Faculty: 
Andrew Carr - Cybersecurity
Kyungseok Choo - Criminal Justice and Economic Crime
Harry Cooper - Cybersecurity
Leslie Corbo - Cybersecurity
Austen Givens - Cybersecurity
Joseph Giordano - Cybersecurity
Suzanne Lynch - Criminal Justice and Financial Crime & Compliance Management
Leonard Popyack - Criminal Justice and Cybersecurity
Donald Rebovich - Criminal Justice
David Smith - Cyber Policy
Shanna Van Slyke - Criminal Justice and Sociology
William Virkler - Criminal Justice
Gregory Walsh - Criminal Justice and Cybersecurity


Public Relations and Journalism
Chair:  David Chanatry, M.S.
dchanat@utica.edu

The Raymond Simon Institute for Public Relations

Executive Director: Patricia Swann, M.S.
pswann@utica.edu

Majors:
B.S. in Journalism
B.S. in Public Relations
B.S. Public Relations/Journalism

Minors:
Journalism
Public Relations

Faculty:
Brett Orzechowski - Journalism
Elizabeth Burback - Public Relations/Digital Marketing
David Chanatry - Journalism
Paul MacArthur - Public Relations/Journalism
Patricia Swann - Public Relations/Journalism

Contact Us

More on the School of Business and Justice Studies

The School of Business and Justice Studies houses undergraduate programs in:

  • Business and Economics
  • Construction Management
  • Economic Crime, Justice Studies, and Cybersecurity
  • Public Relations and Journalism

The School also offers graduate programs in:

  • M.S. Cybersecurity
  • M.P.S. Cyber Policy and Risk Analysis
  • M.B.A. Economic Crime and Fraud Management
  • M.S. Financial Crime and Compliance Management
  • M.B.A. General Management
  • M.B.A. Professional Accountancy

Explore Programs

In addition, the School oversees a number of important co-curricular activities at the College. This includes:

Lecture Series 
Management Invited Lecture Series 

Institutes and Centers 
Center for Identity Management and Information Protection 
Northeast Cyber Forensics Center (NCFC) 
The Economic Crime & Cybersecurity Institute 
Mohawk Valley Center for Economic Education
The Raymond Simon Institute for Public Relations 

Student Organizations 
Accounting Society
Alpha Phi Sigma - The National Criminal Justice Honor Society
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Cyber Patriots
Gamma Iota Sigma - Professional Risk Management and Insurance Fraternity 
Investment Association
Organization of Justice Studies (OJS)
Pioneer Builders  
PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) 
SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) 
Society of Collegiate Journalists
Tau Mu Epsilon Public Relations Honorary Society

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