John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics at Weber State University prepares students for careers in business and economics. The Goddard School attracts students from across the nation and around the world. More than 2,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate programs in accounting, business administration [with emphases in business administration, finance, management (with human resource management track), marketing, and supply chain management], economics, and information systems & technologies; and more than 360 students pursue degrees in the Master of Accounting program and the Master of Business Administration program. The School was named for John B. Goddard following his more than $6 million gift in 1998.
The Goddard School's MBA is currently (2010) listed in the Princeton Review's 301 Best Business Schools.
- 98 percent of the class of 2009 was placed within three months of graduation.
- The 2009 graduating class had mean starting compensation of approximately $65,000.
The following majors are offered:
- Business Administration
- Information Systems & Technologies
The John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics and its School of Accountancy are accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) in both business and accounting.
- Jerry Moyes (B.S. Business Administration, 1966) - Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board, Swift Transportation