Carson College of Business

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Fast-Foward Your Career

When you earn a business degree from the Carson College Business at WSU Tri-Cities, you aren’t just getting a diploma. You are joining a network of professionals with the theoretical knowledge and applied skills to teach you how to put your business degree to work.

Our programs are highly ranked because of academic quality and our students are highly satisfied with their education because they receive personalized instruction from faculty who are committed to student engagement and research.

Whether you’re working toward a bachelor’s degree or focusing on an MBA, you’ll find dynamic and engaging classroom and research experiences with faculty who are invested in your success.


The Carson College of Business at WSU Tri-Cities values academic quality and is committed to contributing to the growth and economic vitality of the region and state. Our vision and mission are guideposts for advancement, development and engagement.


The Carson College of Business is among the two percent of business schools worldwide to achieve accreditation at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which is the most respected business program accrediting entity.

Hospitality Programs

We are excited to offer new majors in Hospitality Business Management and Wine Business Management. Bob Harrington, Academic Director of the Carson College of Business at WSU Tri-Cities, says these programs fill critical needs in the community and “will facilitate synergistic collaborations with our signature wine science program.” Read more…

Bottles of WSU Blended Learning wine

Research Insights

Our faculty members are teaching courses as well as pursuing innovative research within their specific disciplines.  Here you can find the most recent research developments, interviews, and articles following our faculty’s accomplishments in their individual fields.  Recently, our Academic Director, Dr. Bob Harrington, has been featured in several publications including the Spokane Business Journal as well as the Vancouver Business Journal.

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