Saunders College Academic Departments

Saunders College academic departments focus on the fundamental areas of study you need to make effective decisions throughout your career. . Each department is the base for faculty and research within their fields. Departments offer programs, workshops, seminars, and other in-depth learning opportunities for students with specialized interests. Collectively, they provide a comprehensive selection of opportunities to enrich yourself. Follow the links below for more information about each department.

Finance and Accounting Department

Offering courses in risk management, information systems, taxation, and financial statement analysis.

International Hospitality & Service Innovation Department

Preparing you for challenging roles in operations, strategy development, financial management, marketing and technology while taking employees, and yourself, to new levels of success in a constantly changing world.

Management Department

Preparing you to assume top management processes, decision making, and negotiations.

MIS, Marketing, & Analytics

Offering courses in risk management, information systems, taxation, and financial statement analysis.

Academic Areas

Saunders College academic departments cover the following academic areas:

  • Accounting
  • Digital Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing


  • 09/24/2021
    Ndidiamaka “Ndidi” Chimah, a third-year hospitality and tourism management major from Baltimore, has been awarded the Statler Scholarship of Excellence. This prestigious scholarship, valued at $25,000, is awarded to students that go above and beyond, excelling in hospitality management programs, and who plan to pursue careers in the field.
  • 09/22/2021
    This year’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 15 through 17, features numerous in-person events including entertainment, hockey, speakers, escape rooms, axe throwing, a zip line, tours, open houses, and more. Building on the success of last year’s Tiger Alumni Week, a variety of virtual programs specifically for alumni will be held beginning on Oct. 11.
  • 09/22/2021
    Saunders College of Business is proud to offer the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Student Award. This award will be presented to an RIT student who has proven their potential to become a successful entrepreneur. 
  • 09/21/2021
    Many only dream of racing the historic oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Several RIT engineering and computing students will make that dream come true. Members of RIT’s Autonomous Vehicle team will join partner universities as finalists in the inaugural Indy Autonomous Challenge.