About The W. P. Carey School
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the largest business schools in the United States with 250 faculty, 1,500 graduate students and more than 8,300 undergraduates. The school is internationally recognized for its leadership in business education and is highly regarded for its renowned faculty and their research productivity.
The W. P. Carey School is headquartered on ASU’s Tempe campus, adjacent to Phoenix, Arizona, the sixth-largest city in the U.S. Classes and program services also are offered at satellite locations throughout greater Phoenix metro area, which provides students with access to companies in high-tech, aerospace, financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, transportation and tourism-related service industries.
The third-fastest growing city in the country, Phoenix is known for its vibrant Southwestern lifestyle, major pro sports teams and cultural events, and 300 days of sunshine a year.
"We change lives through business education."
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University seeks to become a "Top of Mind" business school known for positively impacting the practice, science, and art of management on a national and international level while maintaining a strong and ongoing commitment to Arizona and the Southwest.
Our mission is twofold:
- To create and disseminate knowledge for the benefit of business students, executives and other practitioners, and the global business and academic communities
- To attract, develop, and graduate large numbers of highly qualified students, help them formulate and advance their career aspirations and prepare them to be successful leaders in business and society
Accomplishing our mission requires:
- The quality and capability of our research faculty as thought leaders in teaching and research
- The capability and capacity of our entire faculty to deliver effective coursework to the school’s constituencies of undergraduate and graduate students
- Our ability to develop and execute business plans that will produce financial success
- Our staff’s ability to support our initiatives and programs with the highest level of execution
Total number of undergraduate students in business and economics majors: 8,390
- Business Honors students (included in total number): 693 (Fall 2011)
- 2011 undergraduate business degrees awarded: 2,129 (Fall 2010, Spring and Summer 2011)
Total number of students in Master of Business Administration: 1,166
Other MBA programs offered:
- Professional MBA
- Executive MBA
- Executive MBA in Shanghai
- Custom Corporate MBA
Total number of students in other master's programs: 257
Number of doctoral students: 113
Master of Business Administration (Full-time) 
- Accepted offers within three months of graduation: 90.3%
- Mean salary: $88,012
- Mean signing bonus: $13,000
 Figures based on the August and December 2010 and May 2011 graduating classes
 Figures based on the May 2011 graduating class
- 62,362 Undergraduate
- 19,089 Graduate
Arizona State University boasts one of the finest business schools in the United States. We understand that degree program quality is only as good as the faculty that teach and design the courses and curricula.
The W. P. Carey School of Business faculty are highly regarded and acknowledged globally as influential researchers and consultants. They actively teach in all programs offered in the business school. Our faculty members hold worldwide recognition as researchers in their fields and extensive ties to the business community.
In addition to publishing in top-tier, internationally recognized academic journals, many faculty members have written widely adopted textbooks or contributed to professional books.
For more information about our W. P. Carey faculty work, consult knowWPC , a biweekly online resource that offers the latest business insights, information, and research from a variety of sources. The site includes analysis of business trends, interviews with industry leaders and W. P. Carey faculty, articles based on recent business research, book reviews, conference and seminar reports, and links to Web sites.
Bachelor of Science:
Bachelor of Arts:
Ph.D. in Business Administration with concentrations in:
Ph.D. in Economics
- Several hundred managers participate yearly in a variety of open enrollment and custom certificate programs
- Growing portfolio of blended online management development solutions
- Member of UNICON (International University Consortium for Executive Education), an association of the top 75 university executive education providers worldwide
- Edward C. Prescott, the W. P. Carey Chair and ASU Regents' Professor of Economics, 2004 Nobel Prize in economics
- V. Kerry Smith, ASU Regents' Professor of Economics
- Huizingh Honors Teacher of the Year -- John Eaton, Marketing
- Huizingh Outstanding Undergraduate Professor -- Lonnie Ostrom, Marketing
- Huizingh Award for Classroom Innovation -- Matt McCarthy, Information Systems
- MBA and Master's Teaching Awards -- Don Lange, Management; Andrea Morales, Marketing; Michele Pfund, Supply Chain Management
- Doctoral Programs Outstanding Professor -- Yuri Tserlukevich, Finance
- Faculty Research Award -- Rajiv Sinha, Marketing
- Hall of Fame Inductee -- Barbara Keats
- Faculty Service Award -- Michael Mokwa, Marketing
- Huizingh Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award — Eddie Davila, Supply Chain Management and Jordan Lowe, Accounting
- Huizingh Outstanding Service to Students Award — John Eaton, Marketing
- Outstanding Master's Teaching Awards -- Michal Matejka, Accounting
- Outstanding Master's Teaching Awards -- Bob St. Louis, Information Systems
- Outstanding Master's Teaching Awards -- Gene Schneller, Supply Chain Management
- Outstanding Doctoral Faculty Award -- Andrea Morales, Marketing
- Outstanding Faculty Research Award -- Blake Ashforth, Management
- Hall of Fame Inductee -- Dr. Vincent Blasko, Marketing
- Hall of Fame Inductee -- Dr. Lee McPheters, The L. William Seidman Research Institute
The John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award
Established in 1999, the John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award recognizes instructors and graduate assistants chosen by their students as elite members of the academic community.
Beginning in 2013, the award for each undergraduate and graduate teaching honor is $5,500; the award for each graduate teaching assistant is $2,250
2013 John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award Winners
- Teets Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award -- Melissa Martin, School of Accountancy
- Teets Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award -- Ilona Babenko, Finance
- Teets Graduate Teaching Assistant Award -- Tyler Glavan, School of Accountancy
Research and Service Centers
The W. P. Carey School of Business houses one research institute and 11 research and service centers:
- Organization Science - Blake Ashforth, senior editor
- Journal of Supply Chain Management - Craig Carter, co-editor
- Journal of Operations Management - Thomas Choi, co-editor
- Academy of Management Journal - Kevin Corley, associate editor
- Academy of Management Review - Amy Hillman, editor
- Academy of Management Review - Jeff LePine, associate editor
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
- W. P. Carey School of Business, accredited 1962
- W. P. Carey MBA, accredited 1964
- School of Accountancy, accredited 1987