Jun 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Rader School of Business

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Main Office:
Rosenberg Hall
1235 N. Milwaukee St.
Phone: (414) 277-7279

Successful organizations search for business graduates who are prepared to face the challenges of a dynamic business environment within a global society. MSOE business graduates fill this need through a unique blend of technical and business courses that bring together a powerful mix of fundamental business concepts and practical applications.

Rader School of Business Programs

Undergraduate programs include:

Bachelor of Business Administration

Undergraduate degree specializations are offered in each major. Specializations are in the following topical areas:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • International Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Information Technology Systems

Graduate programs include:

  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
  • Master of Science in Marketing and Export Management
  • Master of Science in New Product Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • MBA in Education Leadership


The faculty of the Rader School of Business is committed to the basic educational philosophy that includes an applications-oriented approach in all classes and laboratories, development of a strong foundation of business skills and knowledge, and the integration of and exposure to the latest technologies and business practices in all of its programs. MSOE business programs are distinguishable from traditional business administration degrees in that MSOE students become well-versed in the technology that drives businesses. The Rader School of Business views technology as machines, systems and approaches that extend human capacity and business performance.


The Rader School of Business is the preferred path for building and enhancing business careers that are based on both technical expertise and practical business knowledge. Superior job placement, alumni satisfaction and accomplished faculty and staff are evidence of our success.


The Rader School of Business continually strives to provide business education in areas that emphasize the understanding and application of current technology and the business practices essential for success in the 21st century.

MSOE’s Rader School of Business has offered courses in business, management, and technology since the mid-1950s.



Dr. Ruth Barratt

Uihlein/Spitzer Chair of Entrepreneurship:

Dr. (Hon.) G. Woodrow Adkins


Dr. Jeffrey Blessing, Dr. C. Kelly Lawrence Ottman

Associate Professors:

Dr. Ruth Barratt, Dr. Rachel Boechler, Dr. Paul A. Hudec, Carol S. Mannino, Dr. Michael J. Payne 

Assistant Professors: 

Katie A. McCarthy, Dr. Katrina Moskalik, David J. Schmitz


Gene Wright, Mary Jo Suminski

Adjunct Professors:

Dr. (Hon.) G. Woodrow Adkins, Dr. Kathy Faggiani, Terry Hoffmann, Dr. Kathleen Miezio, Theresa Rosik-Guerts, Gary Vroman

Adjunct Associate Professors:

Melinda Davies, Dr. Kenneth Dobbs, Dr. Jenne Meyer, David Pettiford, Kristin Shebesta, Vairavan Vairavan, Dr. Raymond Zastrow

Adjunct Assistant Professors:

Dr. Bill Berg, Susan Hoerchner, Patricia Kramer, Cynthia Mand, Paul Nistler, Stacy Novinski, Dr. John Osmanski, Kim Pettiford, Dr. Jeffrey Santaga, Beth Slayman, Chris Thompson


Kacie Freeberg, Al Hazle, Kira Henschel, Brian Peters, Jeffrey Roznowski

Professor Emeriti:

Larry J. Schmedeman, Dr. Bruce Thompson, David Tietyen


Administrative Assistant:

Dawn Blessing



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