Introducing the McGaughy Professional Development Center


At the College of Business & Economics, we are dedicated to helping you succeed. To help you achieve your goals, this summer we created the McGaughy Professional Development Center, located in Hiner 103!

This center is one-stop-shopping for your academic needs. The center will provide assistance with three main areas:


1. Undergraduate Services for Business & Economics programs, which includes:

  • Academic Advising for any student who needs assistance
  • Override Requests for business and/or economics classes that are full
  • Admissions to the College of Business & Economics major or minor, complete the application forms online
  • Declare Supply Chain Management Endorsement, to do so, complete the application online and then return it to Hiner 103
  • Undergraduate Degree Application is completed by you and your advisor when you have earned 75 credit hours. Click here for application
  • Program Change Form is completed to change, add, or remove a major, concentration, or minor. Click here for form
  • Catalog Change Form is completed to change catalog year, click here for form
  • Change of Advisor Form is complete to request a change in advisor, form located in Hiner 103

Have questions about undergraduate services? Contact Melinda Fowlkes, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of Business and Economics. Phone: 434.395.2379 email: 


2. Internship & Professional Development

To graduate, each student is required to complete an internship. In order to qualify for an internship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Earned overall & major GPA of 2.33 or higher
  • Accepted to the Business Administration or Economics degree programs
  • Earned a minimum of 60 earned credit hours
  • Completed MANG 391
  • Completed concentration prerequisites — ACCT 340, FINA 350, ISCS 370, MANG 360 or MARK 380

Want to learn more? Visit our website, email: or contact William Baxter, Director of McGaughy Internship and Professional Development Center, phone: 434.395.2460 or Nancy Postans, Internship Coordinator, phone: 434.395.2878


3. Master in Business Administration (MBA) Program

  • Looking for the next step after graduation? Consider our MBA program ranked in the Top 100 Online MBA Programs by U.S. News & World Report.

To learn more, visit our website or contact Abbey O’Connor, Assistant Dean and MBA Director in Hiner 103, phone: 434.395.2043 email:



    • Dumindu on August 23, 2015 at 8:48 am

    I heard that Longwood has good reputation for the MBA degree. By the way, do you allow international student applications for the MBA program?

    1. Thank you for your interest! We do accept international students to our MBA programs. To learn more about the program, please visit our website where you will find information and our application.

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