The 21st century business world calls for professionals who think critically, collaborate globally and adapt to constant change

The Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward’s University prepares students to excel in this world with an experiential, values-based education anchored in the liberal arts and the Holy Cross traditions of learning and service.

It's a business education as unique as our home in Austin, Texas.

Continuing a rich, 40-year tradition of connecting students to the marketplace, we are deeply integrated with Austin’s vibrant business ecosystem. Our programs immerse students in this exceptional, progressive center of emerging technology, where they apply entrepreneurial thinking and develop the skills to integrate social and environmental good with traditional business practices.

Technology, creativity, social enterprise and emerging trends. Our team has cultivated relationships with partners both local and global.

In each of our degree programs, students gain the skills and experiences to analyze and innovate. And thanks to the worldwide reach of Austin's business community and our 19 international campus partners, students expand their perspectives and learn the nuances of global collaboration.

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About the School

The Bill Munday School of Business delivers an experiential, values-based education anchored in the liberal arts and the Holy Cross traditions of learning and service. The school educates students to excel professionally in the dynamic 21st century business environment by emphasizing creative thinking, critical analysis, global collaboration, lifelong learning, adaptation to change, and ethical behavior. The school promotes relationships on our campus with our global partners and across the rich ecosystem of Austin, focusing on technology, creativity, social enterprise and emerging trends.


A faculty comprised of scholars and practitioners with established business networks provides students with personalized attention and forms the foundation of our educational framework. Here, students benefit from small, interactive classes that emphasize interdisciplinary learning, creative thinking and teamwork.

The Bill Munday School of Business faculty focus research efforts on five key competencies that characterize Austin's business ecosystem:

Entrepreneurial thinking, social enterprise, innovation management, global collaboration and business analytics

Faculty research deepens our engagement with the community and empowers students to become confident, capable professionals and business leaders for the 21st century.

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The Bill Munday School of Business hosts multiple events throughout the school year to inform prospective students about our unique programs, encourage students to transform creative ideas into business plans, connect students with successful Austin business leaders, prepare students for life after graduation, and support our passionate alumni network.

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Student Resources

Students in The Bill Munday School of Business are encouraged to engage outside the classroom in internships, research opportunities, volunteer experiences and leadership roles, both within the School and in the community. The following resources are provided by the School to help students complete coursework, identify these experiences and prepare themselves for career success upon graduation.

What types of opportunities are students engaging in, and what are business school alumni up to now? View business student and alumni success stories.

Austin Partnerships

The Bill Munday School of Business is deeply rooted in Austin’s business ecosystem, producing graduates who have an entrepreneurial mindset, value social enterprise, understand the process of innovation, know how to engage in global business practice and utilize business metrics to create high-performing organizations.

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Alumni Connection

The Bill Munday School of Business is at the center of a network that connects alumni to each other and to current students. We enhance the personal and professional development of our alumni through opportunities for chapter leadership and volunteering. Our combined reach helps advance the exchange of ideas and information – an ideal that holds true to the Holy Cross tradition.

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News and Media

Students, faculty/staff and alumni from The Bill Munday School of Business appear in local and national media outlets as both subjects and contributors of relevant and impactful business news.

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Catherine Smith MacDermott
It’s an ulterior motive of mine to help students discover that their passions should drive them. The jobs and money will come, but more important is the contribution they make to the world as a person.
Good for Everyone
Professor of Management Kathleen Wilburn shares why corporate social responsibility is a win-win for all involved.
Never Tell Yourself No
Ali Dadpay, Professor of Economics, Teaches Students to Hit the Ground Running