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Walter E. Heller College of Business

Roosevelt means business.

At the Walter E. Heller College of Business, Roosevelt offers business education with today's economy in mind. Our degrees and credentials keep a tight focus on practical application and success in today's global corporate environment that integrates an emphasis on personal and professional integrity, as well as the importance of social responsibility.

Our mission: Roosevelt University's Walter E. Heller College of Business provides a diverse population of students the best opportunity to develop critical skills necessary for success. This education emphasizes professional integrity, sustainable business practices, and global engagement.

Our students learn and experience leadership critical thinking, business marketing, finance, operations, management and information technology giving them an edge in the workplace. Students also benefit from practical experience and real-world access achieved through internships available at leading Chicago-area businesses and the dynamic instruction and guidance from our seasoned faculty and staff.


  • Chan appointed Business College Dean
    August 18, 2014

    Joseph O. Chan, professor of Information Systems in Roosevelt University’s Walter E. Heller College of Business, has been appointed Dean.

  • July 29, 2014
    Sofia Dermisi, an 11-year veteran professor with Roosevelt's real estate program and a leading expert on sustainability and office markets in Chicago and around the nation, has accepted an appointment with the University of Washington’s College of Built Environments in Seattle. Meanwhile, veteran commercial real estate professor Thomas W. Hamilton will be joining Roosevelt’s real estate faculty this fall as the Institute’s new Gerald W. Fogelson Distinguished Chair in Real Estate.
  • Limited mobility is no obstacle for Heller College student graduating in May
    April 22, 2014

    Corrie Harris will fulfill a dream of becoming the first in her family to receive a college diploma on May 2.