University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

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Future Students

Northwest Arkansas is the beating heart of the world's retail industry. Walton College's corporate sponsors, world-class faculty and industry connections translate into student success.



Why Students Choose Walton College


Message from a Graduate

Undergraduate Students

A bachelor’s degree is a smart next step for recent high school graduates, transfer students or non-traditional students ready to transition into the next phase of their career.

Walton College offers experiences outside the classroom to help students grow personally and professionally. Our study abroad programs, mentoring programs, internships and career services office provide unique opportunities for students.

Bachelor's Degrees

Information for incoming freshman and transfer students

Graduate Students

If you hold a bachelor’s degree and are ready for the next challenge, consider pursuing a master’s degree. Coupled with professional experience, a master’s degree, Ph.D. or specialized certificate can help strengthen your career, qualify you for a more senior position or attract a higher salary.

Programs at the Graduate School of Business include: Walton MBA, Walton Executive MBA, Business Analytics Graduate Certificate, Master of Information Systems, Master of Accountancy or Ph.D. Programs.

Graduate Degrees

For Master's or Doctoral Degrees, and Graduate Certificates

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We Are Walton

EPIC Spotlight: Cindy Moehring

EPIC Spotlight: Cindy Moehring

Cindy Moehring has held many jobs. Regardless of where she worked, she made the same observation. “It really seemed to me that there were too many business leaders entering the business world without the awareness of basic business ethics issues,” Moehring says.

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EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

Do you play a musical instrument? Are you good at geometry? These are questions that Barry Bryan might ask a student considering accounting as a major. It’s been his experience that these skills often make for good accountants.

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EPIC Spotlight: Garrett Rybak

EPIC Spotlight: Garrett Rybak

At the age of 23, Garrett Rybak sat in the cockpit of a T-34 with the engine roaring and propellers spinning. After the requisite safety checks, he grabbed the controls and sped the aircraft down the runway until it went airborne into the Wild Blue Yonder.

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EPIC Spotlight: Chris Houser

EPIC Spotlight: Chris Houser

After six years in the Air Force, Chris Houser had a plan upon his discharge: to see America.

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EPIC Spotlight: Abby Davidson

EPIC Spotlight: Abby Davidson

Sometimes a new venture needs a jump start, especially in developing countries.

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EPIC Spotlight: Renee Clay

EPIC Spotlight: Renee Clay

If it’s not apparent that Renee Clay enjoys her job, just look at her desk. It’s filled with knick-knacks, toys and conversation pieces. She laughs often.

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EPIC Spotlight: Dub Ashton

EPIC Spotlight: Dub Ashton

Call him Dub. Not Dr. Ashton. It was a request he made when he was department chair for the Department of Marketing and, later, senior associate dean at the Sam M. Walton College of Business. He has never wavered on this preference, and it’s how his students address him. He’s Dub.

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EPIC Spotlight: John Dominick

EPIC Spotlight: John Dominick

John Dominick learned a lot from driving a combine harvester in his youth. Namely, that he didn’t want to do that for the rest of his life.

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