Centers & Initiatives

Improving our community through research, service and social responsibility.

The School of Business has several Centers of Excellence and initiatives that support specific industries, conduct research and help to strengthen our ties with the global business community. Our centers and initiatives advance the educational experience for our students.

Centers of Excellence

Explore our centers. Their specialty areas range from real estate to global business to certification testing.
  • Carter Real Estate Center

    The Carter Real Estate Center brings together students, faculty and industry leaders through teaching, research and service. The center works to better understand the complexities of the real estate market and find practical solutions for the issues facing the industry.

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  • Center for Entrepreneurship

    The Center for Entrepreneurship is a primary point of contact for entrepreneurship development at the College of Charleston.

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  • Center for Public Choice and Market Process

    The Center for Public Choice and Market Process advances the understanding of the economic, political and moral foundations of a free market economy.

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  • Certiport Authorized Testing Center

    The Certiport Authorized Testing Center offers official certification tests for School of Business students setting them up for success before they even get their degree.

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  • Global Business Resource Center

    The Global Business Resource Center supports the continued development of international education opportunities so students may gain the necessary international business skills, cross-cultural experience and foreign language proficiencies needed in today's globalized economy.

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  • Student Success Center

    The Student Success Center is our powerful "not-so-hidden secret." Its staff members are focused on each student's success from orientation through graduation and beyond.

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Analyzing trends in the local economy and tourism industry is our strong suit.
  • Office of Economic Analysis

    The Office of Economic Analysis provides objective analysis and interpretation of economic data and trends in the international, national, regional and local economy.

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  • Office of Tourism Analysis

    The Office of Tourism Analysis operates as a unit of the College of Charleston's Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management and is counseled and advised by industry and community leaders charged with proposing the Office's research priorities.

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