Siena Hall

Room 301

PH: (518) 783‑2321

FX: (518) 786‑5040


8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

School of Business


Our School of Business offers undergraduate business degree programs in accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing, as well as a graduate program in accounting. Siena’s School of Business is accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). This prestigious accreditation means that our faculty meets very high standards in teaching and research.

When you study business at Siena, you’ll learn in small classes with direct access to your professors. You’ll get hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art Hickey Financial Technology Center, Raub Trading Room, and Alonge Accounting Lab. You’ll conduct and present undergraduate research, publish papers, and attend national conferences. You’ll take internships, and you’ll participate in projects that support local nonprofit organizations. 

At Siena, you’ll learn to lead in business and in life.

  • Hickey Financial Technology Center
    Hickey Financial Technology Center
  • Marketing Research Lab
    Marketing Research Lab
  • Academic Poster Presentation
    Academic Poster Presentation
  • Accounting Students Assist Community Members Filing Taxes
    Accounting Students Assist Community Members Filing Taxes
  • Travel Courses Are Gaining in Popularity and Offerings
    Travel Courses Are Gaining in Popularity and Offerings

School of Business News

  • Stack Center to Honor Michael Barranca '87 as Entrepreneur of the Year

    Michael J. Barranca ’87, co-founder of the Rowlands+Barranca Agency of Albany, will be the recipient of the Stack Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship's 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Read More

  • SAINT and Scholar: Marketing Major Erin Grogan '15

    Marketing major Erin Grogan '15 has made the most of her time at Siena, the college she knew she wanted to attend since the first time she toured its campus. Read More

  • GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt to Receive Honorary Degree From Siena

    GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt will receive an honorary degree during the College’s 2015 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 10 at the Times Union Center in Albany. Immelt will also deliver the commencement address. Read More


Chuck Seifert

Charles F. Seifert

Dean, School of Business

301D Siena Hall

(518) 782‑6501

Chuck Seifert is dean for the School of Business at Siena College a professor of Management. He holds a BA in Economics from the University at Buffalo, a MBA in Finance from Sage Graduate School, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Studies from…read more

Student Profile

Melissa McLaughlin

Class of 2013

Accounting Major

South Glens Falls, N.Y.

“During freshman orientation, everyone was very friendly, and I got to know people the first night. I knew at that point that I was in the right place.”

The Siena Difference

#261 Unlike other colleges, Siena’s First-Year Seminar is taught by our most seasoned professors.