Alderson Broaddus University

For 150 years, Alderson Broaddus University as an independent institution of higher learning has been providing a quality education for its students.


For 150 years, Alderson Broaddus University as an independent institution of higher learning has been providing a quality education for its students. Overlooking the picturesque Tygart River Valley in Philippi, West Virginia, Alderson Broaddus University students learn and grow in a faith-based community affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and the West Virginia Baptist Convention. As a health-related and professional education institution, Alderson Broaddus University educates students in the tenets of civic engagement, communication, critical thinking, diversity, and ethics which form the foundation of a liberal arts education.

The Business curriculum includes coursework in accounting, economics, entrepreneurialism, finance, international business, management, marketing, finance, ethics and law. Alderson Broaddus has majors in accounting, business administration, business (A.S), marketing and sport management. AB also has minors in accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, healthcare administration, marketing, and sport management. AB also has a partnership with the city of Philippi who offers AB space downtown to offer various training and educational classes.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Co Working
  • Incubator
  • Maker Space

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Tax Services
  • Valuation

Events and Community Building

  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Financial Statement and Cash Flow
  • Crowdfunding Preparation
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Training

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification and Licensing

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Business Degree Program
  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Placement
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information
  • Labor Relations
  • Forming a Business

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance
  • Human Resources

Marketing and Sales

  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Makerspace / Hackerspace

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training

Tax Services

  • Tax Preparation Assistance

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Coding Schools, Bootcamps, Classes


  • Health Care Training
  • Social Media
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Health and Safety Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Business Management Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Neeley Satzer
101 College Hill Drive
Philippi, WV 26416