School of Business
Dr. Scott E. Miller brings real-world experience in accounting, law and business management and 20 years higher education experience in teaching and research experience, as well as over 15 years spent in higher education administration at the graduate and undergraduate levels, to his role as Dean of the School of Business at Edinboro University.
The faculty in our ACBSP-accredited business programs stand ready to help you in your educational journey to become a success in your career of choice.
Our programs have the depth necessary for you to enter the workforce ready to work. In addition, you will be well-prepared to pursue any graduate or professional degree. Through our robust internship program, you will have the opportunity to leave our School with exposure to and experience in real business situations while working under mentors who will bridge your classroom learning with experiential learning. You can pursue your MBA with our 4+1 program (available to all majors on campus) or prepare yourself for other opportunities in front of you.
Whether you are interested in accounting, business administration, economics, intelligent enterprise, marketing or personal financial planning, we have a home for you. Our faculty will work with you to mold your degree to your desires. Want to be an entrepreneur? Many of our alumni are successful business owners. Want to be a CEO? You can do it. Want to manage a large organization? We can help you reach your potential.
Our faculty are experienced in and ready to help you with your intellectual development throughout your college career. Our business is your success!
Dr. Scott E. Miller, Dean
Dr. Miller has served in the Dean’s Office of the Edinboro’s ACBSP-accredited School of Business since 2012. He previously served as Chair of the Department of Business and Economics and also filled in as the Acting Director of Admissions in 2013–2014. Prior to joining the Edinboro family, Dr. Miller served in various capacities, teaching advanced accounting topics and business law at the undergraduate and graduate level including accounting program director, director of graduate programs, and associate director of the School of Business at his prior institution.
In April 2014, Dr. Miller was honored by the American Association of University Administrators with the Robert W. MacVittie Emerging Leader Award, which recognizes individuals with outstanding potential for higher education leadership.
Dr. Miller has more than 15 years of administrative experience in higher education, complemented by over 30 years of professional business experience advising individuals and businesses in various economic matters, including taxation, complex mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and estate planning and probate, representing clients throughout the United States in transactions on three continents.
To continue to bring real-world experience to the School’s programs, Dr. Miller remains active in the legal and accounting profession as an attorney. Dr. Miller has given presentations throughout the country to professional and nonprofit organizations on accounting, legal and organizational efficiency issues. He is also frequently asked to conduct financial planning seminars to members of nonprofit organizations who face chronic financial barriers.
Dr. Miller is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) in Pennsylvania, holds a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation and is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania and Ohio with additional bar admissions to the U.S. Tax Court, Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania and U.S. Supreme Court. Additionally, Dr. Miller has served in leadership positions on numerous regional, state and national boards for nonprofit and governmental entities.
Dr. Miller continues to maintain a scholarly agenda and has presented academic papers throughout the United States and at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. In addition, he has published peer-reviewed articles in U.S. and international journals. He is an invited lecturer in the doctoral program at Anderson University, where he serves on and chairs dissertation committees for doctoral students. His research interests are primarily in corporate governance. Dr. Miller’s research has also focused on the financial crises in the United States, accounting ethics, and taxation.
Dr. Miller holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from Gannon University, in Erie, Pa, a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, in Pittsburgh, Pa. and a Doctor of Business Administration in accounting from Anderson University in Anderson, Ind. He is also a graduate of the Institute for Management and Leadership in Education program at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.