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Kristen Ryan
Interim MBA Director
Phone: (716) 375-2175
Fax: (716) 375-2191

King, Darwin

ACADEMIC SCHOOL School of Business
CONTACT INFORMATION Office Phone: (716) 375-2138
OFFICE LOCATION 108D, Swan Business Center
  • ACCT 305. Accounting Information Systems
  • MBA 601. Accounting Foundations
  • M.B.A., Michigan State University, magna cum laude, 1971
  • B.A., University of Michigan, magna cum laude, 1970
  • A.A., Flint Junior College, magna cum laude, 1968
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Darwin King joined the faculty in 1983 after teaching for 12 years at two other institutions.


  • Three “Distinguished Research Awards” from Allied Academies
  • Four “Best Paper of a Track Chair Awards” from the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences.


  • Published more than 45 refereed journal articles during St. Bonaventure tenure.
  • Presented numerous papers at national and international conferences.


  • Served on numerous committees at the Accounting Department, School of Business, and University levels.
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Management Sciences, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
  • Currently hold two vice president positions with the local chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants.
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS Research interests include accounting history, fraud examination, timber accounting and taxation, accounting information systems, and student Internet use.
  • Personal interests include antiques (cars in particular), fishing, travel, and history (in general).
  • Served as Assistant Scoutmaster and Merit Badge Counselor for Boy Scout Troop 677 for the past 15 years.
  • Holds a number of board positions at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Allegany.

What Can I Do With This Major?

 MBA Program Now Available Online 
Same rigorous program, same outstanding faculty, 100% online

Learn more at or by calling 1-844-424-4960

St. Bonaventure's MBA program is offered at the Olean campus and at the Buffalo Center in Hamburg.


Only 5% of business schools worldwide are accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business.
St. Bonaventure's School of Business is proud to display the AACSB seal, signifying accreditation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
This assures that you're getting a top-quality education, and it tells employers that you're ready to perform from day one.
What's more, we're in the business of preparing our students to be not only truly outstanding professionals, but truly outstanding people as well. You'll develop skills and insights to help you compete in the global economy while learning to make decisions rooted in moral and ethical values that define our Franciscan tradition.

Flexible programs, two campuses and online

St. Bonaventure's MBA program is designed to meet the needs of the busy consumer. We offer our program in four formats – part time, full time, weekends only and an online MBA program – and at two locations: our main campus in Olean, N.Y., and at our Buffalo Extension Center on the Hilbert College campus in Hamburg, N.Y.

The Olean and Buffalo Center academic calendars can be found here.
  • PART-TIME FORMAT: Classes are generally held once a week in the late afternoon or evening at the main campus in Olean.
  • FULL-TIME FORMAT: Classes are generally held once a week in the late afternoon or evening at the main campus on a semester basis. Students with the appropriate academic background may be able to complete degree requirements in one year.
  • WEEKEND FORMAT: Classes are held on Friday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Extension Center at Hilbert College. Students take one course at a time in five weekend modules. (NOTE: MBA 649, the required capstone course, is offered on the main campus only; students must travel to the Olean campus to complete this course.)
  • ONLINE FORMAT: Classes are available fully online.

NOTE: For the on-campus MBA, elective and foundation courses are occasionally offered ONLINE.

Students typically enter the program at the beginning of the fall or spring semesters, though summer entrance is also possible for most students.

Students with appropriate academic background may be able to complete degree requirements in 15 months. Most students, however, are able to complete degree requirements in approximately two years.

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