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A business degree is an excellent foundation for any career you wish to pursue, with core classes that teach you how a company or organization works. Choosing a concentration will take you even further, developing your skill set in a particular area and giving you insight into one or more features that contribute to a successful business.

There are several concentrations you can choose from:

Accounting
Agribusiness
Economics
Finance
Human Resource Management  (also available online)
International Business
Management  (also available online)
Marketing
Office Administration
Professional Studies
Public Accounting


99.8% of WSC grads are employed or in grad school

Percent of recent WSC graduates employed or in graduate school
based on the most recent graduate survey

Fast Facts

Degrees offered: B.A., B.S.


Hours required:
Business foundation: 15
Business core: 27
Concentrations: 21  (Public accounting requires 49 hours)
General education: 41
To graduate from WSC: 120


Popular minors: Computer Information Systems, Economics, International Studies, Management Information Systems, Merchandising and Design, Psychology, Spanish, Speech Communication, Sport Management


School: Business and Technology


Department: Business and Economics


Accreditation: International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education


Awards and rankings: Our MBA program is ranked in the Top 5 Online Business Degrees by Best Master’s Degrees; and third out of 97 institutions by GetEducated.com.

Business Administration Scholarships

In addition to having the region’s most affordable tuition, we offer thousands of dollars in scholarships every year. Learn more about scholarships and aid for your degree in business administration.

Our Focus is Results

Wayne State has the keys to your success and offers just what you need to become well prepared for the real world.

Skills

Skills Learned

  • Accounting fundamentals
  • Principles of economics
  • Managerial finance
  • Production and operations management
  • Management theory and practice
  • Principles of marketing
  • Legal and ethical standards of business
  • Presentation and public speaking
  • Oral and written communication
  • Computer literacy and competency

 

Careers

Possible Careers

  • Accountant
  • Business owner / CEO
  • Human resource specialist
  • Office manager
  • Financial advisor
  • Store manager
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Insurance agent
  • Bank or loan officer
  • Real estate agent

Employers

Employers

  • Business and corporations
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Accounting firms
  • Retail stores
  • Insurance companies
  • Real estate agencies
  • Schools, colleges, and universities
  • Government agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Manufacturing companies

 

Learn from the Best

Our faculty are accomplished, with 85% of our full-time faculty having the highest degree in their field. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. And with a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in a personalized setting with a friendly atmosphere.

Outside the Classroom

At Wayne State College, you’ll have opportunities to enhance your education by participating in clubs, organizations, internships, and more.

Student clubs and organizations

Clubs and Organizations

 

WSC Service Learning

Service-Learning

Make a difference in the community while learning skills you can apply toward your future career. Wayne State’s Service-Learning program has received national awards in recognition of outstanding community service, with more than 400 students participating in Service-Learning projects each semester.

Business Student Activities

Opportunities

  • Business Competition Day – Show your leadership skills by helping to facilitate and judge this annual competition, where hundreds of students from Nebraska and Iowa high schools compete for a chance to win scholarships.
  • Executive in Residence - Meet corporate pros at this annual event and address real-world concerns, including topics such as business ethics, corporate culture, leadership, and the changing world of business.
  • Study Abroad - Earn credit toward your degree while experiencing exciting global adventures overseas.
Student Teaching and Clinical Practice for Education Majors

Internships

We encourage all students to complete an internship before graduating with a degree in business administration.  You are not required to complete an internship; however, Career Services is available to help you find internship and employment opportunities if you wish to do so.

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