Our business administration program has evolved to meet the needs of business firms and students by providing our students with a broad knowledge base in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, communication, mathematics and computer science, as well as in the principles of economics, accounting, management, marketing and finance.
So, what can you do with a business degree If you re someone who enjoys the professionalism and high-powered nature of big business, then you re likely to be considering a business degree as a stepping stone to a high-status, high-salary career. In today's world, corporate business careers are available in pretty much every sector you can think of; all industries need strong leaders, managers, financial advisors and market-savvy decision-makers. For many business graduates, however, the traditional pathways still hold a strong appeal including careers in the banking and financial sectors, consultancy, human resources and marketing roles.
If a straightforward corporate career is failing to get you excited, then a business program can also give you the skills to create your own business, or to take on business and management roles within more creative industries, be that fashion, media, or even the charity sector.
AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accredits the undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Business at North Dakota State University. The College of Business is one of only two accredited schools of business in North Dakota. AACSB International is one of higher education's most prestigious and rigorous accrediting bodies, stressing academic excellence and a commitment to continuous improvement. As a member of this select group of approximately 400 accredited business programs that represent 24 nations, the college is committed to providing high quality undergraduate and graduate business and management education. The curriculum has been carefully designed to ensure that students will be well equipped for the highly competitive, 21st Century global marketplace. It is a broad-based, professional education in all aspects of management theory and practice, integrating practical business experience as a key graduation requirement. A measure of the success of our business administration program is the successful placement of our graduates in business, industry and non-profit organizations. Career Opportunities Graduates of our program have been employed in business, industry, government service and the non-profit sector in North Dakota, Minnesota and literally all around the world. Some students have had success in small business management, others in industrial sales, human resource management, insurance and security sales, retail marketing, bank and financial institution management, agribusiness, purchasing, health services management, law enforcement and government administration. Some students have also gone on to graduate study in business administration and to careers in other professions.
Programme Structure Students begin the business program with two years of general education, including course work in the liberal arts, quantitative methods and technology, economics and the behavioral sciences. With this broad academic foundation in place, students are then exposed to the functional areas of business management, marketing, finance and accounting. The program design builds an understanding of the interrelationship among these functional areas of business, as well as sensitivity to the economic, social, technological, legal and international environment in which businesses must operate. The objective of the program is not simply to impart basic business knowledge, but to instill and nurture important qualities and skills in students that are essential for future business leadership and organizational success. These attributes include analytical and problem solving skills, communicative capacity, interpersonal and teamwork skills, an understanding of quantitative methods and information technology, and a sense of community and civic responsibility. The Practicum Business administration majors are encouraged to complete a three-credit practicum. The practicum is designed to enable our students to relate business concepts learned in the classroom to actual business situations and to give them a competitive edge in job placement.
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Minimum academic qualifications have been determined for education systems in most countries, yet some programs require higher scores for selective admission. All students should have an educational background in the core curriculum of: science, mathematics, social science/history, and English to be considered for admission. This requirement must be met prior to the application deadline and the student's cumulative grade point average (GPA) or score at each institution should be included on the academic record itself or on a separate letter from a school official.
English Entry Requirement
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