At Bushnell University, your business education will thoroughly ground you in the theories and principles of accounting, finance, management, marketing, economics, statistics, and ethical decision-making.

The Christian perspective of your coursework will enhance your ability to have a Christ-like impact on the world and in your career.

You will choose from six concentrations which allow you to focus on the subject matter that is important to you. Concentrations available are:

  • Accounting
  • General Business
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Sports and Recreation Management

By expanding your mind through studying the liberal arts and by strengthening your values through Biblical and ethical studies, you’ll be ready to make a difference in your workplace, community, and the global business world.

Northwest Christian University has received specialized accreditation for its business program through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located in Lenexa, Kansas.

Campus Activities

Outside of class, business students often participate in the Business Club that has been active in bringing in local business leaders to speak of their own successes and failures in business. Off-campus visits to large companies (such as Nike) are also available.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the program, a variety of careers are available in both the private and public sectors. Listed below are just some examples of career paths open to students.

  • Vice President
  • Corporate Heads
  • General Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Department Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Sports Agent
  • Fitness Director
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Bank Branch Manager
  • Department Store Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Call Center Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Production Control Analyst
  • Facilities Manager
  • Advertising
  • Sales Supervisor
  • Public Relations
  • Market Research

Courses in the Major

Prerequisites for Business Administration

  • Principles of Accounting I & II
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Writing in the Workplace
  • Choose one course from the following:
    • Small Business Management 
    • Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship

Requirements for Business Administration

  • Principles of Management and Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Business and Management
  • Global Business Management
  • Managerial Finance
  • Internship
  • Business Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Choose a concentration (12 credits)

Accounting Concentration (12 credits)

  • Intermediate Accounting I & II
  • Auditing I
  • Choose one of the following
    • Cost Accounting
    • Accounting Information Systems
    • Federal Income Tax
    • Accounting for Non-Profit Organizations

General Business Administration Concentration (12 credits)

  • Chose 12 credits from the following
    • Management of Information Systems
    • Operations Management
    • Group and Organizational Behavior
    • Marketing Research
    • Branding, Advertising and Promotion
    • Sales Strategy and Management
    • Consumer Behavior
    • Digital Marketing

International Business Concentration (12 credits)

  • Theology and Practice of Business as Mission
  • International Management and Marketing
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Choose one of the following
    • Cultural Geography
    • Modern European Culture and the World
    • Modern East Asia
    • History of American International Relations
    • Latin American Civilization
    • Global Issues

Management Concentration (12 credits)

  • Management of Information Systems
  • Operations Management
  • Group and Organizational Behavior
  • Choose one of the following
    • Theology and Practice of Business as Mission
    • Sports and Recreation Management
    • International Management and Marketing
    • Marketing Research
    • Branding, Advertising, and Promotion
    • Sales Strategy and Management
    • Consumer Behavior
    • Digital Marketing
    • Sports Marketing

Marketing Concentration (12 credits)

  •  Chose four of the following
    • International Management and Marketing
    • Marketing Research
    • Branding, Advertising and Promotion
    • Sales Strategy and Management
    • Consumer Behavior
    • Digital Marketing
    • Sports Marketing

Sports and Recreation Management Concentration (12 credits)

  • Sports and Recreation Management
  • Group and Organizational Behavior
  • Introduction to Coaching
  • Sports Marketing

Courses in the Minor

Prerequisites for Business Administration

Choose one course from the following:

  • Small Business Management or 
  • Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship

Requirements for the Minor

  • Principles of Management and Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Choose four courses from the following:
    • Human Resource Management
    • Management of Information Systems
    • Legal and Ethical Issues in Business and Management
    • Operations Management
    • Group and Organizational Behavior
    • Global Business Management
    • Managerial Finance
    • Branding, Advertising and Promotion
    • Sales Strategy and Management
Dean of Business, Leadership, and Technology
David Walsh, J.D.
Dean of Business

J.D., University of Wisconsin M.P.S., Cornell University M.B.A., Alaska Pacific University B.A., Loras College David Walsh …