55 Credit Hours
BVU's business program differentiates itself by offering a rigorous business core with the flexibility of five concentrations: Entrepreneurship, financial decision making, human resource management, marketing, and sport business. The program offers students distinguished learning opportunities thanks to business faculty with an applied and practical focus. Faculty hold industry designations and certifications in accounting, finance, and insurance and many have experience in industry including extensive careers in consumer products, financial services, manufacturing, and consumer products.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, management, business, and finance are fields with occupational growth expected to be between 5.5-8.4 percent through 2024. With mean salaries ranging from $55,000-$97,000 (Bureau of Labor Statistics), the field of business represents endless opportunities for graduates.

Employment opportunities include careers in:

  • Agri-business
  • Banking, finance, and insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Human resource management
  • Manufacturing, operations, and logistics
  • Advertising, marketing, and sales
  • Sports, facilities management, and event planning
  • Business management
  • Council Bluffs
  • Creston
  • Denison
  • Emmetsburg
  • Estherville
  • Fort Dodge
  • Iowa Falls
  • Marshalltown
  • Mason City
  • Newton
  • Ottumwa
  • Spencer
  • Spirit Lake


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