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Business Administration Major

Learn to manage people and processes and lead them into the future.

Get Your Degree in Business Administration

With a flexibility few other majors can match, Business Administration allows for specialization in many fields by combining your degree with a major or minor of your choosing. Gain the tools to launch new business ideas or find your individual place in a diverse industry that is constantly in demand of talented, capable leaders and problem-solvers.

As a Business major at MVNU, you’ll have access to institutional connections with business leaders in the Columbus region and beyond. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in Enactus, an award-winning entrepreneurial campus organization that enables students to network and begin their professional journey long before graduation.

A strong emphasis is placed on the connection between biblical, Judeo-Christian principles and business. We’re invested in helping you develop an ethical framework that will shape your approach in whatever aspect of business you create a career.

If you’re interested in going on to earn your MBA, you can complete coursework during their undergraduate studies with our 4+1 MBA program, obtaining both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in only five years.

Business Administration Curriculum

Become a well-rounded business professional with a Christ-centered viewpoint. Explore courses designed to help you stand out in the market.

Faith & learning at MVNU

As an intentionally Christian University, we integrate our faith into everything we do at MVNU. From prayer before class to exploring real-world moral and ethical dilemmas, we’ll teach you what it means to shine forth.

Travel

Business Administration majors have the opportunity to travel through participation in Enactus or IBI.

The Belize Clean Water Coalition focuses on purifying the unclean drinking water in three villages within the country of Belize. MVNU business students travel to Belize to educate children and adults about the importance of clean drinking water by introducing the Berkey Water Filtration system that purifies a sustainable amount of water.

Students are given opportunities to study in Central America, Europe, and Asia. For other service learning and academic travel possibilities, visit mvnu.edu/travel.

International Business Institute

The International Business Institute is designed to give students an opportunity to experience the international dimension of the many fields of business. The program is 10 weeks long and includes periods of residence in key locations as well as coordinated visits and presentations in the major political and economic centers of Russia, The European Union, India, and China.

Business Administration majors also have the option of pursuing the Music Business minor. This minor is offered by MVNU in conjunction with the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) Best Semester Program. Students pursuing the Music Business minor will spend a semester studying at the Contemporary Music Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Students minoring in International Business are able to spend a semester in Africa.

Service Learning:
  • Belize
  • Swaziland
  • Haiti
  • Croatia, Austria & Hungary
  • Italy
  • Spain, Portugal & France
  • Greater Columbus Area
  • Orlando
  • San Francisco
  • New Orleans
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Guyana
  • Guatemala

Scholarships

Need a little help with finances? We’ve got you covered. Explore scholarships, grants, and other resources to help you pay for your education.

MVNU has many endowed scholarships available for students of a wide variety of backgrounds and majors.

Careers

Whatever your goals, this degree will give you the foundation you need to get there. Whether you go on to get an MBA, or launch directly into your career, you’ll have the knowledge you need to be successful in your future ventures.

MVNU Business graduates accept job offers from major corporations, professional firms, small businesses, and ministry organizations; some become entrepreneurs and others go on to graduate school.

BUSINESS

Become a business manager or administrative leader in a traditional corporate environment.

NONPROFIT

Serve as a non-profit administrator and bring the best of business practices to humanitarian organizations

MINISTRY

Ministry leadership requires business prowess that enables wisdom, stewardship, and overall mission and vision

START-UPS

Tap into your entrepreneurial spirit by getting in on the ground level in a brand new start-up business.

KINGDOM BUSINESS

Embrace business as mission by serving Jesus in an entrepreneurial venture that serves the common good.

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Jetter Hall

Jetter Hall Exterior

All of your business classes will be held in Jetter Hall, the home of the the Jetter School of Business.

Jetter 133

The round classroom in the center of Jetter Hall is an ideal setting for large classes or visits from alumni and renowned speakers.

Jetter Hall also features classrooms where students actively engage with professors. Our up-to-date computer lab provides the newest, most relevant suite of software for hands-on learning experiences.

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