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College of Business

From accounting to an executive MBA, our internationally accredited business programs are a great choice for you to be career-ready from day one.

Kickstart Your Career

Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.

Undergraduate


Graduate

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I could not have picked a better place to prepare for my future than PNW. Amazing faculty, small class sizes and a top-notch degree that opens doors.

Alexander Midence
Accounting, Business Analytics, MIS, BS

My experience at PNW has been very special, as there has always been somebody there to help me and guide me in the right direction.

I realized it [the program] was definitely where I wanted to go. It didn’t seem like a place where people got lost.

Recognized Impact

In the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings, PNW’s undergraduate business program was rated among the top programs of those accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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Resources

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Make the Move

Admissions

Discover how you can take the step to success: explore College of Business programs and apply today.

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Career Ready

Center for Career Management

Our Center for Career Management provides students and employers with high-impact services to meet their needs.

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Gain Experience

Professional Selling Lab

Hone your selling skills in our state-of-the-art White Lodging Professional Selling Lab.

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College of Business students build hands-on experience that helps them achieve their goals, both personal and career.

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You will be challenged in our program, but you won't be alone. From dedicated advisors to internship opportunities, we build opportunities to help you succeed.

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Your fellow COB students will be your biggest advocates. Here you'll build connections that will last throughout your careers.

News and Announcements

PNW School of Engineering Department Chair and Professor Nesrin Ozalp discusses the intricacies of a mechanical engineering project with a student. PNW ranks 60th nationally among the Best Engineering Programs by U.S. News and World Report.

Purdue University Northwest recognized in U.S. News & World Report Best College Rankings

Purdue University Northwest once again has been recognized among the best regional universities in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released Sept. 14, 2020.

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Purdue Northwest Donors Support Students During Day of Giving

Purdue University Northwest received more than $606,137 in contributions from more than 360 generous supporters during the 2020 Purdue Northwest Day of Giving on Wednesday (Sept. 9).

Virtual Hospitality, Innovative Learning

Instructor Pitparnee Stompor shares how PNW’s White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is building real-world experience in a hybrid learning format.

Important Dates

Oct 20

Graduation Expo – Westville Campus

All Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates and candidates are invited to pick up their graduation regalia, take professional photos, order class rings and announcements, and more!

Oct 21

Graduation Expo – Hammond Campus

All Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates and candidates are invited to pick up their graduation regalia, take professional photos, order class rings and announcements, and more!

Oct 22

Graduation Expo – Hammond Campus

All Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and Fall 2020 graduates and candidates are invited to pick up their graduation regalia, take professional photos, order class rings and announcements, and more!

Accreditation

Business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, International (AACSB).

Hospitality and Tourism Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).