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College of Business

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

Kickstart Your Career

At PNW, our rigorous undergraduate and graduate business degree programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.

Undergraduate Business Degree Programs

We offer bachelor’s degrees in areas such as finance, banking, hospitality management, entrepreneurship and more. Choose a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Business or any degree that matches your career goals.

MBA Programs and Graduate Business Degrees

Our affordable and flexible graduate business programs are designed to fit into the lives of working professionals, from our Saturday-only Executive MBA to the Master of Accountancy program.

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When I came to PNW for the very first time on a campus visit, I already knew this was going to be my home. I will be the best that I can be because I am a product of PNW. 

Ahmee’L Taylor, Marketing, ’22

At Purdue Northwest, the class sizes are small enough that I was able to get to know my professors. They are willing to invest in you, in your success—you’re not just a number to them.

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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

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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.

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

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PNW recognized among best Midwest universities by U.S. News and World Report

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is recognized for its campus diversity and several undergraduate programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 annual Best Colleges rankings.

PNW’s College of Business was included again among top undergraduate business programs.

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College of Business Student Resources

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Path to Success

At PNW’s College of Business, our advisors are here to ensure you reach academic success.

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Center for Career Management

Career Ready

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

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Professional Selling Lab

Gain Experience

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

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See the Possibilities

Students in PNW’s College of Business enjoy our commitment to experiential learning.

News and Announcements

Several PNW representatives competed in the ICPC contest as well as volunteered during the event. Participants included (front, from left to right), Wei Dai, assistant professor of Computer Science; Bruno Hnatusko, Computer Science graduate student; Andrew McDowell, second-year Electrical Computer Engineering major; (back, from left to right) Diya Kafle, third-year Computer Science major; Sai Deepthi Jammula, Computer Science graduate student; Diego Ramirez, fourth-year Computer Science major; and Gowtham Pentela, Computer Science graduate student. Not pictured is Alejandro Alvarez, third-year Computer Science major.

PNW hosts its first International Collegiate Programming Contest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) recently hosted and competed in its first International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Mid-Central USA Regional Contest for 2023. The top teams from each region go on to compete at the national level, and, if successful, the international level.

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Purdue Northwest recognized nationally as a top producer of U.S. Fulbright scholars

PNW has been recognized as a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Scholars by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for its number of applicants selected for the 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

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Lionhearted Leaders: Pat Obi

PNW’s Lionhearted Leaders are faculty recognized for their exceptional work inside and outside the classroom. Meet Pat Obi, professor of Physics and a Lionhearted Leader in the White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Important Dates

Mar 21

Registration Open Labs

Come to a Registration Open Lab to learn how to register in the new Student Scheduling Assistant in myPNW.

Mar 21

Fall 2023 Priority Registration

Priority Registration dates for Fall 2023 will begin on March 20 for the various student classifications.

Apr 03

The PNW Big Sell 2023 – Entry Deadline

Think you have the next big business idea? Want a chance to win $10,000 in funding for your start-up? Tell us about your product!

Apr 07

Last Day to Drop a Spring 2023 Class

Last day to drop Spring 2023 classes ends at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7.


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

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