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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.

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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.

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 student Brittany Barnard placed in the top 2 percent of all participants in an international sales competition.

Purdue University Northwest student places in top 2 percent in international sales competition

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) student Brittany Barnard placed in the top 2 percent worldwide in the RNMKRS Virtual Sales Role-Play Competition. The Kokomo native was one of several PNW students who took part in the virtual competition that included students from across the United States and Europe. 

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Purdue University Northwest Graduates Urged to Embrace Life, Seek Solutions

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) graduates should be willing to take risks and seek solutions as they begin their careers, keynote speaker Tom Dermody, mayor of the City of La Porte, […]

Erik Krause

Building Connections: Meet PNW Graduate Erik Krause

The realization that he’s much better with people than numbers lead Erik Krause, ’21, to major in human resource management.

Important Dates

Feb 16

Spring 2022 Late Registration Begins

Spring 2022 late registration begins Monday, January 10 and runs through Friday, January 14 at 4 p.m. Students can register for classes or adjust their schedules on the Registration tab in myPNW.

Feb 22

Summer 2022 Registration Begins

Contact your academic advisor regarding questions about course selection and staying on track for graduation.

Feb 25

Spring Career Expo (Virtual Day)

Spring Career Expo 2022 is an “all majors” career fair that will feature local and national employers that are seeking to hire interns and full-time employees across all industries and academic majors.

Mar 14

Spring Recess

Spring Recess runs Monday, March 14 through Saturday, March 19.

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).