Majors & Minors
The Northwestern College Department of Business offers six business-related majors, all integrated with solid biblical principles. During their time at Northwestern, every business major completes 40 hours of service at local organizations in the community, to apply their talents to serve others.
The accounting major prepares students to be professional certified public accountants, corporate controllers, financial officers, internal auditors, governmental accountants, or accountants in charitable organizations.
The business major prepares students for careers in profit-making or nonprofit corporations by combining a well-balanced program in business administration, liberal arts and science, and biblical studies.
The finance major equips students to understand and utilize the concepts of business finance currently active in today's corporate and investment communities. Finance can be defined as the art and science of managing money.
The international business major prepares students for careers in multinational corporations. Studies in business foundations, cross-cultural courses and language study are the beginning of preparation for international business.
The management information systems (MIS) major gives students the tools needed to plan, develop, use and manage the digital assets of an organization. Students learn to use information technology to solve business problems and develop the technological infrastructure of an organization. Students completing this program are prepared to function effectively in a variety of positions such as business application programmers, systems analysts, project managers, and information systems managers.
The marketing major prepares students for careers in marketing management, product or brand management, sales and sales management, public relations, advertising, promotion and marketing research.