Business Administration

Business Administration

In the turbulent and challenging world of business today, the business department of Midland University is committed to giving its students an edge in achieving sustainable success by offering them:

* Practical, real-world knowledge from a faculty with a combined 50-plus years in business.

* A deep and rigorous program built around helping our business students analyze, communicate and lead at a high level

* Faculty mentoring designed to help students make the step into the professional world

* A vibrant and growing business student organization PBL-SIFE that has won numerous regional and national awards and helped its members network across the country

* An in-depth and successful Internship program that gives our students valuable work experience coupled with an excellent field of contacts for jobs after graduation

In addition to the general business administration major, you may choose among six concentrations including accounting, business education, management information systems, management and marketing. All business administration majors are required to complete both a common core of business courses and the requirements from one of the concentration areas, but you will also explore a number of non-business courses. Your Midland education is based in the liberal arts, helping you strengthen your ability to write, think, reason and analyze.

Accounting

This concentration prepares students for careers in private accounting, banking, government agencies and public accounting. To graduate from Midland, you are required to complete 128 credit hours, but accounting majors are strongly encouraged to complete 150 credit hours in preparation for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Midland's program is designed to allow you to complete the additional credit hours within the traditional four years.

Business Education

In this concentration, you'll be prepared to teach business courses at the secondary (grades 7-12) school level. Your course work for this major will be drawn from both the Business Department and the Education Department, and you’ll gain practical experience student teaching in area high school classrooms. Upon graduating, you will be certified to teach high school.

General Business

This concentration is designed for students who plan to start a small business or enter a family business after graduation. You will develop a broad background in business through a variety of courses.

Management

Dozens of Midland graduates have succeeded in business management positions in corporations spanning the country. Talented business managers are needed in all facets of administration: sales, personnel, production and more. Students interested in becoming entrepreneurs will find the management concentration invaluable.

Management Information Systems

There are many job opportunities in data processing within the business community.  Likewise, many job opportunities in business require a strong background in computer science.  This concentration is designed for students who want to combine the two areas.

Marketing

This concentration prepares you to pursue a career in the diverse and growing field of marketing. You will be prepared to join the marketing department of a large corporation or a private firm. You will be ready to develop and carry out a strategic marketing plan. and create an effective local, regional and national marketing campaign.

Staff: 
Associate Professor of Business
Email Address: 
adamson [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Business Administration
Office: 
Anderson 307
Phone Number: 
402-941-6312
Associate Professor of Business
Email Address: 
bristol [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Business Administration
Office: 
Anderson 307A
Phone Number: 
402-941-6310
Associate Professor of Business
Email Address: 
moxness [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Business Administration
Office: 
Anderson 307E
Phone Number: 
402-941-6313
Adjunct Faculty
Email Address: 
stratman [at] midlandu.edu
Phone Number: 
402-941-6223
Adjunct Faculty
Email Address: 
strohmyer [at] midlandu.edu
Phone Number: 
402-941-6223
Adjunct Faculty
Phone Number: 
402-941-6223
Adjunct Faculty
Email Address: 
adamsr [at] midlandu.edu
Department: 
Business Administration
Phone Number: 
402-941-6226