Career – what can you do with a business degree?
Imagine being sought after by top companies from around the globe. That’s the reality for BGSU business students. A business degree from the top-ranked Schmidthorst College of Business propels you into a wide range of exciting career paths.
Our career center connects you with internships and co-ops starting as early as freshman year. This hands-on experience is your ticket to employment post-graduation.
Your business skills and global perspective are applicable across diverse industries.
- Excel in finance.
- Ignite marketing strategies.
- Pioneer startups.
- Offer strategic consulting.
- Dive into supply chain management.
- Optimize human resources.
- Drive sales.
- Lead technology initiatives.
Our core business courses provide a broad understanding of the entire business enterprise. Upper-level courses focus on your area of specialization and specific interests.
You will receive the business knowledge and real-world education that sets you up for a successful business career.
- Accounting Information Systems
- Managerial Accounting
- Public Company Accounting
- Auditing Control
- Income Taxation
Our students differentiate themselves by interning and collaborating with top companies across the globe. Students complete paid internships with an average wage of nearly $19 an hour. Some earn as much as $41 an hour.
Getting hands-on experience shows you what you’ll be doing and how you will use the tools and resources from the classroom and apply them to the real world. The experiences I had in the Schmidthorst College of Business gave me the confidence to be ready for what's next.
Devan Harmytch '22
One of only 6% of business schools with AACSB accreditation, the highest accreditation possible
Schmidthorst College of Business Specializations
The flexibility to complete one or more of our 13 specializations distinguishes us from other universities – and gives you a competitive edge in the job market.
- Applied Economics
- Business Analytics and Intelligence
- Individualized Business
- Information Systems
- Insurance and Risk Management
- International Business
- Sales and Services Marketing
- Supply Chain Management
Premier entrepreneurship program
The Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at BGSU is one of 20 centers worldwide recognized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
We weave entrepreneurship into all business programs and offer an entrepreneurship minor.
You can take courses in:
- Real estate entrepreneurship
- Women and social entrepreneurs
- Nonprofit and corporate responsibility
- Innovation and disruption
Top business leaders and entrepreneurs-in-residence bring real-world experience and expertise to our curriculum. A mentorship program connects students with alumni and industry leaders.
Thanks to an incubation program funded by alumni and supporters, more than $800,000 has been provided to student entrepreneurs to start their own ventures.
Bowling Green State University [BGSU] is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. BGSU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 01/01/1916. The most recent reaffirmation of accreditation was received in 2012 - 2013. Questions should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
The Business Administration program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and is in good standing.
Updated: 11/21/2023 04:03PM