BGSU names Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business

BGSU names Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business

Ohio entrepreneurs donate $15 million for business education at BGSU

A glimpse inside the state-of-the-art Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center

Go inside the Maurer Center, one of the most innovative and collaborative learning environments for business education in the nation.

Schmidthorst College of Business Week | Sept. 10-12, 2020

Student startup ideas take flight during The Hatch

This year's Hatchlings competed for funding and pitched business investors on ideas ranging from water purification and sports apparel to technology organizers and a networking app for college students.

A Gateway to Campus and Beyond

The Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, home to the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business, officially opens its doors with a Grand Opening and Dedication celebration.

One ceremony, four inspiring entrepreneurial journeys

Four business leaders from around the country were recognized for their achievements with induction into BGSU's Paul. J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame during Schmidthorst College of Business Week. 

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Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m.

Watch BGSU student entrepreneurs (hatchlings) present their business ideas to alumni investors, vying for funds to launch their businesses in a format similar to the popular television show “Shark Tank.” To date, more than $600,000 has been committed to student startups through The Hatch.

View The Hatch Livestream

Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center Grand Opening and Dedication

Friday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m.

The Maurer Center is the brand new, state-of-the-art home of the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business. Join us for a special dedication to recognize some of the supporters who made this world-class addition to BGSU possible, as well as a virtual look at some of the building’s stunning features.

View Grand Opening & Dedication Livestream

Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame

Saturday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m.

This award recognizes BGSU graduates, honorary degree holders and members of the regional community who have achieved distinction for founding, leading or building a new business enterprise for five years or more. The honorees have demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit that has helped to shape our economies and improved our quality of life. Read about this year’s honorees

View Hall of Fame Livestream


Careers Start Here.

Ranked among the top business programs by Poets&Quants, U.S. News and World Report, the Princeton Review and Bloomberg Businessweek, the AACSB accredited Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business is where careers begin. It's more than rankings: it's how, and what, our students learn. Led by faculty paving the way for business innovation through cutting-edge research, students develop real-world business skills and an understanding of the global marketplace through interactive learning programs and internships. Our graduates are sought-after and highly marketable. The proof is in the numbers.


Best Public Undergraduate Business Program
- Poets & Quants


of graduates have a job within 6 months


average starting salary for graduates


Your Business Plan.

Your future starts with a plan. The BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business offers a wide selection of top-ranked specializations to give students an edge among the competition. Home to innovative programs like sales and services marketing, insurance and an entrepreneurship minor, we’re dedicated to a personalized, interactive learning experience that jump-starts your path to success.

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The Falcon Family.

When you're part of the Falcon Family, you'll get noticed. You'll be part of a Falcon network working in every state in the U.S., and in countries around the world. Our Business Career Accelerator, exclusively dedicated to the Schmidthorst College of Business, connects students with its 1,000+ employer network. And when top-employers like these are looking for talented professionals ready to make an impact in the business world, they know they can find it in the Falcon Family.

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Analytics Student’s Master’s Thesis Lands Job

In August, Austin Armstrong will be graduating from BGSU with his Master of Science in Applied Statistics degree with a specialization in Business Analytics. The thesis Armstrong wrote for his degree landed him a full-time job within the Office of the Ohio Secretary of State’s Elections Division.  

College of Business Graduating Senior Earns a Degree and Finds a Home

While in high school, a college degree was a dream for Jazzmin Speziali, a senior from Whitehouse, Ohio studying business analytics and intelligence. This month, she’ll fulfill her dream with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. And, more importantly, while pursuing her degree, she found a new home in the College of Business at Bowling Green State University. 

BGSU Marketing Students Demonstrate They Are Among Top Sales Talent Nationally

The College of Business is proud to announce the BGSU Sales Team captured second place behind Florida State University at the recent University of Toledo Invitational Sales Competition. The BGSU team finished higher than such notable schools as Baylor, Clemson, Purdue, Temple, James Madison, and Kansas State. The UT Sales Competition is the first and only national sales competition dedicated exclusively to non-seniors.


Undergraduate Programs:
Susan Kosakowski - Recruiting Manager
110 Maurer Center

Graduate and Executive Programs:

David Chatfield
120A Maurer Center