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About the Business Program
The business program at Muhlenberg is nurtured by the liberal arts tradition of the institution, and provides students with an excellent preparation for both a career and graduate school. Business majors have successfully launched their careers in a wide range of fields and activities, including the non-profit, arts, media, healthcare, and financial services industries. Some students combine a business major with accounting and have been especially successful in finding positions with "Big Four" accounting firms. Business is often the major of choice for students who wish to apply for law school. Many students, regardless of major, will eventually pursue a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA). A business major provides an excellent foundation for MBA studies.

The business program offered at Muhlenberg is especially appropriate for liberal arts students who want to understand more fully the international society in which we live and its aspirations. It emphasizes critical thinking, effective communication, and collaborative effort. The international, environmental, and ethical dimensions of business decisions are interwoven throughout the business curriculum, and there is a deep faculty commitment to instilling a love of learning and an appreciation of learning as a lifetime activity. The business program offers students four areas of concentration, plus an education abroad alternative , that build upon a commonly shared combination of foundation and core courses. In addition, all business majors, regardless of their concentration, enroll in the capstone course Business Policy & Strategy. This culminating experience, taken in spring of the senior year, integrates all earlier work in the major and exposes students to the interaction between the various functional areas within an organization.

Concentrations are available in the following areas: Arts Administration, Entrepreneurial Studies, Management and Organization Studies, and Marketing. Students interested in finance may choose the Finance Major in the Accounting, Business and Economics Department. In addition, participation in a department approved education abroad program may be substituted for, or used to complement, a concentration in meeting the requirements of the business major. In consultation with their advisors, students also may "self-design" a concentration. Students who are business majors or minors cannot take accounting, business, economics, or finance courses on a pass/fail basis.

What can a Business major do?
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Gaining Early Success
Jordan Wolkstein
Major(s): Business Administration
Concentration in management and a minor in political science

Applying my Experience to my Career
David Salzman
Major(s): Finance and Business Administration
Concentration in International Business

Accounting, Business & Economics

Pursuing Diverse Interests
Kimberly Kaufman
Major(s): English and Business Administration
Concentration in Marketing

Accounting, Business & Economics

Starting My Own Small Business
Jonathan Klein
Major(s): Business Administration
Concentration in Management

Accounting, Business & Economics

Looking Back on 'Berg With Gratitude
Richard Nolan
Major(s): Business Administration

Accounting, Business & Economics

To Maastricht and Beyond
Michael Feinberg
Major(s): Business Administration

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Great Teachers, Great Courses...

Dr. Roland Kushner knows that management skills can't be taught in a vacuum.
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Theory of Connectivity

Where do students learn how businesses prepare for disaster?
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Theory of Connectivity

How are Muhlenberg students gaining real-world investment experience?

The Color of Love

Sienna Fusco is a Business Administration and Self-Design Major. In the summer of 2015, Sienna was inspired to combine her passions in business, art, and helping others by starting her own business.