Business Management

Business Management

Get ready to set the pace! At the heart of every business are leaders who possess the education, organizational skills and experience to guide a company and its clients to success. It's the education and real-world experience UNIBusiness delivers that makes our accredited business management degree program one of the best in the United States.

A business management degree at the University of Northern Iowa will prepare you for leadership in a wide variety of roles in many unique industries.

Because business management degree courses and careers are very diverse, we're proud to offer three emphases that will prepare you in the field that is most interesting to you.

A business management major with an emphasis in business administration will prepare you for a career in a wide range of fields, a perfect program if your career decision is unclear. Employers hire business administration graduates when the position requires a diversified education and an understanding of many facets of business like accounting, business management, sales and marketing.

Human resource management will prepare you to handle the internal operations of complex organizations to maximize employee performance. Our curriculum is aligned with the Society of Human Resources Management's standards to ensure you're prepared to recruit and hire new employees, set up pay and benefit plans, generate a skilled workforce through training and maintain a safe work environment.

As a business management major with an organizational leadership emphasis, you will be provided with a strong, practice-oriented education in the thinking, communication and interpersonal skills you need to be successful in your career as a manager and leader. The organizational leadership minor is open to all business majors who want to develop the soft skills needed to succeed in contemporary organization.

More UNIBusiness graduates have earned NASBITE's Certified Global Business Professional credential than any other university in the world.


Check out the information found on our transfer page for tips on what you can do to hit the ground running at UNI.


Business Administration

UNIBusiness has received numerous accolades due to the quality of education we provide in and outside of the classroom. Our program has logged more than 31,000 hours of client project work for hundreds of Iowa and international-based companies.

Business Administration

As a student in the College of Business Administration, you'll have the opportunity to participate in many short- and long-term study abroad and internship programs with little financial burden. Scholarships and Fly Free make it possible to show your adventurous side and prove you're ready for business on a global scale.

Business Administration

Professional certification can be a deciding factor in hiring decisions, and few schools prepare their students for the exams. UNIBusiness offers certification training for the CPA, CFA Level 1, global business, Six Sigma, project management and appraisal.


96% of last years students are continuing their education or employed


Retail Management

Client Services

Insurance Agent

Sales Representative

Business Analyst


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Atul Mitra
Professor and Head of Management
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