Spark your entrepreneurial spirit.
Our business program offers four areas of emphasis and a minor to fit your career goals. During your freshman and sophomore year, you’ll grasp a broad understanding of all areas of business. As you progress into your junior and senior year, you’ll narrow your focus on your emphasis.
Our faculty members bring expert business experience to the classroom for you to grow your perspectives and skills. You’ll learn to communicate, research, and analyze business concepts and develop a global mindset. That knowledge, combined with hands-on projects and internships, will set you apart for your future. Whether you want to become a CEO or start your own business, our program will help you focus on what you’re meant to do with your talents.
Handle the day-to-day flow of money in and out of a company.
Manage assets and liabilities and plan future growth for a range of organizations.
Lead teams with a broad understanding of business principles and strategy.
Advertise, sell and deliver products and services to customers and businesses.
Featured Business Administration Student Story
“Hearing from my friends at bigger schools, they don’t get this kind of experience.”Elizabeth Williams '20, Business Administration, Marketing/Management emphases
Getting the opportunity to visit places like Seattle, Miami, and Australia and tour companies like Boeing and Carnival Cruises is just one the things that made her decision to come to McPherson College and major in business one of the best decisions Elizabeth Williams ever made.
Business Administration Minor
This minor allows you to understand a range of relevant business principles that apply to any career.
Design Your Major
If you’re interested in business and another subject, consider designing your own major to combine your talents. We’ll find a path that best sets you up for a successful career.
Meet the faculty.Business Professors, Zoom Discussion
Hear from faculty of the Business program as they share the opportunities available to students including the real-world experiences in the classroom, through internships, and travel.
Explore the space.Melhorn Hall, Virtual Tour
Watch a guided tour by professors and see 360° views of the lecture halls and labs in Melhorn Hall - home to the Business Administration program at McPherson College.
Experiences & Outcomes
In 2011, the college retained it’s own Investments class to manage $100,000 of the college’s endowment, taking the portfolio management experience to a whole new level. Because of the student’s success over the last few years, the class is now responsible for managing over $400,000 of the college’s endowment.Students Manage Endowment
Work with industry leaders like Koch Industries, Pfizer Inc., Ameriprise, CHS refinery, Mid-Kansas Co-op, and a range of other local businesses. You’ll gain relevant experience for your future career, and internships often have led to full-time employment following graduation.Careers in Business
The Business Club hosts events that promote learning more about business, developing personal and leadership skills, and connecting with other people involved in business study.
Faculty & Staff
- Professor of Business
- “My courses are no “bs” and results-oriented to prepare students to win in the real world. At the same time, there is a healthy dose of humor, discussion, and life lessons to keep them enjoyable. I’m a businessman who has found coaching and mentoring to be my niche in life.”
- Assistant Professor of Business
- “I have a passion for education and I love the fast-paced, ever-changing world of marketing. The opportunity to bring the two together allows me to share my enthusiasm and encourage students to keep challenging themselves and always seek new learning opportunities.”
- Associate Professor of Business
- Assistant Professor of Business
- "I am fanatical about serving our students at this juncture of their life journeys. I relish each student interaction as an opportunity for the development of whole persons. I labor to deliver exciting, relevant and timely content that challenges each students’ academic achievement beyond their prior notion of ability."
- Adjunct Lecturer in Business Communication