Empower Your Career with an Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration from Doane University

With a degree in business administration, the world is at your feet. And our bachelor’s program at Doane is the perfect partner to accompany you on your journey. Earn your Doane business degree online or in person.

Our program provides experiential learning inside and outside the classroom. Close relationships with local organizations and industry experts from organizations such as Hudl, US Bank, Gallup, Firespring, Crete Carrier and Cabela's ensure our program remains in touch with the industry’s needs and practices.

And our emphasis on ethics, communication, problem-solving, decision-making, leadership, and critical thinking skills, will develop you as a leader in your career and community.

 

Unlock Your Potential

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6/10
Of majors highly desired by US companies are in business
2nd
Most popular college major in the US
68%
Of business administrations majors are fully employed within 6 months of graduation

Distance and Online Learning Opportunities for Your Bachelor’s in Business Administration

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Our business administration degree is one of the most flexible programs offered at Doane. Opt in for the traditional student experience on our Crete campus or an in-person, evening class experience on our centrally-located Lincoln campus. 

Need even more flexibility? Our online business administration program offers courses in eight-week terms, fully online.

Henrique Sakoda

Class of '22
There is a lot to learn in business beyond the textbook. The faculty in the College of Business bring concepts and cases from the actual business world to help students apply their knowledge in real situations preparing them for the business environment.
Henrique Sakoda

Angie Esqueda

Class of '23
Through Doane I have gained leadership skills that I didn't think were possible. I’ve been able to take control of my future and understand the values and skills I bring to the table.
Angie Esqueda

Where Do Doane Alumni Work?

Our graduates find jobs in a variety of industries. Here’s what our graduates are up to. Where could our program lead you?

Recent Places of Business

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Valmont Industries

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Mutual of Omaha

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Community National Bank

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CHI Health

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Nestle Purina

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United Way

Recent Job Positions

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Project Manager

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Senior Investment Associate

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Human Resource Manager

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Technology Assurance Associate

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Production Planner

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Business Development Manager

Program Information

Business Administration Major
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Faculty and Staff
AJ Chauradia, Assistant Professor of Business

AJ Chauradia - Assistant Professor of Business

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Jared Cook, Assistant Professor of Leadership

Jared Cook - Assistant Professor of Leadership

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Terri Deems, Assistant Professor of Practice

Terri Deems - Assistant Professor of Practice

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Julianna Grabianowski, Assistant Professor of Business

Julianna Grabianowski - Assistant Professor of Business

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Mohammad Hasan, Assistant Professor of Business

Mohammad Hasan - Assistant Professor of Business

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Charlena Miller, Assistant Professor of Business

Charlena Miller - Assistant Professor of Business

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Kathleen Zumpfe, Associate Professor of Practice

Kathleen Zumpfe - Associate Professor of Practice

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Distance Learning

In our distance learning format, students meet over Zoom, a method that accommodates busy schedules while retaining the benefits of meeting together as a class.

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Skills Development

90% of graduates in 2023 say they use more analytical, creative, and effective thinking skills when considering issues and problems.

89% of graduates in 2023 say they communicate in a manner that is more purposeful, context appropriate, and conveys a clear message.

92% of graduates in 2023 say they are better able to articulate the knowledge and skills needed for future personal and professional development.

Job Placement

79% of graduates in 2023 were not seeking employment (i.e., they are employed, in graduate school, etc.)

Jobs of 2023 graduates:

  • Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Investment Associate
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Bank Teller
  • Technology Assurance Associate
  • Production Planner
  • Business Development Manager

Places of Employment for 2023 graduates:

  • Tuttle Inc
  • Stonebrook Exterior
  • Valmont Industries
  • Reliant Transportation
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Community National Bank
  • CHI Health
  • Ironhide Construction
  • Nestle Purina
  • State of Nebraska
  • United Way
  • Walmart
  • Sack Lumber

2023 graduates will work in Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado and Kansas

The Doane Difference

When asked, "what one thing significantly helped your ability to complete your Doane experience?" students responded:

  • "Being able to build a relationship with my professors"
  • "The instructors are wonderful and very helpful and want you to be successful. I have had wonderful professors that have gone out of their way to help me understand the material and make sure I am successful with my learning abilities."
  • "The professors having hands on projects that related to my career field and not just tedious lectures"
  • "The feedback given from some of the teachers. I feel more confident than I ever have before because of their words on my assignments."
  • "The personalization and relationships built"
Business Administration Major: ACBSP Accreditation – Candidacy

Doane University’s Business Administration Major is a candidate for accreditation through ACBSP.

ACBSP

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a global business education accrediting body and the first organization to offer accreditation to all levels of collegiate business educational degree programs from associate to doctoral. ACBSP ignites a standard of excellence with an accreditation process based on the Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence. By evaluating aspects of leadership, strategic planning, relationships with stakeholders, quality of academic programs, faculty credentials, and educational support, ACBSP assesses whether or not business programs offer a rigorous educational experience and commitment to continuous quality improvement.

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Jumpstart Your Future With Doane’s Degree+ Program

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Our Degree+ program allows you to take up to two graduate-level courses your senior year — nudging you closer to a master’s degree. Distinguish yourself and sharpen your leadership skills in our master of business administration or master of arts in leadership programs. 

Earn Your Online Leadership Certificate From Doane In One Year

Looking for a quick and flexible option to upskill and grow as a leader? Our leadership certificate covers a robust curriculum from theory to real-world application with community partners. Complete the necessary requirements to earn your online leadership certificate in one year.

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Business Administration News

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May 30, 2023

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Career Information

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