Business Administration

Adaptable in the Diverse Business World

College of Business

Location: Crete, Lincoln, Online

Degree Type: Undergraduate

Business practices change rapidly, and Doane University is committed to monitoring trends and executing curriculum changes to stay on the cutting edge of what employers need and want. This program develops graduates to become leaders in the community by focusing on ethics, communication, problem-solving, decision-making, leadership, and critical thinking skills.

We are committed to teaching students how to think and make decisions by educating them through experience. Students have been able to meet business leaders from companies such as Spreetail, Hudl, US Bank, Gallup, Sherwin-Williams, Firespring, Crete Carrier, Enterprise, KidGlov, and Cabela's.

Program Information

Emphasis Areas



General Business

Human Resources Management



Faculty and Staff

Kathleen Zumpfe - Associate Professor of Practice

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Mohammad Hasan - Assistant Professor of Business

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Terri Deems - Visiting Instructor

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Julianna Grabianowski - Assistant Professor of Business

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AJ Chauradia - Assistant Professor of Business

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Jared Cook - Assistant Professor of Leadership

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Students studying

Public Relations Specialist

Median Pay: $60,000
Job Outlook = + 9% from 2016-2026
Engage in promoting or creating an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communication media.

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Market Research Analyst

Median Pay: $63,120
Job Outlook = +23% from 2016-2026
Research market conditions in local, regional, or national areas, or gather information to determine potential sales of a product or service, or create a marketing campaign. May gather information on competitors, prices, sales, and methods of marketing and distribution.

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Management Analysis

Median Pay: $83,610
Job Outlook = +14% from 2016-2026
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively.

The Doane Difference

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A Respected Degree

Doane graduates have succeeded in their careers, achieved greater professional success, challenged themselves intellectually and personally, and become the best in their positions. That’s why Doane is well-respected by both graduates and employers.

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More than a Tutor

The Academic Support Center is dedicated to providing students with the support, resources, and tools to succeed. Support is available in a variety of areas including writing, reading, time management, proofreading, and tutoring.


Professional Advising

Students and alumni have a partner when it comes to cultivating job search skills like networking, resume writing, interviewing, and more. We’re invested in career advancement, and foster key relationships with employers to open pathways for networking, mentoring, internships, and employment.

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