Majors, Minors, and Certificates
At the Ivy College of Business, the boundaries of what’s possible are yours to push, shape, and redefine.
Here, you will envision your future and we will help you make it real. You’ll gain the skills and experience to seize every opportunity to achieve your goals and make your lasting impact on the world of business. So, bring your optimism, enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit, and individuality. We are ready to welcome and support you, as you build the foundation of your legacy at the Ivy College of Business.
You will do more than earn a degree here. You’ll also be creating your own network of faculty, students, staff, and employers that will be with you for years to come. This will be a network that will make you attractive to employers and help you land that important first job or graduate school placement.
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Accounting is more than just numbers and math. Imagine yourself choosing from a variety of diverse career opportunities. The Ivy accounting program will prepare you for a career as an accountant, auditor, tax consultant, business development analyst, risk assurance associate or more.
Be a risk management guru. Actuarial science is the discipline that applies financial, mathematical, and statistical methods to assess risk in insurance, finance, and other industries and professions. Risks are undesirable events that an organization would like to avoid (mitigate). Join one of the fastest growing careers in Iowa.
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
The BBA degree-completer program is a general business degree that is offered online, and is only available to transfer students with at least 45 college credits. This exciting program is an excellent fit if you have some prior college experience, and are a working professional who has risen through the ranks and would like to advance your career in positions that typically require a four-year college degree.
You can make a difference in the world. A degree in business analytics has that potential. Think about it. We live in a world overwhelmed with data. Today’s businesses are data-rich, yet information-poor. They need the talent to help them drive insights from data, which leads to smarter decisions.
Become a change agent with this major, and get the best of both worlds in business and economics. Business economics provides a high-quality education with a balanced emphasis in both business and economics. Gain a unique mix of analytical and applied business skills suited for employment in upper level management and public service.
Innovate. Make an impact. As an entrepreneur, you become the expert at solving problems and seizing opportunities. Start or grow a business. Work at your family business or within a large company. A major in entrepreneurship prepares you for this and more. Learn more.
Learn how to make the most of financial markets, successfully raise capital, manage risk, grow assets, and serve the diverse needs of shareholders, partners, and employees. Pursue diverse careers in banking, investing, security analysis, insurance, government, real estate, and all types of financial management.
If you are looking to combine your interests in both healthcare and business, then healthcare management is a great fit. This new program utilizes the expertise across the disciplines within the college of business, including healthcare management, finance, information systems, and business analytics.
Human Resource Management
The field of human resource management (HRM) is a core contributor to an efficient and effective organization. HRM is focused on ensuring that organizations have employees with the right knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve their objectives.
Business is global. This secondary major prepares you to take on the world in a program that explores the global economy and prepares you for the international marketplace. You will learn about the international aspects of finance, management, marketing and logistics, and choose a variety of elective courses to expand your global knowledge.
Build teams and lead people. Management is essential to all businesses, all sizes. Create and maintain a competitive advantage. Win customers. Motivate employees. Lead in new and creative ways. Management students learn about the importance of diversity, ethics, and technology in business, human resources, and more.
Management Information Systems
Be a data powerhouse. Management information systems (MIS) professionals are on the leading edge of technology. They are innovative and know how to solve business problems using technology.
Inspire brands and grow customer relationships. Marketing affects every aspect of a company. As an Ivy marketing major, you’ll get real-world experience and have multiple opportunities to work with business professionals. You’ll become skilled at learning how to manage the entire marketing process.
Supply Chain Management
Supply chain management impacts all of us. It’s the behind-the-scenes network within every organization that coordinates the production and movement of all products — everything from food and medical supplies to home interiors and car engines — from creation to customer.
Minors and Certificates
As a student in the Ivy College of Business, you have the opportunity to strengthen your academic experience by adding a minor to your degree. Many students even double-major. The best way to get this started is to work with an academic advisor to map out the best plan for you.