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Overview | Business

Competing in a global market requires strong servant-leaders who competently organize corporate resources, mobilize personnel, and resolve problems in a professional and godly manner.

Maranatha’s Business degree arms you with crucial skills in human resource management, operations management, managerial decision-making, and international business. The dedicated business faculty at Maranatha bring to the classroom their combined years of real-world experience and their passion for Christ, making this unique program a top choice for future business managers.


Program Outcomes

  • Knowledge of management terminology and concepts
  • Ability to solve management problems
  • Skill in written and oral communication
  • Expertise in using technology
  • Ability to gain employment or pursue graduate education in business management or a related field

Key Courses

  • Introduction to Business and Management (BUMG 112)
  • Business Communications (BUMG 211)
  • Macroeconomics (BUMG 222)
  • Microeconomics (BUMG 223)
  • Principles of Management (BUMG 231)
  • Principles of Accounting I & II (BUAC 243 & 244)

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Alumni Spotlight

Jake Shulz (’03)
Jake Schulz earned a BS in Business Management in 2003. He and his family of five live in Sturgeon Bay, WI, where he is employed as a Project Engineer by Therma-Tron-X, Inc. Jake says, “We need godly leaders in all professions, and if one is intentional with that responsibility then God can use us all. We (the Schulz family of five) recently found ourselves answering God’s call to live internationally in the Philippines while serving in an administrative role for an orphanage in Cebu City, Philippines.” Jake has actively served the local church and has assumed leadership roles within the community. He looks forward “to what God has in store for us, because I know our story is still being written.”

Related Majors

Accounting (CPA)
Accounting (CPA)
Accounting Management
Digital Media Marketing
Office Management

Program Requirements

Business Major (42 credits)
Liberal Arts Core (25 credits)
Bible Studies Core (24 credits)
Open Electives (37 credits)
Minimum Credits Required: 128

Potential Career Fields

Human resources director
Production/Operations manager
International businessperson
Business owner/Entrepreneur
Business manager

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees,
specialized training, or addtional certification and licenses.

Highlighted Program Faculty

Dr. Jeff Drost

School of Business | Professor
Ph.D. Organizational Leadership, Regent University
BM, Graduate School of Banking, University of Madison
BS Business Management, Cardinal Stritch University

Dr. Tracy Foster

School of Business | Dean
DBA, Walden University
MBA, Syracuse University
BS, Montana State University

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