Business

Discover who you were called to be

The mission of the HLGU Business Department is equip students with the concepts, skills, and competencies that are fundamental for success in today’s business world.

A major in Business Administration provides you the opportunity to excel in many facets of business. The department offers several main emphases of study: Management, Financial Planning, Agribusiness, Marketing, and Data Analysis. These concentrations will prepare you to engage in the business world with a faith-based lens.

Entrepreneurship & Management

The Entrepreneurship & Management emphasis is designed to prepare students to engage the business world with insight and compassion through a faith-based lens.

HLGU students are given the analytical tools necessary to navigate the landscape of modern business with a focus on business management and entrepreneurship. Courses you may take toward the Business Administration - Entrepreneurship & Management emphasis include Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Small and Retail Business Management, Production & Operations Management, and a capstone course in Strategic Planning. 

Students with an emphasis in Management will be able to find a broad field of career opportunities in management, entrepreneurship, and non-profit management through an unapologetically Christian worldview.

Click here for a full printable PDF of the Business Administration - Management major requirements.

Agribusiness

Agriculture is all about serving others by providing safe, reliable and nutritious food to a growing world. The HLGU Agribusiness program will prepare you for this noble calling.

We will help you discover your God-given passion in Agriculture and where you may want to employ your talents in this great industry. Whether it be ag management, sales and marketing, production, or finance, we will help you equip you for your calling. HLGU Agribusiness students will find employment in the top industry in the Midwest.

The HLGU Agribusiness program is built on the pillars Faith, Food, and Family and aligns with our unapologetically Christian worldview.

At HLGU, you will gain exposure to real-world advanced agriculture practices and the application of your studies in the field.

Come join us -- you will grow here!

Click here for a full printable PDF of the Business Administration - Agribusiness major requirements.

Marketing

The Marketing emphasis equips students to analyze the marketplace of consumer needs, wants, and demands with an unapologetically Christian worldview..

Students are given the analytical tools to understand consumer and competitive trends with a focus on value creation and communication.

HLGU students will learn concepts including integrated marketing communications, marketing research, sales management, public relations strategies, and business strategy. 

Students with an emphasis in Marketing will find opportunities in marketing management, brand management, and advertising.

Click here for a full printable PDF of the Business Administration - Marketing major requirements.

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Careers in Business

By developing skills in management, data analysis, financial planning and agribusiness, HLGU prepares you for careers after college by equipping students with the skills to be successful.

HLGU business students have gone on to have successful careers in agribusiness, information technology, media and technology, law, entrepreneurship, sport management, real estate and diplomatic relations.

Whether it's graduate school or straight into the workforce, an HLGU Business Administration degree prepares you for a life well lived.

Meet our Business Department Faculty and Staff

Dr. Jonathan Walker

Assistant Professor of Business Education

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Brock Bailey

Instructional Faculty

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Ashley Newton

Adjunct Faculty
Director of Campus Life

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