Put your faith to work. Whether you’re headed to Wall Street or Main Street, studying business at Northwestern will prepare you for more than bottom-line success. You’ll be ready to make wise use of the resources God has given you. Business is the largest academic program at Northwestern College. Explore our programs:
- Business administration (agricultural business, finance, international business, management and marketing)
- Business education
Northwestern’s business and economics faculty have real-world experience with accounting, international economics and socially responsible business and entrepreneurial initiatives. They teach here because they are dedicated to preparing professionals whose faith guides their work, leadership, investing and decision-making. Explore faculty
Northwestern is included among the top 10 economics programs in the state of Iowa by the career website Zippia.com. The CPA exam pass rates of NWC’s accounting graduates are consistently among the state’s best and in the top 10 among the 120 members of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. In 2016, Northwestern had the nation’s fifth-best CPA exam pass rate (85% with an average score of 80.9%) among all institutions with at least 10 candidates. In addition, over the past year, seniors competing in the international Business Strategy Game as part of their senior capstone class have been consistently successful, with teams finishing in the top 5% of 6,500 teams competing around the globe.