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.

Academic programs

Business is the largest academic program at Northwestern College, offering majors in accounting, business education, and economics as well as business administration degrees in ag-business, finance, international business, management and marketing. Explore programs


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

Proven success

Northwestern's business students measure up. On standardized tests, our seniors scored in the 94th percentile and posted category scores of 99% in accounting, 98% in economics and 95% in finance. In addition, the CPA exam pass rates of NWC's accounting graduates are in the top 10 among the 120 members of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. Meet a graduate

The business of serving

As Mattie searched for a college, she was looking for a place that would help her grow both academically and spiritually—and a place that felt like home.

Mattie's story

Getting down to business

Leaving Northwestern's business department confident in her abilities and in her faith, Julie Haverly is executing the strategic marketing plan for a leading biodiesel producer and working on an M.B.A. ...

Julie's story