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Accounting/Business Majors

Business Administration

You'll complete a common business core and then add a concentration from one of these areas:

Finance  Using a blend of intermediate finance and investments, this concentration incorporates some flexibility so you’re able to tailor your program to your career interests.

Available OnlineHuman Resource Management  Also available online! This concentration incorporates human resource strategy, compensation and benefits, employment law, recruitment, staffing and training in order to allow organizations to leverage their workforces efficiently and effectively.

International Business  Combining foreign language training, international politics and various business areas focusing on international environments, this concentration prepares you to be successful in a global business environment.

Available OnlineManagement  Also available online! In this concentration you’ll study 21st century management issues such as knowledge management, organizational behavior and group dynamics, human resource issues, entrepreneurship, international business, ethics and project management.

Marketing  Incorporating a theoretical as well as an applied perspective, this concentration focuses on consumers needs, wants and behaviors, as well as market segmentation, marketing management and positioning, strategic marketing as a critical role within an organization and the exchange process.

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Career Options

Most Grand View graduates have successfully found jobs in their areas of concentration. Some of their current positions include:
 

Assistant Loan Officer, Wells Fargo Mortgage
Marketing Representative, MTC Systems
Financial Planner, Equitable of Iowa 
Collection Analyst, Norwest Financial, Inc. 
Pension Compliance Administrator, The Principal Financial Group 
Management Trainee, Iowa State Bank 
Office Manager, Briggs Corp.

Internships

All Business Administration and Accounting students are required to complete an internship experience, and because Grand View is located in Des Moines, there are plenty of internship opportunities available. In addition, the Career Center has available resources for you if you’re interested in an internship out of state. Examples of current internships connecting Grand View students with businesses and organizations in the Des Moines area:

• Iowa Department of Agriculture
• United Parcel Service
• Adventureland
• Iowa Barnstormers
• Merrill Lynch
• The Principal Financial Group
• Greater Des Moines Partnership
• Wells Fargo Mortgage, Inc.
• Iowa State Bank
• Wells Fargo Leasing, Inc.