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UWSP students at Anderson Classroom to Career Center

School of Business and Economics Business Administration Degree

Bachelor's Degree (major), Minor

Customize your skills To elevate business

As a business administration student at UW-Stevens Point, you will learn how to make decisions, lead projects, allocate scarce resources, plan production and energize teams. You will gain the knowledge to drive enterprise goals so you are ready to advance in private, public and nonprofit organizations. 

Why study Business Administration at UW-Stevens Point?

Develop important people skills and build your professional network by participating in our unique events program. Hear top-notch speakers and meet local business representatives at our panel discussions, networking events and career-skills workshops. Choose from more than 300 Smiley Professional Events every year to build your personal path to career success. Acquire valuable on-the-job experience and course credit by working in a business or non–profit organization. Many interns get hired before graduation and receive job offers upon completing their internship.

Anderson Classroom to Career Center

The Keith and Tammy Anderson Classroom to Career (C2C) Center provides a single location for UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics students to learn about majors, receive career and financial support, and discover internship and professional development opportunities. The Anderson C2C Center also serves as a hub for business outreach and event planning.
Sarah Loff

Hired Before Graduation

Sarah Loff ’22 – Business Administration; Marketing

Sarah Loff ’22 was hired before graduation at Dove Healthcare in Chippewa Falls, Wis., as an HR specialist.
Ethan Bloemers

Insights of Interns

Ethan Bloemers – Business Administration

Ethan Bloemers interned at Skyward in Stevens Point, Wis., where he learned about the company’s offerings, product functions, and how to train and present on the product and troubleshoot issues.
Alumni Map

Alumni Map

Where are they now?

UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics alumni live and work all over the world—so if you’re looking for networking opportunities close to a new home or contact info for fellow Pointers in another city, you’re in luck. Check out our map and follow our LinkedIn page! If you’d like to add your info to our interactive alumni map, just complete this form.
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What to Expect? 

With a bachelor’s degree in business administration, you’ll qualify for an array of leadership positions and other advanced roles in private, public and nonprofit organizations. Some business administration graduates also venture into entrepreneurship, creating their own successful businesses from the ground up. You’ll have the option to work across industries in positions such as: 

  • business analyst 
  • human resources generalist 
  • operations manager 
  • marketing specialist 
  • project manager 
  • financial analyst 
  • recruiter 
  • operations manager 
  • general manager 

Statewide job growth in business fields is projected to increase by 12.6% between 2014 and 2024. Learn to drive organizational success by contributing across the organization. Your business administration major allows you to customize a mix of management, marketing, and finance classes to fit your career goals. These classes focus on the leadership, critical thinking, and communication skills necessary to thrive in any organization. 

Get Involved on Campus

Students develop important people skills and build professional network by participating in our unique Smiley Professional Events program. Hear top-notch speakers and meet local business representatives at our panel discussions, networking events and career-skills workshops. Choose from more than 300 Pro Events every year to build your personal path to career success.

The School of Business and Economics encourages all of our majors to develop their knowledge and skills outside of traditional classroom settings by joining one of our student organizations including:

  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Professional Speaking and Leadership Club
  • Society for Human Resources Management

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Our faculty and staff members have real-world experience in a wide range of business disciplines as well as degrees from some of the most highly respected universities internationally. You’ll benefit from our hands-on style of instruction, personal attention and comprehensive understanding of our fields as you learn key concepts and practices of business applications.
Mary Jae Kleckner

Mary Jae Kleckner

  • Associate Professor – Business Communication
715-346-2578
Elizabeth Martin

Elizabeth Martin

  • Professor – Business
  • Director – Anderson Classroom to Career Center
  • Director – School of Business and Economics Student Engagement Program
715-346-4303
Caz McChrystal

Caz McChrystal

  • Professor – Business Law
  • Assessment Director
414-581-5576
James Servi

James Servi

  • Assistant Professor – Management
715-680-0149

Accreditation

AACSB

AACSB Accreditation

The UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Graduates will complete degrees from a program ranked among the top 20 percent in the nation and top 5 percent in the world.