Business & Technology

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College of Business & Technology

Experiential hands-on learning is a primary focus of the College of Business and Technology. Students gain knowledge in the classroom and experience in the field.  Here you will find a variety of programs that lead to professional careers:

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Experiential Learning

Students have many opportunities for hand-on exploration and learning. Programs are designed to give students an edge by learning, not just in the classroom, but in experiential learning labs and real-world environments, through internships and other business collaborations. There are many services available to help and guide students to rewarding careers and add to their skills.

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About Us

We have a wide variety of programs in the College that will lead to fulfilling careers in many different professions.

Shannon Ridlen

Learning While Doing

Shannon Ridlen

Senior | Business Administration

Shannon Ridlen, senior in Business Administration from Hayes Center NE, just finished a spring internship at Mount Carmel Home in Kearney. She interned under the dietary manager, learning all aspects of the dietary department, including purchasing, scheduling, employee management, and charting.

This is real money; $100K fund allows UNK students to invest in stock market

College News

This is real money; $100K fund allows UNK students to invest in stock market

By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – What’s the best way to teach college students about the stock market? Give them $100,000 and the freedom to invest that money however they’d like. That’s the idea behind the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s William Bauhard Student Managed Investment Fund. The program, launched in 2014, turns business […]

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The economics department is like a family to me. From the first day of my freshman year, the staff has supported me and helped me to achieve whatever I set my sights on – both in class and outside of class.
Dayna Larreau
Business Administration