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.

Jesse Ackerman

Learning While Doing

Jesse Ackerman

Senior | Accounting

Jesse Ackerman, senior in Accounting with a Finance minor from Hastings, is interning this spring at a RSM, a public accounting firm in Omaha. Jesse is working in audit services, and he hopes to have a better understanding of whether he would enjoy a career in public accounting versus private accounting by the end of the internship.

STUDENT VOICE: We students can’t afford our degrees without help

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STUDENT VOICE: We students can’t afford our degrees without help

By IVY PRATER UNK Student Body Vice President I am a Nebraskan born and raised. The future of Nebraska, I feel, exists in our higher education system. Gov. Pete Ricketts is targeting the University of Nebraska system with a proposal for additional cuts. NU currently takes up 13 percent of the state’s budget, however, it […]

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An important skill I learned through the College of Business and Technology was how to network. I'm not real comfortable with large groups of people or approaching those who I do not know. The college provided networking events prior to career fairs that helped me talk to potential employers in a much less intimidating environment.
Marissa Niday
Personal Trainer, 24 Hour Fitness, Kansas City