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.

Emily Edwards

Learning While Doing

Emily Edwards

Senior | Business Administration

Emily Edwards, senior in Business Administration with minors in Healthcare Management and Public Health, from Omaha, has been working at a spring internship at Developmental Services of Nebraska in Kearney. Emily has been training in the role of a front line supervisor to a team assigned to individuals with developmental disabilities. She plans to move directly into a supervisor position with DSN after graduating in May!

IN THE NEWS: Economics professor Allan Jenkins featured on Rural Health Leadership Radio

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IN THE NEWS: Economics professor Allan Jenkins featured on Rural Health Leadership Radio

By BILL AUXIER Rural Health Leadership Radio This week we’re having a conversation with Allan Jenkins, Ph.D., Professor of Economics at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Professor Jenkins was born and raised in Blackwell, Okla., a small town 60 miles south of Wichita, Kan.. He received a B.A. from the University of Oklahoma in […]

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Through College of Business and Technology projects, I improved my capacity to thoroughly analyze a business situation, organize the facts of a case, and present recommendations to other professionals. This skill has helped me not only in my career, but also to increase my contribution to the community by assisting non-profits and small businesses.
Erin Heineman
Finance Director, Lexington Public Schools