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.

UNK Alumni Spotlight VIDEO: Yutan entrepreneur, HeavyWorth founder Dusty Reynolds

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UNK Alumni Spotlight VIDEO: Yutan entrepreneur, HeavyWorth founder Dusty Reynolds

Dusty Reynolds, who lives in Yutan with his wife and two children, has started four different businesses since graduating from UNK in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in industrial distribution. After college, Reynolds started a screen-printing business, then he launched a clothing manufacturing facility in Mali, West Africa, and founded a software company that served […]

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UNK has given me the tools and skills needed to make an impact in the supply chain management industry.  By taking ownership of my education and really getting involved at UNK, I have experienced more than I thought possible. 
Tyler Vose
SCM Major