• Teacher teaching a class
    Management, BS
    Actively apply the business concepts you learn through projects involving real business.
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    International Business, BS
    Prepare for an exciting career that may take you to many places across the world.
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    Finance, BS
    Become highly regarded in business with ability to understand markets and how to raise and invest capital.
  • Teacher teaching a class
    Marketing, BS
    Harness your creativity and gain the skills to help products and services find customers in our technology-based economy.
  • Instructor explaining the whiteboard to a student
    Accounting, BS
    Accounting is the foundation of our economy. Play a key role as an accounting professional.
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    Sport and Recreation Management, BS
    Athletes aren't the only ones who can forge an exciting career in the sports industry.
  • A person is welding on a project
    Manufacturing Management, BMM
    Jump-start your career by building on your existing skills in the manufacturing industry.
  • Mold is being made in a machine
    Quality Management, BMM
    Want to become part of the industry management team and be a quality control/assurance manager? Get the additional management and technical skills to become a successful manager with a degree in Quality Management.

Business Department

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Logo - Click to learn moreThe world is changing every day at increasingly fast speeds. New technologies, products, and services offer new opportunities as well as new ways to interact with clients and customers. At UMN Crookston you’ll develop your ability to recognize and solve business and organizational challenges as you gain a stronger understanding of how the diverse areas of business play a role in the local community, region, nation, and world. We can help you decide how you choose to make a difference and prepare you to take those first steps.

Departmental Quick Facts (PDF)

Business Department

University of Minnesota Crookston
120 Dowell Hall and Annex
2900 University Ave
Crookston, MN, 56716

1-800-UMC-MINN (866-6466)
(218) 281-8176
Fax: (218) 281-8040

Unit Head-Bus & LAE/Assoc Prof
(218) 281-8254
Lecturer
Department Chair
(218) 281-8267
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
(218) 281-8176

Department Majors

Department Minors

Department Certificate & Program Options

Associated Projects and Events

Associated Projects and Events

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Department Mission, Vision and Value Statements

Department Mission, Vision and Value Statements

Business Department Vision
A dynamic and accredited department with innovative academic programs and faculty, embracing a local, regional, national, and global living and learning agenda, leading to a unique reputation and position in the academy of schools of business.

Business Department Mission Statement
The Business Department fosters intellectual curiosity and delivers exceptional degree programs. We accomplish this by creating a stimulating, student-centered, technology-rich teaching and learning environment, engaging in applied research, collaborative interdisciplinary discovery, and making value-added contributions to communities and industries through service and leadership.

Business Department Values
Draft - Pending Final Department Faculty Approval

  • Above all, we value and strive to ensure student success. It is the primary focus of the department (student-centered approach to teaching, learning, and research).
  • We value interdisciplinary collaboration among students, faculty, staff and the community.
  • We foster a department culture of trust, respect, kindness and inclusivity.
  • We are committed to providing experiential learning opportunities that are mutually beneficial to our students and our community, region, state and beyond.

ACBSP Accreditation

ACBSP Accreditation

NEW!

UMN Crookston Business Department Receives Prestigious ACBSP Accreditation

News Release  |   Learn More About ACBSP Accreditation

The UMC Business Department (Kara Bowen - left; Rutherford Johnson - right) receives the candidate for accreditation certificate from the Chief Accreditation Officer of the ACBSP.

 The UMC Business Department receives the candidate for accreditation certificate
from the Chief Accreditation Officer of the ACBSP.

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) LogoAs part of the requirements and best practices of accreditation, UMC’s Business Department routinely provides student performance and achievement information to the public. These reports include student learning outcome assessment results, which are a regular part of the Business Department’s ongoing quality assurance efforts, as well as graduation rates, retention rates, job placement, etc. 

  1. NHS Business Summary (Fall 2005 - Fall 2019) PDF File Icon
  2. NHS By Program (Fall 2008 - Fall 2019) PDF File Icon
  3. NAS Business Summary (Fall 2005 - Fall 2019) PDF File Icon
  4. Graduation Outcomes Summary PDF File Icon

Individual Program Assessments

Department Faculty & Staff

Department Faculty & Staff

Assistant Professor, Program Director
(218) 281-8144
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Teaching Specialist
(218) 281-8176
Lecturer
(218) 281-8188
M.B.A.
Lecturer, Department Chair
(218) 281-8267
Executive Ofc and Admin Spec
(218) 281-8176
Emeritus Associate Professor
M.S.
Emeritus Professor
Teaching Specialist
M.B.A., M.S.
Teaching Specialist
(218) 281-8176
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Teaching Specialist
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Teaching Specialist
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Teaching Specialist
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Teaching Specialist
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(612) 624-8136
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Teaching Specialist
Teaching Specialist
(218) 281-8176
Lecturer
(218) 281-8191
Ph.D.
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Teaching Specialist
Lecturer
(218) 281-8184
M.S.
Assistant Professor
(218) 281-8174
Lecturer
(218) 281-8178
Assistant Professor
(218) 281-8190
D.B.A.
Teaching Specialist
J.D., M.H.A.
Lecturer
(218) 281-8185
Lecturer
(218) 281-8194
Associate Professor
(218) 281-8200
Teaching Specialist
(218) 281-8176
M.B.A.
Teaching Specialist
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
(218) 281-8117

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