Offutt School of Business Program Options

Hands-on learning is a major emphasis as business students gain global competence and develop their leadership skills. Students majoring in business programs will work closely with professors who are passionate teachers and expert practitioners in their fields. Through business internships, team projects, entrepreneurial opportunities, and study abroad experiences, you’ll gain crucial business skills for thriving in any career setting.


Business is one of the most popular majors at Concordia. Whether you’re preparing for a career as an accountant, financial advisor, or marketing professional, the Offutt School of Business graduates will develop the ability to translate academic concepts into concrete action through applied learning experiences. Recent employers include Sanford Health, Deloitte, Microsoft, and Grant Thornton.

Unique Opportunities

Concordia College’s Offutt School of Business is grounded in the versatile power of the liberal arts. Concordia is the only undergraduate liberal arts college in the region with a school of business — giving you the academic choices a larger university provides plus all the benefits of a small college.


Concordia College offers scholarship opportunities for Offutt School of Business students. Separate applications are required.

Barry Scholarships: Sophomore Offutt School majors are eligible to compete for two Barry Scholarships valued at $26,000 annually for two years. Recipients complete research and assume leadership responsibilities in the Offutt School.

Larson Scholarships: Sophomore or junior Offutt School majors who graduated from a North Dakota or Red River Valley high school are eligible to compete for six Larson Scholarships valued at $7,500 to $15,000 annually. Recipients are encouraged to seek leadership responsibilities in the Offutt School and may reapply or a second year.

Anderson Office of Career Success

From starting your resume to accepting a job offer, the Anderson Office of Career Success will be there every step of the way to help you secure the perfect internship or position for you. We also provide programs and events that give you the tools and opportunities you need to conquer the business world. From specific classes to small business experience, we will help in your journey toward a fulfilling career and a lifetime of success.

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When you are starting out, you may want to overanalyze everything but being overly deliberate may paint you into some corners. You are going to make mistakes, but that is how you learn and can better define your business.

Nate Axvig ’96
Co-Founder/Co-Owner, Aktiv

I began my first year of college very unsure about the specific major I wanted to pursue. In the spring of my freshman year, I decided to enroll in an introductory accounting course. The material really clicked with me and I became interested in the topics discussed in class. My instructor for the course, Professor Lindemann, positively impacted my decision to continue pursuing accounting in the Offutt School of Business.

Investing in Real-World Experience

While Concordia is free of the crowded, intense atmosphere of the New York Stock Exchange, the Offutt School’s new finance lab offers students in the finance program the opportunity to get hands-on training in the world of stock trading.


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