I utilize active learning techniques and allow students to dig into the material, whether it is in a simulation, classroom activities, projects, or case studies.
Business degrees mean versatility. Clarke has been producing business majors for more than 85 years. Our business graduates contribute to the greatness of Dubuque as a model business community.
Our business administration major offers three areas of emphasis:
Management: focusing on global management of personnel and resources
Marketing: focusing on global understanding of consumers and brand management
Finance: focusing on global understanding of investment and financial institutions
Also consider our Accounting major. Accounting is not all button-down collars and tight neckties. Our accounting major prepares you for modern careers in fast-paced settings. The major stresses both practical and theoretical foundations of accounting, critical thinking and leadership.
Our program is designed to give you maximum choice in the focus of your college coursework. Students with an entrepreneurial focus can incorporate business or marketing courses into their curriculum. Practical research and development-focused students will concentrate on a science-heavy curriculum with courses from chemistry, biology, and/or psychology. In addition, the Early Access programs offer eligible students the ability to complete 12 hours of graduate credit while in their undergraduate degree program.
Admission to Clarke University
Applicants are considered on an individual basis. Apply to Clarke today to begin your journey.
Program in Pictures
I hope that my impact on students will be that they will learn concepts, ideas, and general practices that will stay with them for many years.
The Classroom and Beyond
Our Students & Alumni
Clarke really prepared me for my first professional job.
My degree in Business really paved the way for my career after Clarke. I felt very well-prepared to enter the work world.
Clarke’s business program taught me to always say ‘YES’ to opportunities. I never turn down an opportunity to learn a new skill or take on a new project.
of professional experience of Clarke’s business faculty.
Business is the number one major for college undergraduates, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
The median salary for business/ accounting careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.