McGraw School of Business

The Business of Business

Olivet Nazarene University School of Business prepares students to shape the future of business and the world. Collaboration fosters creativity, teamwork and communication — critical qualities necessary for personal growth and career success.

areas of business concentration
professional certification opportunities
of 10 Illinois schools offering SAP certifications
entrepreneurial projects completed by Enactus chapter (2016–2017)

Our Faculty

Glen Rewerts has led Olivet’s business program since 1993. He is a strong advocate for the integration of Christian faith into the curriculum. A licensed attorney in the State of Illinois, he is also active in local business and real estate.

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Areas of Study

An Olivet business degree is the beginning of a life of success and influence. Mentorship, internships and scholarship blend into a complete educational experience for each student, with faculty who keep a forward focus on workplace and career possibilities.

Accounting ›
  • Public Accounting
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Government Accounting
  • Generalist Staff Accounting
Business Administration ›
  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Philanthropy and Not-for-Profit Management
  • Operations Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Public Administration
Economics and Finance ›
  • Corporate Finance
  • Personal Finance
  • Applied Economics
International Business ›
Management Information Systems ›
Marketing ›
  • Marketing Management
  • Corporate Relations
  • Commercial Graphics
  • International Marketing
Find Your Career

Employers recognize the value of Olivet graduates in the workplace– specifically their integrity and skills in communication and problem solving. Alumni are spotted across the globe in a wide array of careers. The wide variety of concentrations allows the student to refine their skills and focus where their passion lives.

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Students have many opportunities to earn the certifications that set them apart from other college graduates. With these certifications, they will find many career doors open to them. Olivet is one of only 10 Illinois schools offering SAP certifications. SAP is the worldwide market leader in enterprise applications software.

Professional Certifications

Intercollegiate Competitions

Olivet’s Enactus presentation team ranked in the top 32 of the 457 presentation teams in the nation, based on the team’s performance at regional and national competitions during the 2016–2017 academic year. Olivet’s Student Society of Human Resource Management (SSHRM) presentation team came out on top with first place among 30 teams in the 2017 Division I Case Competition.

Intercollegiate Competitions

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About Mick McGraw

In 2017, Olivet established The McGraw School of Business in honor of Michael “Mick” McGraw, president and CEO of Eastbrook Homes, to recognize his generous support of the University, his sterling professional career, his life of service, and his Christian character. McGraw received his bachelor’s degree in business from Olivet.

Beyond Classrooms

Olivet is situated on a stunning, park-like campus, with accessible facilities that afford every student hands-on, real-time learning. From the dynamic Weber Center for Business to the historic, landmark buildings, Olivet has it all.

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