McGraw School of Business

A Christian College with Cutting Edge Business Majors

 

"A Head for Business, A Heart for God, and Hands for Humanity"

Olivet Nazarene University School of Business prepares students to shape the future of business and the world.

$400,000
dollars managed by our student Investment Fund
25
professional certification opportunities
21
areas of business concentration
13
entrepreneurial projects completed by Enactus chapter (2018–2019)
34,045
internship/service hours since '15
Quality Assurance

The School of Business at Olivet Nazarene University is preparing students for success in their chosen careers. Employers are underscoring the value of Olivet graduates in the workplace, specifically because of their integrity and skills in communication and problem solving. Alumni continue to report on the excellent jobs they are landing and promotions they are receiving.

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Our Faculty

Dean, Glen Rewerts, has led Olivet’s business program since 1993. A licensed attorney in the state of Illinois, a local businessman and community leader; however, Dr. Rewerts' passion is for the cause of Christ and the integration of faith into Christian colleges and universities.

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Making Connections

Professional Certifications

Students have many opportunities to earn the professional certifications that set them apart from other college graduates. With over 25 professional certification programs integrated into the business curriculum, Olivet provides the students with the competitive advantage needed in today's dynamic career market.

Complete List of Professional Certifications

Intercollegiate Competitions & Professional Service Activities

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 2016–17 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. Our Phi Beta Lambda - Future Business Leaders of America had 16 students attend the National Championship with 8 students as finalists and 3 National Champions.

Professional Competitions & Activities

ENACTUS

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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Career Management & Internships

At Olivet's McGraw School of Business, Freshman and Sophomore students attend specifically designed seminars to advance their careers through resume writing and developing interviewing skills to networking and managing their online presence. 

All of the career management activities are designed for students to discover their strengths and to help them obtain an internship their Junior or Senior year. A full-time coordinator works with each student to help find an internship in their specific field to help in building their resume for their future career.

From Freshmen/Sophomore Career Management
   To Junior/Senior Internships

      To a Full-time Career & God's Calling
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The best way to discover all that Olivet has to offer is to schedule your personal, customized visit. Learn how a degree from the Olivet will shape your future.

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Faith At Work

"A Head for Business, A Heart for God, and Hands for Humanity"

The motto for Olivet McGraw School of Business is more than a by-line for faculty and students. The culture and atmosphere is alive and excited with learning cutting edge knowledge, with a perspective of God's grace and presence as we seek to help individuals and business organizations prosper and bring glory to the name of Christ.

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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 students hands-on, real-time learning. From the dynamic Weber Center for Business to the historic, landmarks buildings, Olivet has it all.

 

 

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