Points of Pride

  • Bronco Force Named a top sales program in the nation by the Sales Education Foundation, the college’s sales and business marketing program has earned this designation 11 times. Study.com ranks the program No. 1 in the country.
  • The integrated supply management program is ranked in the top 10 nationally for undergraduate education by Gartner and No. 2 for supply chain talent by SCM World.
  • A team of three food and consumer package goods marketing students claimed first place in the 2017 National Grocers Association Student Case Study Competition.
  • An advertising and promotion student was selected to participate in the American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Program for 2017.
  • An integrated supply management student received a coveted $10,000 national scholarship awarded by the Industrial Supply Association.
  • A team of sales and business marketing students placed third overall at the University of Toledo Invitational Sales Competition.
  • A food and consumer package goods marketing and integrated supply management student was named Trailblazer of the Year as a part of a program honoring student leaders.
  • The finance program continues to be recognized by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute and offers advanced preparation for students to become licensed in securities trading.
  • Accountancy students traveled to help rural Alaskans complete tax returns.

 Latest innovations

Students

  • Business law and business analytics majors launched in fall 2016.
  • Bronco Force and BroncoConnect provide students with the opportunity to consult and work with companies.
  • WMU’s Starting Gate, a business accelerator where students can access resources to develop and grow their own businesses, has served more than 55 companies.
  • The Greenleaf Trust Trading Room, a state-of-the-art trading lab, gives students valuable hands-on learning experience in financial trading and the study of market trends.
  • The Student Professional Readiness Series program was launched to provide students with opportunities to engage in co-curricular experiences.
  • The college offers $140,000 in study abroad scholarships and more than 15 business-specific study abroad programs.
  • Students in business information systems have opportunities to earn industry-specific certifications and trainings as part of their degrees.

Vital Stats

  • Trading Lab Nearly 4,000 students choose to study business at the college each year.
  • 1,284 interviews took place in 2016 with employers seeking Business Broncos for full-time and internship opportunities.
  • There were 15,541 student interactions with employers in 2016.
  • 95 percent of students surveyed within three months of graduation reported they were actively engaged in full-time employment, continuing education, military service, part-time employment, self-employment or post-graduate internship or fellowship.