B.S. Business Communication

Major

Whether you’re working with business executives or digital-age creative employees, communication skills are vital, particularly in the modern world of business jargon, complex technologies and online, instant communication. The leadership and interpersonal skills you gain will enable you to effectively lead an organization’s internal and external messaging, employees and strategic planning. You can get your point across in the most effective way possible with a degree in business communication. 

 

The business communication major at Concordia University, Nebraska will require you to think of an organization holistically, including  

how a consumer will receive marketing messaging,  

how an employee’s interactions with co-workers affect productivity and  

how an investment by the organization communicates a business’s political stance. 

When you graduate with a business communication degree, you will find many doors open for future employment in a variety of areas. 

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION COURSES 

120 credit hours
100% career outcome rate1
22:1 Student-to-faculty ratio
66% Faculty with terminal degree
 

Get your point across in the most effective way possible with a degree in business communication. 

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Program Highlights

WHY STUDY BUSINESS COMMUNICATION AT CONCORDIA? 

The business communication program at Concordia University, Nebraska is designed to help you  

  • Improve and expand your communication skills,  
  • Teach you the best ethical business practices,  
  • Learn to lead and inspire others,  
  • Explore your creative interests,  
  • Grow your faith and  
  • Apply proper communication in the public and private business world.  

Discover what makes the Concordia Nebraska business programs different. 

MEET OUR EXPERT FACULTY 

As experts in business communication, our faculty and instructors bring years of experience to the classroom. 

Meet the faculty

Meet our students

Erin Maier
Grand Island, NE

"For me, business and marketing are about promoting the good things about something and fulfilling someone’s needs based on the product I can provide. The essential question I hope to ask myself is, “How can I improve someone’s life with the resources I am promoting?"

Accreditation

The College of Business at Concordia University, Nebraska has received specialized accreditation for its undergraduate and graduate business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).  

Degree Goals

A business communication graduate from Concordia University, Nebraska will be able to:  

  • Utilize relevant and emerging technology in the business communication field. 
  • Write and speak using audience analysis and considering implications for organizational communication and structure. 
  • Effectively negotiate and influence others though written and oral communication. 
  • Make ethical business communication decisions in their workplace. 

Business Minors and Concentrations

Minors

  • Accounting  
  • Business  
  • Computer Science 
  • Marketing 
  • Mathematics 

Concentrations

  • Accounting 
  • Agribusiness 
  • Business 
  • Communication  
  • Entrepreneurship  
  • Finance 
  • Leadership 
  • Marketing 

Career Outcomes

Social Media Manager 

  • Create and distribute content through social media platforms 
  • Work with written and visual content 
  • Understand and adapt to your audience 
  • Track and analyze content and data

Content Strategist 

  • Develop and manage content to generate leads and meet content marketing goals 
  • Create written and visual content strategy deliverables 
  • Present relevant content through a variety of mediums such as news releases, blog posts, social media platforms, advertising and others. 

Technical Writer 

  • Communicate complex technical information through instruction manuals, how-to guides, web pages or journal articles 
  • Communicate in a user-friendly way so that your audience can best digest complex information 

Business Communication Professor 

  • Teach courses in business administration and management 
  • Teach communications classes 
  • Effectively train students for careers in business communication 

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1 Recent graduates attending graduate school or employed within six months of graduation.