Academic Programs

College of Business

When you enroll in Minnesota State Mankato's College of Business, you open the door to an abundance of possible career paths—including some you may not even know about. You will gain experience in all of our focus areas through the shared business curriculum, which integrates pieces of each major. Click Here for a Quick Look at the Academic Programs


The Minnesota State University, Mankato Accounting Program is recognized for its excellence throughout Minnesota and the United States. Graduates of the Accounting Program consistently exceed the national average of first-time pass rate on the uniform CPA examination.

AgriBusiness and Food Innovation Program

The AgriBusiness & Food Innovation Program opens doors to careers in one of the nation’s largest industries. The program and minor develops students’ innovation skills within the agriculture and food industries as well as the knowledge of the business creation process.

Business Administration

The minor in Business Administration is geared toward non-business majors interested in a broad scope of business courses and skills. Coursework includes accounting, finance, marketing, management and economics.

Business Law

The Business Law program teaches the fundamental legal principles shaping the business world including contracts, intellectual property, employment and international law.

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

From an engineering major developing the next energy efficient vehicle, to the sports management student learning to coordinate events, to the artist wanting to open their own gallery, the Entrepreneurship & Innovation minor is developed to help prepare you for what lies ahead in the working world.


Providing students with the financial skills and understanding necessary to secure entry-level positions in private industry and the public sector.

International Business

This program prepares students to meet the challenges of the global economy. Students can select from a wide range of business electives. Most of the students are employed in the finance, marketing, transportation and international divisions of the small to mid size corporations.

Management and Entrepreneurship

The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at Minnesota State University, Mankato offers a program of study with the aim of developing the technical, analytical, and conceptual skills for the future leaders of the private and public sectors.


Prepares students for marketing positions in retail management, industrial sales, promotion, marketing research, or marketing management. New in fall 2023, Professional Sales Certificate.