Business and Economics
At EMU we prepare you to be successful, to promote the common good and to be an active leader in today’s marketplace. Our professors will help you increase your business knowledge, learn important hands-on skills, and develop a values-based approach to business and management.
Our graduates understand the value of people in business, and know how important meeting economic need is to the state of the world and the peacebuilding process. We’re committed to excellence, ethics and social justice, and we encourage study across disciplines, a focus on sustainability, and the development of a global perspective. At EMU you’ll:
- study in a cross-cultural setting
- consider sustainability and stewardship in decision-making
- collaborate on original research with faculty with industry experience
- put your classroom learning to use in off campus internships
- learn to work effectively in teams and hone communication and financial skills
- learn from professors who’ve lived and worked internationally
About 90% of the 2012 graduates who responded to our survey were employed full-time, in grad school, or serving in a volunteer/mission position within one year of graduation. EMU business alumni consistently rank high on nationally standardized business exams, with many pursuing graduate degrees in their majors.
A new study suggests that business administration is one of the five most employable majors. Read the article here.
Practititioner-in-Residence David Myers shares 30 years experience in government, non-profit and pastoral leadershipDecember 15th, 2015
David Myers last visited Eastern Mennonite University in 2014 for a one-day visit that included a seminary chapel presentation – “not a sermon,” he said at the time, “but a report of the ongoing conversation inside my head and my heart” – with reflections on his position as director of the Center for Faith-based and …More
Economics student named one of ’20 Under 35 Changing the World’ by Mennonite Economic Development AssociationDecember 2nd, 2015
Alex Miller, a 21-year-old economics major at Eastern Mennonite University, was recently recognized by Mennonite Economic Development Association (MEDA) as one of “20 Under 35 Changing the World.” Working for the family-owned ecommerce retailer JMX Brands, Miller completed a 1.5-year project that hugely increased company return on marketing investment. He has also been involved since …More