Business

Community Where You Belong

The School of Business and Economics welcomes everyone, regardless of background, ethnicity, religion, or sexuality. We serve a richly diverse student body and it's easy to find your niche.

The School of Business and Economics has a curriculum is focused on blending leadership and teamwork, as well as a solid base in the fundamentals of business administration that develops strong interpersonal, communications and decision-making skills.


Mission Statement

The Indiana University Northwest School of Business & Economics provides a premier business education to the citizens of Northwest Indiana through AACSB International accredited undergraduate & graduate programs emphasizing our distinctive competencies in teamwork and leadership.  This education enhances the understanding of diversity, global business and the application of technology.  The MBA program focuses on executive leadership development. 

  • We serve a richly diverse student body and prepare our graduates to participate in the economic development of Northwest Indiana and beyond. 
  • Our faculty conducts and shares research that supports the campus’ Teacher-Scholar ideal, placing equal emphasis on teaching and research that is appropriate to the Mission. We value research that is applied, basic or pedagogic. 
  • Our faculty and students support the economic development of Northwest Indiana by engaging in mutually beneficial collaborations with local organizations and community members.

 

Areas of Strategic Focus

Distinctive Competence in Blending Leadership and Teamwork

The IUN School of Business & Economics will focus its energies and resources towards blending teamwork and leadership. 

 

Greetings from the Dean

Welcome to the School of Business and Economics! As part of the Indiana University System, we serve the Northwest Indiana region. You can be assured of a quality education because we are accredited by AACSB International, the premier accrediting agency for business schools. We invite you to meet our students, faculty, and staff, and encourage you to explore our programs which extend beyond the classroom.

 


Center for Professional Development

To support the business community in Northwest Indiana with world class customized Business Development Programs.


IUN Business Assessment
Center

Assisting IU Northwest students identify their developmental needs as they progress through college and enter the workforce.


Center for
Economic
Education

Our award-winning center has been Northwest Indiana's leader in economic education and financial literacy for more than 20 years.

A Legacy of Strength

The IU Northwest School of Business & Economics provides the highest quality business education to students in Northwest Indiana. The school is accredited by AACSB International which is the premier accreditation body for schools of business.  AACSB Accreditation is widely regarded as the highest level of accreditation for business schools.

Only 15% of business schools domestically and less than 5% of business schools internationally earn this prestigious certification of quality. Because of its AACSB International accreditation, the School offers its high achieving students membership in Beta Gamma Sigma, the International Business Honor Society.  The School earned Initial Accreditation in 2004 and has maintained accreditation since then.

Strategic Priorities

Student success is our primary purpose and is the responsibility of every School faculty and staff member. A commitment to diversity and inclusion is woven throughout the fabric of IU Northwest and our school strives to educate students to be citizens of a global world in a welcoming and inclusive environment where all can reach their full potential.

We have a variety of student resources that will help you prosper academically, personally, and professionally throughout your time in college. These range from career counseling to peer mentoring and many more.

 

Office Hours:

Monday & Thursday:
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Dean

Cynthia S. Roberts

Dean's Secretary

Barbara Mahns

Main Phone Number

(219) 980-6552

Fax Number

(219) 980-6916

Email Address

iunbiz@iun.edu

Mailing Address

School of Business and Economics
IU Northwest
3400 Broadway
Dunes Medical/Professional Building
Room 1106
Gary, Indiana 46408

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