Industry-relevant business degrees for success in business

Advance in careers in business with hands-on, career-focused degrees in business.

Accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), Davenport’s business college offers associate business degrees, bachelor of business degrees, master of business degrees as well as certificates. Take business classes online, earn an online MBA and so much more through Davenport’s Global Campus. You can also pursue degrees in business on one of our 10 campuses across Michigan.

IACBE accredited

All the degrees in business offered through Davenport’s business college are accredited by the IACBE. The business college also has specialized accreditation for accounting. So, whether you’re pursuing an online MBA, a degree in business management or a degree in accounting, choosing Davenport’s IACBE-accredited business college means you’re choosing a business college that follows principles of excellence and best practice in business education. 

Designed for optimal learning

Pursue business degrees in the Donald W. Maine College of Business, Davenport’s newest building on the W.A. Lettinga Campus. Designed to be similar to corporate office space, the business college has classrooms uniquely furnished and designed for learning and productivity. Experience private study rooms with televisions and comfortable furniture. The business college is also home to an atrium and the HUB, a quick-serve cafe with coffee brewed to order, smoothies and a variety of grab-and-go foods. 

Learn from business veterans

Prepare for careers in business through a business college that is led by industry experts. Davenport’s degrees in business feature real-world scenarios, interactive classrooms and moveable workstations that model real business environments. Through the business college’s intentionally small class sizes, you’ll receive personalized attention and 1:1 time with your professors — whether you’re pursuing a bachelor of business degree, a master of business degree, or any of Davenport’s other business degrees or certificates. 

Flexible and affordable degrees in business

Davenport’s IACBE-accredited business college values your career in business and will help you turn that experience into college credit wherever possible to save you time and money. Take classes for your degree in business full time or part time, online on your own time, online in real time or on campus. With six start dates you can begin your degree in business at your convenience — not ours. No GRE or GMAT required for the online MBA or other master of business degree.


The Donald W. Maine College of Business, through innovation, continuous improvement and quality initiatives, will enhance its reputation as a global leader in business education.

Explore Davenport’s degrees in business 

Check out the many certificates and degrees in business offered through Davenport’s IACBE-accredited business college. If you have questions about Davenport’s degrees in business, please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at


Learn the systematic process of identifying, organizing, recording, interpreting, measuring and communicating financial information through Davenport’s IACBE-accredited degrees in accounting. Help individuals and businesses effectively manage their financial information so they can achieve financial success through your certificate or degree in accounting from Davenport. And since accountants are needed in every industry, you’ll be prepared for careers in business and accounting with long-term success. 


Prepare for careers in business that focus on planning, developing and implementing processes that improve business performance through Davenport’s degrees in business. Develop skills in accounting, finance, human resources and business strategy in areas such as entrepreneurship, international business and operations management. Receive your degree in business through Davenport’s IACBE-accredited business college. 


Business Administration

Behind every successful business stands skilled, intelligent, empowering leaders - or "administrators." These individuals don't become skilled overnight; they are shaped into incredible leaders through their education and experiences. Those who study business administration are investing in becoming these leaders - they are studying the art of managing and operating a business and the people that work there.


Learn the ins and outs of investment processes and become an expert on acquiring and allocating funds to help organizations become more profitable through Davenport’s degrees in finance. You’ll prepare for careers in business managing substantial amounts of money, especially for large companies and government entities. By earning your degree in finance through our IACBE-accredited business college, you’ll develop into a financially knowledgeable leader and position yourself for success in careers in business. 

Human Resources

Oversee the hiring of new employees, help employees establish career direction and manage employee welfare through the human resources programs offered through Davenport’s business college. Our IACBE-accredited degrees in business will prepare you for a career in business as a human resource officer. Through our HR-focused degrees in business, you’ll learn to listen to employee concerns and speak to the changes companies can make to become a healthier and happier place for employees.


Prepare for careers in business in multiple areas through Davenport’s management-focused degrees in business. Learn to efficiently manage resources, organize and coordinate projects and effectively communicate with others. Break into the business world or advance your career in business by gaining management skills that are applicable to every industry through our IACBE-accredited business college.


Learn how to effectively reach consumers to generate interest in products and services through Davenport’s marketing-focused degrees in business. Offered through our IACBE-accredited business college, Davenport’s marketing degree can lead to a diverse field of marketing careers in business ranging from strategy and analytics to design. With an array of career paths and a consistent need for quality marketers, your degree in marketing can lead you to long-term, high-paying careers in business. 

Industrial Production Management

Plan, implement and control industrial business processes through the production management program offered through Davenport’s business college. Learn to control the manufacturing of products and how to deal with things like scheduling, cost and quality control. Apply what you learn through this degree in business to ensure manufacturing processes run smoothly and efficiently. This IACBE-accredited degree in business can lead to a variety of careers in business ranging from operations to production management.

Sport Management

Prepare for sports-focused careers in business through Davenport’s bachelor of business administration in sport management degree. Delivered through our IACBE-accredited business college, our BBA in sport management is one of just two in Michigan and 32 in the world to be accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). Through this BBA, you’ll gain business skills in accounting, marketing, IT and more that will help you rise above the rest as you start your career in business.