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Whether you're looking to start a career in business, change professions or advance in your current role, NLU's career-focused business programs can help you achieve your goals. Our flexible programs—many available online—can fit your busy schedule and help you develop the real-world business skills employers want.

Accredited by IACBE

Select business programs are professionally accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)—a demonstration of NLU's commitment to providing a quality education that prepares students for success in their field.


[+] Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (Also online)
Expand your business knowledge in NLU's comprehensive undergraduate business program. You'll gain the competitive edge you need to enter the business world or advance your professional career.
[+] Bachelor of Science in Computer Sciences and Information Systems
Gain an in-depth understanding of computer sciences and technology, and how they impact business. From transforming the workplace to fueling strategy and operations, graduates will be prepared for a careers in high-demand fields related to computer sciences.
[+] Bachelor of Science in Management (Also online)
If you want to gain a foundation in business principles, as well as an understanding of management, leadership, marketing, strategy and organizational dynamics, National Louis University's B.S. in Management is the right program for you.
[+] Entrepreneurship Concentration
NEW! Add a concentration in Entrepreneurship to your bachelor's degree and gain a set of career-enhancing skills that will help you to start your own business or be a more effective contributor as an intrapreneur in any organization. No additional credits required.


[+] Master of Business Administration (Also online)
Today's companies are searching for authentic leaders who integrate ethics and empathy into a bottom-line-driven business world. The NLU MBA combines practical, proven business principles with emphasis on your own personal strengths, values and vision to help position you as the authentic leader that can make a real difference—and it's available 100% online or as a mix of in-person and online courses.
[+] Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship (Also online)
The MBA in Entrepreneurship combines the strength of the MBA curriculum with the skills to become practical innovators through developing new ideas, bringing these ideas to life and dealing with the challenges of an entrepreneur. Identify the requisite skills for starting projects and ventures of your own, as well as for working as 'intrapreneurs' (or inside entrepreneurs) within larger organizations.
[+] Master of Business Administration in Nonprofit Management (Also online)
The MBA in Nonprofit Management combines the strength of NLU's MBA curriculum with the deeper study of management issues and operations unique to nonprofit organizations. With a focus on the principle of authentic leadership, this program gives students real-world business acumen by learning all aspects of how today's professionals achieve results by leading from a place of passion, integrity and relationship development.
[+] Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Development (Also online)
If you want to fast-track your Human Resources (HR) career or want to break into the field, NLU's Master's in Human Resource Management and Development provides you with the in-demand credentials to advance into HR management. Earning your master's in HR provides you with extensive knowledge and applicable skills in organizational development, change management, productivity and employee relations that today's HR professionals need to be successful. For your convenience, our master's in human resources program is offered in two formats—100% online or a blended format with the perfect mix of face-to-face learning and online courses.


[+] Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership (Ed.D.)
Designed to be completed in under three years, this program provides participants with an in-depth study of all functional areas of higher education institutions—with an emphasis on mission-driven leadership, data-driven and research-informed practice and decision-making, and student-centered outcomes.

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    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
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    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
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    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
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    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
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    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
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    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, the campus features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, Florida 33634
    800.366.6581 |

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    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007

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