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The Calvin University School of Business equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to create a better world. By integrating hands-on learning and leadership development—all from a distinctly Christian worldview—you’ll graduate ready to be a leader in business.

Undergraduate Class of 2023

The following information highlights the undergraduate Class of 2023 as defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Quick Facts

  • 64%

    of graduates reported completing at least one internship


    of graduates were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.


    average salary of graduates who gained employment following graduation

Graduate Placement

Within six months of graduating, 74 percent of graduates were employed and 26 percent of graduates were in graduate school. This far exceeds the national average of 84 percent as reported by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

  • Top Employers
    • Amway
    • Bissell
    • Cintas
    • Enterprise
    • EY
    • Fifth Third Bank
    • Goldman Sachs
    • Kynda
    • L3 Harris Technologies
    • Macatawa Bank
    • Meijer
    • State Bureau of Investigation
    • Steelcase
    • Stryker
    • Tekton
  • Position Titles
    • Account Executive
    • Accountant
    • Commercial Credit Analyst
    • Credit Analyst
    • Data Analyst
    • Digital Media Specialist
    • Financial Operations Analyst
    • Financial Advisor
    • Investment Accountant
    • Merger and Acquisition Associate
    • Marketing Specialist
    • Replenishment Analyst
    • Sales Coordinator
    • Senior Brand Manager
    • Technology Risk Consultant
  • Students are pursuing graduate degrees at the following universities
    • Calvin University
    • DePaul University
    • Ferris State University
    • New York University
    • University of Illinois
    • University of Maine
    • University of Michigan
    • University of Minnesota
  • Students are continuing their education by studying
    • Master of Accounting (MAcc)
    • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Juris Doctorate
    • Master of Human Resources

Master of Accounting

Graduates of the MAcc program are prepared to be accounting leaders in public accounting and industries including banking, manufacturing, and real estate.

Quick Facts

  • 100%

    of the MAcc Class of 2023 was employed upon graduation

Sample titles of MAcc graduates include:

  • Audit associate
  • Corporate auditor
  • Senior staff accountant
  • Tax associate
  • Third party attestation associate

MAcc graduates work for organizations such as BDO, Crowe, Deloitte, EY, Plante Moran, and PepsiCo.

Master of Business Administration

Our MBA graduates are prepared to lead in dynamic organizations. Whether through a promotion or taking on new responsibilities and making a move to a different organization, graduates are prepared to make a difference in business.

Sample titles of MBA graduates include:

  • Business and Finance Director
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Category Insights Analyst
  • Risk Advisor

MBA graduates work for organizations such as Acrisure, Gordon Food Service, and Stryker.

A few possible careers in business

Follow the links below to learn more about each area of study. You can also learn more about your career options at the Calvin Career Center.

Business degree career options

  • Entrepreneurship
    • Business owner
    • Sales account manager
    • Business consultant
    • Business development
  • Finance
    • Financial analyst
    • Personal financial advisor
    • Investment analyst
    • Credit analyst
    • Loan officer
    • Risk manager
    • Budget analyst
  • Human resource management
    • Human resources associate
    • Talent acquisition associate
    • Compensation and benefits associate
    • Human resources consultant
  • Marketing
    • Social media coordinator
    • Market analyst
    • Project manager
    • Marketing research analyst
    • Sales analyst
  • Supply chain management
    • Operations manager
    • Quality assurance agent
    • Supply chain manager/analyst
    • Logistics manager
    • Manufacturing control
  • Accounting
    • Financial analyst
    • Corporate tax accountant
    • Financial auditor
    • Program cost schedule and control analyst
    • Tax analyst
    • Manufacturing control

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