Business Education

Business programs at 成人直播 focus on innovation, internships, data, and connections.

Business Beyond the Cubicle

Today, a career in business can take you far beyond the cubicle, and 鲍狈贰鈥檚 extensive network of business partnerships across the country ensures you鈥檒l be plugged in, getting real-world experience and making real-world connections. Business drives every aspect of our society. In our College of Business and beyond, we apply business principles in interdisciplinary projects to prepare students for rewarding careers: from building a sustainable 鈥済reen鈥 economy, to advancing an entrepreneurial approach to power life-changing innovations, to leveraging big data in fields like health. Our business programs also include special focus areas like sports management and marine entrepreneurship, and concentrations that you choose based on your passions and goals.

Moustafa Abu El Fadl

"We see students who want to create or innovate a project, we give them the tools and help them, and then we show them the application and market for it." Moustafa Abu El Fadl, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance and Innovation

Natalie Ippolito

"The professors tailor their classes to the students and what the students want to learn. I think that is the coolest part." Natalie Ippolito '20, Business Administration

A World Driven by Data聽

As the amount of data unleashed in the world continues to expand exponentially, those who know how to mine, read, and model data are among the world鈥檚 most in-demand professionals. Our data science program puts you at the crossroads where computer science, applied mathematics, and business all meet, and you鈥檒l learn cross-disciplinary skills that propel you to the forefront of virtually any field.

All of 鲍狈贰鈥檚 business programs prepare students with a knowledge base that combines time-tested business principles with future-forward technology. In topics as diverse as accounting, finance, and marketing, you鈥檒l learn to leverage the data platforms and digital tools used in today鈥檚 workplace.

Three U N E students sit at a table with lap top computers

It's all about Experience

At 成人直播, the emphasis is on active, experiential learning, from select internships with our network of well-known regional, national, and global business partners to hands-on concept development in our award-winning Makerspace, where you can develop your ideas under the guidance of experts. 

Two U N E students at their internship site, Maine Health
Two U N E students at their internship site, L.L. Bean
A U N E student at his internship site, Unum

Ready for Business

Meet Pat Schena, a business major who designed a helmet-camera and proprietary computer interface in 鲍狈贰鈥檚 P.D. Merrill Makerspace.

Bring Your Innovative Ideas to Life

鲍狈贰鈥檚 Office of Innovation empowers you to use design thinking while developing solutions to real-world problems. The headquarters for our Innovation programs is the P.D. Merrill Makerspace, a fully-equipped laboratory for turning ideas into reality. You don鈥檛 need to be a technology buff or a business major to contribute. In fact, makerspace projects are stronger when the people who contribute come from a wide range of academic disciplines and have different interests. There are lots of ways to get involved 鈥 from fellowships to independent passion projects. For example, every year the Office of Innovation sponsors the Maine Ideas Challenge to showcase innovative projects, and past winners have appeared on 鈥 and won 鈥 MPBN鈥檚 Greenlight Maine.

Tracking Ocean Conditions

Using Drones in Research

Monitoring Coral Health