College of Education and Human Development

Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development

Business and marketing education undergraduate

A degree in Business and Marketing Education (BME) prepares you for a variety of careers, from positions in Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurial startups, and international organizations, to nonprofit management. You will take courses in sales and marketing to gain a broad set of business skills.

"Take pride in how far you've come and have faith in how far you can go."

Michael O'Toole
BME BS program alum; Video Coordinator, Tampa Bay Rays

Did you know?

This major's flexibility gives you the option to add an additional area of expertise. In CEHD, earn a minor or certificate in areas such as adult education, sales, or sport management.

    Activate your potential

    Our students are motivated to get a jumpstart on their careers. As a final part of your program you will complete at least one applied experience at a company or organization of your choice.

    Go global

    What does business culture look like in Australia or Denmark? Find out by completing an internship or learning abroad experience through one of the Learning Abroad Center's sponsored programs. Additional opportunities exist through the National Student Exchange (NSE). The University of Minnesota has 180 programs in over 50 countries and offers a variety of short-term, semester, or yearlong options.

    Connect to your future

    CEHD's Career Services office meets you where you are in your career exploration. Career counselors guide you from orientation through graduation, providing resources and opportunities that will help you throughout your career. Career services include individual appointments, workshops on topics such as interviewing and networking, and employer events specific to your major.


    Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies
    612-624-0494 |