Business for Non-Business Majors, Minor

Minor in Business for Non-Business Majors

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • Fully Online
  • 18
  • $321.00
  • $1028.00

Why Pursue This Program

The online Minor in Business for Non-Business Majors program provides an overview of critical areas of business applicable to any career path.

This program allows non-business majors to become more marketable to any employer in any profession. Students will engage in a wide variety of business courses which will allow them to gain knowledge in different business fields.

Students of the Business for Non-Business Majors, Minor program gain: 

  • A business background that allows students to gain leadership skills, business communications and financial knowledge that will aid them in their future careers.
  • The opportunity to study in multiple disciplines increasing your marketability to a company or organization.
  • Connections and networking opportunities.

Areas of study include:

  • Accounting
  • Business law
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

Career Outlook:

With many businesses looking for well-rounded employees, a business background showcases leadership and analytical skills that are invaluable to future employers. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of business and financial occupations are projected to grow at a rate of 7%, which is faster than average. Individuals looking for careers in the business field, liberal arts, science, health or any other field will set apart their resume by adding some business knowledge to their degree. 

What's it like to take a program online?

Quality learning experience

The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.


Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

Service you expect from a leading University

Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.