Welcome to the School of Business at Madonna University! Please explore our website and learn more about our exciting business education programs. Whether you are pursuing a bachelor’s degree or looking to advance your career with a master’s degree or a graduate certificate – we have exceptional programs you can tailor to fit your career goals and busy life.

Since 1975 Madonna University has been preparing highly-skilled business professionals through a values-based curriculum. This Christian humanistic approach, uniquely prepares our graduates to contribute and respond to the current business environment with knowledge, skill, and a high regard for ethics and integrity in business practice.

Our students learn from engaging faculty members who are experts and scholars in their fields as well as accomplished business professionals from a variety of industries. Our students work closely with faculty - in the classroom, as well as in supervised internships, service learning projects, the student advisory committee, Delta Mu Delta, and other value-added activities.

Visit our campus, meet our faculty, attend an Open House, meet with an advisor, talk to a current student or one of our successful alumni, and experience the Madonna University difference! For more information, contact us at 734-432-5354.

 Business Development & Community Vitality

The Center for Business Development and Community Vitality at the Madonna University School of Business aspires to develop an engaged citizenry equipped to foster and sustain economic growth in Southeast Michigan and beyond.

A Letter from the Dean
Today’s competitive global business environment requires business professionals to be well prepared and driven to perform at all levels. We offer undergraduate and graduate business education that prepares students to meet these challenges with humanism, ethics and integrity. The School of Business at Madonna University has an engaging and highly experienced faculty that provides students with a comprehensive 21st century business education. Since 1975, Madonna University has offered undergraduate business courses and we began offering graduate business programs in 1982. We continue to serve student populations locally at our main campus in Livonia, Online, and at the Macomb University Center and the Orchard Lake Center. We also offer Executive MBA programs in China; and undergraduate Business Administration and MBA programs in Dubai, UAE. We’ve proudly just graduated the first undergraduate cohort in our Haiti program.

Whether you are beginning your academic journey or returning as a graduate business learner, I am confident that you will find your learning experience at the Madonna University School of Business to be extremely rewarding.

Students and the community are encouraged to attend the McManus Distinguished Business Lecture Series events held each October and March.

Please call the School of Business at 734-432-5354 or 5355 to meet with an advisor.

I want to help you reach your educational and professional goals!

Kindest regards,
Dean of the School of Business

 Business Advisory Board
Last Name First Name Title Company/Organization
Anderson Michael Sr. Manufacturing Engineer General Motors
Borland Brad Sr. Executive Coach and Consultant Paragon Leadership International
Follbaum Michael Senior Vice President Bank of America
Gomes Gerald Engineering Group Manager General Motors
Good Pamela President/Executive Director Beyond Basics
Gutierrez Lydia CEO Hacienda Mexican Foods
Han Joe VP of Tax Sun Communities, Inc.
Kim, Ph.D. Susie VP Business Development Sigma International
Krupic Janice CEO & President Paragon Leadership International
Muscott Craig Senior Business Strategist i3Logic
Nguyen Van Executive Director Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce
Riser Paul Managing Director, Technology Based Entrepreneurship Tech Town Detroit
Teller Emma Director of Marketing and Business Development Catholic Vantage Financial
Wade Ron Director of Marketing Detroit Tigers
West Dan President/CEO Livonia Chamber of Commerce
 DECA Scholarships

These scholarships are for undergraduate students who plan to major in a business program and participate in collegiate DECA activities.

First Prize
      DECA Scholarship - $3,000 per year
Second Prize
      Dean Scholarship - $2,000 per year
Third Prize
      Crusader Award - $1,000 per year

Renewed annually, these scholarships are evenly divided for the fall and winter semesters for up to four years, provided students maintain satisfactory academic progress and participate in collegiate DECA activities.

The University awards this high-level, scholarly recognition based on demonstrated DECA leadership activities and/or participation in collegiate DECA activities at Madonna, as well as GPA, ACT score(s), and/or other leadership experiences.

For full consideration, please complete the following:

  • Submit online Application for Admission at madonna.edu
    • Students must be admitted for the Fall 2016 for full consideration
  • Send supporting admission documentation (i.e. transcript, test scores, AP scores, etc.) to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Please contact the School of Business at 734-432-5366 or DECAscholarships@madonna.edu for more information about the DECA program and scholarships.

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 734-432-5339 for more information about Madonna University, the admission process, or to schedule a visit.

DECA Business Scholarship Terms & Conditions

 Delta Mu Delta - Epsilon Gamma Chapter

Madonna University – Delta Mu Delta Chapter
Delta Mu Delta is an honor society for business administration students. The School of Business at Madonna University has been a proud Delta Mu Delta member school sponsoring a Delta Mu Delta Chapter since 1986. The School of Business inducts members annually. The Delta Mu Delta faculty advisor invites eligible students to apply for membership through a letter of invitation. Students choosing to join this prestigious honor society enjoy a permanent recognition of their academic excellence, life-time membership in a community of leaders and scholars committed to advancing excellence in business for the good of society. For more information contact: Dr. Betty Jean Hebel, Professor, Delta Mu Delta, Faculty Advisor bjhebel@madonna.edu

 Internship Spotlight
 Mission & Vision

The mission of the School of Business at Madonna University is to promote academic excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. As a community of scholars, faculty and students study the foundational principles of business. We prepare students to become knowledgeable, ethical, professional, and articulate global workers and citizens. The academic programs offered through the School of Business challenge students, add a solid body of knowledge, understanding, and experience in various aspects of business, and are taught in view of the global business environment.

The Madonna University School of Business aspires to be:

  • a leading provider of business education in the Southeast Michigan area and beyond
  • recognized internationally for preparing students to create, manage, serve and lead organizations with Christian humanism, ethics and integrity

Student Learning Goals

  1. Gain the disciplinary knowledge and competencies of business, in general, and of their particular program of study
  2. Develop an understanding and knowledge of the global environment
  3. Become ethical and socially responsible decision makers
  4. Acquire quantitative and qualitative tools for making decisions
  5. Communicate effectively in oral/written form
  6. Use innovation and technology in business


 School of Business - In the News
 Strategic Plan
Student Performance


The School of Business meets the highest standards of business education as established by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org. Accreditation granted 2017 by the ACBSP Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners.