Business Programs

In the Business Administration program, students engage in real-life learning projects with qualified and experienced faculty.

Business Programs at Carroll College

The Field

Today’s fields of business administration, accounting, and finance are fast paced, driven by technology, highly complex, and above all, global. More than ever, the world needs leaders in business who bring as much integrity and character to the table as they do knowledge and acumen. And since the skills it takes to effectively lead in business can be applied across the broad spectrum of professional fields, pursuing your degree in business can open new worlds of opportunity. Business-related jobs are listed in among jobs in high demand. In June 2020, LinkedIn listed accountants (CPAs) as the number one job with the fastest growing demand and CPAs were among the top 10 of most in-demand jobs.

The Programs

Students interested in studying business at Carroll can choose from a variety of degree programs, areas of specialization, and minors. As a business student here, you’ll be exposed to the theory and practice of business, gain a solid foundation in business principles, explore the ever-expanding role of technology and innovation in business, and strengthen your understanding of the importance of ethics.

Mission and Vision of the Carroll College Business Department

The Business Department’s mission is consistent with Carroll College’s dual goals of vocation and enlightenment and prepares students for graduate school or entry into the workforce. Framed by a strong foundation in liberal arts education, the mission of the Business Department is to provide students with the strong ethical foundation and globally informed knowledge and skills necessary for today’s dynamic professional environment.


To be recognized for business education that fosters environmental, social, and economic justice in an ever-changing world.

Why Business at Carroll?

aca_bus_admin.jpgAt Carroll, you’ll have a wide range of opportunities—both in the classroom and out—to develop the depth of knowledge and breadth of experience it takes to launch your successful career in business. You may combine your major in management and marketing, accounting and strategic finance, or finance planning with one another, with minors or certificates, or majors and/or minors from other academic departments. Our Enactus or the Entrepreneur in Residence programs will help sharpen your interest and abilities as an entrepreneur. Our small classes deliver an abundance of interaction with highly accomplished business faculty who bring exceptional industry experience into the classroom. You can enhance your global and cultural awareness and perspective through study abroad opportunities. And we partner with top organizations in Helena and beyond that provide outstanding internships and experiential-learning opportunities.

The Possibilities

With a business degree from Carroll, you will discover boundless professional opportunities. With our Catholic liberal arts tradition, you’ll develop the skills that today’s employers value the most—communication, creativity, critical thinking, analytical and reasoning, and the importance of making ethical, value-based decisions. Our graduates have gone directly into the workforce and been accepted into respected graduate programs at places like Montana State University, University of Montana, University of Idaho, Gonzaga University, George Fox University, and the University of Notre Dame.