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Business, Entrepreneurship & Information Technology

Business LogoLaunch your career in business at Harper College. Harper offers credit programs and courses in the key areas of business administration, including accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, human resources, information technology, insurance, management, social media marketing, sales, and web design.

Harper's highly knowledgeable instructors provide a rich educational practice that teaches you how to think strategically, conceptualize theories, and develop and implement real-world business plans in hands on classroom experiences.

Harper College offers our unparalleled Fast Track program to achieve your dreams faster. This program is perfect for students with career and family commitments and can be completed online or face to face.

Harper's Business EdVantage program provides affordable tuition rates for out-of-district students who work in-district.

Take advantage of apprenticeships and graduate debt-free while earning a salary. Harper College partners with large, medium, and small employers in a variety of industries to offer apprenticeship programs

 

Explore our programs

Harper College offers a number of business, entrepreneurship and information technology career and transfer programs. To get started, select one of the program areas below:

Interested in another subject? If you are interested in transferring to study a business-related subject not listed here, please meet with an academic advisor to learn what courses to take to meet your academic goals.

Get Started

To get started in taking business, entrepreneurship or information technology courses, contact Admission Outreach at 847.925.6700, submit a request information form, or submit an online application now.

 

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Check out our IDEAShop, the Makerspace and Entrepreneur Center at Harper College. Let the innovation, excitement and creativity flow in a space that welcomes you to bring your biggest, boldest and coolest ideas to life!
 

Find out what's happening in accounting, business, entrepreneurship, hospitality, IT at Harper College.

Vanessa Jimenez Nava

Vanessa Jimenez Nava

Harper grad discovered talent, self-confidence in Fast Track Program

Harper’s faculty and staff helped show Vanessa Jimenez Nava that she belonged in college. After graduation, she bought her own restaurant. ... Read More

Harper 2021 graduates hold diplomas

Harper 2021 graduates hold diplomas

MacKenzie Scott gift helps launch Igniting Paths to Success Scholarship

The two-year Igniting Paths to Success Scholarship will award full tuition, fees and books to 1,000 students beginning this fall.... Read More

HSE Distinguished Scholar Xiling Chen

HSE Distinguished Scholar Xiling Chen

HSE Distinguished Scholar: 'I'm seeing a better future'

More than a decade after she emigrated from China, Xiling Chen earned her high school equivalency diploma from Harper College. Now, she’s ready to study for a certificate in Supply Chain Management.... Read More

Adaly Gonzalez in her cap and gown

Adaly Gonzalez in her cap and gown

With diploma in hand, HSE Distinguished Scholar is ready for more

Adaly Gonzalez earned her high school equivalency diploma nearly 20 years after leaving school to take care of her ailing father. ... Read More

University Center lobby

University Center lobby

DePaul University to offer Master of Science in Management to University Center at Harper College

DePaul University will launch its Master of Science in Management degree to the University Center at Harper College beginning in the spring 2021 semester.... Read More

Screenshot of recipient Keely McEnery talking during virtual reception

Screenshot of recipient Keely McEnery talking during virtual reception

HOPE Giving Circle awards $10,000 scholarships during virtual celebration

The Harper College Educational Foundation's HOPE Giving Circle recently awarded $10,000 scholarships to four impressive students during the group’s first virtual celebration.... Read More

Desiree Peerman at her new job

Desiree Peerman at her new job

Emergency Fund Turns Despair Into Hope

Desiree Peerman was one semester into her college education at Harper College when the pandemic hit and rocked her world. ... Read More

Facemasks designed by area students and produced by the Makerspace.

Facemasks designed by area students and produced by the Makerspace.

Harper students and teachers create protective gear for essential workers

Career and Technical Education teachers from Buffalo Grove and Wheeling high schools have designed and are now producing a protective face shield, with help from Harper College’s Makerspace and Entrepreneur Center.... Read More

Students work in the Harper College Makerspace

Students work in the Harper College Makerspace

New Makerspace and Entrepreneur Center bringing ideas to life

Harper College’s new Makerspace and Entrepreneur Center aims to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs, inventors and engineers to pursue their creative passions and bring their ideas to life by building a vibrant and... Read More

Enrollment and outcomes data

See enrollment and outcomes data for business programs the past three academic years.


Learn more about business and management courses at Harper College, submit our request information form or call Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700. To apply, visit our online application.

Last Updated: 9/8/21