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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, including accounting, business administration, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, information technology, insurance, management, marketing and sales.

Harper's highly trained instructors provide a rich educational experience that teaches you how to think strategically, organize effectively, conceptualize theories, and develop and implement real-world business plans.

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Harper is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, a leading specialized accreditation association for associate, bachelor's, and graduate business education.

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

 

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.

 

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

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.... Watch the Video

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... Watch the Video

Sushila Jackson kisses her dog on the head

Sushila Jackson kisses her dog on the head

Sushila's Message: You Can Make It

Sushila Jackson is a survivor. She will be graduating from Harper this summer, the first female to earn an A.A.S. in Information Technology - Computer Support here at Harper. It wasn’t easy, and her path wasn’t linear. ... Watch the Video

lisa smith

lisa smith

We Are Harper: Lisa Smith

It's been an expansive and successful career for Lisa Smith, Supply Chain Management Coordinator, but ultimately success to her is helping her students succeed. ... Watch the Video

Jade Dioguardi

Jade Dioguardi

A head start for Harper's first Promise Scholars

The first cohort of Harper College Promise Scholars won’t arrive on campus until fall 2019, but that hasn’t stopped a few extremely motivated students from getting a head start after graduating from high school early.... Watch the Video

Ana Sandoval and her daughter

Ana Sandoval and her daughter

Going It Alone

Ana Sandoval was in her second year of college, studying accounting; the first in her family to go to college. But her family was struggling to make ends meet in Ecuador. The economic crisis was crushing them. Hoping for a... Watch the Video

Anthony Tamras and Drake Roberts hold the DeoBlock

Anthony Tamras and Drake Roberts hold the DeoBlock

Harper entrepreneurs looking to kick start DeoBlock to market

Harper College students Anthony Tamras and Drake Roberts are poised to take their young company, DeoTech LLC, to the next level. They’ve spent the past two years developing, tweaking and hopefully perfecting the DeoBlock, a... Watch the Video

Emily Reddy, Pili Rios and Ed Dolik

Emily Reddy, Pili Rios and Ed Dolik

Harper sweeps cupcake competition

Harper College students Emily Reddy and Ed Dolik finished first and second, respectively, in a head-to-head cupcake showdown against Elgin Community College at the 2018 Bon Appetit Community Food and Drink Festival in Hoffman... Watch the Video

Nate Ruben and Angela Schiavon

Nate Ruben and Angela Schiavon

Entrepreneurship program helping startups up their game

Entrepreneurship and new businesses play a large role in the U.S. economy. As Harper College’s Entrepreneurship Program continues to grow, so will the opportunities for students to create their dream business.... Watch the Video

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.

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