Real World Experiences
The Kelley School of Business Department of Management and Entrepreneurship is consistently ranked among the top such programs in the United States. U.S. News & World Report regularly ranks both our undergraduate and our graduate programs in entrepreneurship No. 1 among all public universities, while in 2007 the U.S. Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship deemed Kelley a National Model MBA Entrepreneurship Program.
Our courses bring the real world into the classroom with frequent visits from alumni and faculty experts with experience that enlivens class discussions. We also bring students to the real world through case competitions, networking events, and participation in our award-winning academies and centers.
One of the most popular options for undergraduate and MBA double majors, our department has nearly 30 full-time faculty members who are widely published and well known for their contributions to the field. Our faculty members have recently received teaching awards, the John E. Hughes Entrepreneurial Advocacy Award, and the Entrepreneurship Mentor Award.
U.S. News & World Report Rankings
- Undergraduate entrepreneurship program rated No. 1 among all public universities and 2nd among all universities in 2012
- Undergraduate management program rated 6th among all public universities and 8th among all universities in 2012
- MBA program in entrepreneurship rated No. 1 among public universities and 6th among all universities in 2011
- MBA program in management ranked in the top 18 among all universities in 2010 and 7th among public universities in 2009
Recruiting and Alumni
Our students are actively recruited by top employers such as Cummins, Inc., Eli Lilly & Co., Johnson & Johnson, Intel, Procter & Gamble, and Target Corporation. Our successful alumni are both entrepreneurs who have started companies and company leaders, many of whom remain connected to Kelley by visiting classes and roundtable discussions and mentoring current students.
Read more about the experiences of our current and former students, including recent graduates, on our spotlights page.