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School of Business & Industry

With a degree or certificate from the School of Business and Industry, you can prepare for a future of high-earning career opportunities, and the potential to advance your degree at four-year institutions in West Michigan and beyond.

Career-focused learning

Our classrooms and labs offer the advanced equipment and technologies that you'll use in today’s non-profit, corporate and manufacturing industries across any number of fields. Your relevant, hands-on coursework will provide you the skills and experience to jump into your career.

Coursework developed with industry experts

Our faculty builds community and connections with West Michigan employers. We partner with industry leaders to develop course curriculum that is relevant to employers' real-time needs. Upon graduation, you’ll have the competitive edge for local, national and international job opportunities. Or you’ll be prepared to transfer to the four-year college or university of your choice to complete your bachelor’s degree and step into your in-demand career.

If you are pursuing a career-focused degree or certificate, you can take advantage of internship placement, financial assistance and more through GRCC’s Occupational Support Program.

Get involved

We offer once-in-a-lifetime learning opportunities through our honors, study away and service learning courses, where you can make an impact in the world with students who share your interests. We also encourage you to build leadership and community by joining (or creating your own!) student clubs and organizations.

Additional resources

See Business & Industry degree and certificate programs


GRCC helped me prepare for business ownership because the classes were relevant to the world we were living in -- having just started a business during the recession. Team projects were a huge part of learning, applying the concepts into real scenarios for my small family business.
Paola Mendivil

Faculty & Staff


Professional Support Staff

Kelly Daldos

Kelly Daldos

Professional Support to the Dean of Business & Industry
(616) 234-3744