College of Business classroom during class discussion


The College of Business also partners with local businesses in the Valparaiso community to provide learning experiences for our students. If your company or organization would like to explore a partnership with Valpo, please contact Niclas Erhardt, Dean of the College of Business, at

Students are at the center of what happens in the College of Business, including the work of the College’s senior leadership. Our leaders draw on their expertise from careers in business and academia, and involve the faculty, staff, and students in decisions to optimize the educational experience at Valpo.


Niclas Erhardt, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor of Management

Mary Bandstra, MA

Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Programs in Management

Partner with Valpo

Hundreds of companies and organizations across the United States and around the world offer internships to Valpo students.

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