Studying Business as an International Student at Nebraska
International students thrive at the College of Business at Nebraska. The college offers 11 different academic majors, including the actuarial science and economics majors that are STEM-designated programs. This designation supports international students in obtaining a two-year OPT extension that allows them more time to gain work experience in the U.S. At Nebraska, students find both excellence in academic programs, faculty and research, but also opportunities for hands-on learning and a safe and inviting college town.
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[00:00:00.300]Hello, I'm Dr. Kathy Ferrell,
[00:00:02.730]the Dean of the College of Business.
[00:00:04.890]I am excited to tell you more about studying business
[00:00:08.100]at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
[00:00:11.010]Our business students are from nearly
[00:00:13.230]60 countries and territories,
[00:00:15.450]and we would love to welcome you here.
[00:00:18.420]I'm joining you today from Hawks Hall,
[00:00:20.970]our state-of-the-art building,
[00:00:22.770]where you will take classes, study,
[00:00:25.200]and prepare for lifelong career success.
[00:00:29.460]At Nebraska, we are part of the Big 10 Academic Conference,
[00:00:34.080]which means we are part of the most prestigious group
[00:00:37.200]of business schools in the world.
[00:00:39.720]The college is accredited by the AACSB,
[00:00:43.590]and our undergraduate business programs
[00:00:45.870]are highly ranked by the US News and World Report.
[00:00:50.430]We offer many distinctive undergraduate degrees
[00:00:53.790]that enable you to graduate
[00:00:56.250]with the skills employers around the world need.
[00:01:00.960]For example, our actuarial science program
[00:01:04.590]is one of just a few universities in the world
[00:01:07.800]named a Center of Actuarial Excellence
[00:01:10.620]by the Society of Actuaries.
[00:01:13.350]This means Nebraska is one of the world's best
[00:01:17.250]at developing students into professionals
[00:01:20.010]in actuarial science, who work in insurance companies,
[00:01:23.550]hospitals, banks, and more.
[00:01:27.540]Our program is a designated STEM program.
[00:01:30.930]This designation supports graduates' eligibility
[00:01:34.500]for an OPT extension.
[00:01:37.290]This extension may provide graduates
[00:01:39.810]with an opportunity to gain two additional years
[00:01:43.290]of work experience in the United States.
[00:01:46.350]Our economics major is also a STEM program,
[00:01:50.220]making you eligible for an OPT extension.
[00:01:54.720]Majoring in economics provides
[00:01:56.640]a great return on investments,
[00:01:59.070]with students working in banking, insurance,
[00:02:02.160]financial services, and government, to name a few.
[00:02:06.510]As a national leader in economics for more than 100 years
[00:02:10.950]the Department of Economics at Nebraska
[00:02:13.560]provides you with opportunities
[00:02:15.600]to learn from and work alongside
[00:02:18.870]internationally recognized faculty,
[00:02:21.510]in the classroom and in research.
[00:02:25.320]All of our business majors
[00:02:26.970]receive free, award-winning academic and career support.
[00:02:32.250]From day one, you have access to career coaches
[00:02:36.150]in our globally ranked business career center,
[00:02:39.540]and potential employers who visit Hawks Hall.
[00:02:44.610]Your career development features
[00:02:46.410]hands-on learning experiences,
[00:02:49.080]like a resume review, networking,
[00:02:51.630]and a practice interview with an employer.
[00:02:54.210]These opportunities are part
[00:02:56.130]of the Professional Enhancement Program,
[00:02:58.680]which is is unique to Nebraska Business.
[00:03:04.650]These are just a few reasons why I believe
[00:03:07.680]you belong at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
[00:03:12.480]Congratulations on your achievements,
[00:03:14.730]and I look forward to meeting you on campus soon.
[00:03:18.090]Between academics, strong job placements,
[00:03:21.180]and the experience of living
[00:03:23.070]in one of America's greatest college towns,
[00:03:25.950]I think you'll soon agree
[00:03:27.660]that there is no place like Nebraska.
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