Bethel Business Academy

Bethel Business Academy
Date Tuesday, June 18 - Thursday, June 20, 2024
Cost$260. This includes 3 full days of business programming, 2 overnights, 3 meals per day and snacks, an awards dinner with parents, and an academy t-shirt. $20 early-bird discount if registered before April 15.
Registration Registration is open until June 1. Register
SponsorsBethel University Department of Business and State Farm Insurance Company

Event Description

Bethel Business Academy connects high school students who are interested in a business career with expert faculty and local business professionals in a university setting. Students will explore a variety of business careers and gain insight about personal strengths and interests to help provide direction for college and career planning.

This three-day academy begins with check-in between 8 and 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, and ends with an awards dinner (parents included) at 5:30 p.m on Thursday, June 20.

At the Bethel Business Academy, students will:

  • Discover business interest areas through taking the Strong Interest Inventory.
  • Meet with business professionals from companies such as:
    • Wells Fargo
    • Allina Health
    • SportsEngine
    • Xede
    • Allison-Williams
  • Compete for prizes in a team case study competition.
  • Connect with business faculty from:
    • Accounting
    • Business Analytics
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Marketing
  • Tour a Twin Cities business.
  • Hang out with current business student mentors.
  • Celebrate at an awards dinner with your parents/guardians.

Overnight accommodations will be provided in Heritage Hall. Housing is suite-style with 3 bedrooms, living area, and private bathroom. Each bedroom has 2 twin XL beds, 2 desks and chairs, and a closet. Students will be housed with other students from their camp, with up to 2 students per bedroom. Roommate requests can be emailed to Students will be supervised by a Bethel Resident Director and a team of overnight Hosts hired from our pool of Bethel Student Resident Assistants.


Cancellations will be accepted until June 1. The payment will be refunded, less a $30 service fee.


Please contact Julie Hedlund, Department of Business, at


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