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What's your business?

Are you interested in large corporations, non-profit organizations, family-run or small business enterprise? At Ketner School of Business, we will prepare you for every facet of the business world through our practical, hands-on approach and entrepreneurial focus. You'll study real businesses, look into contemporary case studies, participate in internships, and benefit from input by industry leaders - you will see once you're here.


Purpose Statement

Building Tomorrow’s Business Leaders One Experience at a Time.
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Founded on Critical Thinking, Integrity, Passion,
Personal Growth and Experiential Learning.

It's a Trine Thing!


Simulations, real-world case studies, and internships give you the practical experience that leads you to a meaningful career path after graduation. You'll explore it all—Fortune 500, middle market, small business, and entrepreneurship.


We offer degrees that employers seek:

KSB's Major Field Test Top Performers

MFT Winners 2017

Ketner School of Business Delta Mu Delta Honor Society Inductees

Ketner School of Business held their Induction Ceremony for Delta Mu Delta Honor Society on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 with 18 new candidates being inducted.

DMD Inductees for Spring 2017

Left to right: Nora Brandenburger, Li Zhou, Katherine Binkley, Rebecca Mann, Maysam Mourad, Corben Havener, James Budreau, Carly Osinski, Victor Flynn, Collin Elek, Nicholas Thomas, Eric Townsend, and Jessica Pollitt

Missing from picture:  Lama Alsuhalbani,  Kyle Dodson, Rebecca Hollowell, Kevin Minnich, and Matthew Stezowski

2016 - 2017 KSB Faculty and Staff

KSB Faculty and Staff

Front row:  Dawn Moore, Valda Colbart, Catherine Benson.  Back row:  Bill Maddock, Linda Conley, Tony Camillo, Marek Kolar, Tricia Hersel, Gregg Shull, Jeff McGowan, Carter Snider, Toby Swick, Kelly Trusty, David Anspaugh, Vernon Stanger, Danny Powell and Linda Cooper.

Founding Ketner Fellows

The Ketner Fellows program was established in 2015 to honor and reflect the values of Ketner School of Business benefactor, inspiring leader and retail entrepreneur Ralph W. Ketner. Students pursuing a business major or minor who demonstrate excellent leadership, communication, and positive influence are selected to become Ketner Fellows through an annual faculty nomination and application process. The Fellows volunteer their junior and senior years to polish their servant leadership skills, build business prowess and serve as leaders, mentors, and ambassadors throughout Ketner School of Business and the Trine community.

The Founding Ketner Fellows

 Ketner Fellows

Back, from left: Lucas Hochstetler, Brandon Beery, Trey Calver, Logan Street, Victor Flynn, Levi Lawson, Adam Yenser, Travis Durham, Sloan Whitaker, Blake Carnall

Front, from left: Astrid Koose, Barbara Dyrcz, Lauren Verkamp, Carly Osinski, Kelsey Pence, Megan Verkamp, Paige Stark


The Ketner School of Business and the School of Professional Studies received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).  Accredited programs are the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Applied Management, Associate in Accounting and Associate in Business Administration.


Additional accreditation information.