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School of Business, Information and Health Support Technologies

The School of Business, Information and Health Support Technologies offers a broad range of degrees, certificates and courses, providing you with the knowledge and critical thinking skills reflecting the trends of today’s employers, market and economy. The School provides expert faculty instruction and latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities. We pride ourselves on preparing students to enter the workforce by keeping close relationships with area employers to ensure that our programs are current and relevant.

Business Technologies

Kim Valentine, Chair
(567) 661-7472
Kim_Valentine@owens.edu

Students can master the fundamentals of business in areas such as Accounting, Business Management, and Marketing and Sales. Students can choose programs preparing them for careers in the emerging areas of Entrepreneurship, International Business, E-Commerce, Leadership, and Quality Management.

Food, Nutrition and Hospitality

Joann Gruner, Chair
(567) 661-7211
Joann_Gruner@owens.edu

The Food, Nutrition and Hospitality department offers programs in Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts and Nutrition/Dietetic Technology. The new state-of-the-art culinary center focuses on providing students with technical skills providing innovative classes to allow creativity and artistry.

Graduates in Food, Nutrition and Hospitality programs find opportunities as dietetic technicians, wellness coaches, event planners, chef, Sous-chef, food service and restaurant managers. Employers of these graduates include Hollywood Casino, St. Jullian's Fitness, Armstrong Nutrition Management, Compass Group, AVI Food Service, Swig Charcuterie, Zia's and Ciao's.

Health Information and Office Support Technologies

Bonnie Hemp, Chair
(567) 661-7286
Bonnie_Hemp@owens.edu

In keeping with the high demand in the growth industry of Health Care Support Technology, we offer programs in Health Information Technology, Medical Coding, Medical Office Support and our unique Cancer Information Management Program. These programs utilize the latest in technology for electronic health records.

Our Health Support Technologies graduates work as medical office support personnel, medical coders, quality analysts, electronic health record specialists, and clinical documentation specialists. Employers include physician offices, medical clinics, Promedica Health Systems, Mercy Health Partners, and University of Toledo Medical Center.

Information Systems Technology

Ann Theis, Acting Chair
(567) 661-7270
Ann_Theis@owens.edu

Trained in the latest software and technology platforms in business and E-commerce, Information Systems students prepare for careers as programmers, database administrators, web designers and administrators, and user support analysts. Employers of our graduates include Promedica Health Systems, Buckeye Cablesystem, Cooper Tire and Rubber Company, Marathon Petroleum and HCR ManorCare.




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