Accelerated Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
Manhattanville’s Bachelor of Science in Business Management program develops fundamental skills required for a successful career in a variety of industries. Students examine the core concepts of economics, study the world of marketing, and gain an insider understanding of global business concerns. This degree is widely applicable and can be used to jumpstart a career in everything from finance to sales.
As part of the APPEAL program at Manhattanville, this bachelor’s degree is designed for adult students, with classes offered during the evenings and on the weekends. That means you can prepare for a new chapter without compromising your current employment!
The APPEAL Program at Manhattanville College: Evening and Weekend for Adults
The Accelerated Professional Programs for Evening Adult Learners (APPEAL) caters to students ages 21 and older who are ready to earn a bachelor’s degree or dual bachelor/master’s degree.
Created to accommodate the complex and unique schedules of our adult students, all courses for this program are offered in the evenings or on the weekends. Enrollment is open year-round, with new classes beginning six times per year.
Whether you’re a new student, have earned your associate’s degree, are a transfer from a two- or four-year college, or are transitioning from the military, the APPEAL program’s dedicated advisors and expert faculty are here to help you attain your next degree and step confidently into your future.
Manhattanville’s Accelerated B.S. in Business Management can help working adults hone their skills and gain the credentials required to find employment at in-demand organizations.
The business management major begins with a core curriculum of nine courses. Once completed, students can choose one of five business concentrations and commence taking elective courses.
Foundational courses cover essential business concepts such as accounting, economics, statistics, and introduction to marketing. Students can use the core classes as a chance to explore their options and discover their academic strengths.
Having established a firm grounding in business fundamentals, students can deepen their understanding in a specialized area through one of five concentrations:
Human Resource Management
Whichever pathway students choose to take, they will graduate from the B.S. in Business Management program with the skills and confidence to embark on a career in the business sector.
Careers in Business Management
A business management degree can lead to a wide array of employment opportunities. Since the coursework focuses on so many different fields within the world of business, the degree has a broad application in the professional world.
Students with a Bachelor’s in Business Management have gone on to work as sales representatives, marketing managers, operations managers, and financial analysts. There is potential to find employment in roles across all sectors within the business world.
Additionally, some students choose to take advantage of the APPEAL program’s dual bachelor/master’s track, earning both degrees before graduation and increasing their employment opportunities thereafter.
Dual Bachelor/Master's Degree Through APPEAL
Manhattanville offers a dual bachelor/master’s degree to students enrolled in the APPEAL program. This allows determined students to earn two degrees through one program, completing the bachelor’s requirements in their early semesters and moving on to graduate-level courses as they progress. The time for degree attainment varies greatly and depends on students’ schedules.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor’s of Business Management major have three dual degree options:
Reach Your Career Goals with a Bachelor’s in Business from Manhattanville!
Manhattanville’s Accelerated B.S. in Business Management program allows students of all ages to attain their degree and opens the door to new and exciting career opportunities. If you think this program could be a good match for you, request more information. Are you ready to get started? Begin your application today.
All Business Management majors are required to take the following nine courses (9).
MGT 1001 Fundamentals of Management
ACC 1002 Fundamentals of Accounting I
MKT 1003 Introduction to Marketing
MGT 1007 Computer Concepts Business Applications
ACC 1008 Fundamentals of Accounting II
ECO 1001 Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 1002 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 2060 Economic Statistics
MGT 3090 Capstone Seminar: Management Strategy
Please note, ACC 1002, ACC 1008, MGT 1001, MKT 1003, MGT 1007, MGT 3090 are not counted as liberal arts
Concentrations within the Business Management Major Although not a requirement, an Adult Business Management major may choose to concentrate in one of the following areas: accounting, finance, human resource management, international management, or marketing.
Elective Courses Business Management majors who do not choose an area of concentration must take 3 electives. In addition to the management-designated courses (coded MGT), students may take any accounting, economics, finance or marketing course as an elective (any course coded ACC, ECO, FIN or MKT).
Concentration in Accounting Completion of the nine required courses for the business management major and the completion of:
ACC 2035 Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 2036 Intermediate Accounting II
Plus one of the following (1)
ACC 2037 Fundamentals of Taxation
ACC 3019 Cost Accounting
ACC 3024 Auditing
Concentration in Finance Completion of the nine required courses for the business management major and the completion of:
ECO 2015 Money and Banking
FIN 2002 Principles of Finance
FIN 3010 Corporation Finance
FIN 3015 Investment Analysis OR
FIN 3017 Global Finance
ECO 2015, FIN 2002, FIN 3010, FIN 3015, FIN 3017: Not counted as liberal arts
Concentration in Human Resource Management Completion of the nine required courses for the business management major and the completion of:
MGT 1005 Management of Human Resources
Plus any three of the following (3):
MGT 1006 General HR Employment Practice
MGT 2007 International Management
MGT 2021 Compensation and Benefits
MGT 2027 Management of Workforce Diversity
Concentration in International Management Completion of the nine required courses for the business management major and the completion of:
Two of the following (2):
MKT 2006 International Marketing
MGT 2007 International Management
ECO 3035 Seminar in International Business
One of the following (1):
ECO 3016 International Trade: Theory & Policy
ECO 3018 Economics of Developing Countries
Three area studies courses Students are required to take three area study courses relating to Latin America, Africa, Asia, or Europe. Courses that focus on an ethnic or cultural Diaspora within the United States do not satisfy the area studies requirement.
Please see an advisor within the department if you have questions about this. Area studies courses may be spread over more than one area; it is not required that these courses relate to the language area. Courses may double-count with the college-wide global perspectives portfolio requirement.
Concentration in Marketing Completion of the nine required courses for the business management major and the completion of any three of the following:
MKT 2006 International Marketing
MKT 2016 Integrated Marketing Communications
MKT 2017 Internet Marketing
MKT 2024 Consumer Behavior
How to Apply to School of Business programs
Starting terms: APPEAL Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Degrees:Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2, Summer 1 and Summer 2
All Applicants: 1. On-Line Application: The School of Business on-line application can be found at the following link: APPLY NOW
2. Personal Essay: In a candid personal essay of 500-750 words, explain:
How and why did you decide to pursue this program
Why the selected academic program is good match for your future goals
What you as a candidate can bring to our classroom
What special skills, leadership abilities, volunteer or other life experience make you a good overall fit for the selected program?
3. Resume: Submit a current resume indicating educational and business experience.
4. Transcripts: APPEAL-ADULT Undergraduate Accelerated: Please send official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions. If you have not attended a post-secondary institution, submit an official high school transcript or proof of completion of high school, or Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED). Student copies are not acceptable. See below for the address.
5. Recommendations: Two letters of recommendations, either academic or professional, from a reference writer who can speak to the candidate’s intellectual capability and ability to handle the rigors of the applicant’s program. Letters can be uploaded via the on-line application. References writers may provide their own letter or you may forward our standard Professional Letter of Recommendation form available on our website if you prefer.
6. Application Fee: Fee waivers are available for attending Open House events. Please check the website for our next available date. APPEAL- Adult Undergraduate Accelerated: $50.00
7. Health Records: Due at the time of enrollment, Adult students please submit a Health Form with proof of immunization against measles and rubella, in compliance with New York State regulations. This requirement applies to only students born on or after Jan. 1, 1957
8. International Applicants: International students are eligible for Master of Science degrees only because of program and visa requirements. For admissions, if your undergraduate education was conducted at a non-US institution, we will require transcript credentials from either (WES) World of Education Services Inc. (www.WES.org) or a member of (NACES) National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. (www.naces.org/members.html). Please review this list carefully as we cannot accept credentials from organizations not on this list. If your undergraduate education was not conducted in English, we will require a test of English language skills through any of the following sources: TOEFL, IELTS, ITEP. Please note that our minimum IBT TOEFL is 85, IELTS is 7 and ITEP is B2
9. Optional: GRE, GMAT, SAT & ACT testing is an optional admissions requirement and not a required element, however if you wish to submit any testing scores, we are happy to consider them as part of your overall application if you feel it will strengthen your application.
Submit all materials to: Manhattanville School of Business Office of Admissions 2900 Purchase Street -- Reid G5 Purchase, NY 10577
For any questions on the application or submission materials please contact Monika Pottgen, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions (914) 323-5150 or email@example.com
Please consult the website or Admissions Department for any deadlines and/or for questions regarding non-matriculated status.
Financial Aid for APPEAL (Adult Accelerated Undergraduate) Students RG
Education Pays Manhattanville is committed to the needs and aspirations of our APPEAL (Adult Undergraduate Accelerated) students’ ages 21 years of age and older. Earnings potential and career opportunities expand with a completed degree. We understand the necessity of pursuing your degree quickly to increase your career opportunities, in a flexible format around your busy work/life, and the importance of affordability.
1) Is there financial aid available for APPEAL students? Yes, APPEAL program students can apply for and receive many forms of financial aid. In general though, you have to be enrolled for at least 6 credits (half-time) in your program to qualify, and must meet all other federal and state requirements to receive aid. 2) What kind of aid is available? Financial aid packages can include Pell Grants, NYS TAP Grants (NYS residents, full-time students only) and Federal Direct Loans. The specific amounts of aid a student will qualify for will be based on the results of your FAFSA, the number of credits you take per semester and the total number of credits previously earned. Our financial aid staff will work with you to determine your eligibility once you have completed the application process. 3) What if I’m over 24 years old? Students who are 24 or older as of December 31st of the award year are considered independent. Independent undergraduate students don’t have to include parental income/asset information and can be eligible for increased unsubsidized Stafford loan limits. 4) How do I apply for aid? The first step to determining aid is by filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid). You should also complete a TAP application for NYS Tuition Assistance if you plan to be a full-time student. You can do that at http://hesc.ny.gov. Once the financial aid office receives your completed FAFSA they will ask you to complete a Manhattanville Financial Aid Form as well. 5) What is Manhattanville’s federal school code? 002760 6) What is Manhattanville’s TAP code: 0420 7)Are there other ways to pay?
Tuition Reimbursement: If you are currently employed, ask your employer’s office of Human Resources about the availability of tuition reimbursement. Your employer may require you to maintain a minimum GPA in order to receive assistance. If you are eligible for reimbursement please inform our office of student accounts.
Veterans Benefits: We proudly serve our veterans! If you are a veteran, please look into your GI Bill benefits for Higher Learning. Our APPEAL undergraduate and dual bachelor’s/master’s degrees is full covered by VA benefits. For more information please see our veteran’s page.
External Scholarships: Please see Fastweb for the many available scholarships and resources based on your strengths, interests and majors.
Payment Plan: Manhattanville offers a cost effective payment plan through Tuition Management Systems (TMS) to pay for school. You pay a small enrollment fee to participate each semester then make monthly payments to TMS. For more information see TMS.
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