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Manhattanville College’s business management degree programs are designed to meet the needs of businesses in the 21st century.
Our Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Management degrees build in-demand skills and knowledge in data and technology, environmental issues, and integrated business strategy. With both a broad understanding of core business management methods and specialization in an area of the field, business management majors at Manhattanville become flexible and prepared to tackle the challenges and realize the rewards of tomorrow’s industry.
As a business management major, you’ll understand the economy, the analytical tools of the economist, and how to be an effective business decision-maker. You’ll also gain real-world experience through internships. With the hub of New York City and the corporate headquarters of MasterCard Worldwide and PepsiCo nearby, Manhattanville’s business management majors benefit from exceptional opportunities to work for top companies during and after their degree.
Our two degrees, the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Management, teach students how to accomplish the goals of various types of businesses on a national and global scale.
Manhattanville’s business management programs are excellent preparation for careers in business and the nonprofit sector and provide an attractive background for graduate programs in business or other professional studies.
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The business management curriculum focuses on a foundation of essential concepts and principles, incorporates hands-on projects and internship opportunities, and allows students to pursue a specific concentration that fits their career goals.
Specialize your business management major with a concentration in:
Human Resource Management
Management is a career pathway that often overlaps with or oversees various aspects of a business. If you’re interested in conducting business internationally or demonstrating expertise in a specific area, selecting a concentration can demonstrate experience to future employers.
Business Management Major Requirements
Business management majors at Manhattanville take courses covering essential tenets of business, management skills, and a comprehensive view of finance and economics. Whether you decide to pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, requirements include:
Eight major courses
One senior seminar or capstone seminar in management strategy
Three electives in accounting, economics, finance, or marketing areas
Electives and general education/First Year courses to complete Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts requirements
In both the B.A. and B.S. in Business Management degree programs, courses cover topics such as:
Fundamentals of Accounting 1 & 2
Principles of Macro and Microeconomics
Intro to Marketing
Fundamentals of Management
Computer Concepts with Business Applications
Students majoring in business management can choose to take either the Senior Seminar, the Capstone Seminar in Management Strategy, or both.
In these career-driven course offerings, business management students perform analysis, do research, and create strategies with real-world implications. Offering a chance to dive into your area of interest, these culminating projects are completed when you’re a senior and discussed with your peers and professors.
Degree Outcomes and Careers
The projects, research, and coursework you complete in the business management major position you to pursue careers in different industries as well as for graduate programs in business or related fields. You’ll be able to:
Develop and evaluate budget, investment, and tax aspects of businesses
Perform managerial planning and performance evaluation tasks
Apply skills in computing and database management
Present and communicate information effectively
Demonstrating these skills with a bachelor’s in business management may open doors to career opportunities managing and overseeing operations of businesses in roles such as:
Some employers may seek potential hires who have graduate-level training and additional work experience. For executive or chief-executive levels, work experience and professional development are expected. Students who graduate with a B.A. or B.S. in Business Management are equipped with the skills and experience to begin their career or pursue further education with confidence.
Gain Internships and Experience
Business management majors at Manhattanville are encouraged to take at least one internship for academic credit. With the corporate settings of New York City nearby, students can find opportunities to gain experience in international business, marketing management, non-profit management, and many more avenues.
The Economic Freedom Institute (EFI) is an opportunity for business management majors to connect with employers and leaders in the industry on campus. A forum made up of faculty, students, and corporate guests, the EFI is a unique feature of Manhattanville’s robust business and economics programs, fostering conversations that drive the future of business.
Accelerated Master’s Degree Pathways
Manhattanville offers several accelerated master’s degree pathways for business management majors. In our 4+1 Accelerated programs, you can add a graduate degree to your already-flexible bachelor’s degree in just one year, opening advanced career opportunities and saving on graduate tuition.
Faculty Emerita Jim Bryan Anna Sachko Gandolfi William Perkins
Staff Carolyn Greaige, Administrative Assistant
Adjunct Faculty Alan Anderson Ernest Barone Rinku Bhattacharya Edwin Bowman Robert Candee Richard Cherry Donald Genio Paul Jakubek Jean Mann Alan Sadovnick Michael Scimeca Inger Stapleton Audrey Tyson Janet Walsh
Please contact any of the above faculty or the Division Chair for more information. Division Chair: Robert.Derrell, Robert.Derrell@mville.edu, (914) 323-5472.
Earn a Business Management Degree at Manhattanville College
Manhattanville’s B.A. and B.S. in Business Management degree programs impart critical thinking skills and teach practical concepts that you can use to meet the needs of businesses of all types. Whether you seek specialization in international business, marketing, human resources, or finance, apply to the business management major today.