Management Program Overview

Whether your ultimate goal is working for an industry leader, managing a non-profit organization, or starting your own business, you first need to learn how to manage. Bay State College's B.S. in Management program is all about giving you the tools you need to be a successful manager, within a learning environment that's inspiring and hands-on:

  • Learn from business professors who bring an average of 15 years of real-world managerial experience to their classrooms.
  • Complete two or more required internships, with easy access to all of the industry-leading companies Boston has to offer!
  • Opt to focus in one of 5 industry-specific Management concentrations: Cloud Security Risk Management, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management or Marketing.
  • Choose to continue your education online with Bay State College's partnership with the New England College of Business, and earn your MBA with only one additional year of study!

It's a big, messy world out there and somebody needs to manage it. How about you? Request information about our 4-year Management program today!

Available In

Management Day Classes

Discover a diverse but close-knit community of students, faculty and staff at our Boston campus, located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood.

  • Duration: 8 semesters
  • Semester Length: 16 weeks
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Start Dates:
    • Fall 2019: Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

Online Management Classes

Earn a degree at your own pace. Bay State College's Management Degree Online Program gives you the flexibility to learn when you want and where you want.

  • Duration: 16 terms
  • Term Length: 8 weeks
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Start Dates:
    • Summer 2019 Term 2: Monday, July 8, 2019
    • Fall 2019 Term 1: Tuesday, September 3, 2019
    • Fall 2019 Term 2: Monday, October 28, 2019
    • Spring 2020 Term 1: Monday, January 13, 2020
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions

Sample Management Degree Courses

  • Microeconomics & Macroeconomics
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operational Management
  • Business Law
  • Senior Seminar and Project
  • Management Internship I and II

Management Program Mission

The mission of the Management Program at Bay State College is to provide the highest-quality accounting education, centered on the development of critical thinking, business knowledge, and practical skills, to empower our graduates to pursue successful and meaningful careers.

Management Program Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate a set of ethical and legal standards into organizational decision-making.
  • Examine and explore the increasing importance of globalization in management, including the identification and appropriate response to opportunities and threats in this global environment.
  • Analyze and propose solutions to complex real-world managerial problems.
  • Integrate business analysis and expertise into a framework for business problem-solving and forecasting.
  • Utilize technology and demonstrate presentation skills necessary to compete and succeed in the business world.
  • Demonstrate the interpersonal skills required to function as a productive team member in defining management problems, determining alternatives, achieving consensus and evaluating results.

Employers of Our Management Graduates

  • Bank of America
  • Department of Revenue (IRS)
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • Target
  • John Hancock
  • State Street Bank
  • Rockland Trust
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of MA
  • Century Bank
  • Marriott Hotels
  • Virgin America Airline
  • TJX Corporation
  • Corcoran Management

Available Concentrations

  • Cloud Security Risk Management
  • Finance Concentration
  • Healthcare Management Concentration
  • Human Resource Management Concentration
  • Marketing Concentration

Recommended Minors

Economics

  • A Management degree will give you hard business skills and hands-on experience. Round it out with an Economics Minor to add more theory and big-picture thinking to your repertoire.

Psychology

  • Learn human behavior theory and data analysis skills with a Psychology Minor, then apply it directly to a career in marketing, advertising, sales or human resources.

Management Degree Accreditation

Bay State College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC).

The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont). Membership in one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet the standards agreed upon by qualified educators.

Bay State College is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Science.

Acceptance Criteria

Are you and Bay State a good fit? In accepting qualified candidates into a degree program, we look at a variety of factors that represent the whole person.

Our admissions process is designed to match your interests, skill sets and goals to the appropriate program. We ask that all applicants speak with an admissions representative to allow us to get a feel for your preferences. As much as we want to make sure you are a good fit for Bay State, we want to make sure you feel the same.

Bay State College accepts applications on a rolling basis – the earlier you get your application in, the earlier you will have a decision.

International Admissions Requirements

The following steps are required in order to apply to Bay State College:

  • A completed International Student Application and admission processing fee of USD $40.
  • Official TOEFL score of 513 on the paper based test, 183 on the CBT or 70 on the ibT, or a 6.0 on the IELTS if native language is not English (or language school affiliate equivalent). We also accept the iTEP (Academic-Plus test ONLY) overall score of 4.0 or higher.
  • Submission of Official final high school grades, scores or transcripts translated to English, if needed, including an explanation of the grading system.
  • Official College Transcript-Translated (if you are a transfer student).
  • Transcripts from schools outside of the United States must be evaluated by a current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) and the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) if:
  • The applicant’s transcript is being used to verify Proof of Graduation; or
  • The applicant’s transcript(s) are being reviewed for transfer credit eligibility into a Bay State College program.

Evaluations must include:

  • Translation of transcript(s) into English
  • The equivalency of your credentials in terms of a U.S. education
  • A converted GPA calculation into U.S. standards

If accepted to the college, the following will be required prior to receiving an I-20:

  • Financial documentation in the form of current, original bank statements totaling the cost of tuition and information explaining who will be financially responsible for the student while in the United States. Further explanation of minimum financial requirements will be reviewed with the Admissions department.
  • A letter of support from the person who intends to help make tuition payments.
  • The following are required (In addition to the above) before being presented to the Admissions Committee for acceptance:
  • Health insurance waiver
  • Immunization Records
  • Signed Payment Plan
  • Signed Enrollment Documents
  • The Admissions Office reserves the right to request additional information to determine admissions eligibility.
Program taught in:
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