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School of Business and Technology

FALL 2020 UPDATE: The Dean for the  School of  Business & Technology will provide in person services on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8am - 12pm. The office will offer appointments remotely on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 1pm - 5pm and on Wednesday and Friday from 8am - 5pm for the Fall 2020 semester. To make an appointment, please contact Denise Bertrand at or 978-665-4802. If you should require immediate assistance please contact Dean Keith Williamson at or 978-665-3731. 

A Welcome from the Dean of Business and Technology

Portrait of Keith WilliamsonOn behalf of our students, faculty, and staff here in the College of Business and Technology, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Fitchburg State University.

Our faculty and staff and committed to your success as our top priority. We have designed our Business and Technology programs to provide the critical skills that companies rely on the keep pace in a dynamic and fact changing global economy. Access and affordability are core values that are in our DNA here at Fitchburg State, and we strive to deliver our programs with an educational experience that meets your needs. Our residential campus environment and laboratories provide the collaborative and supportive climate for the face-to-face teaching and learning experience we’ve been known for since 1894. This enduring commitment to teaching and learning has been brought online to expand access to those seeking the flexibility due to work or family obligations. Regardless the pathway, we are also using technology to keep costs down with data tools that help us continuously improve scheduling while providing better ways for you to monitor progress towards completing your degree on time and at the lowest costs.

We love what we do here at Fitchburg State and we take pride in fostering a sense of belonging and sustaining our culture of excellence in teaching. This commitment to teaching excellence is emphasized in our laboratories where we focus on collaboration and creativity. We believe this emphasis on collaboration and creativity is the key to global and civic awareness that drives the innovation that helps us tackle big societal challenges.

Again, welcome to Fitchburg State and thanks for choosing us for your educational journey. We are partners on your journey and you’ll see that your success is our success and that the relationships you form here at Fitchburg State will endure far beyond your course of study.

Keith M. Williamson, Ph.D.
Dean for Business and Technology

Mission Statement

To offer students high quality programs in business, computing, and technology that meet the needs of public and private industry and utilize day, evening, and online delivery modes for affordable access to high-demand careers.


Academic Departments

Explore the academic departments located in the School of Business and Technology:

Business Administration Department
Computer Science Department
Industrial Technology Department


Our business programs are accredited by the IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education). Similarly, our Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology).