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Business Administration

"Employment of business and financial operations occupations is
projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 773,800 new jobs."*

Maximize your options for employment in the business world -- learn more about our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

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Program Overview

The Business Administration Department prepares each student to take a responsible position within the world of business equipped with a knowledge of business theories, policies, and procedures.

The curriculum is based in the liberal arts, coupled with professional courses and a variety of practical business experiences including the opportunity for experiential learning through internships, structured to give the participant an opportunity to apply the theory of the classroom to a specific work experience.

Curriculum

At the undergraduate level, there are three concentrations leading to the BS in Business Administration:

  • Accounting Concentration, Business Administration, B.S.
  • Management Concentration, Business Administration, B.S.
  • Marketing Concentration, Business Administration, B.S.

Career Opportunities

The faculty deliver a sound, practical and useful approach to their program. Our emphasis on career preparation coupled with field-based experiences provides that competitive advantage for a student applying for that first job, graduate school or a promotion.

If job placement is a standard of success, then Business Administration graduates have been very successful. Within six months of graduating, more than 93 percent of Business graduates have found employment in their chosen fields. Business majors do well in the marketplace. Eighty-three percent of our graduates report finding full-time positions within six months of graduation. More important than immediate success, though, are the long-term prospects for Fitchburg State graduates. The skills, knowledge base and adaptability students acquired during their time on campus prepare them for the inevitable changes in the marketplace.

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Four Year Plan of Study

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, go to admissions.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer and Information Research Scientists, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm (visited April 12, 2018).