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Bachelor of Science in Management — Boston

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Bachelor of Science in Management focuses on the skills, processes, and functional knowledge to prepare you for a career in business management.

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We’re committed to creating an education as unique as your career path. So, whether your goal is a new career or moving up in your field, our innovative programs will get you going your way.

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Customize your plan

We work with you to map your path to your goal.

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Learn from experience

From real-world case studies to employer-based projects, we prepare you to manage what comes next.

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Choose your focus

Whatever you’re passionate about, you’ll find the classes to sharpen your specialty.

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Study anywhere, on your time

Part-time or full-time, we move at your speed, to get you where you’re going.

Enrollment

Full-Time, Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

F1 Visa Eligible

Yes

Overview

Capable managers help organizations thrive—for this reason, they are always in demand. The Bachelor of Science in Management program equips you to dive into the world of business, with real-world, experiential opportunities to develop the skills you'll need to manage resources, solve problems, and oversee staff on a daily basis. You'll immerse yourself in disciplines including accounting, business strategy, law, marketing, communications, project management, international business, and entrepreneurship, acquiring the tools to respond effectively to complex business challenges. The coursework is flexible, and you can adjust your studies to meet the demands of your schedule. From the fundamental principles of management to the critical questions of diversity, corporate responsibility, and the impacts of globalization, our program offers you both the theoretical background and the practical proficiency to succeed.

The program also provides you with the opportunity to focus on the industry or skill set that most interests you by selecting electives offered in a variety of business disciplines or by choosing the program’s optional concentrations. Graduates of this program work as management analysts, human resource budget analysts, cost estimators, market and survey researchers, operations research analyst, and more.

This bachelor’s degree completion program is based in Boston, MA and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Accreditation

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Check out your career prospects

Beginning your journey with us is a big decision. But it's a smart one. Your field is evolving rapidly. That's why we're constantly innovating our programs to anticipate your industry's needs. So, no matter where your field goes, you can lead the way.

7%

Percentage that employment of management occupations is projected to grow from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations, which will result in about 706,900 new jobs.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

$105,660

The median annual wage for management occupations in May 2019, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020

Experiential / Co-op opportunities

Northeastern's signature experience-powered learning model has been at the heart of the university for more than a century. It combines world-class academics with professional practice, allowing you to acquire relevant, real-world skills you can immediately put into action in your current workplace.

This makes a Northeastern education a dynamic, transformative experience, giving you countless opportunities to grow as a professional and person.

Learn About Getting Real World Experience

Get Set with a Custom Course Plan

General Requirements

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

54 semester hours required

English

Complete one of the following two courses with corresponding labs:

3.00
1.00
3.00
1.00
 

Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:

3.00
1.00
3.00
1.00
 

Introductory Course Work

3.00
3.00

Mathematics 

3.00
3.00
 

Economics and Marketing 

3.00
3.00
3.00
 

Information Management and Technology

Choose one of the following:

3.00
3.00

Choose one of the following:

3.00
3.00
 

Ethics and Law

3.00
3.00
 

Accounting and Finance

3.00
3.00
3.00
 

Major Required Courses

25 semester hours required

Introductory Course

3.00
 

Supply Chain Management 

3.00
 

International Business 

3.00

Project and Talent Management 

3.00
3.00
 

Change Management 

3.00
3.00
 

Capstone

4.00
 

Professional Electives/ Optional Concentration

Complete one of the following options.

Professional Electives 

12 semester hours required 

Complete 12 semester hours from the following:

ENG 3300, CMN, ITC, LDR, MGT, MKT, HRM

OR 

Entrepreneurship Concentration

Electives

Complete a minimum of 29 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.

Concentrations

Entrepreneurship Concentration

Note: Please consult with your advisor.
15 semester hours required. Courses from the major may not double count in the concentration.

Required Courses

3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00

Elective Courses

Complete one of the following:

3.00
3.00
3.00

Follow our leaders

“We prepare students to be the best managers they can be in today’s, and tomorrow’s, businesses. That’s why we focus on innovative hands-on learning of business and management dynamics, creativity, and leadership.”- Francesca Grippa, Lead Faculty

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“Completing my degree with Northeastern has been an amazing experience. Everyone from academic advisors to professors to fellow classmates have been nothing short of spectacular and supportive. Plus, there’s always a ton of exciting activities going on. It’s a real sense of community here.”

Diane Saraceni Bachelor of Science in Management, 2021

Now Let's Talk Admissions

You know where you are headed and you've seen how our program will lead you there. So let's get going. Here's what you need to know before you enroll.

Application Requirements

  • Online application
  • Academic transcripts: submit one of the following
    • Official high school degree
    • Official GED
    • Official associate degree showing degree conferral and date
  • Transfer credit documentation: should be submitted with your application material
    • Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended:
      • Official U.S. transcripts: if you applied previously earned credit toward your earned associate degree, you must request transcripts from each institution you attended.
      • Official foreign transcripts: must include English translation. We encourage you to submit a course-by-course evaluation of your diploma(s) and transcript(s)
    • College-level examinations: official examination score(s)
    • Military evaluation
  • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language

International Requirements

Are You an International Student? Find out what additional documents are required to apply.

Global Engagement Learn how our teaching and research benefit from a worldwide network of students, faculty, and industry partners.

Financing Requirements

Finance Your Education We offer a variety of resources, including scholarships and assistantships.

How to Apply Learn more about the application process and requirements.

Prior Learning Assessment/Transfer Credits

Northeastern knows it’s experience that makes the difference. That's why we work with applicants to determine how we can turn their prior classroom learning and work experience into transfer credit – up to 60 credits. Here are a couple of transfer credit opportunities for students entering the BS in Management:

Learn more about these and other transfer credit for CPS bachelor’s completion programs

Credit for Prior Learning

Some courses in this program offer transfer credit for students’ experience through prior learning assessments and professional certifications.  View the full list of credit for prior learning.

Cost and Tuition

Student Body Profile

Given organizations’ continuous need for qualified managers, those with bachelor’s degrees in management are well positioned to obtain a supervisory or mid-level management position. Specific job prospects, however, are highly contingent upon the industry that you choose to enter.

Impressive Demand:

  • 500,000 management jobs are expected to be added by 2024.

What can you do with your degree?

Simply put, this bachelor's degree program is for students who wish to assume or move into a management position. A degree in management is universally applicable, and the skills you acquire can be applied in any number of organizations.

Holding a bachelor's degree in Management will help you apply for a variety of jobs, including:

  • Management Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Market and Survey Researcher
  • Operations Research Analyst

Career Opportunities and Services

Overview

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From our Students

"What I love most of all, is that the instructors go above and beyond the call of duty to help students research topics outside of the current curriculum…" –Tanuja Chenna

Did You Know?

​A bachelor’s degree is worth $2.8M over an employee’s lifetime (Center On Education and the Workforce, 2011).

Did You Know?

The median salary for management positions is $98,560 — the highest of all major occupation groups.

From Our Faculty

“We prepare students to be the best managers they can be in today’s, and tomorrow’s, businesses. That’s why we focus on innovative hands-on learning of business and management dynamics, creativity, and leadership.” — Francesca Grippa, PhD, MBA, Lead Faculty Member

From Our Students

"I would recommend Northeastern because it’s definitely going to make you more marketable in the world." — Carlos Quintanilla, Current Student

Ask us anything

What scholarship opportunities are available for bachelor’s completion students in the BS in Management program?

Scholarships up to $10,000 are available for students in the BS in Management program. These include:

  • Professional Advancement Scholarship (average award $6,000 - $10,000)
  • Dean’s “Break Through” Scholarship (up to $10,000)
  • Community College Scholarship (up to $5,000)

Learn more about these and other scholarship opportunities

What kind of faculty will I be learning from?

Courses in this program are taught by faculty who have extensive and proven business experience including at companies like Ernst & Young, John Hancock, KPMG, Compaq, and MIT.