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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).
Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
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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
The median annual wage for management occupations in May 2019, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.
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.
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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.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.
54 semester hours required
Complete one of the following two courses with corresponding labs:
Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:
Introductory Course Work
Economics and Marketing
Information Management and Technology
Choose one of the following:
Choose one of the following:
Ethics and Law
Accounting and Finance
Major Required Courses
25 semester hours required
Supply Chain Management
Project and Talent Management
Professional Electives/ Optional Concentration
Complete one of the following options.
12 semester hours required
Complete 12 semester hours from the following:
ENG 3300, CMN, ITC, LDR, MGT, MKT, HRM
Complete a minimum of 29 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.
Note: Please consult with your advisor.
15 semester hours required. Courses from the major may not double count in the concentration.
Complete one of the following:
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“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
“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
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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 Facts – begin at our website
- No application fees
- No SATs or ACTs required
- Multiple start terms per year
- Online application – free and simple to complete
- Academic transcripts: submit one of the following
- Official high school degree or completed attestation form
- 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
- Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended:
- Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language
For more information on Bachelor's Completion Admissions Requirements, please visit our Application Web Page.
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.
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:
- Accredited Institutions—Students can transfer previously earned credits (up to 60 credits) from a regionally accredited institution such as a community college.
- Year Up – Receive up to 28 credits toward the BS in Management program for your Year Up experience (That’s a savings of over $15,000!). Additionally, you’ll be strongly considered for a scholarship worth up to $10,000.
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
Cost Per Course
Avg Institutional Aid
% Receiving Aid
The deadlines below are recommended; however, admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis and applications submitted after these deadlines will still be considered for the upcoming term.
Summer 2021 Domestic Deadlines if Transferring Credit
|Start Date: May 10, 2021||Deadline: April 12, 2021|
|Start Date: June 30, 2021||Deadline: June 2, 2021|
Summer 2021 International Deadlines
|International out-of-country application complete (start date: May 10, 2021)||March 8, 2021|
|International in-country application complete (start date: May 10, 2021)||April 12, 2021|
Fall 2021 Domestic Deadlines if Transferring Credit
|Start Date: September 9, 2021||Deadline: August 12, 2021|
|Start Date: October 27, 2021||Deadline: September 29, 2021|
Fall 2021 International Deadlines
|International out-of-country application complete (start date: September 9, 2021)||September 2, 2021|
|International in-country application complete (start date: September 9, 2021)||August 12, 2021|
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.
- 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
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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)
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.