The mission of the Business major is consistent with that of the College, which aims at educating a socially and economically diverse student population by fostering intellectual achievement with personal growth. The mission is accomplished by providing our students the necessary skills with which to build successful careers in business, government and not-for-profit institutions, and by providing them a strong academic base for continuing education, including professional development, graduate study, and lifelong learning
Since Marymount Manhattan College is located in the hub of the world's largest financial and industrial complex, many of our students find unique opportunities to earn while they learn. Whether they participate in the internships available through the college, or pursue individual employment, their career exposure enriches their academic experience.
The Business Management faculty and staff have solid credentials in their respective disciplines and extensive industry background. In addition to their dedication to excellence in teaching, our faculty contribute to professional associations, pursue research, present papers at conferences, publish journal articles and books, and consult for businesses and nonprofit organizations.
The Two Majors: B.S in Business Management and the B.A. In Business
The Business Management Division offers two majors: the Bachelor of Science in Business Management and the Bachelor of Arts in Business. The difference between the Bachelor of Science in Business Management and the Bachelor of Arts in Business in one of emphasis. While both majors gives you the fundamental skills to pursue a business career, the B.S. in Business Management is for students who seek a traditional program with more technical and quantitative courses. The B.A. in Business is for those students who want to combine a foundation in Business with a greater emphasis on the Liberal Arts.
Students majoring in Business can expect to work in management positions in personnel, insurance, production, banking, marketing, retailing, government, and credit management, among others. For more information, see the business management curriculum.
B.S. in Business Management
The Business Management major provides students with thorough training in all areas of business management. In addition, each student acquires in-depth training by choosing courses from one of the following concentrations: Finance and Investments, Human Resources, International Business and Economics, Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Media & Arts Management.
B.A. in Business
The core curriculum includes one course in accounting with the remainder of courses in management, marketing, organizational behavior, information technology, and a capstone course. Concentrations in this area are Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Media and Arts Management, and Economics. These concentrations offer an opportunity for in-depth multidisciplinary study where students can take courses in Business and Liberal Arts departments including philosophy, communication arts, sociology, political science, psychology, journalism, art, dance, and theatre.