Business Management at Springfield College
Thank you for your interest in business management at Springfield College!
You’re probably aware of the fact that a degree in business provides you with a wide range of career choices in a multitude of industries and settings. But, we’re sure you probably have a lot of questions, too. So first, let’s explore some of the reasons why a degree in business management may be one of the best decisions you ever make.
Why Major in Business Management?
Business management students acquire a diverse set of skills that will aid them in a variety of settings, from nonprofit organizations like the American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, and many more, to some of the world’s most successful companies.
Business management is not an industry for only those interested in marketing or management, although this is a common misconception. The skills students learn as a business management major will allow them to tailor their careers to their own interests, passions, and goals.
Business majors study the buying, selling, and producing of goods, as well as business organization and accounting. They learn how to use the basic principles and techniques of business in a variety of workplaces. A degree in business provides a broad exposure to all the crucial elements that make an organization function well, as well as an overview of the many functions in the business world. Students learn a wide range of business skills and study the issues affecting today's business climate. (CollegeBoard)
With more than one million college graduates entering the workforce every year in the U.S., employers’ expectations are rising. A results-oriented business education, one which combines real-life applications with established theories, is important for student success in an increasingly global and technologically sophisticated business world. (World Wide Learn)
Employers appreciate the teamwork, leadership, and communication skills that are learned during business studies, and recognize that these skills are valuable in a wide variety of careers.
A business degree is a versatile tool to launch a career. Once earned, the resulting professional opportunities are vast.
The Unique Springfield College Experience
Now, you’re probably wondering how Springfield College is different from other institutions that also offer bachelor’s degree programs in business management. Springfield College is internationally renowned for developing leaders in a variety of professions. In fact, the philosophy that has led the College for more than a century, the Humanics philosophy, calls for the education of the whole person – in spirit, mind, and body – for leadership in service to others.
Take it From Them"As entrepreneurs and business owners, the Springfield College philosophy of 'leadership in service to others' is one that continues to guide us as we lead our team and work to continue growing our business.
- Alumni Entrepreneurs Sean Pierce '90 and Darren Pierce '91, Owners, Pierce Brothers Coffee Roasters"
Take it From Them"The Springfield College Business Management Department thoroughly prepared me to complete an internship, get a job offer, and feel comfortable today in the 'real world.'"
- Baldwin Cunningham '10