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The study of business at Mount Saint Mary College is conceived as a liberal discipline. The Business Management and Administration major is intended to provide the men and women enrolled with pre-professional knowledge of the field within the context of a comprehensive liberal arts education. All required courses in the Business Management and Administration major must be taken at Mount Saint Mary College unless prior approval has been obtained from the division chair.
Mount Saint Mary College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs, including the major in Business Administration and Management, through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), Olathe, Kansas. IACBE is the premier business accrediting body for business programs in student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world. The IACBE accredits business degree programs at more than 225 colleges and universities in more than 20 countries. IACBE promotes and recognizes excellence in business education in colleges at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
The Business Management and Administration major is designed to give training in business management and administration as a necessary skill for the understanding of business. It provides a sequence of specialized instructions in management, marketing, economics, business law and accounting. The student is prepared to enter the business management environment or to pursue further studies at the graduate level.
With special permission, undergraduate seniors majoring in business at Mount Saint Mary College may take up to 6 graduate credits in the College’s Master of Business Administration Program (M.B.A.).
The finance concentration is designed to prepare Business Management and Administration majors for a wide variety of professional positions in the field of finance by providing the educational background necessary for entry level employment.