The state of Massachusetts is the home to a lot of firsts: one of the original thirteen colonies in the nation, the first college open to women and the first state to allow same-sex marriages. It is also home to the area known as the Knowledge Corridor, otherwise known as the Hartford-Springfield Metropolitan Area, where six college towns can be found along the Connecticut River. Massachusetts’ other metropolitan center, Boston, is home to 52 higher education institutions. The following is a list of just a few of those wonderful intuitions waiting to call you an alumnus.
1. Northeastern University: College of Business Administration – Boston
For seven consecutive years, the D’Amore-McKim School of Business has tanked number 1 in internships in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek. Undergraduates have two degrees to choose from: the Bachelors of Science and the Bachelors of Business Administration; students then select from seven concentrations and participate in 2-3 paid work placements.
2. Northeastern University: Graduate School of Management – Boston
This private secular school is also a research university, with 65 departments and more than 125 programs to choose from. Business graduates at the D’Amore-McKim Program can choose from a Full-time or Evenings, High Tech, Executive or Online MBA. Dual degrees for Masters of Science/ MBA programs are also offered in Accounting, Finance, Nursing, and Juris Doctorate/MBA.
3. Suffolk University: Sawyer Business School – Boston
If you’re looking for global business education in Boston, the Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University might be the perfect fit for you. Their Global Travel Seminars allows you to visit local companies in countries such as the United Kingdom, China, India, Greece, Chile, Czech Republic and Brazil; and their open to both graduate and undergraduate students.
4. University of Massachusetts Amherst: Isenberg School of Management –Amherst
The Isenberg School of Management confers degrees from the undergraduate to the Doctoral level, at their physical campus and online. At Isenberg students are taught the habits of success through collaboration, adaptability and a strong work ethic in one of America’s best college towns.
5. University of Massachusetts Lowell: The Manning School of Business – Lowell
The Manning School of Business seeks to deliver a distinct educational experience through its accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, management, management information systems, marketing and supply chain and operations management programs for undergraduate and graduate students.
6. Western New England University: School of Business – Springfield
WNE’s School of Business has exciting majors like Arts and Entertainment, Marketing Communication & Advertising, SAP Software Expertise and Pharmaceutical Business, in addition to more traditional majors like Accounting, Finance and Entrepreneurship. Graduate programs include MBA, Early Career MBA and man dual degree programs.
7. Worcester Polytechnic Institute: School of Business –Worcester
The School of Business at WPI offers four bachelors of Science degrees in Industrial Engineering, Management, Management Engineering and Management Information Systems; a combined BS/MBA and has a Master of Science and Masters of Business Administration programs. Their Part-Time MBA program was ranked number 1 in the Northeast by BusinessWeek magazine.