Bachelor of Science in Management
The B.S. in Management is a 124-credit program, listed with SUNY and New York State Education Department as a registered bachelor of science degree program in management. It is designed to serve students who are interested in pursuing future careers as managers or small business owners. The program provides the foundation of core competencies, theoretical and technical body of knowledge in the content areas of management, business, and SUNY liberal arts and general education requirements. Students will have the option of completing the degree program through various delivery modes: online, blended, and/or face-to-face study.
Students enrolled in 16 credits per semester, two semesters per year, could expect to complete this program in four years. Empire State College also offers a summer term in an array of management and management related courses. It permits courses transfer based on the college’s policy. Students may transfer up to 93 total upper and lower level credits of same listed courses/topics or equivalent courses, from SUNY or non-SUNY accredited higher education institution, as fit in the program following the college’s policy. The program provides students with the option to pursue a more structured degree program in Management while offering them the option to individualize their degree through their selection of electives.
The admissions requirements for the B.S. in Management will be the same as current undergraduate admissions requirements, which include proof of high school completion and the ability to pursue college-level work as demonstrated through an essay, which is submitted with the admissions application.
The program will follow the college policy for granting PLA credits to be among the maximum transferred credits .
The B.S. in Management is based upon the guidelines for a Management concentration in the Registered Area of Study of Business, Management and Economics. Therefore, students designing a B.S. in Management should consult the concentration guidelines, available here. For students who matriculate beginning in the Spring 2020 term or after, because they can now design and pursue a B.S. in Management, a concentration title of Management is not permitted for a program developed in the AOS Business, Management and Economics.
For students matriculated prior to the Spring 2020 term only: Management Concentration for Students Matriculated Effective Sept-3-2014 (PDF 46kB).