Business Management Program (B.S.)

  • Program Overview

    Business Management Program Overview

    The business management program provides a solid base in the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage organizational needs. You will cover and explore a variety of topics in our broad-based curriculum, such as:

    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Law
    • Finance
    • International Business

    Enjoy small class sizes, an involved and caring faculty, and the abundant resources of Endicott. Since the program is designed for adult learners, you may be able to translate your previous work and educational experiences into program credits, getting you closer to graduation more quickly.

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    At the Van Loan School, we’ll help put you in a position for success. Interested in making an impact in the business world with a bachelor’s degree in business management from the Van Loan School? Request additional information today!

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  • Curriculum

    Admission Requirements

    Candidates for Van Loan School's undergraduate programs should have a minimum of two years full-time work experience. Admission to an undergraduate program requires a high school diploma, GED or conferred Associates degree from an accredited college or university. Prospective students may apply online at or submit the following materials to Van Loan School Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale St, Beverly, MA 01915:

    • Completed undergraduate application;
    • Non-refundable $25 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online). Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
    • Essay of 250 - 500 words on career goals;
    • Official final high school transcript or GED certificate;
    • Official transcripts of any post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s), including Joint Service Transcripts;
    • Official scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better.

    All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted, or matriculated, in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of 12 Endicott credits.

    International Applicants for Undergraduate Admission Requirements
    Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants must request that an official academic transcript confirming a secondary school diploma equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma be sent directly from the secondary school. Educational documents from outside the U.S. must be accompanied by a certified English translation, if deemed necessary.

    All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency. International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their high school transcript and diploma are not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.

    Program of Study

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of the program, students will:

    • Demonstrate the analytical and problem solving skills needed to solve complex challenges in business.
    • Recognize ethical dilemmas and issues faced in business and understand the social consequences of choices that business and individuals make. This is a recommended change for next year.
    • Effectively communicate in writing and through oral communication within the conventions of business.
    • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within business management.
    • Design, execute, and present a personal project, which synthesizes and applies selected knowledge, skills and experiences appropriate to the students' personal and professional goals and/or their chosen area of specialization.

    Required Curriculum

    World Cultures Course - 3 cr.
    Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course - 3 cr.
    Literary Perspectives Course - 3 cr.
    Individual & Society Course - 3 cr.
    Values & Ethical Reasoning Course - 3 cr.
    Science & Technology Course - 3 cr.
    Global Issues Course - 3 cr.
    Core Electives - 6 cr. (Must be 300 level or higher)
    General Education Electives - 12 cr.
    Business Major Electives - 9 cr.
    Open Electives - 24 cr.

    ACC 175 - Financial Accounting
    ACC 185 - Managerial Accounting
    BUS 110 - Business Computers I
    BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I
    BUS 121 - Business Fundamentals II
    BUS 200 - Marketing
    BUS 210 - Finance
    BUS 270 - Communicating in Business
    BUS 320 - Organizational Behavior
    BUS 489 - Senior Thesis I
    BUS 490 - Senior Thesis II
    EC 350 - Career Transitions
    ECN 201 - Macroeconomics
    ECN 202 - Microeconomics
    ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I
    ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II
    MTH 126 - Applied Statistics
    LST 305 - Applied Research Methods

    Total Degree Requirements - 126 credits

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  • Internships and Careers

    An education from the Van Loan School means you'll have access to premiere career resources—long after you graduate.

    Whether you're finishing your undergraduate study, adding new credentials, or working toward a new career path, you'll find resources through our Internship and Career Center to help you get where you want to go. From career advising to resume support, we're here to prepare you for your next step.

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