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College of Business Fast Facts

Majors, Minors, and Specializations 

    • Business Management Major
    • Accounting Minor
    • Specializations within the major include: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Operations Management 
High-achieving students can also choose to apply to the Business Honors Program. 

 

Graduate Programs

    • MBA
    • MBA in Accounting
    • MBA in Finance
    • MBA in Health Care Management
    • MBA in Marketing
    • MBA with concentrations:  Innovation or Operations Management
    • MS in Accounting
    • MS in Finance
    • MS in Technology Management
    • Advanced Graduate Certificate in Finance 
    • Fast Track MBA Program

 

17% of College of Business students are
international, coming from 47 countries.

 

Undergraduate 
Enrollment

1,602

    • 1,338 Business Management Majors
    • 171 Business Management Minors
    • 87 Accounting Minors
    • 6 Entrepreneurship Minors
In 2019 seven students participated under College of Business faculty guidance in URECA (Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities). 

 

Graduate 
Enrollment

386

    • 10 MBA in Accounting
    • 75 MBA in Finance
    • 52 MBA in Health Care Management
    • 43 MBA in Marketing
    • 125 MBA general or with Concentrations
    • 29 MS in Accounting
    • 7 MS in Finance
    • 35 MS in Technology Management
    • 11 ACG in Finance
42% of College of Business graduate students attend part-time, taking classes weeknights, Saturdays, and online.

57% of College of Business students
are Male and 43% are Female.

 

Faculty

40 Full Time Faculty

    • 7 full professors
    • 7 associate professors
    • 16 assistant professors
    • 4 research professors
    • 6 lecturers
Research strengths in organizational and consumer behavior, operations, finance, and accounting;  interdisciplinary faculty with backgrounds in psychology, political s

 

An Engaged Student Body

COB students are involved in a wide assortment of business-related clubs and professional fraternities
    • Accounting Society
    • Finance Society
    • Investment Club
    • American Marketing Association
    • MBA Network
    • Economics Club
    • Consulting Club
    • Entrepreneurship Club
    • Association for Supply Chain Management
    • Delta Sigma Pi
    • Alpha Kappa Psi

 

 

Retention to Second Fall of Full-Time,
First-Time Students by Entering Fall

Initial Major - Business Management (BUSBS)

  Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Cohort Count 94 100 135 73  70  78  66  61  71  65 
Retained to Second Fall 78 88 113 68  64  73  54  54  63  55 

Retention Rate to Second Fall

83 88 83.7  93.2  91.4  93.6  81.8  88.5  88.7  84.6 

 

In 2018, 119 students participated in internships for credit.  The COB Office of Student Services collaborates with the SBU Career Center and employers, and provides students with workshops and events to help prepare them for internships.