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Business Management

Business Management in New Bedford

Bachelor of Science (BS) degree completion program

Learn to be a business leader.

By partnering with the Demello International Center in New Bedford, MA, we’ve made it easy for you to develop the skills you need to take your business life to the next level. With a bachelor’s degree from Lesley, you’ll find your purpose and start your path to becoming an innovative leader in the world of business.

If you live or work in Bristol County, you’re eligible to take classes in a location that’s convenient for you at a time that fits into your schedule. Choose from evening and weekend classes in a hybrid model, and gain the opportunity to continue into an accelerated master's degree in business. And thanks to Lesley’s community partnerships and the exclusive DeMello stipend, there are scholarships and financial aid opportunities that can make earning your degree more affordable than you think.

You’ll gain the skills in communication and innovative problem solving that are needed to succeed in today’s dynamic workplaces. You’ll also hone your ability to interpret and present complex data and research. And at Lesley we know learning doesn’t just happen in the classroom, so you’ll participate in internships that will give you real-world experience.

All the courses are taught by our renowned Lesley University faculty. With our small class sizes, you’ll find mentors and professors who know you by your first name. You’ll be guided by instructors with deep knowledge of the business world, who will teach you an interdisciplinary skill set that emphasizes both theory and practice.

With a degree from Lesley, you'll join a network of over 90,000 alumni. You'll find a lifetime of support and connections. And as a Business Management major, you'll have the opportunity to join the Delta Mu Delta International Honors Society in Business.

Questions?

Do you have questions about the program? Want to talk to an advisor? Email demello@lesley.edu and we'll be in touch.

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Program Structure

Here's a snapshot of what your course of study could look like.

61 credits
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$105,660
Average salary for business management professionals in the U.S.
This was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups in 2019. Additionally, employment in management occupations is projected to grow 5 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations, and will result in about 505,000 new jobs.

(Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2019)
Careers
Jobs You Could Have
Job opportunities in business are projected to expand by six percent over the next ten years, and Greater Boston is a great place to start your career. Job titles for someone with a business degree include:
Careers
Where You Could Work
Work across a wide range of industries, from banking to technology, healthcare, communications, and beyond. Some of the top employers in New England for someone with a business degree include:

Faculty

Approximate cost for 30 credits in this degree completion program.
Business Management in New Bedford
  • Tuition
    $409.50/credit x 30 credits
    $12,285
  • Fees
    Registration Fees
    $200
    Technology Fees
    $120
    Materials Fees (estimate)
    $90
    Degree Completion Fee
    $75
  • Total
Estimated Cost

We have shown the cost of taking 30 credits part-time.

Because of our commitment to offering affordable and accessible educational opportunities in Bristol County through our New Bedford location, if you live or work in Bristol County, Massachusetts you are eligible for a reduced tuition rate in select academic programs. Students who are enrolled in eligible bachelor's degree completion programs will receive a 10% scholarship discount off our regular off-campus rate of $455/credit.

Those who do not live or work in Bristol County would pay the $455/credit tuition rate for the off-campus program.

Review all undergraduate tuition and fees, and what they cover.

Tuition and fees are subject to change each year, effective June 1.

  • Tuition
    $455/credit x 30
    $13,650
  • Fees
    Registration Fees
    $200
    Technology Fees
    $120
    Materials Fees (estimate)
    $90
    Degree Completion Fee
    $75
  • Total
Estimated Cost

We have shown the cost of taking 30 credits part-time.

Review all undergraduate tuition and fees, and what they cover.

Tuition and fees are subject to change each year, effective June 1.

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Approximate cost for 30 credits in this degree completion program. Tuition and fees are for the 2021-2022 academic year.
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