Undergraduate Contact Information

Business Administration Program

Dr. Jonathan Silver
Program Chair
Henderson Hall, 16C

Phone: (973) 290-4113
Email: jsilver@cse.edu



Business Administration

Overview & Mission

The Business Administration and Management Program offers a major and minor in business administration, a Master's of Science degree in Management with specializations in human resource management and organizational change management, and a combined B.S./M.S. degree. In addition, the Program offers two graduate certificate programs: a certificate in social media management and a certificate in executive coaching.

The mission of the Business Administration and Management Program is to promote a community of learning in which our students grow to become individuals who can effectively work in diverse business environments and who are prepared to handle challenging ethical situations with understanding and respect. The program seeks to provide a learning environment that expands the students' ability to effectively address business issues using critical thinking, creative problem solving, and innovative decision-making. With a strong liberal arts foundation, our graduates are prepared for leadership roles in the complex and ever-changing business world.



Student Outcomes

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Students who complete the program will:

  • Master the tools and content necessary to compete successfully in today's global environment.
  • Utilize emerging technology to facilitate individual and team decision-making.
  • Recognize the role of external and ethical factors in making good management decisions.
  • Achieve professional competence and leadership skills to guide organizational change.

Master of Science in Management

Students who complete the program will:

  • Master the tools and content necessary to compete successfully in today's global environment.
  • Utilize emerging technology to facilitate individual and team decision-making.
  • Recognize the role of external and ethical factors in making good management decisions.
  • Achieve professional competence and leadership skills to guide organizational change.

Graduates

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Graduates of the Business Administration major from College of Saint Elizabeth are equipped with the skills to succeed in business and corporate settings. They work in a variety of environments such as:

  • Consulting industries
  • Financial institutions
  • Government
  • Information technology

  • Manufacturing
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Telecommunication

CSE Business Administration majors go on to work in areas such as:

  • Advertising and promotion
  • Corporate administration
  • Human resources
  • Information systems

  • Marketing
  • Operation and project management
  • Sales
  • Web design

Graduates in Business Administration are qualified to enter MBA programs and graduate programs in Management, Criminal Justice, and other related disciplines.

Master of Science in Management

Graduates of the Graduate Program in Management are equipped with the skills to lead in business, government, and non-profit settings. They acquire executive and managerial positions in a variety of environments such as pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, non-profit organizations, financial institutions, manufacturing, government, law enforcement, security, and consulting industries.

Graduates achieve success in sales, marketing, human resources, advertising and promotion, project management, corporate management and public administration. Many of our graduates also enter doctoral programs or law school.

Business Administration Program


Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

  • BUS100 Introduction to Business: Domestic and Global Dimensions in Business (2)
  • BUS200 Principles of Management and Management Skills (4)
  • BUS215 Principles of Marketing and Consumer Behavior (4)
  • BUS220 Theories of Macro and Micro Economics (4)
  • BUS235 Legal and Ethical Environments in Business (4)
  • BUS240 Principles of Financial and Managerial Accounting (4)
  • BUS300 Business Finance (4)
  • BUS400 Research Methods and Project Management (4)
  • BUS490 Senior Capstone Seminar (4)Business Administration Elective Courses* (6)

* All students are encouraged to take BUS 320 Human Resource Management.

Related Requirement

  • MATH119 Elementary Statistics

Total: 40 credits

Requirements for a Minor in Business Administration

  • BUS100 Introduction to Business: Domestic and Global Dimensions in Business (2)
  • BUS200 Principles of Management and Management Skills (4)
  • BUS220 Theories of Macro and Micro Economics (4)
  • BUS240 Principles of Financial and Managerial Accounting (4)
  • BUS3/4XX Business Administration Elective Courses (4)

Total: 18 credits

Requirements for the B.A. or B.S./M.S. in Management Combined Degree Program

Our combined undergraduate/graduate business program allows a CSE undergraduate in any major to enter the MS in Management program in a seamless, streamlined approach. The combined degree program in Management at the College of Saint Elizabeth promotes personal and professional integrity as well as fosters ethical concerns for change in organizations. Taught from a leadership perspective, this experiential program prepares graduates to change or advance careers, compete in industry trends, and manage evolving organizational environments.

Graduate students may choose from one of two specializations:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Organizational Change Management

Unique Elements of This Program

  • Open to all CSE undergraduates who meet the academic criteria.
  • Undergraduate students may take up to three graduate courses which count as general electives.
  • Students, who have completed their undergraduate degree, may be able to complete their Masters in less than 12-15 months.
  • No GRE or GMAT exam required
  • Course offered in both traditional, online, and hybrid formats

Admission Criteria

  • Students must have completed 72 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.25.
  • Prerequisite courses vary by concentration and are listed on the reverse side of this flyer.

Program prerequisites:*

Majors in Business Administration must have completed:

  • BUS 240 Principles of Financial & Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 215 Principles of Marketing & Consumer Behavior
  • BUS 200 Principles of Management & Management Skills
  • BUS 320 Human Resource Management

Minors in Business Administration must have completed:

  • BUS 200 Principles of Management & Management Skills
  • At least two other 200/300 level Business courses

Justice Studies Majors must have completed:

  • JUS 221 Criminal Law
  • JUS 305 Public Safety Management or BUS 200
  • JUS 325 Victimology

Other academic majors must have completed:

  • BUS 200 Principles of Management & Management Skills
  • At least two other 200/300 level Business courses
  • BUS 121 will be accepted for Allied Health and Foods & Nutrition Majors

*Some of these prerequisites may be waived at the discretion of the Chair of the Business Administration and Management program for those students who are able to demonstrate considerable experience in these areas.

Graduate level courses open for combined degree students:

  • BUS 619 Organizational Theory
  • BUS 634 Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 601 Human Resources Management