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
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial institutions
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Government
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Information technology
  • Telecommunication

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

  • Advertising and promotion
  • Marketing
  • Corporate administration
  • Operation and project management
  • Human resources
  • Sales
  • Information systems
  • 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


Master of Science in Management

The M.S. in Management consists of 10 courses with a total of 30 credits with the choice of two different degree specializations: Human Resource Management and Organizational Change Management. Courses are delivered onsite and online in both full semester and accelerated session formats.

Requirements for a Specialization in Human Resource Management

  • BUS601 Human Resource Management
  • BUS605 Human Resources Information Systems
  • BUS634 Organizational Behavior
  • BUS603 Compensation and Benefits
  • BUS679 Managerial Leadership
  • BUS608 Human Resource Training and Development
  • BUS609 Legal Issues of Human Resources
  • BUS690 Seminar in Change Management (Capstone Project)
  • MC626 Ethical Issues
  • One elective required

Requirements for a Specialization in Organizational Change Management

  • BUS611 Strategic Management
  • BUS619 Organizational Theory
  • BUS634 Organizational Behavior
  • BUS601 Human Resource Management
  • BUS617 Managing Information for Effective Decision-Making
  • BUS673 Project Management
  • BUS679 Managerial Leadership
  • BUS690 Seminar in Change Management (Capstone Project)
  • MC626 Ethical Issues
  • One elective required

Organizational Change Management is also available in a completely on-line format.

Admission Criteria for the M.S. in Management

Persons with baccalaureate degrees in fields other than management or business are encouraged to apply with the understanding that they may be required to take one or more undergraduate courses as prerequisites to satisfy admissions criteria and/or prerequisites for courses.  In particular, Principles of Management or its equivalent is a program prerequisite.

A maximum of nine (9) credits can be accepted in transfer into the M.S. in Management Program. All transfer credits must carry a minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale). MC626 Ethical Issues and BUS 690 Seminar in Change Management must be taken at the College of Saint Elizabeth.

Application Procedure

Application forms to apply to the M.S. in Management degree, for eligible juniors and seniors, are available in the Office of Admissions, and here.

For more information, contact the M.S. in Management Program Office at (973) 290-4082.

Applications should be submitted to the Office of Admissions. The application submission should include the following:

  • Completed application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official transcripts from all college/universities attended (including the College of Saint Elizabeth)
  • Letters of Reference – for students with less than 66 credits taken at the College of Saint Elizabeth (i.e. transfer students).