Sep 23, 2017
Eileen White-Jahn, Ph.D., Chairperson
John Capela. M.B.A., Associate Chairperson
Sharon Didier, Ph.D., Chairperson for Organizational Management, Co-Director of Graduate Management Studies
Mary Chance, M.S.T., C.P.A. Interim Director of Graduate Management Studies
Dual Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management/Master of Business Administration
Dual-degree candidates must meet the general undergraduate and graduate admissions requirements of Professional Studies. Most candidates typically have post-secondary education and training and will have acquired, through experience, the skills and knowledge appropriate to the degree.
Undergraduates are eligible for admission to the M.B.A. program after completing 90 credits, 21 of which must be completed at St. Joseph’s College. Applicants are required to complete (as part of the 90 credits), the following courses with a grade of C or better:
Equivalent courses from other accredited institutions will be considered. These courses include all prerequisite courses required for the graduate degree, as well as other courses deemed necessary by the department to provide students with a diversified foundation in management.
Applicants are required to have a 3.3 overall GPA and submit at least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member in his/her major, attesting to the student’s readiness for graduate study. This recommendation must contain the approval of the department or associate chair.
M.B.A. applicants typically are required to have work experience involving supervision, program development, specialized training, considerable responsibility and/or independent judgment. Applicants for the B.S./M.B.A. can satisfy this requirement by completing a 3-credit internship during their junior or senior year. If an applicant’s experiential qualifications fall short of the aforementioned criteria, the GMAT will be required.
Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management Curriculum
Required Business Courses: 27 Credits
Plus Three of the Following Courses: 9 Credits
- MGT 510 - Legal Issues in Management #
- MGT 520 - Organizational Theory and Design #
- MGT 525 - Marketing Concepts and Strategies #
- MGT 530 - Management Information Systems #
- MGT 545 - Financial Accounting and Analysis #
- MGT 550 - Strategic Human Resources Management #
Additional Required Courses: 22 Credits
Liberal arts electives: 32 Credits
Other electives (including business electives): 30 Credits
Undergraduate Total: 120 Credits (Effective students entering Fall 2015)
Remaining M.B.A. Graduate Courses
Three of the Following Courses: 9 Credits
- MGT - 510 Legal Issues in Management #
- MGT - 520 Organizational Theory and Design #
- MGT - 525 Marketing Concepts and Strategies #
- MGT - 530 Management Information Systems #
- MGT - 545 Financial Accounting and Analysis #
- MGT - 550 Strategic Human Resources Management #
Plus: 15 Credits
- MGT 610 - Statistical Applications in Research and Management 3 credits. #
- MGT 655 - Operations and Quality Management 3 credits. #
- MGT 662 - Corporate Financial Management 3 credits. #
- MGT 670 - Strategic Planning and Management 3 credits. #
- MGT 690 - Integrative Analysis in Management 3 credits. #
Dual-degree Total: 144 Credits (Effective students entering Fall 2015)
# denotes a graduate course. See graduate catalog for course descriptions.
Organizational Management Online Program
The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management is offered in the online format within Professional Studies. This online degree program has been designed for working adults with busy or variable schedules or those who are unable to attend classes at the College.
Pursuing this degree online will afford individual students the opportunity for continuous involvement with faculty and other students, exploring topics that relate to their lives and their work, with the aim of fostering authentic learning. The program builds on prior learning and experience, while fostering self-direction and respecting individual learning styles.
In order to participate in this program, adults would typically be employed in a full time position and will have substantial work experience involving supervision, program development, specialized training, considerable responsibility, and/or independent judgment. Students who succeed in online courses are highly motivated, organized, and self-disciplined. Online learning is an active experience that requires students to make a commitment to consistent involvement in their courses. Additional information about this program can be found at www.sjcny.edu.