The core values that shape the experience at Berkeley College are students first, applied learning, integrity, respect, and renewal. The College is committed to helping students at all levels reach their educational goals. Certificates, associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees can all be obtained through the Luing School of Business. More than 47 million dollars were given as institutional aid to qualified students during the 2018-2019 school year. This assistance is based on a variety of factors and includes several opportunities specifically for business students. Berkeley College educates over 5,500 students each semester. Within that number, there are more than 300 international students from 50 countries around the world. This level of diversity sets business students up for success by encouraging multicultural awareness and communication skills.
Luing School of Business students can complete their undergraduate studies at the bachelor’s level in a variety of majors. These include relevant topics like Fashion Merchandising and Management, Health Services Management, International Business, and Marketing Communications. Associate’s degrees can also be earned in many of the same topic areas. The College carries specialized accreditation with the IACBE. Ensuring students receive a professional and up to date business education. Business students will learn using current technology and always have access to tutoring, seminars, and workshops to extend learning outside of the classroom.
There is a lot of focus placed on student involvement at Berkeley College. There are many ways for students to be active on-campus such as athletics, volunteer opportunities, clubs and organizations, and campus-wide events. Support systems are also in place through the Center for Academic Success, academic advisors, career services, technical assistance, and health, counseling, and wellness services. Wellness programs such as seminars that discuss difficult topics, wellness fairs, massage sessions, nutrition classes, and projects such as The Clothesline Project, which brings light to violence against women.
At Berkeley College, career counseling is taken seriously and begins the first semester of enrollment. Career specialists maintain a relationship with students throughout their studies and provide many services to assist with finding a job both before and after graduation. In fact, Berkeley graduates are eligible for free lifetime career assistance. Nearly 350 companies and organizations work with interns from the College, and there are over 1,000 job postings on BerkeleyConnect, a student-alumni job board. These types of resources not only improve student life while they are enrolled, but also provide a strong foundation for future success.
Students can earn their MBA on-campus, online, or a combination of both. This flexibility makes the Master’s of Business Administration through the Luing School of Business convenient and accessible to students at any stage of life. The degree is designed to be completed on a two-year timeline, but the online program allows students to take courses on a part-time basis.