The mission of the Carroll School of Management is to “educate undergraduates preparing for careers in management, graduate students aspiring to greater responsibilities in a complex global economy, and practitioners and executives seeking renewed vision and new skills for that economy.” The S.o.M. at Boston College is consistently placed among the best in the nation. The Financial Times recently listed their faculty research at #20 Worldwide, and Bloomberg Businessweek rated them #3 in Best Undergraduate Business Programs.
The business programs at Boston College carry esteemed accreditation with the AACSB. Undergraduate students begin their studies with a unique Portico class. Some of the offerings of this course include personalized advising, talks from influential guest speakers, case studies, and shared summer reading. There are 14 areas of concentration to choose from. These include high-interest subjects like Operations Management, Managing for Social Impact & the Public Good, Information Systems, or Entrepreneurship. Graduate students have the opportunity to earn either an MBA, MSF, MSA, or Ph.D. with specializations in Accounting, Organizational Studies, or Finance.
The Connell Recreation Center recently opened its doors in 2019. The four-story fitness center covers nearly 250,000 square feet and is a hub of student activity. Within the building, there is a fitness center, rock wall, jogging track, group fitness classes, and more. The Campus Recreation team works to help students uphold the values of respect, integrity, collaboration, and development through wellness activities. The Outdoor Adventures program offers clinics, classes, and one-day long recreational trips each semester. There are also group Spring Break trips to top locations like the Grand Canyon, Utah Rock, and the Florida Keys. When it comes to career readiness, the Carroll S.o.M. has students covered with their own career advisors through the Boston College Career Center. Once interviews or other important events are scheduled, the College takes things one step further with the Career Closet program, which lends business-appropriate attire to students in need so that they can make the best impression possible.
Students can earn an MBA with more than 150 elective choices through the Carroll School of Management. Boston College’s Part-time Master’s of Business Administration can be completed in an evening, hybrid, or online format. The course schedule is extremely flexible with two, three, and four-year plans for completion. Classes cover essential topics like Economics, Data Analytics, Operations Management, and Managerial Statistics. Participants must complete 20 hours of community service in addition to coursework in order to be considered for graduation. US News and World Report recognized this exceptional part-time MBA as the Best in Boston for 2019. Several scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships are available to business students working on completing their graduate degrees.