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Simmons School of Management

Boston, MA
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Simmons SOM Students Say...

Business-focused women will find many reasons to be drawn to the School of Management at Simmons College, a school “known for empowering and motivating women.” Foundations of Business, a week-long symposium, kicks off the MBA program, leading directly into courses on decision-making, marketing,... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

300 The Fenway

Boston, MA 02115

United States

Phone: 617-521-3840

Fax: 617-521-3880

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Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: September and January
Degrees Offered: Full-time MBA - 16-month Part-time MBA - 3 year and 3.5 year Part- to full-time MBA - 24-months (Jan start) Additional PT options 2.5 and 3.5 year (Jan Start)
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: Combined MBA/MSW 3.5 Years BA/MBA 5.5 Years
Concentrations: Healthcare Administration
Study Abroad Options: India - Indian Institute of Mgt Calcutta (foreign exchange program) Brazil China Japan UAE UK
Online Course Catalog: http://www.simmons.edu/som/programs/mba/curriculum/index.php
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Sustainability
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Optional
Description: Curriculum with social impact principles woven through core and elective courses. Elective courses include Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability Analysis and Reporting, Sustainable Supply Chain, and Business and Human Rights.
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
Description: Multiple opportunities exist to partner with faculty on various sustainability research efforts.
School's environmental commitment:  
1: Gold Level Net Impact Chapter with a designated faculty adviser. All students are given free membership their first year in the program and are given professional development funds to attend the Annual Net Impact conference.
2: Giving Voice to Values Program
3: Gold LEED certified sustainable building
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://www.simmons.edu/campuslife/for/international/index.php
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:Simmons MBA was designed specifically for women so the program includes a high level of support/focus in both curricular and co-curricular activities. Students engaged in research with School of Management faculty and the Center for Gender and Organizations. There are numerous events focused on women -- women in leadership, women entrepreneurs, women in finance, etc. The college hosts an annual Leadership Conference that brings together women from around the world and features speakers and workshops with women leaders in all areas of business, non-profit, entrepreneurship, entertainment and the arts.
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://www.simmons.edu/overview/about/today/diversity/
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:http://www.simmons.edu/overview/about/today/diversity/
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:Simmons School of Management students have access to a designated peer tutor for quantitative and Excel support. Additionally, students can use the College Writing Center which offers one-on-one tutoring, workshops and presentations designed to strengthen students' academic reading, writing, critical thinking, and research skills. The Center works with faculty across schools and programs to address students' academic and discipline-specific writing needs.
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Degrees / Programs

  • Academic Experience Rating:
    85
  • Part Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    Yes
  • Executive MBA:
    No
  • Online MBA:
    No

Faculty

  • Student Faculty Ratio:
    6:1
  • Total Faculty:
    26
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    92%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    8%
  • Female Faculty:
    69%
  • Minority Faculty:
    11%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    Yes
  • Peer Tutoring:
    Yes
  • Minority Support Groups:
    Yes
  • Women Support Groups:
    Yes
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