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University of Massachusetts—Boston College of Management

Boston, MA
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Academics & Programs

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Academic Programs
The MBA and MSA programs in the UMass Boston College of Management combine strategically focused management curricula with optional specializations that prepapre students for specific management responsibilities. Classes are typically taught by experienced, full-time faculty with...
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UMass Boston Students Say...

The MBA program at the University of Massachusetts—Boston’s College of Management (the only public MBA available in the area) combines strategically focused management curriculum with optional specializations, offering in-state residents one of “the best educational values in the Boston area.” “The ... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

100 Morrissey Boulevard

Graduate Programs Office

Boston, MA 02125-3393

United States

Phone: 617-287-7720

Fax: 617-287-7725

Website

Curriculum / Academic Overview
Academic Calendar: semesters
Degrees Offered: MBA program: 2 years full-time and 3 years part-time
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: MS in Accounting - 2 years MS in Finance - 2 years MS in International Management 2 years MS in Information Technology 2 years
Concentrations: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, Leadership/Management, Marketing, MS/MBA -- Dual Degree, Non-Profit Management/Public Administration, Supply Chain Management
Study Abroad Options: Students can create study abroad opportunities in any country in collaboration with our International Office. We also offer UMass Boston administered exchange courses to specific countries. Typical trips are to India, China, and Germany
Online Course Catalog: http://www.umb.edu/academics/cm/masters_programs/courses
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Sustainability
Courses in Sustainability: Yes
Sustainability course is: Optional
Description: MBAMGT 678 - During the past two decades, there has been growing pressure on businesses and other organizations to pay more attention to the environmental and resource consequences o f the products and services they offer and the processes they deploy. This course will explore the real life opportunities and pitfalls of designing and implementing sustainable operations in todays corporations and non-profit organizations. Topics addressed will include recycling, waste management, toxics reduction, green chemistry, green-product design, lean/green operations, closed loop production, the triple bottom line (profit, people and the planet), energy efficiency, water conservation, product stewardship, climate change strategies, life cycle analysis, and the footprinting of carbon, fuels, and water consumption. Case studies and guest speakers will delve into the successes and failures faced by todays sustainability managers.
Research Opportunities in Sustainability: Yes
Description: Our Center for Sustainability offers select graduate students the opportunity to work with senior faculty in consulting and research projects relating to environmental regulation, "green" business models, and international cooperation on legislation.
School's environmental commitment:  
1: The Center for Sustainability, under the direction of Professor David Levy
2: The Venture Development Center, an incubator for "green" technologies
3: The Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership offers in-depth consulting and training to area firms looking to go "green and lean".
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Academic Support Services Offered
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:The Graduate Indian Student Association and the Chinese Students Association provide networking, support, and social outreach to international students.
Women Support Groups:No
Minority Support Groups:No
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:No
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:No
Peer Tutoring Programs:No
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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:
    25:1
  • Total Faculty:
    115
  • Full-Time Faculty:
    80%
  • Part-Time Faculty:
    20%
  • Female Faculty:
    27%
  • Minority Faculty:
    38%

Academic Services Offered

  • Academic Prep Programs:
    No
  • Peer Tutoring:
    No
  • Minority Support Groups:
    No
  • Women Support Groups:
    No