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Business Management

Interested in the “people side” of business, including sports management, human resources or entrepreneurship? Gordon's business management major allows you to apply your communication, strategic thinking and collaboration skills to an ever-evolving business landscape. Through a strong Christian business college curriculum, you’ll learn how to approach your work in light of your Christian call as you build a foundation for a lifetime of personal growth and excellence as a future business leader.


Why study business management at Gordon?

Situated just north of Boston and near business hubs along I-95, Gordon students have plentiful opportunities for hands-on learning and internships. In the business management major at Gordon, you will benefit from a strong combination of technical business training and Christian liberal arts education.

Gordon's Economics and Business Department stands out among other Christian colleges with good business programs, offering a personalized, professional approach to equipping you for a successful career grounded in concepts of vocation and Christian leadership. You'll pair a liberal arts foundation with a global emphasis, plenty of practical experience and an ethical lens to stand out in the field.

Our highly experienced faculty will prepare you for excellence and mission in the marketplace as you cultivate integrity and wise stewardship. Business management students have access to a robust alumni network that leads to strong career connections immediately after graduation. A great number of students intern at places like State Street, KPMG, VMware and MassPay.

What careers can I pursue with a business management major?

Business management students quickly establish careers in workplaces that range from small businesses to Fortune 500 firms and encompass a variety of areas, including: 

  • Human resources 
  • Management 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Small business management 
  • Sport management 
  • Nonprofit work

Common job titles for graduates with a business management degree include: 

  • Project manager 
  • Office manager
  • Department manager 
  • Retail manager 
  • Human resource specialist 
  • Recruiter 
  • Supply chain manager 
  • Operations manager 
  • Management consulting analyst 

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Business management courses

  • ECB 105 Introduction to Business (2)
  • ECB 110 Personal Finance (2) 
  • ECB 115 The Economy
  • ECB 211 Statistics for Business and Economics 
  • ECB 205 Vocation and Careers (2) 
  • ECB 117 Principles of Accounting I 
  • ECB 118 Principles of Accounting II
  • ECB 245 Principles of Management 
  • ECB 277 Principles of Marketing 
  • ECB 247 Financial Management 
  • ECB 492 Senior Seminar
  • ECB 315 Operations Management 
  • ECB 333 Strategic Management 

Experiential learning in business management

For hands-on learning and to clarify their career goals, business administration majors can pursue a variety of internships at places like Raytheon, Grant Thornton and HubSpot, to name a few.

On campus you will be part of a close community of supportive mentors and learners. You may have the opportunity to complete an honors project, do research with a faculty member or work as a teaching assistant. And you can take advantage of student-led opportunities, including:

  • Business Club: features guest speakers, networking opportunities and annual trips to Boston, New York City or Washington, D.C.
  • Women in Business Club: features female business leaders and networking
  • Investment Club: builds students' in-depth investing knowledge
  • Vocational Capital: networking and on-campus workshops with distinguished alumni designed to accelerate top students’ career development 
  • Gordon College Student Association: liaises between students and the administration
  • Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership: equips students to initiate new and noble ventures


For more information contact:

Kristen Cooper
Department chair

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