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Business Administration: Management Overview

Understand how today's business leaders and managers develop strategies to achieve company goals.

In today's business climate, you must satisfy your customers completely, quickly, productively, effectively and efficiently. Failure to do so means going out of business. So, how do you stay ahead?

Our Bachelors Business Degree in Management will show you modern-day business leaders and managers create "road maps" that allow them to navigate the intricate, challenging internal and external environments in order to achieve their goals.

Faculty includes pioneers and highly esteemed business professionals with years of experience both in the classroom and outside of it. 

The specialization in Management gives students in Business Administration the opportunity to learn and apply knowledge and skill, which is essential to the successful management of organizations of all types and sizes.

Marketing manager making presentation.

Career Opportunities

Management graduates may seek positions such as: business analyst, financial controller, marketing manager, financial analyst, director of operations, sales director and business development manager.

What You'll Get
The Mercy Advantage

  • Faculty with real world experience
  • Active learning 
  • International trips to visit businesses around the globe
  • Leadership institute that teaches communication, collaboration and commitment
  • Work on real projects for real companies with the Consulting Center
  • Residential campus only 30 minutes from Manhattan
  • Manhattan Campus in Herald Square

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does earning a degree take?

Full-time students can complete the 120-credit degree program in four years.

Are department faculty available for academic advising?

Yes, faculty are always ready to help students with questions about what courses to take, the sequencing of courses, and career opportunities, including internships and cooperative education.

Program Outcomes

At the end of this program, students should be able to:

  • Evaluate the effects of globalization on the business environment

  • Recognize and evaluate ethical issues in business

  • Utilize business concepts, methods, procedures, and management information systems to facilitate strategic planning and decision making

  • Use oral, written, and presentation skills to communicate effectively in the professional business environment

  • Function effectively as team members and, where appropriate, as team leaders

  • Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental principles and key concepts in management

  • Assess the legal, economic, and social aspects of a strategic management decision

School of Business students working on a project in Manhattan.

Future Business Leaders Academy

This year's Future Business Leaders Academy was our most successful yet. The highly select group chosen to join us at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY learned about personal branding, matching their personalities to career paths, and visited some of the top global corporations in New York.

Program Details & Curriculum


General Liberal Arts and Sciences
General Education Requirements: 60 Credits

ECON 125, 220, 221, and 230, MATH 116 and MATH/CISC 120 or MATH/CISC 131 are prerequisites for the major and must be used to fulfill general education requirements.

Core and Specialization

Business Administration Core: 30 Credits

Specialization: 18 Credits

Open Electives: 12 Credits

Total: 120 Credits