Management, Finance Concentration

bachelors Degree

Finance Program Overview

With over $1.5 trillion dollars now in circulation in the U.S. (source), there is a need for trained professionals to help the rest of us manage it. So, where do you make the best investment for a future in finance? Bay State College's Finance Concentration under our B.S. in Management program. In this comprehensive program, you will: 

  • Gain a solid foundation in all aspects of business management, with an in-depth understanding in finance. 
  • Learn from professors who bring executive know-how into the classroom from first-hand experiences at some of the top organizations in New England, including State Street, Bank of America, and more! 
  • Complete two or more required hands-on internships, with easy access to Boston's Financial District and all of the industry-leading companies it has to offer. 
  • Choose to continue your education online with Bay State College's partnership with the New England College of Business, and earn your MBA with only one additional year of study! 

Ready to make an investment in your future? Request information about our 4-year Management – Finance Concentration program today! 

Available In 

Finance Day Classes 

Discover a diverse but close-knit community of students, faculty and staff at our Boston campus, located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood. 

  • Duration: 8 semesters 
  • Semester Length: 16 weeks 
  • Start Dates:  
    Spring 2018: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Summer 2018: Monday, May 21, 2018
    Fall 2018: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Finance Evening Classes 

If you're busy during the day, Bay State College's Management Degree Evening Program gives you the opportunity to learn on your own time. Take evening college courses at our convenient Boston Back Bay campus, or at our satellite location in Taunton, Massachusetts. 

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks 
  • Start Dates:  
    Fall 2017 Term 2: Monday, October 30, 2017
    Spring 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Spring 2018 Term 2: Monday, March 19, 2018
    Summer 2018 Term 1: Monday, May 21, 2018
    Summer 2018 Term 2: Monday, July 9, 2018
    Fall 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
    Fall 2018 Term 2: Monday, October 29, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Finance Online Classes 

Earn a degree at your own pace. Bay State College's Management Degree Online Program gives you the flexibility to learn when you want and where you want. 

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks 
  • Start Dates:  
    Fall 2017 Term 2: Monday, October 30, 2017
    Spring 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Spring 2018 Term 2: Monday, March 19, 2018
    Summer 2018 Term 1: Monday, May 21, 2018
    Summer 2018 Term 2: Monday, July 9, 2018
    Fall 2018 Term 1: Tuesday, September 4, 2018
    Fall 2018 Term 2: Monday, October 29, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Sample Finance Degree Courses 

  • Intermediate Accounting I and II 
  • Managerial Finance 
  • Mathematics for Management 
  • Money and Capital Markets 
  • Investments 
  • Finance Internship I and II

To view the Finance program flow sheet, click here
To browse our 2017-18 Course Catalog with course descriptions, click here

Finance Program Mission 

The mission of the Finance Program at Bay State College is to provide the highest-quality finance education, centered on the development of critical thinking, business knowledge, and practical skills, to empower our graduates to pursue successful and meaningful careers. 

Finance Program Learning Outcomes 

  1. Integrate a set of ethical and legal standards into financial decision-making. 
  2. Examine and explore the increasing importance of globalization in financial management, including the identification and appropriate response to opportunities and threats in this global environment. 
  3. Analyze and propose solutions to complex real world financial and managerial problems. 
  4. Integrate financial analysis and expertise into a framework for business problem-solving and forecasting. 
  5. Utilize technology and demonstrate presentation skills necessary to compete and succeed in the business world. 
  6. Demonstrate the interpersonal skills required to function as a productive team member in defining management problems, determining alternatives, achieving consensus and evaluating results. 

Employers of Our Finance Graduates 

  • State Street Bank 
  • Liberty Mutual 
  • Bank of America 
  • FBI 
  • Brixmor Property Group 
  • Peabody Properties 
  • Bristol County Savings Bank 
  • Pierce, Davis & Perritano 
  • Linchris Hotel Corporation 

Recommended Minors 

  • Economics 
    A Management degree will give you hard business skills and hands-on experience. Round it out with an Economics Minor to add more theory and big picture thinking to your repertoire. 

Finance Degree Accreditation 

Bay State College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). 

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). Membership in one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet the standards agreed upon by qualified educators. 

Bay State College is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Science.