Business and Management | New England College

Business and Management

Become a leader with a degree from New England College. Our programs emphasize leadership, strategic vision, innovation, and entrepreneurship—the skills that will prepare you for today’s rapidly changing business environment. These skills will help you navigate globally and digitally focused business dynamics, solve business challenges, and keep you in demand.

  • Academic Excellence

    Credentials and established faculty cultivate your business expertise, refine critical thinking and decision-making acumen, and guide ethical business principles.
  • Experiential Learning

    Internships, real-world projects, and practical experience enhance your understanding of business concepts and build your resume for success.
  • Career Preparation

    Develop leadership, strategic insight, innovation, and entrepreneurship competencies essential for thriving in today's business landscape.
  • Accreditation


    ACBSP accreditation logo

    In addition to institutional accreditation by the New England Commission of Higher Education ), is also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs () for the following business programs:

    • BA Business Administration online and residential, all concentrations
    • MBA, all concentrations, English and Spanish
    • MBA Executive program, all concentrations
  • Mission and Values | Business and Management Division

    Mission Statement
    We offer the most current career-relevant tools and practical experiences to a diverse population to enable them to be successful in the global workplace. We create opportunities for students to develop critical thinking, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills through learning practical tools enabling success in the global workplace. Please click here to see our core faculty.

    As a team, the Management Division believes:

    • In being open, transparent, approachable, and responsive to increase connection to our students.
    • In creating an inclusive environment where anyone can feel like they belong.
    • In developing students who take ownership of their learning experience.
    • In developing our students to be ethical and responsible citizens including service to the community.
    • In supporting students to develop their own intellectual curiosity and ability to cope with challenges in positive ways.
    • In promoting curiosity in our students, to develop the whole person to think, be creative, and to engage with the world to solve social and business problems.
  • Vision and Initiatives | Business and Management Division

    Strategic Vision
    The business and management programs of the future will prepare students for specific careers and tasks in the workplace. The management division’s focus towards strategic development and differentiation are initiatives related to experiential education and career/professionally oriented studies which are intended to provide students with job applicable skills, a real-world orientation, and high impact, immersive experiences.

    Strategic Initiatives

    1) From the 2017-22 Management Division Strategic Plan:

    • Improve branding of Management Division by achieving ACBSP accreditation.


    2) From 2020-25 Strategic Plan (college-level):

    • Plan new, distinctive majors, revise current scalable majors.
    • Develop a process to evaluate new, distinctive majors, revise current scalable majors.
    • Explore MBA in Spanish/LAMPRO (domestic and international programs)
    • Explore 3-year college degrees (Criminal justice, Business, etc.)


    3) Embed field trips into capstone courses in all undergraduate majors and virtual corporate field trips for all graduate majors.

    4) Develop professional portfolio creation process for students to collect works and demonstrate skills by graduation.

  • Indicators of Student Success

    At NEC, we take pride in our progress towards data-driven decision making as well as assessing the success of our students in the different components of their educational experience. The PDF documents linked below show indicators of retention and graduation, alumni success in employment and pursuit of advanced studies, and alumni opinions on the quality of their educational experience at the College.

    First Destination Survey—2021–2022
    First Destination Survey—2020
    Retention and Graduation Rates

    Executive Graduate Program Student Employment

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