Why UMass Boston’s College of Management

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Why choose the College of Management at UMass Boston?

  • Small class sizes. Most classes are taught in small classrooms that seat fewer than 40 students, not in lecture halls. 
  • Accessible faculty. College of Management students frequently report interacting with the management scholars and industry experts who teach at UMass Boston, the urban research university with a teaching soul.
  • Comprehensive Student Support Services. Our Management Achievement Program (MAP), a co-curricular program designed to prepare students for the world of management, is considered a national model for undergraduate business professional development programs.  
  • The most diverse student body – measured by ethnicity, gender, age, sociocultural background, professional aspiration, and disability—among regional schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
  • The award-winning Center for Collaborative Leadership. Dedicated to encouraging collaboration among Greater Boston’s next generation of leaders, the center sponsors UMass Boston’s Emerging Leadership Program. 
  • The Entrepreneurship Center sponsors programs, workshops, and mentorships that link UMass Boston’s specialized education in entrepreneurship with hands-on experience in building startup businesses and entrepreneurial careers.
  • SERC (Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competitiveness). A leader at providing education, research, and development that confronts climate change while building a vibrant economy.
  • The Financial Services Forum is a source of current information and commentary on the health and critical issues facing the financial services industry in Boston and nationally.