School of Business & Technology

Management Studies  Bachelor of Science

The Management Studies program offers a well-rounded curriculum covering management theory, practical techniques and critical topics like strategic planning, finance, workplace diversity and business ethics. As a major, you'll gain marketing, sales, human resources and information systems skills for both corporate and nonprofit settings. The program combines remote (Zoom) and on-campus classes, providing hands-on learning experiences and concluding with a research project in your chosen management area.

120 Credits
Starts September 3, 2024


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Management Studies Bachelor's Degree Program Overview

Master the skills and strategies needed to effectively manage people, navigate complex business challenges and serve as a leader in various management situations. The Management Studies program at Cambridge College offers a flexible, affordable option for earning your bachelor’s degree and taking the next step in your career.

Available at our Boston campus, this program is taught in a hybrid format through on-campus and remote (Zoom) classes.

Management Studies Program Learning Outcomes

Students in the BS in Management Studies degree program get in-depth coursework in general education, writing, literacy and critical thinking. The program provides hands-on learning experiences and concludes with a research project in your chosen management area. Successful graduates will be able to demonstrate how to:

  • Communicate effectively and professionally, negotiate and work as part of a team
  • Understand business processes and organizational systems and demonstrate practical skills in accounting, economics, ethics and finance
  • Manage diverse organizations and understand the importance of diversity in today’s global business environment
  • Use information systems, databases and Internet technology as effective management tools
  • Create work environments that foster social responsibility, sustainability and long-term growth

Advantages of Cambridge College's Management Studies Program

  • Career-focused learning: Our teaching model allows you to learn management principles and effective, practical techniques. The program also includes a research-intensive final capstone project.
  • Two learning formats: Designed to meet the needs of working professionals, the Management Studies degree is offered via convenient day, evening and weekend-intensive class options. Courses are taught either on-campus or via remote (Zoom) sessions.
  • Convenient location: Attend in-person classes at our state-of-the-art main campus in Boston. We offer free student parking and are a 5-minute walk from the Orange Line.
  • No SAT or ACT tests required: Get started on your management degree quickly and efficiently. We offer an easy online application and do not require SAT or ACT tests for admission to our undergraduate programs.

"I enjoy the diversity and the differences of opinions at Cambridge College. Most importantly, I enjoy the fact that I have the opportunity to fulfill my dreams as an adult student."

Roubbins-Jamal LaMothe
Management Studies (BS '19)

Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies Tuition Information

Cost Per Credit
Total Program Tuition
Cost Per Credit$502
Credits* 120 credits
Total Program Tuition $60,240

*See curriculum sheet for a breakdown of credits and credit ranges.

  1. Choose your program of study. Browse our Program Finder to find your program.
  2. Complete and sign the online application.
  3. Pay the $50 application fee ($100 for international students) by the term start date.
  4. Send official transcripts directly to Cambridge College in a sealed, unopened envelope. Learn How to Send Transcripts
  5. Fulfill any additional program-specific admissions requirements.
  6. Ensure you have internet access, and a fully functional laptop or desktop computer that can play audio and video and access Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint).

Note: Your admission file must be complete and accepted before your financial aid may be awarded, before your transfer credit may be evaluated, and before you may register for classes.

Cambridge College undergraduate admission also requires at least one of the following:

  • Original high school transcript showing graduation or a recognized equivalent such as a General Educational Development (GED) or HiSET certificate
  • Or an affidavit confirming high school program completion in a state-approved homeschool setting.
  • Or, if not required by state law, proof of high school education in a homeschool setting meeting state attendance exemptions
  • Or enrollment in an eligible career pathway program
  • Or proof of passing scores on an approved ability-to-benefit test (such as the Accuplacer Test administered by Cambridge College)
  • Or nine credit hours of Cambridge College course work, applicable toward an undergraduate degree or certificate, completed with grades of B or better. (Non-matriculated students may not receive aid while earning credits.)
  • Or 24 or more credits earned from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university. Note: Official college transcripts are evaluated for transfer credit. Courses not included in an earned associate degree must be earned at a grade of C or better to be eligible for transfer.

Management Studies Degree Salaries and Careers

Management studies graduates can expect a range of potential industries and salaries as they enter the workforce. These are average annual salaries for a small selection of careers in management, based on May 2022 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • Advertising, promotions and marketing managers: $138,7301
  • Human resources managers: $130,0002
  • Public relations and fundraising managers: $125,6203
  • Sales managers: $130,6004


Average annual salary of public relations and fundraising managers in the U.S., May 20221


Average annual salary of sales managers in the U.S., May 20224

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers, (visited November 20, 2023).

2 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Human Resources Managers, (visited November 20, 2023).

3 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Public Relations and Fundraising Managers, (visited November 20, 2023).

4 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Sales Managers, (visited November 20, 2023).

Jobs in Management Studies

As a Management Studies graduate, you'll be prepared for diverse leadership roles in both corporate and nonprofit organizations. Some have used their management training to start their own small businesses. Management studies jobs include:

  • Sales manager
  • Data analyst
  • Fundraising manager
  • Project manager
  • Public relations specialist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human resources manager
  • Events manager
  • Volunteer engagement manager

With a bachelor’s degree in Management Studies from Cambridge College, you’ll also be prepared for graduate studies in accounting, finance and economics.