Becker College joins international business organization

Published on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Becker College has been approved as an educational member of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

“Becker College is honored to be part of such a high-caliber, international organization,” said Becker College President Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. “This educational membership is a testament to the excellence and quality of our business program, which fully prepares our students to be innovative and entrepreneurial in an ever-changing global marketplace.”

Becker College is ranked by The Princeton Review as one of the best 378 colleges in the U.S., and has a 99 percent graduate placement rate for employment or further study. Becker’s undergraduate programs have also been nationally recognized: the game design program has been top-ranked by The Princeton Review for five consecutive years, and is one of only two institutions in New England, and one of five nationally, to maintain this longstanding distinction.

“The business programs at Becker College offer students personal and professional preparation from day one,” said John MacDonald, vice president of innovation and interim chief academic officer at Becker College. “Students are immersed in the technical aspects of business and learn valuable skills necessary for successful career growth, ensuring a seamless transition from academics to employment. This educational membership helps to reinforce the program’s growth plans to educate and prepare students to be world ready for careers in business, both domestic and international, upon graduation.”

The Becker College Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program provides students with knowledge of the principles of business, management, leadership, marketing, and customer engagement through core classes and supporting courses, assorted electives, and a range of experiential training programs. Graduates gain a solid understanding of the technical and practical aspects of business operations, and are well-prepared for graduate study or to directly enter such fields as banking, insurance, sports management, data analytics, retail, manufacturing, and government and nonprofit organizations. Students can choose from a number of concentrations and specializations, including the newly added Big Data Analytics and Computer Information Systems concentrations, as well as a Sports Management specialization.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Becker College is an Educational Member of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and has affirmed commitment to excellence in business education.