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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Degree Completion Program


According to the recent job forecast, the business field will be one of four of the largest provider of new jobs through 2018.  Businesses are working hard to stay competitive, and many companies are looking for people to manage the growing workload.

Understanding the fundamental underpinnings of how business works gives you a leg up on your career.  If you want to be in on your career.  If you want to be in line for one of those in-demand careers of tomorrow, you should consider MCLA's Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration Degree Completion Program. 

Designed for the student who has an Associate's Degree in Business or an equivalent field, MCLA's degree completion program in Business will offer you an opportunity to finish the college education that you started, but haven't had the chance to finish.

Key features:

  • The B.S. in Business Administration will provide an opportunity for students to become academically and technically prepared for a career in business, government, non-profit organization or ready for graduate school.
  • The program will launch in September 2014 and will be offered as a cohort-style learning model where you begin your program with a group of other learners and proceed through the program together.
  • You may be able to complete the program in just over two years by attending two full years including summers.
  • Classes will be offered in Pittsfield.
  • Your past experiences may articulate into life experience credits.  By documenting your work experience, you may earn up to 15 academic credits.
  • Applicant's should have an Associate's degree or near completion and must meet MCLA's transfer admission requirements to be considered for admission.  Priority will be given to students who have earned a minimum of 45 - 60 transferable credits.
  • Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
  • By completing this program, you may be eligible to enroll in MCLA's Professional Master's in Business Administration (PMBA).

To apply link below:

Paper Application

Electronic Application 


For more information:

  • Barbara Emanuel, Program Coordinator
  • 413-662-5576                            
  • Mark Hopkins, Room 204