Online Business Degrees and Certificates
The online business degrees and certificates offered through UMass Lowell's AACSB-accredited Manning School of Business will teach you the behaviors and styles of successful leaders. With 6- and 8-week courses, you can complete your program at an accelerated pace.
On-Campus and Online Business Degrees and Certificates
Leadership & Management
School of Excellence
UMass Lowell's business programs are offered through the Manning School of Business, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) — an elite distinction earned by less than five percent of business schools worldwide.
Of more than 16,000 business schools worldwide, less than 5 percent are AACSB accredited. Our programs meet the highest academic standards, giving you a competitive advantage in the job market.Learn more about AACSB accreditation »
Business Degree Careers
Our faculty-led, small class sizes provide undergraduate and graduate students with in-demand skills and knowledge employers seek in the ever-evolving business industry. UMass Lowell business graduates find careers in accounting, finance, management, analytics, economics, marketing and more.
"Overall employment in business and financial occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2021 to 2031. This increase is expected to result in about 715,100 new jobs over the decade. In addition to new jobs from growth, opportunities arise from the need to replace workers who leave their occupations permanently. About 980,200 openings each year, on average, are projected to come from growth and replacement needs."
Top Companies Hiring UMass Lowell Business Graduates
- Raytheon Technologies
- BAE Systems
- Fidelity Investments
- Liberty Mutual
- United States Air Force
- Dell Technologies
Real Faculty. Real Campus. Real Research.
Whether you study online or on-campus, you will learn from UMass Lowell's world-class Manning School of Business faculty. Make your business degree stand out by concentrating on marketing, health care, analytics, information technology and more.
Highest Lifetime ROI
UMass Lowell has the highest lifetime return on investment for public research universities in Massachusetts. Our online tuition is among the lowest in the U.S. Additionally, substantial scholarships, grants and other financial aid opportunities are provided.
The Value of a Business Degree.
Business administration is a highly sought-after degree for many reasons, including the career stability it provides. A Bachelor's in Business Administration provides knowledge and skills in multiple aspects of business, which will qualify you for jobs in many areas and industries.Learn more about the Value of a Business Administration Bachelor's Degree.
MBA, specialization in Business Analytics
B.S. in Business Administration, online student
Elizabeth J. Altman, D.B.A.
Elizabeth Altman is an associate professor of management with research focusing on strategy, innovation, platform businesses and ecosystems, leadership in the digital economy, organizational identity and organizational change. For nearly 20 years, Altman worked in various roles, including industrial design, product development engineering, manufacturing, marketing and strategy. She lectures and consults worldwide for multi-national clients on strategy and platform businesses.