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Concentrations in Accounting, Cybersecurity, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, and Small Business Management

Part-Time Bachelor's Degree in Business Programs at Dean College in Franklin, MA


Earn Your Bachelor's in Business Degree Part-Time at Dean College's School of Continuing Studies.

To succeed in business today, you need flexibility, a broad knowledge base, and experience in every facet of the business world.

A Bachelor’s degree in Business from Dean College will prepare you to step directly into a successful career. Designed especially for adult students, this part-time program provides the foundation of every aspect of business – from accounting and finance, to marketing, management and technology.

Practical experience is woven throughout the entire curriculum, and you will have opportunities to connect with national and international business leaders. When you graduate, you will be prepared for a variety of positions within a company – or to launch a venture of your own.  




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Degree Program Concentrations

Provides students with a depth and breadth of understanding accounting theory, practice and procedures.  Exposure to a variety of employment opportunities, both entry level and beyond, in both private and public settings.

Introduces students to the foundations of cybersecurity theory and practice and its application across multiple industries.  Incident response and coordination to how to effectively assess different types of organizational risks are examined.  Ethical and legal issues as well as best practices in implementing cybersecurity practices are examined.

Human Resource Management:                 
Provides students with an understanding of human resource policy and principles, terminology, issues and trends.  Explores employment opportunities in domestic and global environments.

Provides students with the opportunity to learn business and financial concepts and apply various methods and practices for decision making.  Principles and ethics of managing individual and group dynamics in an organization are examined.  Provides an understanding of the functions of planning, organizing, staffing and leading an organization within domestic and global environments.

Introduces students to the foundations of traditional advertising and marketing.  Exposes students to consumer behavior theory and the data companies utilize to develop marketing strategy. Digital practices are also covered to ensure students are provided with skills to be competitive in today’s labor market.

Small Business Management:
Provides students with the knowledge base and practical skills required to develop or manage an existing small business, home based business or franchise.  Courses include an overview of business plan development, marketing, management and accounting practices, as applicable to the small business environment.

Online Classes

As a working professional, sometimes attending class from home, the office or even the local coffee shop is the most efficient way to earn credits. Dean's School of Continuing Studies offers online courses, and will continue to expand upon online course offerings for your convenience.

Business Classes at Dean College

Dean Leadership Talks

As a School of Continuing Studies business student, you'll gain access to our high-profile business lectures featured in our Dean Leadership Institute Lecture Series. Recent speakers include Robert Kraft (New England Patriots), Bianca de la Garza (Lucky Gal Productions) & Tom Werner (Boston Red Sox).

Business Classes at Dean College

Sample Business Classes

  • Leading the Organization
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Small Business Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Marketing Research
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Principles of Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Principles of Finance & Budgeting
  • Various Business Electives