Business Administration

A degree from the Castleton University Business Administration Department provides a foundation of business knowledge that can lead to a variety of career options.

Students successful in attaining a degree from the Business Administration Department at Castleton University will be prepared for professional employment, understand the importance of professional behavior, and ready to pursue lifelong learning, including graduate studies.

Highlights of Business Administration

  • A variety of options, including bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Management, and Marketing, a major-by-contract associate’s degree in Business Administration, and minors in Social Media Marketing, Finance, and Marketing
  • Bolster your resume by choosing to double-major by adding either the Accounting or Marketing programs to your degree plan
  • You may choose to continue your studies at the graduate level in programs such as Castleton's Master of Business Administration or Master of Science in Accounting

Career Opportunities in Business Administration

Our students have gone on to successful careers in a variety of disciplines and industries.

Accounting

  • Auditing
  • Accounting
  • Tax Preparation
  • Budget Analysis
  • Financial Planning

Graduates with an Accounting degree have worked at companies such as KPMG, Casella Waste SystemsCbiz Tofias, Johnson Lambert LLP and Orvis.

Management

  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Retail Management
  • Banking and Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Training and Development

Graduates with a Management degree worked at companies such as MEDITECH, Hubbardton Forge, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Green Mountain Power and Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

Marketing

  • Sales
  • Product Development
  • Customer Service
  • Market Research
  • Direct/Internet Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Purchasing/Procurement
  • Brand Management

Graduates with a Marketing degree have worked at companies such as Vail Resorts, Jaguar Cars of North America, The Equinox Resort and Spa, Surgi-Care and Killington Resort.

Internships in Business Administration

Internships in Business Administration can be found locally, nationally, and internationally. They provide positions of responsibility for students in a professional environment under the supervision of an on-site professional and a faculty advisor.

Castleton students have benefited from internships in the financial sector, the healthcare sector, the hospitality and resort management sector, and the manufacturing sector, including internships with the following businesses:

Business Club

The Castleton Business Club is a student-run organization open to all members of the student body.

It serves both the University and local community by providing members the opportunity to strengthen their business skills, apply techniques learned in the classroom, increase the capacity to network, and improve the overall quality of their education.

Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration

Sigma Beta Delta, the international honor society in business, management, and administration, was established to encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to mankind.

Induction into Sigma Beta Delta is by invitation only and is limited to undergraduate juniors, seniors, and graduate students who rank in the upper 20% of their class at the time of invitation.

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