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Management, Bachelor of Science

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124 Credits
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Queens Campus


Managers are in high demand, especially those with a sound business education and training. Job opportunities for managers are expected to grow more than 6 percent by 2016, with particular demand in the financial sector. A Bachelor of Science degree in Management from The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John's prepares students for careers in either general management or specializations such as finance, human resources and international business.

The 124-credit program provides knowledge and skills in leadership, organization, planning and strategy for successful management in business as well as the non-profit sector. Combining challenging coursework, outstanding faculty and top New York-area internships, the program prepares students to assume responsibility for an organization's success in areas ranging from information systems and operational logistics to marketing, sales and human resources.

The Tobin College is fully accredited by AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 20 percent of collegiate business schools in the U.S. and Canada have attained this accreditation. Accounting students at St. John's gain expertise in the principles and applications of accounting, readying them for exciting careers in public and private practice.

The Management Department's Human Resource courses fully align with curriculum requirements of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) which is the world's largest Human Resources organization.  Students are prepared through coursework to sit for SHRM's Certificate examination - the Assurance of Learning Assessment.

Human Resources

The Management department is committed to ensuring that all course content relates to the business world so that our students graduate with a strong understanding of the modern business world and are ready to perform as business professionals.  This is achieved in the area of Human Resources by ensuring our extensive course offerings at the undergraduate level align with the curriculum guidelines of the Society of Human Resource Management, the world’s largest human resources organization.

Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)Assurance of Learning Assessment
Material taught in Human Resource (HR) related courses seek to constantly reflect industry knowledge requirements.  All students, regardless of major, who have taken coursework in the area of Human Resources are encouraged to obtain the Assurance of Learning Certificate to demonstrate to potential employers that material taught in courses enable students to join organizations and make an immediate contribution.

The Tobin College of Business feels strongly that not only will passing the test display that a student has achieved a strong understanding of industry knowledge, but that it also enhances a student’s resume as well as contributing positively to graduate school applications.  As such, the college will reimburse all students who pass the Assurance of Learning Assessment examination. Cost: $210

Test format: 160 multiple choice questions taken from the following areas:
Training and Development; Workforce Planning; Strategy; Compensation and Benefits; Employment Law; and Employee & Labor Relations.

2016 Test Windows:
March 15 – April 15
July 15 – August 15
October 15 – November 15

*teaching schedule of courses will align with taking the test in March15-April 15
**to register for the examination please contact Dr. Niall Hegarty [email protected]
***Pre-Exam refresher sessions will be held to assist students in examination preparation.

Relevant courses:
MGT 3301, MGT 3331, MGT 3332, MGT 4333, MGT 4334, MGT 4336, MGT 4329

To determine if this examination will help you in your career path or to determine if you have taken enough coursework to sit the examination please speak with your Dean. For additional information: Dr. John Angelidis or Dr. Niall Hegarty.

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For more information about admission to this and other acclaimed undergraduate programs at St. John’s University, please visit Undergraduate Admission online. Or contact us directly at the campus of your choice:

Admission Office - Queens Campus
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Admission Office -  Staten Island campus
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Career Outcomes

The Management program promotes the skills needed for success in today’s global marketplace. Students in the program:

  • Learn to apply the principles of analysis and decision-making that are essential to effective management.
  • Gain an understanding of the financial reporting process and how accounting systems control business operations.
  • Identify sources of capital, and analyze the impact of participation in the global capital markets.
  • Can formulate an effective business plan for an organization.

Global Approach to Education

Students can serve those in need while learning about the world of micro-financing by participating in GLOBE. This student-managed academic program works with the University's strategic partners to provide loans for aspiring entrepreneurs who would otherwise be unable to secure loans.

Exciting study abroad programs give students in The Peter J. Tobin College of Business the chance to experience other nations and cultures around the world while gaining a competitive edge in today’s global society. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome, Italy, campus and Paris, France, location.

Students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic New York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to employers and other professional and educational resources throughout the New York area. Students make New York their classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.


Additional Information

Along with outstanding courses and renowned professors, management students in The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John's benefit from world-class academic and technological resources.

For example, the Financial Information Lab boasts state-of-the-art learning tools including 29 computer workstations. Each computer offers the latest FactSet financial software. The lab provides access to Bloomberg systems as well as news, stock market information and financial data to enrich every student’s understanding of the business world.

Students have access to the latest financial news and information with 14 DirecTV Channels including Bloomberg 353, CNBC 355, CNBC World 357 and the Fox News Channel. Multimedia classrooms include premium audio/visual features such as wireless connectivity, laptop connectors, ceiling projectors and wall-mounted LCD screens.  

The Tobin College of Business features innovative programs such as the Executive-in-Residence Program (EIRP), which draws on the University’s extensive alumni network to provide both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to engage in practical business consulting with real-world business and non-profit organizations.

The Undergraduate Student-Managed Investment Fund is a highly selective program that gives students hands-on experience with managing a substantial portfolio.

Along with these opportunities, students can add to their learning experience through the University's business-related academic clubs and honor societies. Though each society emphasizes a particular business discipline, students in the Tobin College may join any of these student-run organizations:

  • APICS, The Educational Society for Resource Management
  • Advertising Club
  • Economics and Finance Society
  • Marketing Club
  • Accounting Society
  • National Association of Black Accountants

The Tobin College also offers membership in these honor societies:

  • Beta Alpha Psi: The national scholastic honor society in accounting
  • Beta Gamma Sigma: The Iota Chapter of this honor society for colleges of business administration
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon: The Theta Chapter of this national honor society in economics
  • Sigma Iota Epsilon: The Sigma Chapter of the national honor society in management)

Program News

September 1, 2015, was a red-letter-day for Turanay Caner, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Management. Not only did it mark the beginning of her tenure at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business (TCB) at...