University of Vermont

School of Business Administration
UVM and Business Endless Possibilities

About the School of
Business Administration

UVM’s School of Business Administration educates responsible managers for success in complex, global, multi-stakeholder and sustainable environments.  Our students and faculty are passionate about building better organizations and a better society. 

The proof is in the results

Some of the top companies in the country recruit School of Business Administration students for full-time positions including, JetBlue Airways, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, PWC and Dealer.com. 

Internships are key in helping our students find jobs after graduation.  Nearly 80% of all business students participate in at least one internship during their time at the School of Business Administration.  Learn more about internship opportunities.

Creating a new generation of business leaders through a demanding curriculum and challenging experiences

Sanjay Sharma was appointed dean of the School of Business Administration on July 1, 2011.  Under his leadership, the School has recently completed a comprehensive revision of the undergraduate curriculum and is in the process of updating its graduate program and developing a fresh format that will appeal to a wide range of working professionals and international students.  Learn More about Dean Sharma

The new undergraduate curriculum focuses on three interdisciplinary themes: Sustainable Business, Global Business and Entrepreneurship. In addition, students can choose one of five concentrations: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Business Analytics, and Management & Leadership.

Increased Emphasis on Experiential Learning

Experiential learning has become a crucial component of student success. Internship and study abroad opportunities, case and business pitch competitions, networking events with prominent alumni and local and regional business leaders, and our business speaker series have become an important part of the curriculum at the School of Business Administration.

Professors who teach business because they know business

Our faculty members not only excel in education, research and practice, most bring real world business experience into the classroom and their research. Learn more about our faculty and their research.

Outstanding alumni connections

The School of Business Administration’s alumni are of the highest caliber and they believe in giving back to their alma mater by offering student internships, recruiting business students for full-time jobs, being active participants as guest speakers, and hosting clubs on networking trips .

Some of our most prominent alums include Charlene Begley (’88), senior vice president at General Electric, Stephen Penwell (’84), the equities managing director at Morgan Stanley, and Kenneth Wormser (’78), managing director at CDC-IXIS Capital Market.  Learn more about our outstanding alumni.

State of the art technology and business resources

The School has recently opened a state-of-the-art Bloomberg Lab where students can access, monitor, and analyze real-time financial data.  The dozen Bloomberg terminals give our students access to the same resources as top financial professionals. 

We also have a Campus Microsoft Agreement that allows us to offer our students, faculty and staff the latest software and operating systems at no charge. Learn more about technology.

Study Business Abroad

The School of Business Administration encourages all business students to study abroad as part of their awareness of the changing global economy.  It is possible to study abroad, complete business requirements and still graduate in four years.  Learn about some of our business specific programs.

A unique and personalized academic advising system

All first year students are professionally advised through the School of Business Administration Student Services team.  Students have required meetings with advisors during their first two semesters and assist students at all stages, from planning their schedules to declaring a concentration.  Contact Student Services.

 

 

 

 

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