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A major in business at WPI’s Business School prepares you to be the kind of tech-savvy problem-solver that rises to leadership in technology-based organizations.

Immersion in key areas of business is a given, and you’ll learn and work alongside engineers and scientists.  Peer collaboration and close interactions with faculty will play a major role in your growth as an analytical thinker, decision-maker, and communicator.

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The flexible curriculum of the BS in Business allows you to tailor a course of study based on your interests and career goals. You’ll complete basic introductory courses in math, calculus, statistics, science, and computer science. You will complete the Business core courses and six courses from an approved list. The remainder of the program consists of the project work, free electives, and Physical Education, for a total of 15 units. 

Available Concentrations

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Project-based Learning

WPI's distinctive undergraduate education combines rigorous theory with hands-on application. As a Business major, you'll be expected to apply your knowledge in innovative ways to solve significant, real-world problems. Your senior capstone project might have you assessing the economic impact of business incubators, developing a foreign market strategy for a biomedical device, or improving the production and marketing of Gompei's Goat Cheese.

More Value

Whether it’s real-world work experience through a co-op or internshipearning a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in four or five years through the BS/MS program, or integrating your coursework with your extracurricular interests through Major and a Mission, there are many ways you can make the most out of your time at WPI.