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Business

A major in business at WPI prepares students to assume leadership roles in technology-based organizations. Very much a general-business program, the flexible curriculum allows students to tailor a course of study to their career objectives. (This program was previously known as the BS in Management).

Sample Companies who have hired WPI Business Graduates

Abbvie
AIG
Epic Systems
Fidelity Investments
General Electric
Henke Sass America
Integra LifeSciences
Massachusetts Port Authority
National Grid
NextEra Energy, Inc
Optum
Pow Advocate
UMass Memorial Medical Center
WPI

Sample Graduate Schools

WPI
Average Starting Salary: 
$67,333 (2015)
Sample Job Titles: 
Engineer in Training
Robotics Software Engineer
Software Automation Engineer
Process Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Associate Buyer in Procurement
Data Scientist
Sample Major Qualifying Projects: 
Rapscallion Brewery: Canning System Cost Analysis
Vendor Digital Identity for State Street Corporation
Self-Liquidating Sales Funnel for a Cloud Manufacturer
Process Improvement at Stacy's Pita Chips
BNP Paribas: Symphony Chatbot

Program Tracking Sheets

The Program Tracking Sheets help WPI students to plan and track progress toward their degree. Academic Advising has created tracking sheets for each major and graduation year.

Career Outcomes & Salary Data

The Career Development Center (CDC) has compiled a list of resources to help you learn about salary expectations and companies that have hired recent graduates, including the Post-Graduation Report for WPI's most recent graduating class.

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