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Academic Spotlight Series

Join us for the Virtual Academic Spotlight Series to learn more about academics at Bentley. During each 45-minute spotlight, you'll hear from a professor, a career coach and current students for a special look at the Bentley curriculum, majors and career outcomes. 

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Data Analytics and Actuarial Science: Friday, December 4, at 4:00 p.m.

In the Data Analytics program, you’ll study math, statistics and computing, and understand how each fact and figure affects business results. You’ll also use R, Python and SQL to apply big data concepts and get the practical experience needed to succeed on the job from day one. An Actuarial Science degree from Bentley is designed to give you the critical skills needed to assess risk for companies in the finance, insurance and other industries. 

Join Professor Emmy Roth in conversation with current Bentley students and a member of the Career Development office, as they discuss the reason students choose to study these data and technology focused fields at Bentley and where their degree can take them after graduation.

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Marketing: Monday, December 7, at 4:00 p.m.

The Bentley Marketing curriculum covers the full range of marketing activities: advertising and promotion, analytics, market research, social media, product development and more.

Join Professor Andy Aylesworth in conversation with current Bentley students and a member of the Career Development office, as they discuss the reason students choose to study Marketing at Bentley and where their degree can take them after graduation.

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Why Business at Bentley?

Thinking about majoring in business? Learn about Bentley’s distinctive approach to education. Our curriculum mixes the best of business and the arts and sciences, and is perfect for students who are still deciding on a major. 

In this session recording, you'll hear from Professor Chris Skipwith of the Natural and Applied Science department about Bentley’s academic philosophy. He will be joined by current students and a member of our Career Development office to discuss the reason students choose to study business at Bentley and where their degree can take them after graduation.

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Finance

In today's competitive global market, companies need competent business professionals to make important financial decisions. Bentley’s Finance programs provide the leaders of tomorrow with the skills to excel in today’s environment. Our faculty include internationally recognized scholars and researchers with extensive practical experience as former CEOs, CFOs, and investment professionals.

Join Professor Claude Cicchetti in conversation with current Bentley students and a member of the Career Development office, as they discuss the reason students choose to study Finance at Bentley and where their degree can take them after graduation.

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Management

The Management major offers multiple options for students who are interested in learning how to make organizations function more effectively. Using case studies, team projects, computer simulations and experiential learning, our Management degree curriculum applies class work to issues drawn straight from the business world.

Join Professor Linda Edelman in conversation with current Bentley students and a member of the Career Development office, as they discuss the reason students choose to study Management at Bentley and where their degree can take them after graduation.

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Accountancy

Bentley has a long tradition of providing a high-quality education in Accountancy. With a degree from Bentley, you can become a financial executive at a multinational corporation, a CPA engaged in various advisory services at regional, national or international public accounting firms, or a strategic consultant to small businesses. By combining the Finance and Accounting disciplines into a single major, our Corporate Finance and Accounting degree equips you with a distinctive set of essential business tools. 

Join Professor Jay Thibodeau in conversation with current Bentley students and a member of the Career Development office, as they discuss the reason students choose to study Accounting at Bentley and where their degree can take them after graduation.

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Economics

Economics at Bentley means putting theory into practice. You can earn a Bachelor of Science degree from the Department of Economics by declaring one of three majors: Economics-Finance, Business Economics or Quantitative Economics. Each major provides you with a liberal studies perspective, while offering a foundational understanding of the economic environment in which business functions. 

Join Professor Dave Gulley in conversation with current Bentley students and a member of the Career Development office, as they discuss the reason students choose to study Economics at Bentley and where their degree can take them after graduation.

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