The Business Major At Siena

Aspiring CEO? Entrepreneur? Sports Marketer? Digital Strategist? Financial analyst? Whatever your career goals, you can count on our business major to get you there—and here’s why. It was just recently designed, which means it’s 100% current and valuable in today’s marketplace, and it features opportunities not easily found at any. other. school.

The Four Best Things About Studying Business Here

Our faculty and students agree that these benefits are what make Siena’s business major different and stimulating. If you’d like to hear more about any of them, contact us anytime.

  • True Customization

    Know what distinguishes one business major from the next in an employer’s eyes? Concentrations. That’s why we offer 20 choices and the opportunity to choose two, even three. That’s huge for propelling you into the career of your dreams.

  • Extreme Mentorship

    From our passionate faculty and academic advisors to our career counselors and dedicated internship office, you essentially have a small army supporting your growth and academic path from the day you begin here.

  • The Ideal Location

    Get this: We have more businesses that want Saints than we have Saints seeking internships. That’s because the Capital District is teeming with companies and Siena alumni. Also, we’re near NYC, Boston and other major cities = easy to get to job interviews.

  • Unique Courses

    Since our concentrations are so market-driven and easily updated, it keeps our course catalog interesting. A few examples: Economics of Crime, Fraud and Forensic Accounting, International Marketing, Sports Marketing and Financial Crisis.

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Small, Private, Liberal Arts

This combination is key; you’ll stand out here, and you’ll graduate with additional skills (like creative thinking) that today’s employers seek.

3 Reasons Business Majors Need a Liberal Arts Education

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You Can Choose From These 20 Concentrations

A Q&A with Dr. Chuck Seifert, Dean of the School of Business See it now

You'll Impress Employers And join Our Successful Alumni

300+

Internship Sites That Employ Saints

$74,000

Average Salary Of Recent Business Grads*

Employers Of Business Students

Where a few of our business students landed jobs after graduation:

  • Amazon
  • Bank of America
  • Bloomberg
  • CNN
  • Deloitte
  • General Electric
  • General Motors
  • Google
  • J.Crew
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nestle
  • Nielsen
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Pepsico
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Target
  • UPS
  • U.S. Homeland Security
  • Walt Disney World
Graduate Student

Graduate & Professional Schools

A few examples of where Saints continue their studies:

  • Albany Law School
  • Boston University
  • Indiana University
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • St. John’s University
  • Union Graduate College
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Massachusetts
  • UNC Chapel Hill

*according to a 2016 alumni survey

Business Majors Also Love Our…

Guest
Lecturers

Lecturer

We bring visionaries, like E*TRADE’s CEO and Primerica’s SVP (both alumni), to campus to dispense valuable career advice.

Study
Abroad
Opportunities

Travel Courses

Spend a semester studying business anywhere from South Africa to London. (This ties in nicely to our International Business concentration!)

Facilities

facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities, including the Marketing Research Lab, Raub Trading Room and Stack Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Did you know? If you’re interested in business but don’t want to declare it as a major just yet, you can enter as exploring in our AACSB-accredited School of Business. Check This Out

OUR business STUDENTS SAY…

“Siena's School of Business is providing me with the knowledge and opportunities to better my future. Through the classes taught by passionate professors and the network of strong alumni, I know coming out of Siena I will be prepared for real world business.”

Dominick Paciello ‘19

“My professors helped me find a path that combines my passion for social media and advertising. I'm confident my coursework and opportunities outside the classroom will prepare me for a career in marketing.”

Courtney Baldwin ‘19

“Through the Stack Center for Entrepreneurship, I’ve met several successful alumni business owners and entrepreneurs who offer their time to network with and teach students. I’ve also been able to grow my ideas into a startup. I am so grateful for these hands-on experiences.”

Shelby Wadsworth ‘18