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Blake Keenan, a senior Accounting major at the Mount, pictured with School of Business Chair Tracey Niemotko after learning that he’d received a $10,000 accounting scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
Here at the Mount, we are seeing more and more students choosing a major from our School of Business. More than 15% of Mount students are currently pursuing a degree in business, but what’s all the hype about? Is it the availability of 5-year programs to receive both a bachelor’s and master’s in just 5 years? Is it dedicated faculty with specialized expertise and the ability to choose between Accounting and Business Management majors and concentrations in Marketing, Finance, or Sports Management? Is it the School of Business’ reputation in the field and student exposure to business leaders both inside and outside of the classroom? We asked senior Accounting major Blake Keenan why our students love the School of Business:
“When I was applying to schools, I didn’t realize that the Mount was well known for its business program, but being part of the program has made me realize that the school has a very solid reputation in the field. Our accredited program and the fact that it is a School of Business (and not just a division) makes employers want to hire out of the Mount’s business program. The school is constantly providing connections to the real world, which also helps us to network and connect with potential employers. Continue Reading