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Whitman Ranked #23 by Bloomberg Businessweek

Whitman Ranked #23 by Bloomberg Businessweek

Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management is among the top undergraduate business schools in the country, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of the Best Undergrad Business Schools, 2016. Whitman is #23 on the list, which focused on four main metrics, including an employer survey, student survey, starting salary and internship. The full methodology and rankings are online at http://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-best-undergrad-business-schools/.

According to Bloomberg Businessweek, it surveyed nearly 30,000 students and recruiters at almost 600 companies to generate the list, which has a larger emphasis on outcomes.

The Whitman School’s undergraduate program offers eight majors, as well as dual programs with Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public CommunicationsCollege of Law and its iSchool. Students begin business classes in their first year, taking 12 classes taught by accomplished research faculty and seasoned practitioners, by the end of their second year.

Students also gain important “soft skills,” such as leadership and communication through the Goodman IMPRESS program, which uses a gamification and four-“house” competitive model, allowing students to earn points while building skills for career success.

Whitman’s Career Center offers students coaching and career preparation resources to allow them to reach their aspirations, including assistance finding internships and support for their job search activities and personal career development.

Kerri Howell

Kerri is director of communications and media relations for the Whitman School. She is responsible for managing all internal and external communications with students, faculty, staff, alumni, members of the business community and other key stakeholders.After receiving her B.A. from State University of New York at Geneseo, she went on to earn her M.S. in communications management from Syracuse’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she has served as an adjunct professor in the public relations department since 2004.