BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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Overview

When you major in Business Administration, you’ll be ready for today’s complex business environment and prepared to succeed at a corporation, a local business or as an entrepreneur. Our program has six concentrations: Economics, Finance, International Business Management, Management, Management Information Systems and Marketing.

CONCENTRATIONS:

 

Economics


What you’ll study: Monetary systems and theory, operations management, money and banking.

What you can do: Become a researcher, a financial analyst or a teacher.

Please review the recommended sequence of courses.

Finance


What you’ll study: Working capital management, business policy, security analysis, money and banking.

What you can do: Become a financial analyst, stock broker, bank officer or a personal financial planner.

Please review the recommended sequence of courses.

International Business Management


What you’ll study: International finance management, international human resource management, international trade.

What you can do: Become a business expert anywhere around the world.

Please review the recommended sequence of courses.

Management


What you’ll study: Operations management, business policy, organizational behavior.

What you can do: Become a corporate business manager or start your own business!

Please review the recommended sequence of courses.

Management Information Systems


What you’ll study: Programming, systems analysis, database management, multimedia programming.

What you can do: Become an IT manager

Please review the recommended sequence of courses.

Marketing


What you’ll study: Consumer behavior, industrial marketing, marketing research.

What you can do: Become an advertising executive, a marketing consultant or a researcher.

Please review the recommended sequence of courses.



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Students have interned at:

  • Pfizer as a financial auditor
  • First Investors Financial Services
  • Data Inc. as an account manager
  • Bloomfield Center Alliance in Marketing
  • Sneaker Factory
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Fast Facts

  • Bloomfield College business faculty have received high-level recognition, including
    one selected as a Fulbright Scholar.
  • You'll get to network at the many special business events the college holds.
  • You'll acquire skills in business writing and communication.
  • Former Bloomfield College students have gone on to own their own businesses, including a social media marketing firm.
  • You'll study real-world management and marketing examples and applications.
  • With a bachelor's degree in business, there are a lot of doors that will open in industry, including international business and Wall Street. Even the state and federal government have need for business majors. (Source: Learn.org)
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You could be ...

A chief business executive: Median pay $230,090 per year. Chief business executives devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct and coordinate operational activities of companies and organizations.

A sales manager: Median pay $135,090 per year. Sales managers plan, direct or coordinate distribution of a product or service to the customer. They coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives.

A financial analyst: Median pay $81,760 per year. Financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals about money and investment decisions.

An information systems manager: Median pay $135,800 per year. Information systems managers plan, coordinate and direct computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the information technology goals of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to meet those goals.

(Source: bls.gov and payscale.com)


Business students

Contact Information

Christie Cruse
Dr. Christie Cruse
Assistant Professor
Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1377
Office: 53 Fremont Street, Room 5
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Christie Cruse, EdD

Dr. Cruse holds an EdD in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, an MS in Organizational Leadership from Mercy College, and a BA in Psychology from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

Dr. Christie Cruse joined the Business Department at Bloomfield College in the Fall of 2015. Prior to joining Bloomfield College, Dr. Cruse taught as an adjunct professor in the Business Department at the following institutions: Marist College, SUNY Cobleskill, Dominican College, SUNY Rockland Community College, and Thomas Edison State University. Courses taught include: Strategic Management, Ethics, and Management, Human Resource Management, Exploring Business and Management, Essentials of Management, Introduction to Business, Foundations of Leadership, and Perspectives on Education.

Dr. Cruse worked for the Walt Disney World Company for three years in the Guest Relations Department. The position focused on creating new and innovative programs to increase guest satisfaction. In addition, Dr. Cruse assisted in facilitating new cast member orientation which focused on the teaching of Disney’s culture, traditions, values, and mission.

Dr. Cruse's career included management positions at Dominican College and Rockland Community College. At Dominican College, she was responsible for overseeing the first-year program which included developing new programs and activities to increase retention. As the Director of Academic Success Centers at Rockland Community College, Dr. Cruse managed the Tutoring Center, Reading & Writing Center, and the Science Learning Center. In addition, she spearheaded the redesign of twenty-two high failure and withdrawal rate courses, revised curriculum, and developed and facilitated faculty training.

Dr. Cruse has presented at conferences in six different states on the topics of Management, Diversity & Ethics, Leadership, Decision-Making, Effective Communication, Motivation, Team Building, the First-Year Experience, and Academic Support Services. In September 2011, Dr. Cruse was chosen as a recipient of the Rockland County 40 Under 40 Award which recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40 in Rockland County that have made a positive impact in the community and in their workplace.

Dr. Cruse volunteers at Make A Wish Foundation and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In May 2008 and January 2010, Dr. Cruse served as a staff supervisor for the BRIDGES to the Dominican Republic Service Project. BRIDGES take groups of college students on a two-week service trip to the remote mountains of the Dominican Republic. Participants assist the rural community to improve their schools, homes, roads, and means of income.

Subject(s): Business Administration
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Dr. Maryann Di Liberto
Professor
Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1379
Office: 53 Fremont Street, Room 6
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Maryann Di Liberto, Ph.D.

Dr. Maryann J. Fogarty Di Liberto earned her A.B. degree from Barnard College, which is the undergraduate college for women at Columbia University, where she double majored in math and economics.  She went on to receive her M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Columbia University concentrating in the areas of international economics and econometrics.  While in graduate school, Dr. Di Liberto worked as an economic analyst at NERA Economic Consulting and taught various economic courses as an adjunct instructor at Barnard College, Columbia College, New York University, and Manhattan College.  Upon completion of her PhD, Dr. Di Liberto became an Assistant Professor of Economics at Lehman College, City University of New York where she taught for the next fifteen years.  In 1999, Dr. Di Liberto joined the Bloomfield College faculty and currently holds the position of Professor of Economics. 

Dr. Di Liberto has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and regularly attends academic conferences where she has presents her current research.  She has taught a wide range of courses in economics and statistics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

The courses that Dr. Di Liberto currently teaches at Bloomfield College include:

 

Undergraduate Courses

Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics  (ECN 210)

Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics  (ECN 211)

Money and Banking  (ECN 309)

Monetary and Macroeconomics Theory  (ECN 311)

International Economics and Trade  (ECN 305)

 

Graduate Courses

International Economics  (ECN 505)

Economic Statistics  (ECN 510)

Subject(s): Business Administration
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Lazaros Michailidis
Professor
Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1376
Office: 53 Fremont Street, Room 8
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Subject(s): Business Administration
Anita Pasmantier
Dr. Anita Pasmantier
Professor
Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1341
Office: 53 Fremont Street, Room 7
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Anita Pasmantier, Ph.D.

Dr. Anita Pasmantier holds a B.A. in Economics and French, an M.A. in International Economics, and a Ph.D. in International Finance, all from Fordham University.  Dr. Pasmantier’s dissertation was a study of the pricing of currency options, which she presented at the Financial Management Association (FMA) Conference.  She has published several scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals and continues to present her research at conferences.

In 2018, Dr. Pasmantier served as a Fulbright Scholar teaching Advanced Corporate Finance at Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli (LUISS University) in Rome, Italy for the spring semester. 

Dr. Pasmantier was selected to be a Fulbright Specialist in June 2019 where she will remain on a roster for a three-year term and is eligible to be matched with a host institution’s project abroad. 

Dr. Pasmantier began her career in the business world as the Manager of Foreign Exchange at the corporate headquarters for PepsiCo, a Fortune 50 company.  After three years at PepsiCo, she accepted a position as the Manager of Foreign Exchange at the corporate headquarters for Sterling Drug Inc., a Fortune 200 company, where she worked for five years. During the years she was employed full time at both PepsiCo and Sterling Drug, Dr. Pasmantier worked on her Ph.D. degree at Fordham University. 

After receiving her doctorate in 1988, she began her academic career by teaching one year as an Assistant Professor at her alma mater, Fordham University.  The following year, she accepted a position at Seton Hall University where she taught for six years, after which she taught for two years at Fairleigh Dickinson University before taking time off to raise her daughter Daniella. In 2008, she became an Associate Professor of Finance at the Business Division of Bloomfield College, and in 2016, she was promoted to Professor of Finance.

Subject(s): Business Administration
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Ellen Powley
Professor
Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1414
Office: 53 Fremont Street, Room 1
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Subject(s): Business Administration
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Ramona Hinson
Division Coordinator
Phone: 973-748-9000 ext. 1339
Office: 53 Fremont Street, Room
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Subject(s): Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Human Resource Management, Masters in Accounting, MS in Accounting, Network Engineering

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