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The UMass Lowell Robert J. Manning School of Business delivers high quality, accessible undergraduate and graduate education. We produce influential research and provide an inclusive learning environment that offers rigorous, transformative experiences. Our students engage in entrepreneurial opportunities to explore innovation and the power of inter-disciplinary collaboration. Manning graduates are work ready and prepared to contribute to the global business community.

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Twins Jessica and Jennifer Dossantos
Jennifer Dossantos '23
Business

Honors College student Jennifer Dossantos is majoring in business because she’s inspired by her mom.

I wanted to have a major where I could have versatility, so business seemed like a good option.
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Mike Taskoski with his wife Raylean at the Hooding Ceremony for Manning School of Business graduate students
Mike Taskoski '19
Business Administration

As a technical program manager with the U.S. Navy, Mike Taskoski had his pick of MBA programs. He chose UMass Lowell based on the reputation of its online program.

I travel a lot for work, so there’s no way I could (earn my MBA) in the classroom ... I could do my work in a hotel room on the road.
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Brandon Aylaian at Mt. Rainier
Brendon Aylaian '21
Business Management

Army Rangers veteran Brendon Aylaian is working as a financial specialist for the Air Force.

I can’t say enough good things about working for the Air Force.
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Katie Sanchez with other participants of seminar on building steps
Katie Sanchez '20
Business Administration

Katie Sanchez ’20 is a step closer to her goal of becoming a chartered financial analyst after being accepted into Boston Scientific’s financial leadership development program.

I wanted to find something that would give me hands-on experience with everything as I rotate within the same job.
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UMass Lowell student Kristina Boni poses with a group of students in an office.
Kristina Boni '24
Marketing & Entrepreneurship

Transfer student Kristina Boni got her bearings in community college and is now reaching for the stars after an internship at NASA.

Having well-rounded knowledge in accounting, finance and sales sets you apart.
Read More About Kristina Boni 
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Named a Best Online Bachelor's Business

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A Best Online Master's in Business

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A Best Online Master's in Business for Veterans
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A Best Online MBA for Veterans
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    Local Business Leaders Get Crash Course in AI

    Manning School of Business Assoc. Dean Amit Deokar shared his AI expertise with nearly 80 local business leaders during his recent talk, “Leveraging Generative AI: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Era of Work.” It was the inaugural event of a new Business Leaders Roundtable series hosted by UMass Lowell, Enterprise Bank and the Middlesex 3 Coalition.
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    ‘Being There for Each Other Made It Easier’

    Amidst the uncertainty and isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic, eight first-year business and engineering majors developed a strong bond in the fall of 2020 at UML that carried them through to Commencement and beyond.
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    Joy Tong Women in Business Pays It Forward

    Joy Tong Women in Business members presented Girls Inc. of Greater Lowell with a $2,000 fundraising donation during a dinner celebrating the student organization’s seven years in the Manning School of Business.
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