Articles From the March 1995 Unification News


Business, the World and You at the University of Bridgeport

by Fred Peipman

Are you interested in business? Have you thought about a career in international business, marketing, finance and accounting? These are just a few of the areas where jobs are becoming available like never before and where motivated and well-educated people are needed to fill prestigious positions.

In the last few years the global market economy has been growing and expanding at an astounding rate. With the development of market economies, free trade agreements, and with new doors opening to foreign trade and investment in such places as Vietnam, the former Soviet Union, and throughout Asia and South America, the opportunities for qualified personnel with college-level business training are seemingly endless.

Here at the University of Bridgeport, our degree programs offered through the School of Business prepare graduates for positions of leadership in today's dynamic global environment. Our graduates are putting their degrees and skills to work all over the world in exciting and lucrative positions. Recent graduates from the University of Bridgeport School of Business hold positions as the Vice President and General Manager of Coca-Cola/Nestle Refreshments-Latin America, Director of Finance Reform at the Ministry of Health in Turkey, and as professors and lecturers at business schools at colleges and universities throughout the world. Our students graduate with the knowledge and hands-on experience to succeed in the highly competitive business world.

The degrees offered at the U.B. School of Business are the Bachelor of Science in Business with concentrations in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Applications and Information Systems, Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing. We offer two-year associate degrees in Business Administration and Legal Assistance (paralegal). At the graduate level we offer the M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration). The School of Business is a member of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, and the Association of College Business Schools and Programs, the official national accrediting agencies for degree programs in the United States. For students wishing to earn both their Bachelor and Master degrees, we have a five-year B.S./M.B.A. program in which the last year of undergraduate study is combined with the first year of graduate study.

Education is the key to opening the doors to an exciting and adventurous career. At the University of Bridgeport you will find what you need to succeed in business. If you would like to take the first step towards a career in business and for further information on the School of Business at the University of Bridgeport, or on any other academic programs, please contact the Office of International Admissions at:

Office of Admissions
Telephone: (203) 576-4554

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