School of Management
In the School of Management at Wentworth, you will graduate a leader known for solving the most challenging problems, tackling everything from developing new products and services, to bringing a complex project or building to completion, to leading large teams.
Real World & Hands-on Learning
Whether you are developing a full business plan or learning the latest about building materials in a lab, you are immersed in real-world learning at Wentworth. With advice from working professionals, Management and Computer Information System majors will spend a semester developing a comprehensive business or information systems plan (scoping the project, scheduling, risk assessment, financing and stakeholder management). Simulation labs will take you through a series of critical decisions to solve problems you will face in the workplace.
As a Construction Management major, you are immediately immersed in the most advanced building and management practices. You will have access to six construction labs including—Job Site Simulation, Aggregate and Testing, New Technologies, Concrete and Heavy Construction and Virtual Design and Construction. You will learn about the latest technologies, such as BIM (Building Informational Modeling Systems), scheduling and estimating software, and state-of-the-art building materials. Your professors, many who have been leaders in the industry and still practice, often will engage you in exciting real projects, such as a Department of Transportation overpass in Kenmore Square or the actual construction of Wentworth’s award-winning new Center for Innovation, Engineering and Sciences.
Graduate with Professional Experience
Through Wentworth’s strong network of employers, many of whom are alumni, students obtain professional experience during two required cooperative education semesters. You do not pay tuition on co-op instead in most cases you are earning a salary. A small sampling of partners hiring our co-op students, include: Cyberark, Akamai, Amazon Robotics, Electric Supply Center, Athena Healthcare, Fidelity Investments, Kayak, Veracode, Raytheon, Salesforce, Walsh Mechnical Contractors,Walt Disney and Wayfair.
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
To increase your value in the marketplace and allow you to pursue your ideas and dreams, Wentworth faculty have built a “can do” culture and designed environments in which you can explore and prototype concepts into reality. Accelerate, Wentworth's student-run idea incubator and maker space, gives you all the tools you need to develop working prototypes. There are highly prized entrepreneurship co-ops for students to develop their own businesses. Finally, you have engineering and desgin student peers across Wentworth who can bring technical skills to a project.
Clubs & Competitions
Fuel your growing expertise with passion by joining one of the many clubs, competitions and professional associations on campus—from the Student Association of Management to SIGMA (a subgroup of the Association of Computing Machinery) to a Finance and Investment Club to the Construction Management Association Club. Challenge yourself to solve problems you care about, gaining core skills and relationships that will last a lifetime.
A University in Boston
Wentworth sits in the heart of Boston, the innovation hub for the East Coast and home to some of the world’s fastest-growing and prestigious companies, non-profits and start-ups. In addition, the city has been undergoing a major residential and commercial building boom as well continuing investments in infrastructure. State-of-the-art materials, smart technology and sustainability are being employed actively. Wentworth’s 37,000-alumni network includes many active leaders in Boston and across the world who are eager to hire other Wentworth graduates.
Join Us: Diversify Leadership
A great education depends on everyone feeling a sense of belonging and being valued. As the university of opportunity for Boston, Wentworth’s impact continues to grow in attracting under-served populations (women, African Americans and Hispanics) to leadership positions, particularly in business, information systems and construction management where employers are actively recruiting for diversity in their ranks.
- At the highest levels of Wentworth’s leadership there is a division dedicated to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as well as 15 student-run diversity and social justice organizations on campus.
- A Military-connected center is devoted to supporting veterans, active duty military, and military-connected families.
- There are many scholarships available for under-served students. In Construction management there are special scholarships for women.
The School of Management seeks to empower its graduates to not only improve their own lives through rewarding employment but also to take action to improve the broader world.
Professor Ilyas Bhatti Serves Massachusetts
Professor Bhatti has been involved in numerous building and construction improvement initiatives with the City of Boston and state divisions including the Department of Transportation. Bhatti and his Wentworth students collaborated with the DOT to transform the Bowker Overpass and Charlesgate Bridge area in Boston and finally blend the site into Frederick Olmstead’s Emerald necklace. The Bowker Overpass and Charlesgate Bridge are in one of the last remaining pieces of the chain in the Muddy River area near Kenmore Square.