Business A.S. & B.S.

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

In Person Plus at:

  • Castleton, VT
  • Johnson, VT
  • Lyndon, VT
  • Randolph Center, VT
  • Williston, VT

In Person Plus programs are In Person with options for cross-campus classes and flexibility for remote study.

Also available online

Prepare to launch your own business, manage a family business, or pursue a leadership role in an organization of your choice with a Business degree from Vermont State, in person or online. Take ownership of your education by studying accounting, entrepreneurship, general business, management, or marketing. You’ll have the opportunity to make a name for yourself as well as make a difference in your community through our robust experiential-learning opportunities. You will also be well-positioned to take the next step in your education, including a bachelor’s or master’s degree from Vermont State University.

Why Study Business at Vermont State?

  • Build financial stability: The median annual wage for business and financial occupations is $76,570.*
  • Expert faculty: Our instructors are seasoned professionals whose decades of experience in the field inform their teaching styles. They know business because they’ve done business.   
  • Supportive community: You’ll learn in a nurturing and supportive environment. You’ll be a part of a community that builds authentic relationships and promotes personal growth and success. 
  • Professional networking: Benefit from our extensive alumni network of industry leaders who are actively engaged with one another long after completing their degrees.  

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

Financial Aid for Business Students

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in Business to students across Vermont and beyond. More than 80 percent of Vermont State students are awarded financial aid, including new students, transfer students, international students, out-of-state students, and first-generation students. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options.

Internships & Jobs in Business

We offer several opportunities for you to gain practical skills in business through internships, co-ops, career coaching, and more. Our Business program has a positive reputation throughout the state, region, and nation, which we will leverage to help place you in the perfect paid internship.

Internships and jobs held by recent graduates of our program include:  

  • UTC (Collins Aerospace)  
  • Upper Valley Aquatic Center  
  • Ameriprise Financial  
  • State’s Attorney’s Office  
  • Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports  
  • Chaffee Art Center 

Concentrations:

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • General Business
  • Management
  • Marketing

Student Stories

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“What’s great is that there are students of many ages here. I’m certainly not the youngest student, but I’m not the oldest either. I have never felt out of place because of my age. In fact, I have always felt welcome, which has been very comforting.” 

Sarah Day, ’16