Business Photo

Get an Edge in Business.
NMC's New Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
Gives You the Leadership and Business Tools You Need to
Succeed in Today's Economy.

The Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management balances the theoretical elements of an academic bachelor's degree with the highly practical elements of an applied business degree. The program will provide students with knowledge, competency, and abilities in the areas of business and management. Students will develop key skills that will allow them to use their critical thinking, problem solving, and management skills. Students will also understand the key requirements for professionalism and ethical standards in professional practice.

Who the program is for:
The program is designed for individuals who are looking to cultivate their business and management skills as they look to climb the organizational ladder, manage their own businesses, or rise within their corporate hierarchy. The proposed program is also geared for US citizens who need to be qualified with a business degree to fill vacant positions in various local, national, and international industries. This program will also cater to the academic needs of international students who need to be qualified in business and management.

B.S. Business Management Areas of Study
The NMC Bachelor of Science in Business Management program content is based on the knowledge and skills that provide expertise in the areas of management and leadership. The emphasis of the management program is to develop more effective managers for public and private organizations. It provides the knowledge and skills that prepare students for a variety of careers in businesses organizations.

How Long the Program Takes May Vary
For students with an associate's degree or its equivalent: 2 years.
For students with little or no prior college: 4 years
Degree completion times vary from student to student. The amount of time it will take you depends on four factors:

i. The number of credits you transfer in.
ii. The amount of credits you take each semester.
iii. The amount of time you spend working on your courses each week.
iv. Your self-motivation and determination.

The pace at which you complete your program depends on the amount of credits taken each semester and the amount of courses you pass. Successful students who commit 20 hours or more per week to their studies are often able to complete their program more quickly.

Tuition & Scholarships
NMC has a Financial Aid Office (FAO) to provide assistance for students' financial needs. The FAO is specifically designed to support students by providing information for local and national scholarship opportunities.

The financial assistance that are available for students include the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), CNMI Scholarship, Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance Scholarship (SHEFA), and College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) Scholarship.

Admission Requirements:

1. Meet Northern Marianas College Admission Requirements
2. Meet Business Department Admission program requirements:
b. Two Letters of Recommendations

Generous Credit Transfer Policy
Students with prior credits that satisfy part of the academic requirements of this program may be granted "credit" and/or entry into the course with 'advanced standing'. Students are required to have completed, or have equivalent transferable coursework, with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Credits may be transferred from college coursework from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in all courses attempted.

Graduation requirements

A. Successfully completing all courses required in the program.
B. Meet the grade point average (GPA) requirements:
i. All students must attain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
ii. All students must attain a minimum GPA of 2.5 in all courses and each course must be completed with
a grade of "C" or better to count toward degree requirements

For More Information

For more information, please contact:

Chavel Green
NMC Business Department Chairperson
(670) 237-6718

Geraldine Hofschneider
NMC Business Department Admin Ass't III
(670) 237-6715

Or, visit the Business Department in Building J (Next to NMC Student Center)

Notice to Persons with Disabilities

Northern Marianas College (NMC) is committed to ensuring that all persons have equal access to its programs, opportunities, and information resources, including those on its institutional website in accordance to the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

We apologize for any inconvenience as we work on bringing NMC’s website into full compliance. For immediate assistance, please contact Lucille Deleon Guerrero by email [email protected] or by calling (670) 237-6874.

If you wish to report an issue related to the accessibility of any content on NMC’s website, including a complaint about the accessibility of a document, form, or statement, you may do so by contacting the NMC’s IT Department by email at [email protected]. In your email please include the following information:

  1. The URL you are having accessibility issues with;
  2. The accessibility issue your are experiencing;
  3. Your name, phone number, and email address.

If you would like to file a formal grievance against the Northern Marianas College pursuant to the requirements of Section 504 and Title II, you may submit such grievance to the Office of the NMC President, P.O. Box 501250, Saipan MP 96950 or email [email protected].

You may also file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) Office for Civil Rights. More information about filing a complaint with USDOE can be found at