Since 1832, Gettysburg College has cultivated a reputation for academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. By exploring the 65+ academic programs, our students graduate as critical problem-solvers with exceptional communication skills that serve as the foundation for their future success.

AT A GLANCE

About: Gettysburg is a highly selective, nationally recognized college of the liberal arts and sciences. 

Founded: 1832

Enrollment: 2,600 undergraduate students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries

Outcomes & Success: 98% of graduates are employed or in graduate/professional school within one year of graduation 

Classroom Experience: The student-faculty ratio is 9:1 with an average class size of 17 students. Full-time faculty total more than 200; 100% hold a doctorate or the terminal degree in their field. 

Major Offerings: Bachelor degree programs include Africana Studies; Anthropology; Art & Art History; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Biology; Business, Organizations, and Management; Chemistry; Cinema and Media Studies; Classics; Computer Science; East Asian Studies: Chinese track and Japanese track; Economics; English; Environmental Studies; French; German Studies; Globalization Studies; Health Sciences; History; International Affairs; Italian Studies; Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies; Mathematical Economics; Mathematics; Music; Music Education; Music Performance; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Public Policy; Religious Studies; Sociology; Spanish; Theatre Arts; and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Minors: Minors are offered in most majors, plus the following: Civil War Era Studies, Education, Greek, Judaic Studies, Latin, Middle East and Islamic Studies, Neuroscience, Peace and Justice Studies, Public History, and Writing. 

Special Programs: Engineering—dual degree, Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing, Optometry Affiliation Agreement, Pre-health professions advising, Pre-law advising, and ROTC 

Student Life Experience: 94% of students live on campus with guaranteed housing for four years. Students choose from 120+ student organizations and 800 events held on campus each year. Nearly 60% of students study abroad for at least one semester.

Business, Organizations, and Management at Gettysburg College
Anchored in the social sciences, Gettysburg College’s Business, Organizations, and Management major reaffirms the core of a liberal arts and sciences education—critical thinking, rigorous inquiry, and knowledge acquisition. 

Within the Business, Organizations, and Management major, students rely on a critical managerial perspective for understanding and analyzing the evolving relationships of businesses with local, national, and global constituencies.

The major’s rigorous curriculum fosters the development of a strong background in microeconomics, accounting, organizational behavior, statistics, research methods, marketing, and ethics. It also provides opportunities to critically analyze topics such as business law, entrepreneurship, finance, organizational culture, systems thinking, and policies and strategies. 

Students may combine their business major with another major orminor such as Economics, International Affairs, Mathematical Economics, Public Policy, or any of our other academic programs. 

Aspiring leaders who graduate from Gettysburg College have the expertise to be highly competitive in a variety of fields, including business, government, the nonprofit sector, and any other organizational environment. That’s the benefit of a high-quality liberal arts education.

First-class faculty 
Gettysburg College supports first-class faculty who embrace innovation. The benefit is clear: when professors are excited about and engaged with new thinking and discovery, they communicate that enthusiasm and knowledge in the classroom. Ranked #18 for “Best Classroom Experience” by The Princeton Review, Gettysburg College offers a 9:1 student-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students.

Critical Action-Learning Experience
Learning exists inside and outside the classroom at Gettysburg College. Allstudents in the Business, Organizations, and Management major are required to complete a Critical Action-Learning Experience as part of their senior capstone class. This distinctive element encourages students to delve more deeply into their studies. Students can fulfill this requirement by participating in an internship, a global study experience, or a community engagement project.

Building connections
The Gettysburg College alumni network is comprised of more than 30,000 alumni around the world and has opened doors for many students for job shadow opportunities, internships, externships, and careers. From launching their own businesses to working as accountants or management consultants and reaching high-tier roles like CEO, many Gettysburg alumni have used the transferable skills of their liberal arts and sciences education to find success in the realm of business. 

At Gettysburg College, we prepare you for success—every step of the way. Our students participate in a comprehensive four-year advising program, and our advisees—in collaboration with the Center for Career Engagement—give students the tools and outlets to explore their career-related interests and build their professional network from our extensive alumni base. 

We believe your college education should prepare you to be great and to “Do Great Work.” It should challenge you, allow you to grow and try new things, and empower you to unleash your potential.

Come join us
For more information about admission and financial aid, please visit gettysburg.edu.