Dean R. Sanders ’47 School of Business
'Helping students lead and succeed’ is not only the Mission of the Dean R. Sanders ’47 School of Business, it is what we do.
We Mean Business
With programs like management, marketing, sport management, communications, criminal justice, criminal justice & homeland security management, sports broadcasting and beyond, a degree from Dean College will prepare you for a high-powered career in any area of business.
Each of our majors combines a strong foundation in business theories with exceptional hands-on experience. Every course has a practical application and S&P Global IQ is available to all students and integrated in many courses. No matter which major you choose, you’ll complete an internship, make high-level connections and gain the skills and competencies you need to succeed.
The Dean R. Sanders ’47 School of Business at Dean College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page.
Public Disclosure of Student Achievement
Dean College earned National recognition in 2022-23 from Colleges of Distinction as a Business College of Distinction for the sixth consecutive year.
Dean R. Sanders ’47 School of Business Academic Programs
Dean R. Sanders ’47 School of Business By The Numbers
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years Dean & Kraft Sports + Entertainment have enjoyed a relationship.
Personal access to top industry leaders is what makes the DSB one of the the best private colleges in Massachusetts and New England. Dean has forged partnerships with organizations like Kraft Sports + Entertainment, Learfield, Dorel Juvenile and many others. The Center for Business, Entertainment and Sport Management offers one-of-a-kind opportunities to get ahead in a variety of competitive fields. And, the Dean Leadership Institute offers a unique and interactive opportunity for students, alumni and the local community to interact with today's business leaders.
Students also have the opportunity to work on consulting projects for local companies seeking viable solutions to real business challenges. Here's what Scott Martin, Bernon Family Branch Executive at the Hockomock Area YMCA in Franklin, had to say about our students:
"The Bernon Family Branch YMCA has benefited greatly from participating in class projects with business students at Dean College. Students provide our senior staff with creative recommendations for business improvements. Their presentations are professionally delivered, to the point that I learned about new software that I now use to present to groups."
Careers in Sports
Your go-to resource for hands-on business experience, the Center for Business, Entertainment and Sport Management offers exclusive internships, lectures by industry experts, behind-the-scenes tours of Gillette Stadium and Patriot Place, and much more.