Small Business Schools In Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, there are 11 accredited schools where small business classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Massachusetts' small business academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in small business includes small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Small Business
  • Bachelors degree in Small Business
  • Masters degree in Small Business


  1. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  3. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  4. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

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  5. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  6. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

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  7. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  8. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  9. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  10. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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  11. University of Phoenix-Boston Campus

    19 Granite Street Ste 300, Braintree, Massachusetts 02184-1744

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Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Small Business Employment

Massachusetts 44,800
National 1,708,080

Of all of the small business professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Massachusetts

42,840 40,820 41,610 42,090 44,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, small business is a growing field. 1,960 more small business professionals were working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Massachusetts, this field has grown by 5% in four years. This is faster than the trend for small business professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$106,830 $113,230 $117,980 $117,070 $119,110
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Massachusetts, as the number of small business professionals is growing, the salaries earned by small business professionals are increasing. The mean salary for small business professionals in 2006 was $106,830 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $119,110 per year.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Massachusetts

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This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Massachusetts state, within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid small business professionals earn 251% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Massachusetts, small business professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Massachusetts


As the number of small business professionals is increasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited small business schools in Massachusetts state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 52 small business graduates from small business courses in Massachusetts and in 2010 there were 79 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of small business school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts by 52%. A majority of these graduates, or 54%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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