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Benedict College Launches Graduate Programs

The Master of Business Administration Program will offer concentrations in General Business, Management and Supply Chain Management


COLUMBIA, SC – JUNE 7, 2019 – On July 1, Benedict College will open its doors to a historic, inaugural cohort of students in the College’s new Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduate program.  The Benedict College MBA program in the Tyrone Adam Burroughs School of Business and Entrepreneurship will offer concentrations in General Business, Management, and Supply Chain Management. The Benedict College MBA Program is designed to meet the needs of recent business school graduates and professionals who are interested in establishing or furthering their career development and promotion. The Benedict College MBA program offers professional students convenient online and in-class sessions arranged ina combination of 5-week and traditional semester. Enrollment is underway for the July 1 cohort. More information on the Benedict College MBA can be found on the website or by emailing

“The goal of the MBA program at Benedict College is to align critical thinking and practical application to develop professionals who are able to strategically position and lead an organization or private business,” said Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, President and CEO of Benedict College.

The Supply Chain Management concentration is designed to prepare candidates with the ability to analyze and improve business process flows. Candidates will be exposed to the essentials of lean production, global supply chain coordination, and strategic logistics management. Graduates will possess the ability to make decisions and develop creative solutions using supply chain management strategies.

The General Business concentration will prepare candidates to function in a dynamic business environment.  Candidates will be exposed to courses in accounting, economics, management, finances, and marketing. The Management concentration is designed to prepare candidates with the managerial and leadership skills required for employment in both public and private sector organizations. Graduates will possess the latest tools, concepts, skills, and knowledge essential for effective management practice.

“We are excited to launch our first graduate program of study,” said Dr. Janeen Witty, Vice President of Academic Affairs. “It is our goal to support new and seasoned professionals in their pursuits to excel in their respective industries, as well as to meet the demands of our workforce in the city, state and region. We are confident that the Benedict College MBA program will accomplish this goal.”

For more information call: 803.705.4823 or email or visit


Benedict College

 Benedict College will be a leader in providing transformative learning experiences for a diverse student body, defined by superior cultural, and professional competencies that are nurtured and developed by faculty, staff, and stakeholders who value innovation, customer service, community, and industry engagement.

Founded in 1870, Benedict College is approaching its 150years of providing high quality academic programs to students who desire to pursue their program of study in a diverse academic environment.

Benedict College offers its students transformative academic programs in an innovative, technology enhanced, student focused, andculturally sensitive learning environment.  The College is committed to preparing students to enter the global marketplace with exceptional cultural and professional competencies that will enable them to contribute to the sustainability and economic growth of their communities.

Benedict offers 25 high-demand academic programs, including Computer Science, Engineering, Cyber Security, Mass Communication, Sport Management, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Biology and Education. The new MBA program offers degrees in Supply Chain Management, General Business, andManagement.

In addition to its academic programs, Benedict College is home to the standard-setting Career Pathways Initiative (CPI) program that is strategically designed to prepare Benedict College students for success in a rapidly changing, highly competitive and technology driven workplace. CPI’s mission is to transform student scholars into focused, highly skilled critical thinkers, who are experts in their field of study and, more importantly, are intellectually adept and resilient enough to assume jobs that do not yet exist!

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