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Carroll School of Management Has a High Employment Rate for Graduates

Possessing more than 20 years of experience in the financial sector, Scott Bushley serves as a partner at Granite Point Capital, where he oversees finance and business operations. To prepare for his career in the investment sector, Scott Bushley earned a master of business administration from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management.

A prominent New England-area business school, the Carroll School of Management reported that 94 percent of 2018 graduates found employment within four months after graduation. Well-prepared to hit the ground running in their new positions, these graduates earned a comfortable median starting salary of $65,346.

Part of this high performance among graduates is credited to the dynamic learning environment at the Carroll School, and at Boston College overall. Students engage in healthy competition focused on helping them to excel and thrive. They also benefit from a range of experiential learning opportunities, and from participating in the 270 clubs and organizations on campus. The Carroll School is also known for its market-based curriculum that keeps up with the times, with classes focused on big data and analytics, entrepreneurship, and a variety of other advanced management disciplines.

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Carroll School of Management among Top Business Programs

Throwing graduation hats Photo by Vasily Koloda on Unsplash
Throwing graduation hats Photo by Vasily Koloda on Unsplash

An experienced investment management professional, Scott Bushley has served as a partner at Granite Point Capital in Boston, Massachusetts, since 2018. Scott Bushley holds a master of business in finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.

The Carroll School of Management boasts one of the best undergraduate business programs in the United States, according to the business-education news outlet Poets & Quants. The publication ranked 88 schools that participated in the survey. This was the first time Carroll School was included among it.

The rankings are based on school-reported data and information gleaned from alumni through surveys developed with the assistance of administrators and deans. The Carroll School of Management had a score of 9.9 out of 10 in response to whether graduates would recommend the school to their friends. The college also placed second in its quality of teaching and earned high marks for its alumni network.

CSOM’s MBA Programs Rise in U.S. News Rankings

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As a partner of Granite Point Capital, Scott Bushley provides counsel to the hedge fund’s managing partner on all operational matters, including human resources, IT, and office infrastructure. In addition to more than 20 years of relevant experience to support his efforts in this regard, Scott Bushley holds an MBA from Boston College’s Carroll School of Management (CSOM).

In March, U.S. News & World Report released its Best Graduate Schools list, where CSOM’s part-time and full-time MBA programs ranked 28th and 43rd, respectively. It was the second consecutive year that CSOM’s part-time program was ranked among the top 30, while its full-time program jumped five spots from last year’s rankings. Moreover, CSOM’s MBA programs in finance and marketing ranked 23rd and 25th in the nation, respectively, while its MBA program in accounting jumped four spots to No. 31.

A total of 475 schools offering MBA programs were surveyed. Rankings were based on a methodology involving factors such as job placement rates, starting salaries, average undergraduate GPAs, and peer assessments.

CSOM’s part-time MBA program, in particular, has performed well in numerous surveys. Just two years ago, U.S. News & World Report ranked it as the 46th best part-time program in the country. Its ascent can be attributed to its 2016 strategic plan, which emphasized making graduate programs at Boston College more competitive with a substantial curricular overhaul.