Management Major

A Strategic Major

The field of management offers challenging and rewarding opportunities in supervisory and administrative positions in private business, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. The curriculum, which was designed with significant input from the business community, emphasizes such areas as behavioral dynamics, leadership skills, project management, business logistics and processes, international relations, as well as the information systems management.  Managerial skills, complemented by the solid foundation provided by the business core, equip you with the necessary knowledge to become a successful manager. Careers in management span across all industries and organization functional areas, for organizations large and small. Management degrees can be applied to a variety of careers, from retail, to financial services, operations, small business, family business, and even entrepreneurial/business owners pursuits.

As a management student, you will learn to:

  • Critically analyze management-related problems, identify appropriate solutions, review courses of action, and make recommendations
  • Locate, select, and place qualified employees
  • Evaluate and manage employee performance
  • Efficiently and effectively place organizational resources
  • Monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services
  • Develop operational strategies to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders to achieve overall organizational goals

Learn about our other majors: Accounting • Finance • General Business • Information Systems • Marketing

This page was last updated on: August 21, 2018