Want a major that will help you build broad business knowledge, experience, and skills? Learn to plan, analyze, organize, and lead business activities with a bachelor’s degree in management from the Byrum School of Business.
Some business managers work in defined functional areas like human resources, finance, or logistics. Others pursue general management roles in specific industries such as manufacturing, technology, or healthcare. What all business managers have in common is a responsibility to manage efficient, effective business activities and ensure they are aligned with key organizational goals and objectives.
Whether you plan to pursue a general management role or seek a management position in a specific industry or field, our management program will prepare you for business success. Our challenging curriculum will give you the breadth and depth for a great career working in diverse settings.
As a management major, you will:
To earn our 128-credit degree in business management, you’ll complete general education, business core, and required and elective courses in the management major.
Marian University’s general education courses are grounded in the liberal arts. These courses enable you to build strong foundational intellectual skills in areas like critical thinking and communication. You’ll also acquire knowledge in the sciences and the humanities.
Core business courses provide you with significant business experiences or SBEs. As you complete these core courses, you’ll learn business by doing business. You’ll put together business plans and present your work to local business and civic leaders. You’ll analyze businesses of all types both quantitatively and comprehensively.
You’ll also complete required and elective courses in management, such as:
For complete details, review our Undergraduate Course Catalog or download our four-year plan of study and checklist.
Sample four-year plan and checklist
Other concentrations available for management majors are insurance and management information systems, both fields offering good career opportunities.
Want to work in the field of international business? Pair your management degree with a foreign language, global studies, or cross-cultural studies minor.
Talk with your academic advisor for details about building a plan of study that’s tailored to your personal and professional interests.
Management graduates work in business sectors including:
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), here is the employment outlook and median national salaries for business managers.
*The BLS includes facility managers, finance and accounting managers, purchasing managers, and others who plan, direct, and coordinate operations and services required to support a successful organization in this category.
Marian students are encouraged to be active in professional associations and organizations before and after they graduate. Not only can membership in these types of groups help college students build a professional network, they often offer resources, programs, and career services for those who work in the management field
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