Leadership matters. Leaders shape an organization’s mission, values, and strategy. They win with people. Our management program educates and forms transformational business leaders who are trustworthy, healthy, inquisitive, and skilled.
Our Management major, will give you real-world insight through a number of high impact, experiential programs. You will connect with business leaders and enhance your personal values grounded in our Franciscan tradition.
As a management major, you will:
Average Starting Salary
To earn our 128-credit degree in business management, you’ll complete general education, our business core, and required and elective courses in the management major:
For complete details, review our Undergraduate Course Catalog or download our four-year plan of study and checklist.Sample Four-Year Plan and Checklist
Consider adding a double-major (Finance, Marketing, Business Analytics, or Logistics and Supply Chain Management), a minor, or a specialization to your management degree – you’ll be even more marketable after graduation. About 75 percent of our management majors earn a specialization in one of these subjects.
Other specializations available for management majors are insurance and professional selling, 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.
|Growth through 2026
|Compensation and benefits manager
|Logistics and supply chain manager
|Human resources manager
|Property, real estate, or community manager
|Management analyst or consultant
|Medical or health services manager
Workers in these occupations establish plans and policies, direct business activities, and oversee people, products, and services.
Overall employment in management occupations is projected to grow 8 percent from 2021 to 2031, faster than the average for all occupations; this increase is expected to result in about 883,900 new jobs over the decade. In addition to new jobs from growth, opportunities arise from the need to replace workers who leave their occupations permanently. About 1.1 million openings each year, on average, are projected to come from growth and replacement needs.
The median annual wage for this group was $102,450 in May 2021, which was the highest of all the major occupational groups and more than the median annual wage for all occupations of $45,760.
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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