Programs in the Department of Management

A major in Management prepares students for a variety of managerial careers in virtually all segments of the economy. Since management is an indispensable function in all organizations, career options are limited only by the student's interests, objectives and goals. Our undergraduate program keep pace with the constantly changing world of  business and with our exciting curriculum, a new state-of-the-art building, and the potential for an unparalleled international experience, you will discover a whole new way of doing business.

Mission Statement

The management major introduces the student to the dynamics and challenges of getting things done through and with people in

  • manufacturing, retailing and/or services;
  • public or private, and
  • small, medium or large organizations.

Whatever your career path you will learn from academically active and industry experienced faculty about both time tested and as well as the latest concept and skills needed to direct and manage the activities of a business or organization in keeping with a firm’s mission and objectives. Students will develop an understanding of critical skills required for general management in the areas of:

  • Strategic Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Theory
  • International Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance

Our graduates have achieved success in a variety of profit and nonprofit organizations consistently reaching upper and top management positions. From the executive director of a major United Way organization to the CEO of a national firm, our graduates are making significant contributions to the local, state and national economy. Recently a team of students received the top Small Business Institute award for Minnesota and the five state region and received honorable mention in the national competition conducted by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Students may pursue a Management major with a concentration in Human Resource Management or Operations Management. A 24-credit minor is also available in Management for non-business majors. Additionally, related majors can be pursued in International business or Entrepreneurship. SCSU students' success in graduate school also is noteworthy, with a significant number completing MBA degrees.

Academic Information

Information on the programs and courses offered is located at:

For information on the MBA program, go to:

Concentration Information

The following concentrations are available to students who are pursuing the management major:

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