Our management graduates consistently reach upper- and top-management positions in profit and nonprofit organizations. We prepare you to succeed by pairing your interests and goals with our innovative management coursework and practical experience opportunities. You'll learn the concepts and skills needed to focus a business' mission and the principles of operations and human resource management that help an organization achieve its objectives. You'll graduate with an understanding of critical skills needed for strategic management, human resources management, operations and supply chain management, organizational behavior, leadership, international business management, marketing and finance.

Program Highlights

  • You will have the option for a degree in management or a management degree with a concentration in human resources or operations.
  • Academically active and industry-experienced faculty members teach the latest techniques for keeping pace with the changing business world.
  • You'll learn in small classes taught by faculty qualified in their disciplines and active in research.
  • The latest tools and technology are available to you in Centennial Hall.
  • Centralized advising, career guidance and counseling services give you easily accessed support.
  • Management minor and Esports Management Minor available to complement other majors. 

Program Distinctions

  • Herberger Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels. The Business School has been accredited for more than 45 years.
  • The Operations program is one of the top programs in Minnesota State that is AACSB-accredited.
  • The Human Resource program is one of the first in Minnesota to be recognized by SHRM as aligning with their Curriculum Guidebook and Template.

Popular Careers

  • General Manager
  • Retail/Sales Manager
  • Business Strategist
  • Insurance
  • Banking
  • Real Estate Sales/Broker
  • Property Manager 

University Facts & Stats

  • 95% of management graduates employed

  • 60 graduate and 3 doctoral programs

  • 1 million hours of campus, community volunteer service

  • 19 teams compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC)

  • Among Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" 

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