The Management Major


Associate Professor Laura Dwyer is among the talented faculty in UE's Schroeder School of Business helping mentor students in the management major.

The Schroeder School’s management major develops students’ understanding of the complex issues involved with managing people and technology in a global business environment. The emphasis is on conceptual knowledge as well as its practical application for improving organizational effectiveness.

Management majors engage with faculty in exploring topics ranging from human resource management, leadership, and decision making to management information systems, operations, and supply chain management.

What makes our management program distinctive?


We emphasize conceptual knowledge as well as its practical application for improving organizational effectiveness and connect you with leaders in the community.

  • Heighten your leadership abilities and connect with regional leaders in our LEAD Forward Program directed by Mindy Sagez.
  • Interact with employers in a number of events sponsored by the Schroeder Office of Career Success.
  • Be mentored by professionals in our Schroeder Office of Career Success


We provide the academic rigor you will need to be a successful management professional.

  • 100 percent of management students complete an internship.
  • Compete in competitions both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Study Organizational Behavior, Competitive Dynamics, Management Consulting, and Global Strategic Management among other courses from our talented faculty.

Bright Futures:

  • Schroeder Management graduates have a 98 percent career placement rate
  • Recent employments: Accuride, Atlas, Cintas, Cisco Systems, CNA Financial, Disney, DXP, Energy Systems Group, Mead Johnson Nutrition, NSWC Crane, Old National Bank, Philadelphia Union, Ryder, State Farm, SS&C, Target Corporation, TQL, and Yelp among others.
  • Our Management seniors placed at the 94th percentile on the 2018 Major Field Test versus over 500 business schools.

This degree requires completion of 124 semester hours, allocated as follows:

General Education – 41 hours: including Quantitative Methods 227; Management 497

Common Core – 45 hours: The purpose of the common core is to provide students with careful preparation in the fundamental tools of decision making and leadership. All management majors complete the following courses: Accounting 210, 211; Business 398, 400; Economics 101, 102; Experiential Education 90; Finance 361; Interdisciplinary 150; Law 201; Management 310, 311, 331, 377; Marketing 325; Mathematics 134 or higher; Software Application 110.

Management Major – 18 hours: Management 306; five or more courses selected from Management 380*, 395*, 402, 412, 430, 445, 450, 455; may substitute one course selected from Communication 380, 382, 383, 388. (*Only one independent study or special topics course will be counted in the major.)

Electives – 20 hours

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