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 Megan Conapinski.
  • Interact with employers in a number of events sponsored by the 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, and Global Strategic Management among other courses from our talented faculty.

Bright Futures:

  • 2020 Schroeder School Seniors placed in the 94th percentile in Management on the Major Field Test versus 500 business schools.
  • Recent employments: Amazon, Metronet, SS&C Technologies, Old National Bank, Spot Freight, TJX Corporations, Target, and Salesforce among others.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management Major

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

General Education – 38 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 Schroeder School of Business Students complete the following courses: Accounting 210, 211; Business 100, 200, 398, 400; Economics 101,102; Finance 361; Logistics/Supply Chain Management 315; Law 201; Management 311, 331, 377; Marketing 325; Quantitative Methods 160.

Management Major – 18 hours: Six or more courses selected from the following: MGT 306, 392, 402, 412, 430, 469, 475, 380, 395. May substitute two 300/400 curses (6 hours) with a prefix of ACCT, BUS, ECON, FIN, LAW, LSCM, MGT, MKT or QM.

Free Electives – approximately 23 hours to total 124.