Assumption’s management students learn how to analyze, influence and enhance the growth and advancement of organizations. By gaining an in-depth understanding of how organizations function and developing skills that help people work together to accomplish larger goals, our graduates move directly into professional management positions. There is an interesting array of opportunities in business, nonprofit organizations, government or corporate management training programs. Students are also qualified to pursue an MBA or other graduate degree.
The management major requires that students take 8 business courses, 6 specific liberal arts courses, and 4 elective business courses as part of the management curriculum. The curriculum seeks to develop and sharpen knowledge, skills and abilities in principal management activities (planning, organizing, leading and controlling), communication, quantitative and qualitative analysis methods, analytical and strategic thinking, strategy development and implementation, interpersonal relations, group decision-making and leadership.
To earn a minor in management, students must take 21 credits in business studies including 1 management course, 1 marketing course, 1 accounting course and 4 electives. A management minor gives students solid understanding of the risks, rewards and challenges inherent in management and the ability to analyze and respond appropriately.