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Management (BS)

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Why study management?

Get a head start in the business world with a degree that blends up-to-date theory and best practices with real-world experience.

As a student in our Management program, you’ll learn to manage and lead in today’s complex business environment — making you a highly-marketable prospect!

You’ll graduate with professional experience, knowledge, and connections, fully prepared to manage and lead in the following areas:

  • Human resources
  • Organization behavior
  • Operations management
  • Entrepreneurial innovation

Option! Sports Management Concentration

Our Sports Management concentration will prepare you to work on the business side of sports.

Coursework includes:

  • Management Principles Specific to the Sports Industry
  • Facility Management of Athletic Facilities
  • Sports Marketing
  • Career Options, and more

Plus, you can intern at one of Fort Wayne’s three professional minor league teams:

  • Fort Wayne Komets (hockey)
  • Fort Wayne Mad Ants (basketball)
  • Fort Wayne TinCaps (baseball)

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Learn by Doing

Our Management curriculum goes deep, while also exposing students to the field’s many possibilities. It includes a variety of management simulations, team projects, and up to two semesters of internship experience.

Recent Internships:

  • MedPro Group
  • Raytheon
  • SportOne Club 1 Basketball
  • Parkview Health

USF gave me the tools and attention to grow bigger and faster than I ever thought possible.

Spencer Norton ‘17
Data Coordinator
Parkview Research Center

Career Outlook & Success


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Median pay for human resource managers per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Media pay for administrative service managers per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Graduates of our Management program work in a variety of leadership positions, including the following career options:

  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Management Analyst
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Business Operations Specialist
  • Communication Coordinator
  • Lodging and Hospitality Manager
  • Sales Representative & Manager

I’m doing my third internship now and at each one I’ve worked on projects that directly connect to my classwork. It shows how up-to-date the curriculum is and that we’re learning applicable skills.

Adam Hoffer ‘17
Management major

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