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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

$82,450

Median pay for management analysts per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

$110,120

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

$94,020

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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