Academics


Management Major

Management Major

Businesses need strong, capable leaders who guide with clarity, competence, and integrity. Whether you see yourself working in the marketplace, the nonprofit sector, ministry, or even starting your own small business, NU's management program offers a relevant education to help you succeed in today's evolving business environments. You'll learn to communicate effectively, identify problems, and develop innovative solutions — with a positive, people-first approach to management — so you can be a leader who inspires.

Why Management at NU?

  • Benefit from small classes where you receive personal attention from professors who care about your success.
  • Gain a holistic view of your field, studying management strategies in areas ranging from operations and human resources to non-profits.
  • Learn from faculty members whose teaching reflects their real-world management experience as well as high academic qualifications.
  • Integrate your faith with your learning to develop an approach to business informed by ethics and integrity.
  • Put your learning into action through management internships that offer practical experience with local businesses.
  • Have confidence in the quality of your education with a degree accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Internship Opportunities

  • Big 5 Sporting Goods
  • Pinkabella Cupcakes
  • Other local businesses

Common Career Paths

A degree from NU can help you launch your career immediately after graduation. Some of the positions that a degree in Management can open up for you include:

  • Small business owner
  • Supervisor
  • Human resources manager
  • Project manager
  • Operations manager
  • Non-profit organizations manager/director

Word from the College of Business

Dr. Teresa Gillespie

Dr. Teresa Gillespie

Dean & Professor of Business

"The business management program prepares students for decision-making positions in a variety of industries. Students are taught how companies function and operate as well as broad based concepts such as business plan development, strategy, and corporate social responsibility. Courses encompass the full spectrum of how companies operate and grow, including operations management, small business management, and economics. The general requirements for completing an undergraduate degree in business management include a minimum of 125 credit hours for graduation."

Course Listings

A complete list of courses for the Management Major can be found in the Academic Catalog »

Academic Catalog

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