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Management Concentration

Management program at UNC

Lead and Innovate

Today's organizations are confronted with difficult challenges, including a complex and competitive environment that is increasingly global, diverse and dynamic. In response, effective managers and leaders have to develop new approaches and have a variety of
tools available to manage their environment.

MCB’s Management concentration prepares students for effective organizational
management and leadership, focusing on strategic and critical thinking, business issues and challenges, and managing in a global environment.

About Our Program

At Monfort College of Business, we take pride in our management program, which is meticulously crafted to equip students for success in a competitive job market. Our commitment to excellence is evident in the consistent performance of our business graduates, who frequently rank in the top 5 to 10 percent nationwide on the Educational Testing Service Major Field Test in Business, showcasing their profound grasp of core business principles.

Throughout your academic journey, you'll delve into a comprehensive curriculum that covers essential aspects of management. From mastering the art of motivating and engaging employees to navigating the complexities of global business environments, you'll emerge with a deep understanding of contemporary business issues and a refined set of communication and interpersonal skills crucial for success in any industry.

Students will learn: 

  • How to manage, motivate and engage employees
  • How to manage organizations in a global environment
  • How to examine business issues and problems that confront society today
  • How to develop communication and interpersonal skills in business

What is Management?

Management is the process of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling resources (such as people, finances, materials, and information) within an organization to achieve specific goals and objectives efficiently and effectively. It involves coordinating the efforts of individuals and teams to accomplish tasks and fulfill the organization's mission and vision.

students discussing management

Careers in Management

There are many potential job titles for management graduates. Below are a few example careers. The titles and salaries listed below are not necessarily entry level, and students should take into consideration how years of experience, geographical location, and required advanced degrees or certifications may affect pay scales.

*Median Annual Salary

Compensation and Benefits Analyst



Human Resource Information Specialist (HRIS)



General and Operations Manager



Project Manager



Training and Development Manager



Mangement Analyst

11% +


* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA) and Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 wage data

  • Degree Overview

    To graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management, students will need to take a total of 24 credit hours on top of the usual Business Core requirements.

  • Curriculum

    Required courses include: 

    • Human Resources Management
    • International Management
    • Business Ethics
    • Organizational Theory & Design

    Select 4 elective courses: 

    • Cost and Managerial Accounting I
    • Financial Management
    • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Social Entrepreneurship
    • Managing New Business Ventures
    • Advanced Topics in Human Resources Management
    • Leadership in Organizations
    • Management of Quality
    • Talent Management
    • Training/Organization Development
    • Compensation, Performance, and Conflict Management
    • Nonprofit Management
    • Special Topics in Management
    • Small Business Counseling

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About the Management Department Advisory Board

The Management Department's Advisory Board is strategically developed by the Management Faculty to ensure our program remains current with the latest innovations, trends, and expectations in the dynamic business environment. This Board plays a crucial role in providing industry-based insights to our students and faculty, enabling continuous improvement of the management program, maintaining its AACSB accreditation, and better preparing our students to meet the evolving needs of the business and community.

Role of the Management Advisory Board:

1. Advise management faculty and administrators on program enhancements, providing valuable input on the strengths and weaknesses of the Management Program.

2. Assist the department in identifying industry trends to design and deliver relevant and cutting-edge content.

3. Support the department's strategic goals by expanding development resources and opportunities.

4. Act as advocates for the program, promoting it to internal and external stakeholders through testimonials, advocacy, and active engagement to enhance its external reputation and visibility.

5. Advisory participation aligns with AACSB Continuous Improvement requirements.

6. Develop internship and employment opportunities for students and alumni, fostering valuable connections between academia and industry.

Meet the Board

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"Upon leaving college, my mind will be filled with formulas on how to compute and calculate, accompanied by principles on how to lead and manage. However, the most important thing I will leave with is the understanding of why those principles and formulas are so powerful. Knowledge can be gained through reading text, but wisdom only follows understanding. MCB has encouraged me to seek both."

- Zac Garland, Class of 2016

Beyond the Classroom

As the global business environment becomes increasingly complex, there is a growing need for talented business managers. When you complete your bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Management Emphasis) at UNC, you’ll be ready for entry-level management positions in business, not-for-profit organizations and government. The management emphasis also prepares you to pursue an M.B.A. or other master’s degree programs.

Where can your degree take you?

Gaining solid business management skills, as part of the accredited Business Administration bachelor’s degree program at UNC, will provide the foundation for a wide range of professional roles, including:

  • Account manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Human resource manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Retail manager
  • Sales manager
  • Small business owner

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