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University of Saint Joseph    
 
    
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Course Catalog

Management, B.S.


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Management, M.S.  (tuition-free)
Management Minor  

In the Management program, you will be introduced to the most current management theories, concepts and practices by a faculty committed to ethical decision-making. As a Management major, you will benefit from small classes and individualized attention. In addition, there will be a strong focus on computers and their application to business decision-making.

As an undergraduate student in good academic standing (B average or better), you are permitted to take two graduate business courses in your senior year which can count toward your Master of Science in Management  at the University of Saint Joseph. For qualified undergraduates, the M.S. in Management is tuition-free.

Career opportunities and graduate school

Management majors have gone on to successful careers in industry, government and the not-for-profit sector. Graduates have been employed by a variety of organizations, including: Webster Financial Services, The United Way, Aetna, Legrand/Wiremold Corporation, The Travelers, J.C. Penney, Connecticut Convention & Visitors Bureau, St. Francis Hospital, TD Bank, Eversource, Hartford Steam Boiler, United Healthcare and the Connecticut Science Center. 

Program outcomes

The student will:

  • Understand management principles at a level that provides preparation for an advanced business degree
  • Put into practice those principles and skills acquired; these skills are often demonstrated in the internship as well as in class
  • Understand the various responsibilities of modern managers: financial management, human resources, marketing, operations management, project management and more
  • Understand the use and application of information technologies
  • Understand the ethical and legal aspects of business and the role of management in these important areas
  • Understand and be able to apply research methodologies used in management, including statistical and quantitative methods

Through careful selection of management electives and an interest-focused internship, students can focus their program of study in the following areas:

• Sports Management

• Not-for-Profit Management

• Health Care Management

• Marketing Management

Degree requirements


Students must apply for acceptance into the department at the end of the sophomore year. Courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C- or better.  All students must pass the senior comprehensive exam.

Internships


Management majors generally participate in supervised internships (3-6 credits) as juniors or seniors. The experience may be in a private industry, not-for-profit or public-sector organizations.

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