Management

Management Degree

Management Undergraduate Degree

Successful business managers are much more than bosses, they are team builders. They use a broad range of knowledge and skills to create exciting and effective workplaces.

The management program at Pittsburg State University’s Kelce College of Business provides students with the foundational knowledge they need to succeed in business.

Why Pitt State?

A management degree from Pittsburg State’s Kelce College of Business will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to compete in today’s fast-paced world of business.

Our management program allows students to select courses that fit their desired career path. You’ll find courses in organizational behavior, human resources, quality management and much more. All taught by business professionals in settings that encourage individual excellence and collaborative achievement.

The Kelce College of Business is host to the student organization known as Enactus. This community of student, academic, and business leaders provides you with an extraordinary opportunity to apply business concepts in a meaningful and competitive manner. Pittsburg State’s Enactus team project was named “Best in the Nation” at the 2017 Enactus U.S. National Exposition.

And, because the Kelce College of Business is one of only 789 schools in the world to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), you know you’re earning a degree that will be respected by employers.

Career Options

Program graduates can enjoy careers in a variety of fields including:

  • Administrative services managers
  • Human resource services managers
  • Public relations and fundraising managers
  • Purchasing managers
  • Sales managers
  • And many more
  • The median annual wage for management professionals is $100,790 per year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment is expected to grow 6 percent between now and 2024.

Internship and research opportunities

Students will have many opportunities for internships and research. Past projects include market research for regional municipal organizations and for-profit industries. Students are responsible for securing individual internships. Faculty advisors will provide guidance and provide information on earning credit.

 

Learn more about the Department of Management & Marketing

The Kelce College of Business is among the nation’s leading business schools for quality, high standards, and value. It offers seven undergraduate degree programs in: Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Finance, International Business, Management and Marketing. Students can also earn a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) in three emphasis areas: Accounting, General Administration and International Business.

The Kelce College of Business is accredited by the AACSB, the accreditation gold standard for college business programs. It has been named one of the “Best 295 Business Schools,” in the nation by The Princeton Review and is also home to two business journals, the Journal of Managerial Issues and The American Economist. 

 

Major

Students in the Management major take a selection of classes that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.

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