Management | AUM


Program Description

Every organization needs skilled leaders who can build effective teams and shepherd projects to completion. In AUM’s Management program, you’ll learn about organizational behavior and develop the interpersonal and decision-making skills that will allow you to flourish in a variety of business environments. With your degree, you’ll be prepared to work for businesses of all sizes, from small local firms to large multinational organizations. Internships will give you vital real-world experience.

Points of Pride

  • The Management curriculum aligns with the universal knowledge, skills and abilities necessary business leadership.
  • Management students have internship opportunities with companies like Alabama Primary Health Care Association, Baptist Health, and SAVIC Innovative Plastics.
  • They also have opportunities to participate in multiple student organizations.

Put Your Degree to Work

Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries in this area.

The job outlook for management occupations is expected to be about average from 2014 to 2024, growing 6 percent and adding about 505,400 jobs. The salary potential, however, is far above average. The most recent median annual wage for management occupations was $97,230 — the highest median annual wage for all occupations.

U.S Bureau of Labor statistic sample


Median Pay

Job Growth through 2024

Top executive

$102,750 per year

6% (147,000 more jobs)

Administrative services manager

$83,790 per year

8% (23,500 more jobs)

Compensation and benefits manager

$108,070 per year

6% (1,100 more jobs)

For More Information

Department of Business Administration
Auburn University at Montgomery
Clement Hall 303

Soaring Warhawks

  • Hellana Marshall is a member of the Litigation Support staff at Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton LLP.
  • Lynn Carter is president of Southeast Cherokee Construction Inc.

Program Overview

The course listings below are a representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor. This listing does not include the core curriculum courses required for all majors and may not include some program-specific information, such as admissions, retention and termination standards.

Course sampling specific to the Management major includes:

Course Requirements

Course #

Course Name

Course Description

HRSM 3150

Human Resource Management

Managing human resources effectively to implement organizational strategies and achieve objectives. The strategic role of human resources and the management of human resource planning, selection, training, performance evaluation, compensation, safety and labor/management relations. Prerequisite MNGT 3100.

MNGT 4500

Leadership for a Changing World

Covers the most current management practices needed for organizational survival and excellence. Topics include reengineering, managing cultural change, managing innovation in a learning organization, teamwork and autonomous work groups. Prerequisite MNGT 3100.

MNGT  4100

Business Ethics

Research, discussion and evaluation of current ethical issues in business today. Designed to stimulate thought and discussion among business majors concerning the day-to-day ethical problems and decisions of the business world. Prerequisite MNGT 3100.

MNGT  4250

Managing Diversity

An in-depth examination of the impact that employee diversity has on individuals, businesses and society. The course encourages students to look positively at all types of differences and view them as opportunities. Prerequisite MNGT 3100.

MNGT  4750

International Business Management

Shows how economic and financial factors influence the strategy formulation and management of a firm wishing to engage in international trade. Topics include managing culture's consequences, global human resource management, managing multinational enterprise and global strategic management. Prerequisite ECON 3050.

MNGT (Management) electives  — 3 semester hours

HRSM (Human Resources Management) elective — 6 semester hours