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Lead Your Team to Success!
People with a common passion or purpose need a leader to help them get things done, whether in a Fortune 500 corporate setting, a mom-and-pop enterprise, or a nonprofit organization start-up. Stakeholders, investors, and employees depend on expert managers and leaders to share power and create a culture of trust among the team. Immediate profit and long-term financial rewards are desirable outcomes, but today’s executives and managers also focus on business sustainability, talent development, global competition and corporate responsibility.
This kind of engagement takes more to develop than just a “business instinct.” AUM’s business education programs are recognized for preparing graduates to go into management ready to lead. Our BSBA with a Management specialization will help you develop the interpersonal and decision-making skills that will allow you to flourish in a variety of business environments. This is a solid investment for a life-long career.
Through class work and hands-on internships, mentorships and group projects, you’ll develop valuable people skills and gain foundations in finance, accounting, marketing, strategy, IT, economics, operations, and human resource management. You’ll work in small classes on a personal level with your professors and get the know-how to manage a team with sensitivity to social values, global interaction, and technological change.
We know that you want to feel confident about future job prospects. With the business management degree, you can depend on rock-solid offers in a variety of management roles, such as marketing, sales, human resources, finance and operations. Nationally, employment in management occupations is projected to grow 9 percent from 2020 to 2030, and will result in about 906,800 new jobs. The median annual wage for management occupations was $109,760 in May 2020, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.
Employers in Montgomery and the River Region know that AUM produces work-ready graduates. Be one of them!
The Know How
What you will know with a Management degree from AUM
Your management career can be financially rewarding and emotionally rewarding—helping employees develop professionally.
Know how to lead by intentionally identifying and meeting the needs of others.
Know how to handle the diversity of human beings with great care, honesty, and integrity.
Know how to develop a strategic vision, empower others, and never compromise your character.
Points of Pride
Customize Your Degree
Rewarding Occupations and Job Growth
You help create the work environment! Your enthusiasm, inclusiveness and can-do attitude cultivate a happy and productive setting for your team.
You can have a flexible career with a bachelor’s degree in management. Because all organizations need leadership, you are qualified for many managerial roles, and that translates into promotions with rewards.
The national media salary of a retail supervisor/manager is $47,300. For top executives, that figure goes up to $107,680. Either amount could go much higher factoring in bonuses, incentives, profit sharing, and/or commissions.
Is a Degree in Management right for me?
With this bachelor’s degree as your educational foundation, you have many career possibilities.
|Career/Job Title||Entry-level Education||Job Growth 2020-2030||Annual Median Salary|
|Top Executive||Bachelor’s Degree||8% (As fast as average)||$107,680|
|Human Resource Manager||Bachelor’s Degree||9% (As fast as average)||$121,220|
|Marketing Manager||Bachelor’s Degree||10% (As fast as average)||$141,490|
|Sales Manager||Bachelor’s degree||7% (As fast as average)||$132,290|
Note: Salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education, training, demographics, and industry. Here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
College of Business
Begin your study in the College of Business with a strong foundation. Then customize your degree with intensive courses in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Finance, Information Systems, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing or General Business. All degrees offered by the College of Business have achieved business accreditation by AACSB-International, the most prestigious business school accrediting body. In addition to a B.S. in Accounting, you will graduate with an AACSB accreditation. Only 1 percent of schools worldwide hold this special accreditation.
Official Name of the Management Degree
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Management
This degree requires students to meet on campus. Students in these courses enroll in a program to connect in a campus setting and to collaborate using a variety of technological and educational tools. Professors play an inspirational role in building relationships among teams and individuals in this setting. The criteria for many programs can only be met with In-Class coursework. Be sure to check with your advisor to understand the best route to take.
To complete this degree concentration, you will need to complete courses in the university core, business, and electives. Contact the Department of Business Administration for a current listing of courses required to complete this program.
The course listings below are only a few of the classes this concentration requires. For a full review of this program in detail, please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor.
|Course Number||Course Name||What you will know…|
|MNGT 45oo||Leadership for a Changing World||Know how to work with diverse communities and the ability to gather and share information effectively in a variety of ways (orally, digitally, and in writing).|
|MNGT 4750||International Business Management||Know how to manage a business wishing to engage in international trade. Topics include managing culture's consequences, global human resource management, managing multinational enterprise, and global strategic management.|
|MNGT 4250||Managing Diversity||Know how to look positively at all types of differences and view them as opportunities.|