SHIELDS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Management, Bachelor of Science

Introduction

Earn a Respected Management Degree from Saint Francis University

The Management program at Saint Francis is designed to ensure that students have exposure to the broad base of knowledge necessary to be successful in their chosen field.  The Management major also allows for those students who wish to complete their MBA to choose the Accelerated B.S. in Management to MBA or MHRM  Program (see requirements in  FAQs) and achieve both an undergraduate Management B.S. and a MBA in five years.

 

Offered: On-Campus and Online

ability to double-major or fast-track a graduate degree
high-caliber, student-centric and values-based business education
strong "alumni mentorship" and "scholar in residence" programs
 The SFU LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Management the Saint Francis Way

At Saint Francis University you can take your passion to manage into an exciting and rewarding career.  Faculty members work closely with the students, whether in the classroom, in student organizations, or as advisors and maintain a constant focus on preparing students for their future careers.

The Management Student Experience

  • Customizable: Students can tailor their program to meet their career objectives in many ways, either by pairing their degree with one of the many options for minors or concentrations, or selectively choosing their electives in other ways so as to improve their marketability to future employers. 

  • Personal touch: Small class sizes and interactive online tools allow our award-winning faculty to advise each student with care and concern for their success.

  • Out-of-classroom opportunities: Prestigious internships, Spring Break in London, and our nationally-ranked ENACTUS team are just a few of the real-world experiences available to students.

  • Top-notch facilities: After a multimillion-dollar renovation,  Schwab Hall is poised to be a treasured academic facility for generations to come.  

The best way to explore what the student experience really looks like is to schedule a visit!

CURRICULUM & COURSES

What You’ll Learn in the Management Program

The Management Program prepares students to manage profit or non-profit organizations through an education in the classical principles of management developed by the field’s major thinkers and practitioners. The program emphasizes the history of management, business ethics, the legal environment of business, human resource management and labor relations, organizational behavior, production management, risk management, marketing, decision-making, statistics, quantitative methods, leadership, and strategic management.

 

 

  • Undergraduate Path
  • Accelerated/Graduate
  • Learning Objectives
  • Accreditation
  • Choose your undergraduate management path 

    On-Campus:

    Management, B.S. Degree Paths

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    Management, B.S. 

    on-site program 

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    Concentration: Aviation

    on-site specialization that can be taken as part of the Management B.S.

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    Concentration: Entrepreneurship  

    on-site specialization that can be taken as part of the Management B.S.

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    Concentration: Healthcare Management 

    on-site specialization that can be taken as part of the Management B.S.

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    100% Online:

    Management, B.S. Degree Paths

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    ONLINE: Management, B.S. 

    online program delivered through Francis Worldwide

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  • Accelerated/Advanced Degree Options

     

    Advanced Degree Paths 

    Description

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    Accelerated MBA/Management

     

    For high achievers: earn both an undergraduate management degree and an MBA in 4 years

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    MBA/Management

     

    earn both an undergraduate management degree and an MBA in 5 years

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    Accelerated MHRM/Management

     

    For high achievers: earn both an undergraduate management degree and an MHRM in 4 years

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  • The Shields School of Business will graduate students who have the knowledge, skills, love of learning, confidence, drive, and ethical and moral values needed to be spiritually fulfilled in life and successful in professional careers.

     

    Upon completion of this program, students are able to:

    • Demonstrate, in the Spirit of Saint Francis in the Marketplace, knowledge of the ethical value choices and responsibilities of businesses and business leaders.

    • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles in business in the functional areas of accounting, information systems, finance, management, and marketing.

    • Demonstrate knowledge of the legal, social, economic environments of business.

    • Demonstrate knowledge of the global dimension of business.

    • Integrate the functional areas of business in the process of decision making.

    • Demonstrate the ability to professionally communicate.

  • Saint Francis University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located in Lenexa, Kansas.

Experienced management faculty who love to teach

Our professors have real-world professional experience in their chosen fields and make it a priority to help students understand how various theoretical concepts apply to actual practice. You will have many opportunities to work one-on-one or in small groups with the faculty. Guest speakers and site visits augment the instruction in several courses to enrich the value of the program.

 

Department Chair: Dr. Angela Seidel, aseidel@francis.edu, 814-472-3076

 

Career Outlook in Management

As managers are needed in every organization at every level, career opportunities are plentiful and varied. Students can customize their education to better suit their career objectives in many ways, either by pairing their degree with one of the many options for minors or concentrations, or selectively choosing their electives in other ways so as to improve their marketability to future employers.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About Management and Saint Francis University

  • What is the Fast Track?

    Undergraduate students have the option to complete their masters degree (MBA degree,  MHRM degree, Online MBA or Online MHRM) within five years.  

    Course Catalog Major Requirements

  • Is a double major possible?

    Yes!  In fact many Management students double-major in Marketing to increase their marketability and career prospects AND they are able to graduate in 4 years.  

    Learn more about double majoring >>

 

Saint Francis University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), located in Lenexa, Kansas.

 

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