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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Management Concentration

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with Salem International University, you gain theoretical understanding and practical skills for management across a range of business functions. Our concentration in Management takes this knowledge even farther, through advanced education that prepares you to effectively lead people and processes. This program also emphasizes what you need to know to launch your own business.

This program is part of our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The degree is available online or on campus, and takes as little as 40 months to complete.

Objectives of This Program

The Management concentration consists of five upper-level courses that offer you insight into topics including:

  • Planning, starting, and maintaining start-up businesses
  • Managerial decision-making skills
  • Management and marketing for diverse, international companies
  • For-profit, non-profit, and government management considerations

After graduation, you should be equipped for management-track career opportunities or ready to begin your own business.

Career Opportunities

The skills you learn in the BSBA – Management program can help you prepare for careers in:

  • Operations management
  • Human resources management
  • International management
  • Marketing management
  • Non-profit management

This program also prepares you to complete a master’s degree later on.

Program of Study

The concentration in management builds on the general knowledge, international focus, and core business curriculum of our BSBA program with five targeted courses:

  • BUS410 Business Planning/Small Business Administration
  • MGT222 Human Resources Management
  • MGT362 Operations Management
  • MGT424 International Business Management
  • MKT431 International Marketing

These upper-level courses are taken during the last two years of your degree program.

Course Format

SIU offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration online or on campus in West Virginia. Both learning options feature:

  • The same curriculum and accelerated course sequence
  • Experienced faculty who support your goals
  • A diverse learning community
  • Comprehensive preparation for your business career

Course Descriptions

BUS410 – Business Planning/Small Business Administration (3 Credits)
An applied course designed to simulate the experiences of conceiving, planning, financing, maintaining, and managing a new business. The major project involves preparing, refining, and presenting a business plan for a potential new venture.

MGT222 – Human Resources Management (3 Credits)
A study of the principles and techniques of manpower management in organizations; controversies and processes of interaction among labor, management, government, and the public; labor law; and the collective bargaining process. In-depth study of manpower management in organizations. Case studies are used.

MGT362 – Operations Management (3 Credits)
This course will challenge students by providing real-world experience, case studies, and research for for-profit, non-profit, and governmental forms of business, as well as providing actual assistance to same.

MGT424 – International Business Management (3 Credits)
An examination of management problems arising out of the operation of a multinational enterprise. Topics include the installation of operations (capital investment) in foreign countries; alternative forms of entry and organization including licensing, acquisitions and joint ventures. Attention is given to organizational structure, strategic decision making, movement of monies, goods, skills, and technology across national borders; barriers to entry; home-host governments; staffing, corporate ethics and social responsibility; and socio-cultural influences that bear on the management of the multinational enterprise.

MKT431 – International Marketing (3 Credits)
Analysis of marketing opportunities in international markets. Examination of the cultural, social, political, economic and legal environment differences. Management styles and negotiating by and with foreign countries. Export promotion and technical transactions of international business: market research, pricing, development, distribution, and promotions. The role of multinational corporations.

Overview of Admission Requirements

Anyone who wishes to apply to our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • High school graduate or equivalent (such as a GED or international secondary institution).

High school transcripts (and/or college transcripts for transfer students) must be provided before the end of the first semester of study. International students will need to provide results of credential evaluation and English language capability.

Please see the application page for more details.

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Earn a business degree with a management concentration and prepare to lead in business—or begin your own. Talk to a Salem International University admissions advisor for more information about our BSBA in Management today!

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