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Management, General Management Track (B.S.)

B.S., Management,
General Management Track

Eberly College of Business and Information Tech.

What You'll Do

Leaders are good decision makers. They know how to evaluate ideas, take action, and organize other people to make plans work. As a Management major pursuing the General Management track at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, you’ll come to know your decision to enroll in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology at IUP was an excellent choice.

Among the classes you’ll take are Accounting Principles I and II, Legal Environment of Business, Fundamentals of Finance, Business Policy, Principles of Marketing, Production and Operations Management, Business Statistics, Human Resource Management, and Quality Management.

The General Management track emphasizes the achievement of organized goals through the efforts of organization members, preparing you for a leadership role in the competitive world of business.

What You'll Become

The Bachelor of Science in Management degree achieved in pursuit of the General Management track prepares you for a career in business. Managers find job opportunities in both the public and private sectors. The services sector—including health care, information technology, finance, and transportation— is expected to offer more job growth potential than industrial production.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of administrative services managers is projected to grow 12 percent (an average rate) over the 2006-to-2016 decade. Transportation managers also are expected to experience an average job outlook. Jobs for medical and health services managers, however, are expected to grow 16 percent—a faster-than-average rate—from 2006 to 2016, according to the report.

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Special Features

  • Through the Small Business Institute at IUP, business students work under close supervision of faculty members to assist clients with accounting systems, market studies, computer system installation, business planning, and operations management.
  • IUP offers an Entrepreneur-in-Training camp to incoming high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors and even to graduating seniors. The weeklong camp for commuters exposes aspiring business leaders to a variety of business concepts such as leadership, business planning, and financial management.
  • The IUP ExcEL Center (Excellence in Entrepreneurial Leadership Center) provides students with opportunities to pursue an entrepreneurial path while in college.
  • Business majors can be involved in a variety of student organizations, including International Business Association, Management Association, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Gamma Nu, Pi Omega Pi, Student Accounting Association, Society for Human Resource Management, Students in Free Enterprise, and Student Marketing Association.
  • The Eberly College of Business and Information Technology offers a variety of scholarships and a highly selective honors program.