Majors in Management

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    Specialize with a Management Degree that Matches Your Plans

    What is exceptional about the management programs at IUP is the department’s attention and commitment to developing your critical management skills through both scholarship and experience.

    Whichever track you choose, your education will always be experiential, relevant, and rigorous.

    We will focus on developing your critical and integrative thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills, effective oral and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills.

    Human Resource Management, BS

    • Learn both the theoretical and applied aspects of managing the human resources function in organizations, as a generalist or specialist.
    • Gain expertise in areas such as job design, staffing, training, compensation, and performance appraisal.
    • In addition to the business core, take classes such as Training and Development, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Safety Management, Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, Labor Economics, and Compensation Management.

    International Business, BS

    • Acquire a thorough understanding of managing global operations in the contemporary business environment.
    • Develop skills in a traditional functional area (finance, human resources, marketing).
    • In addition to the business core, take classes in International Economics.

    Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Management, BS

    • Focus on the creation and operation of a small business.
    • Develop skills so you can perform several managerial roles and manage several functions in a small business.
    • In addition to the business core, take classes in Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, and Small Business Planning.

    General Management, Management, BS

    • Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to manage people in an organization to achieve their goals and make plans work
    • Prepare for eventual leadership roles in both private businesses and nonprofit organizations
    • In addition to the business core, take classes in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Production and Operations Management, Human Resource Management, and Quality Management.

    Supply Chain Management, Management, BS

    • Through theory and application, learn how to keep business operations running smoothly and profitably.
    • Focus on production, operations, quality issues, and inventory and capacity management.
    • In addition to the business core, take classes in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Production and Operations Management, Human Resource Management, Supply Chain Management, and Quality Management.

    Energy Management, Management, BS

    • Delve into the many sides of the ever-changing field of energy management.
    • Explore the business of energy management from many angles, studying how environmental concerns, regulatory concerns, and transportation of energy impact business models and profitability.

    Minor in Entrepreneurship for Fine Arts

    • Designed to give non-business majors a general background in starting and running a small business.
    • Acquire the skills necessary to evaluate opportunities for starting small performing groups, marketing your artwork, and developing and running nonprofit community theaters.
    • Learn how to analyze competition, develop plans, understand intellectual property rights, negotiate contracts, and write a business plan to gain financing.

    Minor in Management

    • Designed for business majors who are enrolled in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology.