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Management Bachelor's Degree Program

Gain the skills you need to succeed as part of the management team.

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Southern Utah University’s highly acclaimed Management bachelor’s degree program is accredited by AACSB, the foremost international accrediting organization for business programs. As a Management major at SUU, you will be a part of small classes that allow your professors to get to know you well. Professors are academically strong and have extensive real world management experience. As an undergraduate, you will have opportunities to collaborate with your professors on academic research projects, if desired. This can be a differentiator on your application to graduate school or when you are looking for a job in management.

Today Southern Utah University holds the proud distinction of being the only college or university in Utah that holds SAP recognition. SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing) is the world’s largest inter-enterprise software company in the world.

SUU’s Management Program employs a dedicated Business Career Coach to help locate and arrange internships for management students wanting to add sought-after real world experience to their resumes. In addition, the Management degree program partners with the Cedar City Small Business Development Center to give students opportunities to consult with local businesses as part of their capstone experience.

A new addition to the Management bachelor’s program is the School of Business Certificate program. Through this program, students can enhance their qualifications, set themselves apart from other job applicants, and take a step toward specialization in International Business, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and SAP.

By the time you complete the Management bachelor’s program, you will be well prepared to enter the job market or apply to an MBA or other graduate program. More than 90 percent of our Management graduates find employment in their field within six months of graduation.

Why Choose SUU for Management Studies?

  • The SUU Management faculty include highly qualified professors with extensive industry experience who often involve students in applied research projects.
  • Southern Utah University’s Management program maintains a relationship with more than 15 international universities. Management students have the opportunity to spend six weeks in the summer studying overseas toward earning a dual Business degree.
  • Students can enhance their Management bachelor’s degree by earning certification in ERP with SAP Recognition, International Business, or Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. 
  • The SUU Management program provides excellent career advising and development resources, including making available a full-time career coach who will help arrange internships.
  • A full 90 percent of Southern Utah University’s Management graduates are employed in their chosen career field within six months of graduation.

Career and Salary Potential for Management Graduates

Earning a Management bachelor’s degree from Southern Utah University prepares you to hold a wide range of entry-level management positions. Below are U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment predictions through 2022 for some positions attainable with a Management bachelor’s degree.

Position Anticipated growth in field Median annual salary
Financial managers 9 percent $109,740
Sales managers 8 percent $105,260
Market researcher 32 percent $60,300
Human resources manager 13 percent $99,720

Campus Opportunities for Management Majors

  • Professional Business Leaders
  • Hospitality Guild
  • DECA

Management Courses You May Take

  • Operations Management – Gain an understanding of what it takes to transform a business’s systems into a smooth-running operation that is efficient and meets customer needs.

  • Leadership Development – Explore the practical application of basic theories of leadership.

  • Labor Management Relations – Explore the complicated issues surrounding negotiations between unions and management.

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