University of Charleston

University of Charleston

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  • duration

    4 Years

  • format

    In-Seat and Online

  • location

    Charleston and Online

Program Overview

The Management major will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, processes, and practices involved in the management of people and organizations. Areas of emphasis include human resource management, small business management, leadership, and team development.

Note: Students receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in Management

Freshman applicants with a 2.5 or higher high school GPA and transfer students with a 2.0 or higher cumulative college GPA are eligible for general admission to UC and will gain direct entry into this program. Students may apply online or download the admissions application.


Program Highlights

  • The program is designed to provide a well-rounded foundation in management principles with the flexibility to pursue individual interests.

  • The program integrates professional preparation certifications and experiences throughout the core and major courses.

  • Professional certification options are available for Microsoft Office and Google Analytics, as well as internships within the major.

  • You can minor in areas of business or other fields such as communication or political science to focus on your career goals.

Program Outcomes

  • Job Opportunities

    Potential career paths include:

    • Management Analyst
    • Business Consultant
    • Personnel Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • Human Resource Manager
    • Training and Development Manager
  • Projected Employment Growth

    Employment of management occupations is projected to grow by at least 8% through 2026. The growth is expected to be driven by the formation of new organizations and the expansion of existing ones, which will require more workers to manage these operations. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Melissa Farrish
Melissa Farrish, Ed.D., MBA

Interim Dean
Associate Professor and Program Director, Management