Management—BS

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Management at Michigan Tech

The BS in Management at Michigan Tech develops confident, tech-focused problem solvers who put people first. As a future management professional, you will be responsible for strategic planning and decision-making, increasing shareholder value, maximizing the strengths of employees and teams, and leading companies and organizations to success. Michigan Tech's management major provides opportunities for hands-on experience creating and executing business plans and overseeing teams.

Two concentrations—(1) entrepreneurship and (2) supply chain and operations management—allow students to specialize and define their interests and career goals:

Lead the Way with a Concentration in Supply Chain and Operations Management

Understand business functions. Execute plans. Pivot. Huskies pursuing management at Tech can select supply chain and operations management as a concentration. This path adds value to your degree by equipping graduates with the skills to navigate a fast-paced supply network, which is more important to corporations than ever. This 120-credit-hour concentration introduces operations management, procurement, logistics, project management, and Six Sigma fundamentals.

Stand Out from the Pack with a Concentration in Entrepreneurship

Create. Innovate. Commercialize. Huskies pursuing management at Tech can choose entrepreneurship as a concentration. The 123-credit-hour entrepreneurship path develops technology-smart startup founders. Don't wait to pursue your passions—many Huskies utilize the tools, technologies, and our Michigan Tech alumni network to launch and grow their enterprise. In addition, students in the Michigan Tech entrepreneurship concentration gain access to a wide-array of Husky Innovate programming and benefit from collaboration with STEM-centered, multi-disciplinary students on campus.

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Undergraduate in Management/General Business

The College of Business is Small Enough to Care and Large Enough to Lead:

  • Open to all majors, the Applied Portfolio Management Program—one of the top 50 student funds in the nation—offers experience on the trading room floor by investing more than $2 million of real money.

  • The Silicon Valley Experience is a one-of-a-kind spring break trip that transports Huskies to the heart of the tech business world to tour companies and meet with successful innovators, including Michigan Tech alumni.

  • Business students gain entrepreneurial experience on campus through peer collaboration with our Business Development Experience, creating and presenting a business plan for a Senior Design or Enterprise project.

Create the Future as an:

  • Account manager
  • Business analyst and consultant
  • Business planner
  • Executive or assistant executive director
  • Logistics analyst
  • Product manager
  • Public relations analyst
  • Store manager
  • Strategic planner

Huskies Get Hired By:

  • Canadian National Railway Company
  • CCI Systems
  • Cooper Standard
  • Dematic
  • Faurecia
  • General Motors
  • Marathon Petroleum Company
  • Oshkosh Defense
  • Pedigo Products
  • Porter Corporation
  • Siemens
  • Systems Control
  • Therma-Tron-X

Tomorrow Needs Business Leaders Who Leverage Technology

"The pace of change challenges us to continually be open to new ideas and experiences. Discussions of organizational change in our management courses will become increasingly important. To prepare students for tomorrow, we need to look far down the road."Sonia Goltz, professor of management, College of Business

Discover Your Major

Student Learning Goals:

As an accredited business college, Michigan Tech assesses student learning to continuously improve curriculum and programs. Students in the College of Business can expect to achieve the following learning goals—which also align with University Undergraduate Student Learning Goals:

  1. Technical Competence—Ability to critically analyze and to achieve proficiency of information technology
  2. Global Awareness—Skill in emerging trends and ability to see global perspective
  3. Professional Know-How—Mastery of ethics and effective communication through coursework and professional business experiences
  4. Disciplinary Knowledge—Discipline-specific expertise as well as cross-discipline approach
  • 415
    employers attend Career Fair on campus seeking business majors
  • 400
    business students on campus
  • Top Three
    Michigan Tech business students win at CMU New Venture Competition
  • $4.6M
    total scholarships and grants awarded to undergraduate students in the College of Business
  • Two
    concentration options—entrepreneurship, and supply chain and operations management