Academics

Management Degree

Management brings together people and the process of attaining organizational goals in the dynamic marketplace that we see in business today.

Program Overview

CUC offers two management degrees: a bachelor of arts in management and a bachelor of science in business administration with emphasis on management. Both management degrees will prepare you for an exciting career in a dynamic field. Graduates with management degrees find positions as production supervisors, account executives, human resources administrators and more.

At Concordia-Chicago, our rigorous but flexible degree programs build your critical knowledge of business and management issues. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing students with a well-rounded learning experience by using the latest technology and engaging students with real-world business scenarios and hands-on learning exercises.

General Course Information

The bachelor of arts in management degree is for students who want a broad liberal arts foundation with an emphasis in business. The bachelor of science degree requires a more intensive business core. If you have questions, a counselor with our Office of Admission can help as you decide on the CUC degree program that best matches your strengths and career interests.

The bachelor of arts degree in management requires 48 semester hours of study. The bachelor of science degree in business administration with an emphasis in management requires 54 semester hours of study.

Students in both degree tracks take required courses in accounting, economics, statistics, management, ethics, finance, marketing, organizational behavior and business law. Students working toward a bachelor of science degree will be able to select electives from courses such as personal finance, small business management, sports management, corporate finance and advanced business law.

For details about required courses (BA), (BS) and course descriptions, please visit our online catalog.

Opportunities

Concordia’s “supervised work experience” offers opportunities for students to receive academic credit while gaining practical work experience in the marketing field.

The campus’ location, as well as the proximity of public transit, opens up a number of exciting internship and networking opportunities with everything from large corporations to small start-up firms in Chicago, the vibrant Oak Park and River Forest communities and other nearby suburbs.


Some of the companies recently hiring CUC students include:

Abbott Laboratories • Allstate Insurance • Blue Cross/Blue Shield • Chase Bank • Chicago Park District • Chicago Police Department • Chicago Symphony Orchestra • Children’s Memorial Hospital • Coca-Cola • IBM Global • Liberty Mutual Insurance • Lucent Technologies Marriott Hotels • Mayo Clinic • McGladrey & Pullen • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Faculty Within the College

Career Possibilities

  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Quality Control Coordinator
  • Management Consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Employee Training Instructor
  • Business Owner
  • Operations Manager
  • Management Trainee
  • Retail Supply Planner
  • Account Executive
  • Business Manager
  • Consultant
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Property Manager
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Media Planner
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