In pursuing a management degree from Concordia University Chicago, you will build a solid foundation of critical and creative thinking skills and learn to be entrepreneurial, evaluate opportunity, manage risk and learn from outcomes. These abilities are integral to sustaining business success.
Concordia-Chicago Management Degree Overview
We offer two management degrees: a bachelor of arts in management and a bachelor of science in business administration with emphasis in management. Graduates with either management degree find positions as production supervisors, account executives, human resources administrators and more.
Our rigorous but flexible degree programs build students’ critical knowledge of business and management issues. Faculty and staff are dedicated to providing students with a well-rounded learning experience by using the latest technology and engaging them with real-world business scenarios and hands-on learning exercises.
Management Course Information
The bachelor of arts in management degree, which requires 48 semester hours of study, is for students who want a broad liberal arts foundation with an emphasis in business. The bachelor of science degree, with a more intensive business core, requires 54 semester hours of study. If you have questions, a counselor with our Office of Admission can help as you decide.
Students in both degree tracks take required courses in:
- organizational behavior
- 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 and course descriptions, please visit our online catalog.
Management Major Opportunities
Concordia-Chicago’s supervised work experience offers opportunities for students to receive academic credit while gaining practical work experience in management.
The campus’s proximity to Chicago and public transportation provides easy access to exciting internship and networking opportunities. Everything from large corporations to small start-up firms, nonprofit organizations to advertising agencies build their businesses in Chicago and the nearby suburbs.
The CUC chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, a national organization for future business leaders, links concepts learned in the classroom to the business community through educational opportunities, professional events and real-world experiences. Phi Beta Lambda members benefit from networking, speakers, job placement assistance, leadership development and more.
Some of the companies recently hiring CUC students include:
- Aldi USA
- Apex Systems
- GDA Hockey
- Palace Sports and Entertainment
- Wellspring Lutheran Services