Why major in management online or on-campus at UND?

Application Deadlines
Aug. 16
Dec. 15
May 1

Modern organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit, are more complex than ever before. Managers must be adept at topics as disparate as ethics, strategy, human resources, finance, supply chain management and globalization. At UND, you'll learn the principles of management while you study all the different aspects of business. Our online and on-campus business students learn how to:

  • Organize and lead teams
  • Generate goals and strategies
  • Motivate and develop employees
  • Evaluate performance
  • Make strategic decisions
  • Manage technology and work processes
  • Understand the unique contributions of effectively managed supply chains
  • Analyze data for effective decision making

AACSB Accredited Management Degree


The online or on-campus management degree is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB International puts the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration in the top 5% of business schools in the world.

Bachelors in Business with a Major in Management

  • Gain real-world experience through internships at companies such as Energizer, Target and Polaris.

  • The management program is part of UND's Nistler College of Business & Public Administration, the largest business school in North Dakota.

  • Network and build skills when you join the Management Club, the Supply Chain Club or the student chapter of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

  • Receive personalized career support through the Pancratz Career Development Center. The Center is dedicated exclusively to career development for our online and on-campus business students.

  • Let our team of academic advisors help you plan your major. We have sample four-year plans and a customizable Degree Map software for you to track your academic progress.

  • Online students pay the same tuition rate regardless of residency. This makes UND’s management major one of the most affordable online business degrees in the nation.

Careers with a Management Degree


Median annual wage for management occupations in 2019

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Employment of management occupations projected growth to 2028

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

A general degree in business management gives you options and the flexibility to adapt to the changing workforce.

Top Management Skills

Most jobs are found in the management of companies and the enterprises industry sector. Graduate with the strategic skills you need to succeed in business, including:

  • Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Operations
  • Communications
  • Account Management
  • Sales
  • Inventory Management
  • Customer Service

Management Major Alumni

UND alumni have gone on to successful careers with corporations including:

  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Target Corporation
  • U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo & Company
  • Border States Cooperative

Management Courses You Could Take

Learn and Lead at UND

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