Be prepared for anything and everything with a Management degree from UND.
The career you start right out of college likely won't be your last. The average American
will have 12 to 15 different jobs over a lifetime. UND's Management degree is broad
enough to give you the problem-solving and decision-making skills to handle whatever
your career brings.
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:
Analyze data for effective decision making and reporting
Generate goals and strategies
Make strategic decisions
Manage technology, projects, budgets, and work processes
Motivate and develop employees
Organize and lead teams
Understand the unique contributions of effectively managed supply chains
AACSB Accredited Management Degree
The B.B.A. with major in Management 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.
On-Campus or Online Management Degree
Gain real-world experience through internships at companies such as Energizer, Target and Polaris.
Network and build skills when you join the Management Club, the Supply Chain Club
or the 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 online and on-campus
business and public administration students.
Let our team of academic advisors help you plan your major. You'll also have access
to personalized Degree Map software to keep you on track to graduate in four years.
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.
What can I do with a business management degree?
Median annual wage for management occupations in 2023
A general degree in business management gives you options and the flexibility to adapt
to the changing workforce.
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:
Budgeting and Financial Analysis
Jobs with a Management Degree
UND management degree holders have gone on to successful careers with corporations
Wells Fargo & Company
Management Degree Courses
LEAD 400. Advanced Leadership. 3 Credits.
An in-depth analysis of the applications of leadership skills in a variety of contexts, including an experiential analysis of self (and others) as a leader within context. Students will demonstrate creative and critical thinking about leadership, communicate effectively in oral and written format, and apply networking concepts and leadership skills in an applied setting. Prerequisite: LEAD 101, completion of one ethics course, and enrollment in the minor. S.
MGMT 501. Quantitative Analysis for Management Decisions. 3 Credits.
The topic of quantitative business modeling is relevant to all business professionals. Management in today's turbulent economic times requires a full breadth of management skills and capabilities. This course provides comprehensive coverage of both traditional management skills and new competencies needed in a turbulent environment characterized by economic turmoil and general uncertainty of the future. This course is designed for any manager who is engaged in solving difficult business problems. The key to problem solving is knowing how to select and then use the right tools. The primary goals of this course are to provide a variety of quantitative models that should be useful in solving business problems, explain how they work, and show how the decision maker can apply and interpret them. This course covers various topics, such as Linear Programming, Sensitivity Analysis, Network Models, Integer Programming, Nonlinear Programming, and Forecasting. Spreadsheet-based tools and techniques will be extensively utilized in building various decision models for effective decision making in this course. Because Excel currently offers the best collection of built-in analytical capabilities, it will be used with this course. Prior experience with Excel is certainly helpful, but it is not required. Prerequisite: Admission to MBA or Master of Systems Engineering; ECON 506 required for MBA students; completion of a college statistics course OR successful completion of "Business Math and Statistics" from Ivy Software required for engineering students. S,SS.
MGMT 475. Strategic Management. 3 Credits.
This is the capstone course in business. The focus is on understanding companies, competitors, and industries, and the factors that influence long term competitive advantage. In addition to and in conjunction with these topics, students apply knowledge gained in prerequisite courses to develop integrated cross-functional business strategies. The course includes a comprehensive business exam covering material from all prerequisite courses. Prerequisite: ACCT 200, ACCT 201, ECON 201, ECON 202, ECON 210, ISBA 217, MGMT 300, MGMT 301, FIN 310, MRKT 305, 95 credits, and declared CoBPA majors only. F,S.
MGMT 302. Human Resource Management. 3 Credits.
A survey of the concepts, procedures, and programs associated with Human Resources Management in organizations. It includes an overview of the basic management functions and legal issues linked to the execution of the personnel functions of employment, performance appraisal, training, compensation, and development. Prerequisite: ECON 210 with grade of C or better, MGMT 300 with grade of C or better, Junior or Senior standing, and declared COBPA majors only. F,S.
MGMT 431. Supply Chain Management. 3 Credits.
This course covers the set of approaches utilized to efficiently integrate activities of suppliers, operations/production, and distribution of goods and services. Topics include: logistics, inventory, information systems, integration, alliances, procurement, international issues, coordination of product/service and processes in a supply chain, customer value, and decision support. Prerequisite: MGMT 301 with grade of C or better and declared COBPA major. F.
MGMT 310. Organizational Behavior. 3 Credits.
The objective of this course is to allow the student to become acquainted with and experience various ways of thinking about and responding to the issues of human relations and management. The course is designed to survey the following topics at the individual, group, and organizational levels: individual perceptions, attitudes, values, motivation, leadership, communication, group dynamics, and problem solving. Prerequisite: MGMT 300 with grade of C or better, Junior or Senior standing, and declared COBPA majors only. F,S.
UND's offers one of the best online Management degrees in region for flexibility and
Flexibility is critically important to our online students. That’s why we’ve designed
the online Management degree to never require a campus visit. Plus, all online classes
can be taken on your schedule.
Compare the cost of UND’s online Management degree. You’ll find it’s one of the most affordable programs in the nation. All online Management
students pay the same affordable tuition rate regardless of their residency.
Flexible Online Management Degree
With asynchronous classes, you do not attend class at a set time. If you need to balance
work, family, and other commitments, this flexible format allows you to learn anywhere
at any time.
Depending on your instructor, you’ll learn online through:
Streaming video content
There will be times when you interact with your instructor and classmates through
online discussion boards, polls, and chat rooms.
Your learning revolves around materials that can be accessed on your own time within
a set time frame. However, this is not a self-paced course. You’ll have structure
Top-Tier Online Management Degree
No matter how you customize your online experience, you’ll get the same top-quality
education as any other on-campus student.
Same degree. All online programs are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Your transcript and diploma are exactly the same as our on-campus students.
Same classes. You’ll take courses from UND professors, start and end the semesters at the same time
and take the same classes as a student on campus.
Real interaction. You can ask questions, get feedback and regularly connect with your professors, peers
and professionals in the field.
Your own academic advisor. As an invaluable go-to, they’re focused on you, your personal success and your future
Free online tutoring. We're here to help you one-on-one at no cost. Plus, get access to a variety of self-help
online study resources.
Unlimited academic coaching. Need support to achieve your academic goals or feeling stumped by a tough course?
We'll help with everything from stress and time management to improving your memory
to achieve higher test scores.
Full online access. Dig into virtual research from the Chester Fritz Library. Improve your writing skills
with online help from the UND Writing Center. Get online access to career services,
veteran and military services, financial services and more.
24/7 technical support. UND provides free computer, email and other technical support for all online students.
Best Online College
Reportedly high alumni salaries and job placement rates, coupled with affordable online
tuition rates make UND a best-value university for online education. UND's breadth
of online programs rivals all other non-profit universities in the upper Midwest making
UND one of the best online schools in the region.
UND ranks among the best online colleges in the nation for:
Student satisfaction (retention rate)
Academic quality (4-year graduate rate)
Student outcomes (20-year return on investment per Paysacle.com)
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