Whether you want to oversee business operations, dedicate your life to nonprofit work, or help companies develop sustainable practices, you can prepare yourself for all your career goals as a business management major at Concordia College. Management involves mission and vision fulfillment, oversight of employees, and expansion plans development. It takes critical thinking, ethical leadership, and a versatile mindset, and the Offutt School of Business aims to provide you with those skills through a focused liberal arts curriculum.

Degree Requirements and Courses

The Offutt School of Business Difference

Earning a business degree with a concentration in management allows you to focus on the essential knowledge and abilities needed to successfully lead organizations in our current and future climate. You’ll learn core management skills such as strategic planning, goal development, organizational structure, leadership of employees, and performance assessment.

Courses are highly interactive and engaging. Each management class will allow you to demonstrate management and leadership within the classroom. You can also take your education outside the classroom through internship and cooperative education opportunities. These will prepare you for real-world application in your chosen career.

“Concordia management students have opportunities to develop expertise in discussing and analyzing situations that correspond to what managers face in real life. We want to equip students with tools and strategies that will enable them to think critically and develop innovative solutions to challenging problems.” — Dr. Shontarius Aikens, Associate Professor of Management

Graduate Success

Management is important and has broad applications across a variety of industries and organization types. You can work for a for-profit corporation, government agency or a nonprofit company. Graduates have gone on to run family businesses, specialize in human resources management and hold leadership positions in a number of businesses of varying sizes. Other potential opportunities include management consulting, business analysis, training, sales, banking and entrepreneurship.

Our graduates have also used their management concentration to set the groundwork for their next career step. This has included law school, medical school and seminary. Through the management program at Concordia, you will be prepared to face the dynamic climate of today's professional environment in all aspects.

Hired! Concordia business graduates are employed by a variety of companies, including:

Global, Ethical, Entrepreneurial

Founded on the pillars of transformative leadership, global engagement, ethical decision-making, and an entrepreneurial mindset, the Offutt School of Business is dedicated to sending into society thoughtful and informed business leaders with a strong moral compass. Our students attend classes in a state-of-the-art facility and participate in cutting-edge curriculum that allows them to think critically and network globally.

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