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Management Degree Program Highlights

Managers play a crucial administrative role in almost every industry. Through the organization and allocation of resources, the division of tasks, and the supervision and direction of personnel, managers help businesses shape their operations to successfully achieve corporate goals and meet clients’ needs.

The management degree program at McNeese combines the study of business-specific skills like professional decision making, accounting, statistics, strategic analysis, and micro- and macroeconomics with the interpersonal skills necessary to be a successful leader, including effective communication, teamwork, collaboration and problem solving. Students graduate ready to organize, supervise and direct diverse workforces in a variety of career fields.

Earn your degree at your own pace

Offered 100% online, the bachelor’s degree program in management allows students the opportunity to pursue their degree without putting their lives on hold. Students can take advantage of the two 7-week sessions offered during fall and spring semesters and six-week sessions held during the summer, all while accessing class information and assignments where and when is most convenient for their schedules.

At a Glance

Degree Type: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Program Length: 4 years (120 credit hours)

Availability: in person

Management is also offered 100% Online.
Program overview

Explore more for Management Majors

Featuring individualized advising, hands-on learning and small class sizes, the management degree program at McNeese offers an educational experience personalized to fit your needs. Other highlights of this program include:

Internationally recognized

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), McNeese’s management program has been recognized for its expert faculty, rigorous standards and high-quality instruction. Core faculty members are actively engaged with the wider professional community and publish scholarly works that contribute to the advancement of their academic fields.

Internship opportunities

Management majors have the chance to take advantage of the College of Business’ internship program, which helps match students with local businesses and industries, including finance, healthcare, energy and insurance. Gain experience in the field, make professional connections and network with employers as you learn how to apply skills learned in the classroom to the workplace.

Specialized courses

With expert professors specializing in a range of areas – including human resources, industrial psychology, and organizational behavior – students are exposed to a range of different managerial theories and methods in classes purpose-built by McNeese faculty.

Financial aid and scholarships

The College of Business offers a number of scholarships to students pursuing degrees in management, including scholarships for incoming freshmen students. Learn more by visiting the College of Business’ scholarships page.

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Management Degree Program Concentrations

Human Resources Management

Explore how to recruit and retain the best employees and how corporate values, leadership, and communication strategies all affect organizational structures with a concentration in human resources management.

Human Resource Management Curriculum
Careers and Opportunities

What Can You Do with this Degree?

With a bachelor's degree in management, you will qualify to work in corporate, industrial or governmental administrative and leadership positions. Or, continue your education with a graduate degree to advance your career or specialize your knowledge in a specific field, including finance, industrial operations, or health services.

Graduate Schools or Programs

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Strategic Leadership
  • Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Science in Engineering Management
  • Master of Science in Information System Management

Potential Job Titles or Employers

  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Advertising and Marketing Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Contract Administrator
  • Corporate Travel Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Employment Recruiter
  • Facilities Planner
  • General and Operations Manager
  • Human Resource Administrator
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Property and Real Estate Manager
  • Public Administrator
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Quality Control Auditor
  • Retail Sales Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Small Business Owner
  • Social Media Manager
  • Training Specialist

Student Activities

McNeese has more than 100 student organizations and clubs on campus, including ones that compliment management majors’ academic courses. Get involved on campus with the Society for Human Resources (SHRM), the Entrepreneurship club, and the Delta Sigma Pi co-ed professional business fraternity.

Community Connections

The McNeese chapter of the Society for Human Resources (SHRM) maintains an active relationship with the local Imperial Calcasieu SHRM chapter, which offers students a connection to established professionals that handle human resources in the five-parish area. This relationship provides students with leadership models, communication and support, as well as opportunities for collaboration on a variety of projects.

SEED Center

The Southwest Louisiana Entrepreneurial and Economic Development (SEED) Center serves as a hub for economic development in Southwest Louisiana. The Center houses the Student Innovation Center, and hosts the spring Undergraduate Scholar and Research Symposium, which offers students the opportunity to conduct research projects under the supervision of faculty mentors.


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Program Contact

Dr. Lonnie Phelps - Department Head