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. Students can also graduate prepared to work in local industry through the College of Business’ special certification in Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) Business.
At a Glance
Degree Type: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Program Length: 4 years (120 credit hours)
Availability: in person, hybrid, online
Management Degree Program Concentrations
Discover and learn about employment law, recruiting and retention, compensation and benefits and strategic human resource management through our nationally recognized SHRM-aligned curriculum. With this concentration, students are eligible to take the SHRM-CP© certifying exam their senior year.Human Resource Management Curriculum
Available 100% online, McNeese's bachelor's degree in management prepares you with the knowledge, training and experience to start your journey from the classroom to a corner office.General Management Curriculum
What Can You Do with this Degree?
With a bachelor's degree in management, you will qualify to work in corporate, industrial, governmental, administrative, human resources and leadership positions. Or, continue your education with a graduate degree to advance your career or specialize in a specific field.
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
- Advertising and Marketing Manager
- Development Manager
- Contract Administrator
- Corporate Travel Manager
- Customer Service Manager
- Employment Recruiter
- General and Operations Manager
- Training and Development Specialist
- Human Resource Specialist
- Human Resource Administrator
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.
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 work in 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.
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.
Dr. Lonnie Phelps - Department Head