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B.S. in Business Management

College of Business and Public Management

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B.S. in Business Management

 

Program Overview

From Business Analytics and Corporate Finance to Human Resource Management and GIS Applications, the B.S. in Business Management degree will equip you with the skills necessary to manage organizations effectively in the tech-age. You'll learn about management tools and processes and learn to think critically, solve problems analytically and communicate effectively. Students also develop an ethical mindset and a global perspective on business. The breadth and depth of this program make it an ideal degree choice for furthering careers in a variety of organization types, including small businesses, large corporations, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies.

 

Tracks

Business Law Minor

The Business Law minor is designed to help students develop a practical understanding of law as it applies to organizational decision-making and strategy. This understanding is critical for business managers in the complex 21st century workplace. This program gives students an additional skill set that is directly applicable to nearly any position.

Human Resources Management Minor

Human resource management plays a vital role in the life of all organizations, and human resource professionals are strategic business partners who assist in key areas of organizational leadership. This 18-credit blended minor in Human Resource Management will introduce students to the field of HR including employment law, staffing and development, and compensation. In addition, students will gain key insights about organizational behavior and a marketable skill set that is applicable in any field.

International Business Minor

West Chester University is preparing graduates to succeed in an ever growing global economy through preparation for international careers. The International Business minor is rooted in the College of Business and Public Management, but draws from a wide range of disciplines across the university such as anthropology, literature, economics and finance, geography, history, and political science. The program's flexible design allows students to choose courses that focus on a particular country or region, creating a specialization in that region.

Entrepreneurship Minor

Coming in Fall 2019

Supply Chain Management Minor

Coming in Fall 2019
 

Program Highlights

  •  Faculty with industry experience and varied research interests who are passionate about teaching their students applied and hands-on business skills

  • AACSB International Accredited ensuring high quality business education

  • Diverse undergraduate curriculum and flexible learning opportunities including face-to-face, hybrid and online undergraduate courses

  • Professional development opportunities including internships, service-learning, seminars

  • Dr. Edwin Cottrell Entrepreneurship Leadership Center providing opportunities for entrepreneurship literacy and inspiring students to engage in entrepreneurial ventures by exposing them first hand to entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial environments.

  • 100% online advanced degrees: Master’s in Human Resource Management & MBA

  • Study Abroad programs

  • Management Degree completion also offered at the WCU Philadelphia Campus & Delaware County Community College (DCCC)

 

What can I do with this degree?

Earning a B.S. in Business Management prepares you for a career in business that can span across any sector or industry, and can include private and public sector organizations. Graduates from our program have gone on to pursue careers in multiple fields, including sales, human resource, and general management; international and domestic management consulting; and supply chain and logistics analysis, just to name a few. Graduates from our program have found employment with many prestigious companies and organizations, such as Vanguard, QVC, Radial, PWC, JP Morgan, Reed Smith, Glaxo Smith Kline, Johnson & Johnson, and the World Trade Organization, just to name a few. Graduates from our program have gone on to gain advanced degrees.

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