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Why Study Business Administration - Management?

The ability to lead, communicate, collaborate and turn talent into excellent performance are all traits of capable managers. Our business administration – management major will prepare you to manage people, lead a business unit, form a company strategy and succeed in the corporate, non-profit or government worlds.

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Skills and Learning Outcomes

  • Develop strategic management tactics to manage people and organizations and strategic plan coordination for all levels of business.
  • Cultivate a variety of transferable skills, including effective collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • Communicate effectively with coworkers and customers.
  • Sharpen leadership skills that will allow you to hire, train, motivate and evaluate employees.


Types of Courses

  • Business Process Management
  • Decision Making
  • Ethical Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Logistics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Retail Management

“I feel genuinely prepared for the 'real world' after graduation. The department has given me many opportunities to network and given me hands-on experience that I believe will allow me to hit the ground running after graduation.”

– Shane Larson, business administration – management major

4-Year Plan

Potential Careers

Management majors graduate from UW-River Falls prepared for a variety of careers in business. Potential roles include:

  • Account Manager
  • Human Resources Manager or Specialist
  • Management Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Sales Manager