Management (BS)

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Develop effective business skills to manage teams in business ethics, organizational design, strategic development, and human resource management, as preparation for management careers in manufacturing, retail, technology, and other sectors.   

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Why Earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Management at Indiana State? 

The Management BS program at the Scott College of Business helps you develop and practice essential skills in leadership, decision-making, and organizational strategy and tactics. Management graduates are well-prepared to manage teams, projects, and resources for business and industry.

Lead Teams to Success 

As a management major at Indiana State, you will develop the knowledge, skills, and instincts to lead teams and projects, make informed decisions, optimize resource allocation, and align efforts with organizational goals. And mentorship from professors, program alumni, and other industry professionals will position you for exciting career opportunities upon graduation.    

Learn from Our Excellent Faculty 

Professors in the Scott College of Business bring extensive industry experience in human resource management, strategic development, international business, and organizational studies to every course in the management program. They incorporate aspects of business administration, ethics, corporate business, and leadership into class discussions.    

Small class sizes enable your instructors to provide personalized feedback and one-on-one mentorship. Their connections with working business and industry professionals create opportunities for practicums and internships while you complete your management degree.   


Connect Through Experience 

Management majors are invited to participate in Scott College of Business activities and organizations, including Indiana State’s professional business fraternities, Delta Sigma Pi and Alpha Kappa Psi. Students interested in human resource management may join the student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, a professional association.  

Management students may also be invited to join Beta Gamma Sigma, a business honorary society.  

Travel-study courses are offered periodically to give students an opportunity for short-term learning experiences in different cultures. On these trips, you will learn about social/sustainable entrepreneurship and ethics through visits with entrepreneurs, universities, and local businesses. 

Recent classes have traveled to Iceland, Morocco, Brazil, India, Italy, and Finland.

What You'll Learn in the Management Program 

The Management BS includes courses in liberal studies and business. These include business ethics, business information, corporate social responsibility, leadership in high-performance organizations, management information systems, organizational design, human resource management, strategic management, and sustainable management.  

The Management BS provides opportunities for experiential learning that translate theory into practice and enhance career readiness. Some experiential learning projects are associated with coursework, but students also have the option to gain practical experience through a cooperative practicum or internship. 

The program concludes with a senior business experience project that requires students to work in teams to develop real-world solutions and recommendations for a company in the Terre Haute community. 


The Management BS combines well with many other majors and minors offered by Indiana State. The Human Capital Management minor and the Entrepreneurship minor are recommended for Management majors.  


Transfer Credit

Indiana State University accepts credit from regionally accredited colleges and universities within the United States, and from selected schools located outside the United States. Credit also may be granted for military training and experience. Previously earned college credit can be applied toward completion of the program per Indiana State's transfer guidelines.

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Career Possibilities for Management Majors 

Our graduates are employed as administrative service managers, chief executive officers [CEOs], chief operating officers [COOs], purchasing managers, and in related positions for a variety of industry sectors. Others have founded their own businesses or have pursued graduate studies in management or a related business field.  

Maximize Your Experience at Indiana State

Explore our Honors College to learn how you can maximize your college experience with faculty mentors, undergraduate research, internships, and Honors housing. Students in the Honors College also enjoy opportunities to travel across the nation and abroad for conferences, service-learning trips, and immersive academic and cultural studies.

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Indiana State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. In addition, all programs in the Scott College of Business are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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