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  • Human Resources Management

    In this concentration, you will learn to hire, develop, and manage talented people so they can perform well and improve your company’s bottom line. You will develop skills in workforce planning, recruitment, training, labor relations, and benefits management. If you enjoy working with people and would like to help others achieve their full potential, this concentration is for you.

  • Operations Management

    The survival and success of a business depends on its ability to operate efficiently, keep costs under control, and use technology to improve productivity and results. In this concentration, you will develop skills in supply chain and process management and learn how to manage projects, technology, productivity, and change.

  • General Management

    This concentration provides you with a range of people, process, and project skills required for most jobs in today’s competitive business environment. You will learn how a business functions, develop an entrepreneurial mindset, and understand how critical issues like sustainability and globalization affect a business’s success.  

  • Sport Management

    In this concentration you will learn how to manage sport-related enterprises, including professional and intercollegiate sports, health and sport facilities, and community recreation entities. You will also develop skills in the marketing of sport-related products and services. Students gain valuable experience through internships, study abroad, and other interactions with industry professionals. Sport Management Concentration FAQs

Why Widener?


Real-World Experiences

Our students are encouraged to complete internships and participate in our co-op program. Through these real-world experiences, you will become skilled at applying what you’ve learned in class to solve real business problems, have a better understanding of the careers in your field, and get your foot in the door for future job opportunities since many firms use these programs as a screening process to identify and recruit talented employees.

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Career Development from Day One

One of our goals is to prepare students to land desirable jobs that lead to successful careers. Our curriculum includes a 4-year career development process that begins the day you arrive at Widener. You will engage in a variety of career-related activities that are embedded in different courses. These activities guide you through the process of discovering your career options, creating a detailed career plan, building a robust portfolio of competencies to make you more marketable to employers, and executing a job search strategy that lands you a desirable job and career.


Learning by Doing

This major provides you with the knowledge to become a leader in your field. But you will gain much more than just knowledge. We help you develop skills that employers desire and competencies that give you an edge over other applicants through a variety of hands-on learning activities. Our students complete class projects with real businesses, participate in national case competitions that are judged by business executives, and work with our industry partners to perform a range of business activities. Such experiences add muscle to your resume, strengthen your portfolio, and make you more valuable to potential employers.

Bob Schwartz

Expert Mentoring through Executive in Residence Program

Through the unique Executive in Residence program, students have career mentorship and networking opportunities with industry leader Bob Schwartz, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Comcast Spectacor, among other Executive in Residence professionals.

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  • ashley varallo
  • Erica D Trofa '16
  • James P Madden Jr '16
jada poller

Jada Poller


Widener taught me the importance of developing a plan to achieve business and personal goals and the value of working in teams.

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ashley varallo

Ashley Varallo


Widener School of Business really prepared me for getting a job and taught me the importance of networking and making connections.

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Erica D Trofa '16

Erica D. Trofa


Widener prides itself on leadership skills and it truly taught me to present myself with confidence, composure, and humility in any situation I encounter.

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James P Madden Jr '16

James P. Madden Jr.


I wanted to have a degree that gave me flexibility in the business world. Management allowed me to do that, while still allowing me to learn in all different business fields.

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Majoring in Management at Widener

Sports Management majors at Widener have the advantage of learning first hand from real-world professionals like Philadelphia Phillies front office staff James Trout and Rob MacPherson.

Potential Careers

  • Human resources manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Sales manager
  • Sales representative
  • Operations manager
  • General manager


The School of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This professional accreditation places Widener among the top one-third of college business schools in the U.S. and Europe.