Undergraduate Major

Management Major: Bachelor’s Degree in Business (BSBA)

Customize your path in our management major with one of three concentrations–human resource, operations and supply chain, or general management–and gain the skills you need for a successful career in business.

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Program Overview

Here, you’ll learn to become a leader in the world of business, whether you want to work for a large or small corporation – or even for yourself.

You’ll start with a strong foundation of core business courses, before choosing one of three management concentrations: human resource, supply chain, or general. Then, our professors will connect you with countless opportunities to network with business insiders and gain workplace experience through co-ops and internships at Philadelphia’s global companies. You’ll build a career-ready resume and gain the leadership skills that will set you apart from others in business – and beyond.

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

Program Options for degree for business management

The management program ensures all students learn to manage people, processes, and projects that are critical in today's competitive business environment. Students who graduate with these management skills will be ready for a fast start and long-term career success.

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Customize your academic journey to fit your career goals with one of three concentrations.

  1. Loading...: Learn to hire, develop, and manage talented people. You'll develop the skills that employers demand, from recruitment and training to labor relations and benefits management.
  2. Loading...: Businesses survive and succeed on their ability to operate efficiently. You'll develop skills in supply chain and process management and learn how to manage projects, technology, productivity, and change.
  3. Loading...: Today's competitive business environment requires you to lead a range of people, processes, and projects. You'll learn the ins and outs of business - and develop an entrepreneurial mindset. 

Prepare for rapid career growth by completing two degrees in five years. When you graduate, you’ll receive a bachelor’s degree in management and a master’s degree in one of several graduate programs in the School of Business Administration.

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In addition to being offered as a major, students can also pursue a Loading.... A management minor gives students a solid background in understanding, dealing with and managing with people, processes and projects. This minor provides students with a skill that is in great demand by employers and will help them advance any career.

You may also choose from our expansive list of additional minors and certificates for undergraduate students to find unique combinations for your personal academic goals and unique career path.

The business honors program is an exciting opportunity for academically talented students to enrich their business education with advanced honors courses, an honors seminar, collaboration with faculty on research, civic engagement, and professional and leadership development opportunities.

Students can complete their program of study in 4 years graduating with a certificate of honors in business.

Learn more about the business honors program

Program Highlights for Management Majors

Our management program prepares students to be innovators and problem solvers - skills that are in demand at any size business.

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Real-World Experience

Take advantage of internships and co-ops in management. You'll apply what you've learned in class to solve real business problems and get your foot in the door for future job opportunities.

In partnership with the Office of Career Design and Development, explore the opportunity to complete 12 months of full-time, paid co-op work and still complete your degree in four years.

Or, you can go for an internship at a company that suits your interests. In these positions, you will develop your business leadership skills, while also learning firsthand what management involves in practice.

Business Student Mentorship

Mentoring by Industry Experts

Widener's unique Executives in Residence program in the School of Business Administration brings industry leaders to campus and provides students with career mentorship and networking opportunities with experts in the field.

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Launch Your Career

From day one, we'll prepare you for long-term career success. Career development is woven through our management curriculum in a variety of activities, including networking opportunities with our industry partners.

These experiences will guide you as you create a detailed career plan, build a robust portfolio, and execute a job search strategy that lands you a desirable career.

Clubs & Organizations

Management majors have the opportunity to join various clubs and organizations across campus and beyond to expand their network, including the Money Club, Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE), and many more.

Living Learning Communities (LLC)

Live and learn with your classmates in the Business (Developing Entrepreneurs) LLC, while exploring the real-life experiences of entrepreneurs and spending time with business faculty who are dedicated to your success.


Our professors are here to connect you with professional insights and pipelines to success. You'll be advised by a professor who is an expert in your concentration and who has his or her finger on the pulse of the industry. Our professors make you the priority.

Kerri C. Brannen
Associate Professor

"My goal is to create challenging and interesting experiences for students, while also providing them with useful knowledge as they begin their professional careers. I weave current news and business reports into my courses and constantly evaluate the best methods for teaching my students."

Yamuna Baburaj
Assistant Professor

"I want to inspire students to see the world from a global perspective. Business students, in particular, need to be aware of the opportunities that open up when they learn a new language or immerse themselves in a culture that is different from their own."

Your Inside Track to Success

Your Inside Track to Success

Students like you have graduated from our management program and accepted positions with top companies. By making connections and gaining real-world experience, you’ll put yourself in a position to join them.

Outlook & Outcomes

Potential Careers

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Supply Chain Manager

  • General Manager

  • Facility Operations Manager

  • Business Analyst

  • Guest Relations Manager

Pride Perspectives

Hear from our students about their experience in the Management program.

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Widener gives me access to so many great opportunities I wouldn't have had elsewhere. These experiences and opportunities give me a great competitive advantage heading into the workforce.

Evan Davis

Evan's Story
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For me, the opportunities at Widener to start this, join that, do this, allowed me to grow tremendously as a person. That’s what turned me into who I am.

Cajua Robinson

Cajua's Story

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