Real-World Experience, Career Preparation

Develop management skills that will help you lead in the global, dynamic and highly competitive business environment of the 21st century. We are among only five percent of business schools in the world to be accredited by AACSB International, the gold standard of accreditation in business education. We are also the first and only business college to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award from the Office of the President of the United States.

In UNC’s Business Administration Management bachelor’s degree program, you’ll work side-by-side with award-winning faculty who are experienced business managers and practicing professionals. Classes are small with a high level of personal interaction, and we regularly welcome some of the world’s most influential business minds as guest speakers. You’ll also have numerous opportunities to gain real-world experience you can apply directly to your career through our Professional Experience program and other experiential learning opportunities, as well as exciting networking events with area business leaders.

Keiko Krahnke

Faculty Spotlight

Keiko Krahnke, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor of Management; Business Communications

Keiko Krahnke’s academic background is in language teaching and applied linguistics, counseling and human resource development. She has served in leadership positions for the Management, Spirituality and Religion Interest Group in the Academy of Management and serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management. As a long-time teacher, she believes that her purpose is to help her students to develop a sense of purpose in their lives, open themselves to new knowledge and understanding and live with compassion towards others. She has been recognized by Who's Who Among America's Teachers and by MCB students as the Professor of the Year (2005).

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Degree Option

B.S. in Business Administration Management

Management is a dynamic field encompassing a wide variety of career choices. You'll learn to think strategically about organizations and how they interact with the environment, and will gain an understanding of people and how to recruit, select, and lead them in an organizational setting. You'll also learn how to manage in a global environment and to be socially responsible and ethical in your business dealings.

The primary objective of the Management Emphasis is to prepare students for entry-level management positions in business, not-for-profit organizations, and government. The emphasis also prepares students for continuing education in MBA or other relevant master’s degree programs.

Minor Options

Business Administration Minor

Complement your selection of major with a valuable business background that will be an asset in virtually any career. The Business Administration Minor provides a broad knowledge of the fundamental areas of business including accounting, computer information systems, finance, management and marketing.

Business Administration Minor with Entrepreneurial Option

Get a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, marketing analysis and small business operations. This option can be added to the Business Administration Minor and requires six additional hours of study.

Global Business Minor

UNC's Global Business Minor is designed for students in Business Administration and wish to pursue an additional area of study in global business. Completion of the minor provides broad exposure to the global areas of business administration. These include at a minimum finance, economics, management, and marketing. The minor is only open to students who major in Business Administration.

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“The smaller class size allows for true student interaction -- not  only with other students but with professors and administrative staff who really take an interest in not only your academic career, but your life. Additionally, the work the professors are accomplishing both inside and out of the Monfort College of Business is awesome and definitely adds to the experiences inside the classroom.”

–Cierra Cummins, Class of 2013, Management

Your Future in Business Management

We’re dedicated to preparing students for a competitive job market. Our business graduates regularly score in the top five to 10 percent on the national Educational Testing Service Major Field Test in Business, which assesses core business knowledge.

Consider UNC’s B.S. in Management if you:

  • Want to lead teams and work with diverse people
  • Enjoy solving complex problems
  • Excel in small classes with one-on-one mentorship

You’ll learn:

  • How to manage, motivate and engage employees
  • How to manage organizations in a global environment
  • How to examine business issues and problems that confront society today
  • How to develop your communication and interpersonal skills in business

Sample courses:

  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Theory and Design
  • Business Ethics
  • International Management
  • Management of Quality
  • Leadership in Organizations

Beyond the Classroom

As the global business environment becomes increasingly complex, there is a growing need for talented business managers. When you complete your bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Management Emphasis) at UNC, you’ll be ready for entry-level management positions in business, not-for-profit organizations and government. The management emphasis also prepares you to pursue an M.B.A. or other master’s degree programs.

Where can your degree take you?

Gaining solid business management skills, as part of the accredited Business Administration bachelor’s degree program at UNC, will provide the foundation for a wide range of professional roles, including:

  • Account manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Human resource manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Retail manager
  • Sales manager
  • Small business owner

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