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Management is a broad area of study within business. It covers topics from human resource management and strategic planning to leadership and innovation. Any organization, whether it is small start-up or a large Fortune 100 firm, for profit or non-profit, government or private, requires management. A management major is appropriate for those interested in careers in different types of organizations, working in human resource management/management consulting or launching a business. Most graduates will face several career changes and job choices; thus, the management major is designed to develop a student's understanding of the principles and practice of management in a global economy.
Management graduates have a median starting salary of $40,000+
Occupations in the field of management have a projected above average growth rate between 7-12% over the next 10 year based on current employment trends
Most management classes are offered in both live and online formats to match student needs!
Several management courses have application-based projects with local businesses in Hampton Roads
Management majors have the ability to pursue an Entrepreneurship Certificate by taking the New Venture Creation management elective and the Introduction to Entrepreneurship elective
ODU’s Management Department sponsors ODU’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Student Chapter which has close ties to the Hampton Roads professional SHRM Chapter. The ODU SHRM Chapter hosts events focused on networking and professional development.
Graduates from this major have gone to work at
This class examines theories and concepts pertaining to people at work. Topics include personality differences, motivation principles, high-performing work teams, and leadership development. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Pre- or corequisite: MGMT 325.
An examination of the environment of multinational business, foreign trade, and the operation of multinational enterprises. Management, marketing, accounting, and financial problems unique to enterprises operating in varying economic, cultural, and political legal environments are investigated. This course includes a CAP experience. International business majors may not take MGMT 361 for credit. Prerequisites: FIN 323, MKTG 311 and MGMT 325, and a declared major in the University or permission of the Dean
This class examines all issues pertaining to managing people in an organization. Topics include strategic planning for Human Resources, recruitment and selection systems, performance evaluation and development programs, Equal Employment Opportunity, and diversity management. Prerequisites: MGMT 325. Pre- or corequisite: MGMT 330.
Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program in Management should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
Applicants for admission to any of the majors in the undergraduate degree program in business administration (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - BSBA) should apply initially to the Office of Admissions of Old Dominion University. Students cannot be accepted into business administration without first being admitted to the University. Admission to the University does not guarantee admission to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program. Candidates for admission to the BSBA program should indicate on the application to the University their intention to enter the undergraduate business administration degree program.
Admission to the BSBA degree program is a two-step process:
Students must first successfully complete ODU admission requirements and be certified as having done so.
Complete admission requirements to the BSBA degree program.
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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