SMSU has broadened the scope of its business-related majors and minors. Building upon a solid reputation in business administration, SMSU now offers a major and a minor in Management at the baccalaureate level. This major will allow business management students to further strengthen and define their business skills and knowledge. The new curriculum is founded on a strong foundation of business core courses that are necessary for success in today’s competitive economic environment. The new Management Major offers the following concentrations: General Management, Human Resource Management, International Management, and Supply Chain Management. These interesting and valuable concentrations provide management students with real options to focus their course-work towards the career opportunities that best meet their individual goals and interests.
Students with other majors could also decide to earn a Minor in Management, Human Resource Management or Supply Chain Management. The minor is built around the same core competencies as the major, and this minor can be a great addition to a student’s academic credentials.
SMSU also has degree offerings that are particularly suited to transfer students who have course work and earned degrees from other colleges and universities. For example, students with degrees from two-year colleges can pursue either a B.S. in Management, or a B.A.S. in Management. To determine which degree is the best fit, transfer students should consult with the Chairperson for SMSU’s Business and Public Affairs (BPA) Department. Students located at distant sites outside Marshall, Minnesota should know that the BPA Department works closely with SMSU’s Distance Learning Office to operate numerous outreach programs throughout Minnesota.
SMSU’s Career Services Office has years of data that consistently demonstrate the strong job placements of our management graduates. We also have a very successful and active internship program.
Our Management faculty are professionals who have industry experience and strong academic credentials. More importantly, our faculty are dedicated educators with a passion for teaching and learning. We care about our students, and we are constantly improving our programs to make sure that we are fully preparing our students for a globally-competitive business world where change is the only constant.
A grade point average of 2.50 in all major course work taken at SMSU including courses transferred from other institutions. A grade point average of 2.00 in all minor course work is required. Any exceptions to this requirement must be approved by the faculty of the Management program.