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Albers School of Business and Economics

Management Major

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A Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree with a major in Management will provide you with the skills to a) inspire, lead, and develop others; b) structure organizations capable of meeting both profit and social responsibility goals; c) work effectively individually and in teams; d) communicate persuasively; and e) develop a strategic management perspective. As organizations strive to differentiate themselves in competitive environments and workers strive to demonstrate their value on a daily basis, concern for human capital (i.e., the collective skills, knowledge, and experience of an organization’s workforce) is paramount to conducting business in today’s world.  A Management major will leave Seattle University with the tools and confidence to attract and develop human capital in organizations.

Why Seattle University?

  • A Seattle University graduate with a major in Management will have the flexibility to work in any industry and with any population – every organization has to manage people and relationships.
  • You can customize the Albers Management major to suit your interests with electives available in leadership, human resource management, international management, and entrepreneurship.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in short and intensive bootcamps for our Management majors that supplement our courses and help students to gain a specific job skill. The first bootcamp is on Process Management and A3 Problem Solving.
  • You will be part of a community of Management students who are excited about the field of Management.  Check out their webpage: http://www.mmacseattleu.org/
  • You will have access to professors and faculty who are committed to student development as demonstrated through diverse faculty-student research projects. 
  • Management professors and faculty are experts in their fields publishing in top-tier outlets (e.g., Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics) and recognized in the media (e.g., Inc. Magazine, The Seattle Times, Comcast Newsmakers).

Management Major Job Opportunities

There are two popular career paths for management majors: Business Consulting and Human Resource Management.  That said, Management majors from Albers School of Business and Economics have obtained jobs in a variety of organizations including"

  • Amazon
  • Boeing
  • Expedia
  • Hitachi Consulting
  • Microsoft
  • PACCAR

Their job titles are varied, reflecting the gamut of skills and experience they obtained through their degree program:

  • Recruiter
  • Property Management Specialist
  • HR Regional Manager
  • Consultant
  • Account Manager
  • Benefits Specialist