The management program provides the skill and knowledge for students who will assume leadership roles in business. This program prepares them for various managerial positions. Students choose from one of four areas of emphasis in management: human resource management, international business, small business/entrepreneurship and supply chain management. Students pursuing the human resource management area of emphasis develop a knowledge base suitable for careers such as compensation analyst, recruiter or training specialist. Students pursuing the international business area of emphasis are encouraged to study a foreign language and are instructed to participate in a study abroad program. They develop a knowledge base suitable in international business strategy and they acquire an appreciation of foreign culture and business practices. Students pursuing the small business/entrepreneurship area of emphasis pursue positions such as small business manager, entrepreneur, or franchise owner. Students pursuing the supply chain management area of emphasis develop the knowledge and skills to lead supply chain improvement projects, to function in supply chain teams and to perform or lead supply chain operations.
The management program provides the skill and knowledge for students who will assume leadership roles in business. Ellis Roper, a management graduate and current Master of Science in Industrial Relations student, is exhibiting what it truly means to be a Mountaineer by his extensive involvement in the community.Read Ellis's Story