Management

(Minor)

Take charge of your career with studies in management.

A minor in Management could be the perfect program to complement just about any other course of study you choose. As sources of connectivity and order, managers bridge the differences between the business and human elements of an organization to keep both sides functioning smoothly and happily. Frostburg’s Management minor will make you into a life-long learner, able to adapt to a dynamic business world that will continue to change long after you finish your formal education, be it undergraduate or doctoral.

  • Start a career helping others be their best in any field or discipline you can think of.
  • Join a management program that is constantly finding new ways to innovate and keep up with the professional world.

Management Highlights

  • Enjoy small classes your entire college career, providing you with personalized attention and great opportunities. 
  • Meet classmates and professionals in FSU’s student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, which provides resources, scholarships, internships, networking events and conference trips to student members.
  • Travel around the world on a summer trip with the College of Business’ Global Experiential Learning adventures, or plan a semester abroad to perfectly fit your academic schedule.
  • Intern with a company of your choice to add experience to your education. Past Management students have interned with well-known companies like IBM, Target, JC Penney, Potomac Edison and Holiday Inn.
  • Take on Applied Projects, which combine your classwork and a local small business or national program to make a real difference in the community.

About Our Management Faculty: 

  • Work with teachers who know you as an individual and who often stay in touch with students after graduation, creating great opportunities to network.
  • Get to know our diverse and friendly faculty, all of whom are highly qualified and dedicated to creating the best learning experience for you.
  • Explore possibilities with professors whose research specialties include organizational justice, corporate ethics, multinational enterprises, emotional intelligence and transportation route optimization.

Sample Management Courses: 

Management of Organizations – The practice of managing in today’s dynamic environment; the purpose and processes of organizations; managing individuals and groups in organizations. Emphasis is placed on skills needed for management success.

Operations Management – Introduction to the operations of a business. Relation between value and efficient operations, forecasting, capacity planning, management of supply chain and materials, quality issues and project management.

Human Resources Management – Effective utilization of human resources in organizations. Emphasis on principles, practices and legal aspects of job analysis, recruitment and selection, training, performance appraisal, compensation, safety and health, employer-employee rights, union-management relations; current issues in the field.

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility – Business ethics; the relationship of business with society; stakeholder relationships and the social responsibility of business to various constituencies; social, ethical and public policy issues affecting business and the managerial approaches for dealing with these issues.

Find out more about Frostburg State University’s Management program

Career Outlook for Managers 

The professional world offers a wide variety of opportunities to managers, as virtually all businesses need some kind of management to keep functioning efficiently. Managers are often required to have some proficiency in the business itself and not just in general management in order to most effectively understand an organization’s needs. Medical and health services managers and social and community service managers, particularly those who work with the elderly and with health-related services, are experiencing exceptionally fast growth due to a large aging population and improved access to medical information and care. For more information, visit http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/

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