Learn to bring out the best of your team members through communication and problem-solving skills. Build your human management skills and become a leader in your workplace.

Why Study Management?

Organizations need leaders who can guide teams through challenges to reach company goals. By studying management, you will learn how to think critically to solve problems to help companies thrive.

You will learn about human behavior to create healthy and productive relationships. You'll develop skills to help businesses grow, such as negotiation, staffing, and planning. You'll also learn how to create ethical environments for customers and employees.

Why Study Management at CSUN?

BSBA Advantage

Management is one of ten Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree options at the Nazarian College. BSBA programs are set apart from other business degrees because they emphasize math and analytical skills. Because the BSBA option prepares you to address complex business problems, you will have an advantage in any competitive job market.

Career Preparedness

At CSUN, we believe in the importance of practical experience. As a management student, you will apply and enhance your learning with an internship requirement. Our Career Education and Professional Development Center will help you connect with additional internship opportunities. When you graduate, you'll be prepared for a management career.

AACSB Accredited

The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest standard in business and management education. Only 25 percent of business schools nationwide and 5 percent of business schools worldwide receive this distinction.

Bigger and Better

We are one of the largest business schools in the country, with 7,000 students and an alumni network of more than 50,000. You will have access to more resources, world-class faculty and state-of-the-art facilities.

What You'll Learn

All Management majors start with a common business core curriculum to learn the fundamentals of the business world. You will also complete a senior capstone project that is the culmination of your degree.

In your Management core classes, you will learn about:

  • Business law
  • Management skills
  • Employment practices
  • Economics for managers

You will also complete a required internship and take a communication course.

In your elective classes, you can choose to learn about the following topics:

  • Organizational change and development
  • Leadership, power and politics
  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • Creative and ethical decision making
  • Strategic human resource management
  • International business management
  • Crisis management
  • Business and society


Careers & Outcomes

Our Management major prepares students for leadership positions in a variety of fields and organizations. Our graduates have gone on to assume entry-level and mid-career level positions at the following organizations.

Employers of recent alumni include:

  • Activision
  • Best Buy
  • Dreamworks
  • IKEA
  • Northrop Grumman
  • The Home Depot
  • Toyota

Common career paths for graduates include:

  • Retail management
  • Marketing management
  • Human resource management
  • Consulting
  • Development and training
  • Operations
  • Recruiting
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Are you interested in a career in human resources?

Join the CSUN chapter of Professionals in Human Resources Association. You'll learn from guest speakers, network with professionals, and be connected to the national PHIRA organization.

Business Honors Program

High-achieving Management majors may be eligible for the Business Honors Program (BHP). BHP students have access to scholarship opportunities, selective courses, mentorships, priority registration and much more. Find out about the requirements.

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