Management Degree

Whether you’re leading a congregation or a team of business professionals, having a mastery of management techniques and tools can help you inspire others and make positive impacts on your organization and community.

Every business, organization, agency, or non-profit needs a skilled and caring leader, as well as dedicated team members, to succeed. When you earn a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management degree from Hardin-Simmons University, you’ll be prepared to step into executive and leadership roles with confidence and the knowledge to lead others to greatness.

As a management major at HSU, you’ll take flexible, engaging courses with faculty who have decades of industry experience. Experiential learning is at the core of our bachelor’s degree in business management so that you can gain the real-world skills and knowledge that will help you stand out on the job market and on the job.

A Business Management Degree Designed for You

Major in business management at HSU and earn a management degree that’s uniquely you.

While each management major takes certain required courses, students can take advantage of the flexibility of management degree electives to delve into diverse business topics — including computer and information systems, entrepreneurship, managerial economics, leadership, international management, and more.

Program Contact

Dr. John N. Davis-associate professor of management at the Kelley College of Business

Dr. John N. Davis

Associate Professor of Management

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Why Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management at Hardin-Simmons?

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Hands-on Work Experience

Management majors at HSU graduate with hours of experience applying the theories learned in class to real life situations. As you earn your business management degree, you’ll participate in research projects and presentations that you can then present at competitions around the state. You’ll also gain firsthand experience evaluating ethical conduct in a local organization to ensure equity and safety. Finally, you’ll have opportunities for internships and work experience to make connections and build a solid resume before you graduate.

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Distinguished Faculty

Thanks to the small class sizes in our management degree program, management majors get many chances to work closely with faculty mentors who have decades of experience in banking and manufacturing industries. Our business management degree faculty bring this real-world experience into the classroom to help you connect your lessons to jobs after graduation.

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Strong Community

Our management majors often leave HSU with a vibrant social and professional network of peers, faculty, and alumni. Management degree courses integrate team projects that let you enhance your leadership and collaboration skills while making lasting friendships.

What Can You Do With a Business Management Degree from HSU?

The world of business is vast, with diverse careers and positions in nearly every industry — including educational, religious, governmental, non-profit, and business organizations.

The advanced skills you’ll gain when you major in business management at HSU can help set you apart from others if you decide to continue your education in a graduate management degree program.

When you choose to major in business management at HSU, you’ll not only benefit from the personal and professional satisfaction of pursuing a career doing what you love, but also in the great job security that comes with a bachelor’s in business management degree. Jobs for professionals who hold a bachelor’s degree in business management are expected to grow steadily by 6% through 2031, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That’s on par with the average growth for other occupational fields throughout the country.

Jobs for Bachelor’s in Business Management Graduates

  • Client service manager
  • Project manager
  • Office manager
  • Human resource manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Account executive
  • Business consultant
  • Management analyst
  • Director of operations
  • Sales managers

Salary for Bachelor’s in Business Management Graduates

According to the BLS, top executives with a bachelor’s degree in business management or related field earn an annual salary of $99,000 — significantly higher than the national average salary for all other occupations.

Program Details

Hardin-Simmons has been blessed with many generous donors and alumni who are committed to helping management majors like you afford a quality education in a top business management degree program. In fact, more than 97% of HSU students receive some type of financial aid.

Make sure that you apply for aid using the​ Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) for students that  are classified as a Texas Resident who cannot apply for federal financial aid.

Learn more about financial aid options at HSU.