Major in Management and Leadership

Position yourself as a leader and gain skills to effectively manage an organization. With various track options, you can customize your degree based on your interests.

Program information

Students studying management and leadership will gain a mix of theoretical and practical management knowledge and skills that will enable them to work as professional managers, HR professionals and business leaders. Tracks within the major allow students to specialize in specific areas of interest, including organizational leadership, entrepreneurship, and human resources.

A degree in management and leadership will provide you with the skills to effectively lead a group of people. Many graduates secure jobs in sales, human resources, entrepreneurship, retail, general management and management rotational programs.

Like many fields of business, it is important to network as a management and leadership major. You should also attend shadowing days to get a taste for jobs you may want when you graduate. Look into leadership positions within clubs on campus. Summer internship or part-time work experience will allow you to be competitive with other management and leadership graduates.

Typical positions include:

  • Benefits Administrator
  • Branch Manager
  • Business Development Officer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Fundraiser/Development Officer
  • Human Resource Administrator
  • Management Analyst
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Public Administrator
  • Property, Real Estate Manager
  • Personnel Recruiter

Recent graduate data

Median starting salary of 2022-23 management & leadership graduates
Percentage of 2022–23 management & leadership graduates employed six months after graduation