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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree

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The Department of Management in the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies (HCBPS) at UCM offers students educational experiences that will help them address the challenges of business in a wide variety of careers.

The Management Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with a major in Management. We also offer a Management minor. The courses in the BSBA in Management major utilize a team-based experiential learning approach, rather than lecture, to help students understand both the theory and practice of management.

In the BSBA in Management major, our students will be given the opportunity to:

  • Become more effective decision makers
  • Organize activities to implement decisions
  • Deliver effective oral presentations and written communications
  • Lead others effectively
  • Develop skills and attitudes required for life-long learning and serving others

Qualified, Committed Faculty

We have highly qualified faculty with Ph.D.s and real business experience. Faculty are very committed to working with students to ensure their success. See our "How Your Management & Business Communication Faculty Can Help You"

Team-Based, Experiential Learning Style of Instruction.

Faculty members prepare students to work effectively and efficiently in team environments.

The Integrative Business Experience (IBE) (http://ibe.ucmo. edu)

The BSBA in Management requires the IBE. IBE classes create, operate, and execute start-up businesses (based on bank loans of up to $5,000 per business) and manage handson service projects for non-profit organizations. In the last 7 years, IBE teams have donated more than $200,000 in profits to non-profit organizations and have completed service projects involving more than 7,000 hours for the community.

Real-World Business Experience Internship Programs

Business majors participate in paid internships. The HCBPS Business Internship Center information is at

Business Organizations

The most popular clubs for management majors are Enactus (formerly SIFE) and DECA which any UCM major may join. Learn more about these student business organizations at and

AACSB Accredited Degree

All UCM business programs are accredited by the AACSB International.

Employer Interest in Management Majors

Management continues to be among the top 10 undergraduate majors targeted in the Midwest for college recruiting according to statistics from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook.

The UCM Career Services web site is:

Management Major Employers

Service, government, banking, transportation services, agriculture, and products. You can find a full listing of hiring employers at

Online Information

Learn more about the management major on the departmental website at A handbook for management majors is available online at documents/handbook.pdf. Central Summit Center The BSBA in Management is also offered in Lee's Summit, MO. E-mail Dr. Chris Wright ( for more information.

To Learn More

Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies
660-543-4026 or HCBPS at 660-543-4560


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