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Dr. Shawn Keough
Chair of the Faculty
Emporia State University
Management exposes students to the foundations of supervision, personnel and human resource management, organizational behavior, small business management, and international issues. Students qualify for entry-level positions in general management, human resource management, and various other fields in industry and governmental agencies.
Why Study Management at ESU?
If you enjoy working with and influencing people, if you like doing creative, exciting and interesting work, and if you want to make money, then a career in management is for you. As a management major at ESU, you will learn to plan, analyze, develop strategies, staff, lead and motivate others in a business or non-profit environment. Once you receive your bachelor's degree witha major in management from Emporia State University, you will be prepared to enter a business firm of government agency as a management trainee with the potential of advancing to a management position. ESU's close ties with businesses in Kansas will help jump-start your career.
Management Program of Study
The management program draws knowledge from the areas of general business, information systems and economics. Students are exposed to the foundations of supervision, personnel and human resource management, operations, organizational behavior, small business management and international issues, among others. Students qualify for entry-level positions in general management, human resource management and various other fields, in both profit and non-profit organizations and government agencies.
In addition to your academic studies, you will have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience by participating in an internship coordinated through the School of Business. Emporia State's business internship program has an excellent relationship with businesses throughout the state that help students benefit from the experiences they receive in a work setting.