The Management major in the Davis College of Business stands out amongst others as they infuse their curriculum with a focus on leadership. Students are pushed to think “outside the box” to discover the leader within themselves. Jacksonville University Professors are also highly qualified; many with both academic and business credentials bring real-world examples into the classroom.
The program requires mastery of the core business curriculum, so students are well-grounded in the fundamentals of business. Next, they learn the essential ingredients of management including how teams, organizations, and major corporations are organized and function.
The courses are designed to provide an understanding and application of management
concepts from the basic principles to the development of organizational objectives.
The program studies and explores important processes such as decision-making, business
analysis, communications, and negotiations.
Take a look further into the course requirements, by viewing the Management guide sheet. (Please make sure to select the correct catalog year, course requirements may vary
The major guide sheets can be used a reference when selecting classes. These guide sheets are not used by the Registrars office to confer degrees.
Management major job opportunities are expected to rise in the coming years due to the expansion of current and formation of new organizations. Employees will be needed, as companies will have to hire workers to manage these new or expanding operations. Employers in today’s marketplace are particularly seeking candidates with “people skills”. These skills include human resources, communications, and decision-making. In management, careers expect the unexpected and are prepared to use all sorts of leadership qualities and management techniques. With a degree in management from JU, you will be ready to tackle management assignments and challenges in all kinds of organizations.
JU management graduates have been successful in a variety of public and private sector roles. DCOB graduates fill a number of executives positions. Some of their employers include CSX, Florida Blue, Georgia Pacific Corporation, Black Knight Financial Services, and UPS. This degree is a good preparation for an MBA.