At a Glance

While studying management at Carthage, you won’t just master essential concepts. You will receive a solid foundation in business theories to better prepare for your professional career.

Degree offered:

  • B.A., Management 

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Carrying out the Carthage business program’s mission to develop the best-prepared students in the Midwest, management majors follow the College’s proprietary READYTM (Real-world Experience And Developing You) curriculum.

Professors embed practical projects in their classes and tailor internships to student interests. Aspiring business leaders become fluent in industry-standard programs like SalesForce. com, SPSS Statistics, Microsoft Project, and Google AdWords.

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Beyond the classroom

Student Organizations

As part of the READY concept, students can gain professional experience right on campus.

  • Velocity Consulting: Work at the first 100 percent student-run, full-service consulting company in the country.
  • Enactus: Address global problems from an economic perspective with this international nonprofit.
  • Pi Sigma Epsilon: Join the campus chapter of this professional coed sales and marketing fraternity.

Study Abroad

Faculty regularly lead business-focused study tours to countries like Sweden, China, South Africa, and England. There, students can visit top international companies and meet with senior executives.

Scholarships

Incoming students can enter the Business Scholarship competition, with one award covering full tuition award and two others covering $20,000 per year.

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career options

Between now and 2026, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 8 percent growth in employment of management occupations, “driven by the formation of new organizations and expansion of existing ones.”

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