Effective management ensures the attainment of organizational goals through planning, organizing, leading, and controlling organizational and human resources. All courses in the management major explore and develop skills in these four managerial functions.
Upon completion of foundation courses in management, students will take courses focused on organizational behavior, organization theory, and human resource management.
Study abroad programs led by USM business faculty are established for Japan/South Korea and as part of the British Studies Program. Ask us about opportunities to learn in other countries.
There is one Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree available with this major.
The degree prepares students for managerial careers in business, government, or nonprofit organizations. Students in this program complete additional courses in entrepreneurship, international management, and two management electives.
Our graduates are currently working as executives, operations managers, plant managers, general managers, and human resource managers.
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Southern Miss undergraduate degrees are available online, at the Hattiesburg campus, at the Gulf Park campus, and/or through a hybrid delivery that includes both online and on-campus courses.
All courses listed in the degree plan are available online. A student would not have to take a face-to-face course to complete this degree.
50 percent or more of the degree plan’s courses in Major Area of Study Requirements AND 50 percent or more of courses in Curriculum Requirement are available online. Remaining courses are face-to-face at the Hattiesburg or Gulf Park campus, as noted.
All courses are available face-to-face on the Hattiesburg campus.
All courses are available face-to-face on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.