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That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

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Business: Management (BBA)

A degree suited for any profession

Managers are an essential part of any company. They train employees, carry out leadership duties, and oversee the entirety of an organization. Managers should have strong skills in leadership, communication, organization, and delegation.  

You can obtain all these skills and more with a Management degree from Dakota State.

We’ve designed our program to serve you well in many professions. Explore a career in business, non-profit, government, military, and more. Learn business basics that have a technological edge, ultimately helping you manage your business and employees. Use technology-supported approaches to analyze business issues and identify the complexity of business operations; including Microsoft Suite, statistical software, and business simulation software.

You can even pair your management major with another technology-infused program. Giving you a unique advantage in the job market.

Transform your management skills

Our program offers training in Human Resources, International Management, Organizational Behavior, and Technology Management. Learn how to integrate ethical and social responsibility into your work as well as the fundamental concepts of finance and marketing. Strengthen skills in business communications. Apply the social, cultural, and legal differences inherent in the global environment into your daily work. Train your team on how to research and analyze external and internal factors, to make informed business decisions.

Expand your mind and business with a master’s degree

If you choose to become a management major, you can continue your education with our Master of Business Administration (MBA) program here at DSU. With an undergraduate degree in Management and a Master’s in Business Administration, there’s no limit to what you’ll accomplish.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the B.B.A. degree with Management specialization, students will:

  • Research and analyze external and internal factors to make informed business decisions.
  • Demonstrate effective, compelling, and logical oral communication in business environments.
  • Demonstrate effective, logical writing in business communications.
  • Utilize quantitatively. technology-supported approaches to analyze business issues.
  • Integrate the principles of ethics and social responsibility in business decision-making.
  • Identify the complexity of business operations in a global environment.
  • Apply the basic concepts of organizational behavior at the individual, group, and organizational levels to improve the effectiveness of an organization.
  • Apply the basic concepts of human resources at the individual, group, and organizational levels to improve the effectiveness of an organization.
  • Apply fundamental concepts regarding innovation to an organizational context.
  • Apply fundamental concepts of finance, marketing, accounting, and economics regarding new venture development in an entrepreneurial context.
  • Translate management concepts to an international context, applying the social, cultural, legal, and economic differences inherent in the global environment.

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