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Preparation + opportunity = success

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.

Majors & Degrees

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.

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.

Transform your management skills

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

Learning outcomes

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

  • Analyze business information to provide business strategies that are viable and evidence-informed.
  • Deliver effective oral communications for variety of business purposes.
  • Produce credible written communications for variety of business purposes.
  • Apply data analytical tools to inform decision making about business issues.
  • Integrate the principles of ethics into corporate social responsibility business decision-making.
  • Analyze the complexity of business operations in a global environment.
  • Describe how organizational behaviors at the individual, group, and organizational levels impact organizational effectiveness.
  • Apply fundamental concepts regarding innovation to an organizational context.
  • Analyze new venture development using fundamental business concepts.
  • Explain how demographic, cultural, and institutional factors shape the global business environment.
  • Apply the basic concepts of human resources management to improve the effectiveness of an organization.


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