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Management is flexible enough to be used in any industry, of any size. Add an area of emphasis (we have three to choose from) to enhance your degree and make yourself super-marketable.


What is Management at WVU like?


Our program provides the skills and knowledge required to assume leadership roles in business. This program prepares you for various managerial positions. Choose from one of three areas of emphasis to personalize your curriculum.

Management program highlights:

At a Glance

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Areas of Emphasis

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business

Fast Facts

What makes Management at WVU unique?

Research and Academic Opportunities

Internship opportunities are available if you wish to learn on-the-job in companies across the U.S.

You also can take independent study hours to work specifically with a professor on research topics of your choice.

Living-Learning Communities (LLCs)

Live, study and pursue outside-the-classroom learning in a residence hall community that shares your interests:

Transfer Articulation Agreements

To simplify the transfer process, we have formal agreements with certain institutions. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to WVU. Review the full list of transfer articulation agreements to see if your institution is listed.

Student Organizations

Connect with other students who share your academic interests as a member of:

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How does this degree prepare students for a career?

Many graduates find careers in the logistics/supply chain, business services, hospitality, technology and retail industries. One recent graduate studied Arabic in Oman through an immersive foreign language program coordinated by the U.S. State Department.

Possible Careers

Wondering what you can do with a degree from WVU's Management major? Check out these ideas from WVU Career Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

This page includes information from O*NET OnLine by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license.


Graduates from this major have gone to work at:


What are the courses like in Management at WVU?

Plan of Study

Check out a program overview, learning goals, course descriptions and suggested plan of study for WVU's Management major.

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Popular Courses

BCOR 370:
Managing Individuals and Teams

Topics include traditional management functions, employee motivation, leadership, team dynamics, individual and group decision-making, and individual differences. Additional topics include social responsibility and ethics, diversity, organizational structure and design, organizational control, and managing innovation and change.

MANG 330:
Human Resource Management Fundamentals

Fundamental principles and practices related to the procurement, development, maintenance, and utilization of human resources. Focus on areas such as human resource planning, selection training, performance appraisals, compensation, safety and health and labor relations.

MANG 422:
The Individual and the Organization

Examination of how the individual, the group, and the organization interact to influence the behavior of the business organization and that of its human resources.

Cost and Aid

How much does Management at WVU cost? And how can you save?

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates are available on our tuition website. Anyone who is not a current West Virginia resident, including international students, will be charged non-resident rates.

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Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending WVU in addition to university scholarships.

Extra Merit-based Scholarships

Incoming freshmen to the John Chambers College of Business and Economics may qualify for Innovators scholarships based on GPA. No additional application is necessary. These scholarships are in addition to University scholarships.

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Transfer Articulation Agreements

To simplify the transfer process, we have formal agreements with certain institutions. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to WVU.

Review the full list of transfer articulation agreements to see if your institution is listed.

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What are the requirements to apply for Management at WVU?

To be admitted to WVU's Management major, first-time freshmen must meet WVU's first-time freshman admission requirements for the 2024-25 academic year. They also must meet one of the following admission requirements. Interested in transferring? Review the transfer admission requirements.

For direct admission to majors in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics:

  • GPA: 3.00

Admission to Business:

Applicants must also meet minimum GPA requirements for admission to the University.

  • ACT Math: 19
  • SAT Math: 510
  • ALEKS: 30

If you don't meet the admission requirements for WVU's Management major, check out some related programs.

Next Steps

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