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Consider a management profession
As a manager, you will plan, direct, and oversee operations and employees. You may supervise an entire company, government office, specific department, or territory. Managers often specialize in a particular field, such as sales, finance, health services, human resources, social and community services, government, and education.

Is management right for you?
Skilled managers are:

  • Leaders – emotionally stable, enthusiastic, and self-assured
  • Communicators – relate well both to staff and superiors
  • Organizers – make and execute plans to meet employers’ goals
  • Problem solvers – identify and resolve problems
  • Flexible – able to see things from different perspectives

Career outlook
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, top executives earn a median pay of $100,090 per year.

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Be inspired . . . earn your management degree

Our internship program gives you the chance to apply classroom knowledge to real world settings. Many internships are initiated by employers, but you may seek out and develop your own internship opportunity. Internships may be full-time, part-time, or project-oriented. All internships provide you with great hands-on learning opportunities and often lead to offers of employment.
Get involved
Enhance your skills and boost your knowledge by being involved in one or more of Minot State’s seven student-run business clubs and organizations. Many of the clubs participate in state, regional, and national competitions or attend business-related events, traveling to major U.S. cities such as Los Angeles, Omaha, and Washington, D.C.
Employment outlook
Every business employs managers and, due to the global marketplace, your management degree gives you unprecedented ways to direct, lead, and coach for any organization. Your preparation at Minot State can deliver many employment choices upon graduation.
Learn with us
The College of Business is committed to active learning and preparing students for careers in business. Our facilities feature:
  • Boardroom for student organizations and groups
  • Entrepreneurship academy
  • Financial trading lab 
  • Leadership institute
  • Learning center 

As a management major at Minot State, you’ll begin with core classes in accounting, business, marketing, management information systems, and management and then delve into higher level learning in human resources, operations management, international business, organizational behavior, strategic management, and entrepreneurship.

This program is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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