You see yourself as a leader. You want to learn how to work with others to bring out their talents and abilities. You’re not intimidated by complex problems and enjoy the process of finding solutions. Business management may be the major for you.
"The program is really great. All of the professors are experienced in the field. Most of them before coming here to teach were involved in businesses already, so they bring a lot of first-hand experience. They can put their own spin on things and give you good examples."
Utica College’s unique business management program provides a comprehensive introduction to business, how it functions, and the crucial role it plays in our society and economy. Part of UC's Business and Economics department, the business management major offers integrated, hands-on learning in all aspects of business operations in the global marketplace, with emphasis on the role of technology. Our award- winning faculty work closely with students in real-world business scenarios.
Learn more about UC's business management faculty.
The business management major offers four concentrations:
Recognizing the crucial role of business activity for our economy and society, UC’s business management major is designed to introduce students to the way business organizations function in the larger social context. Issues of ethics and social responsibility, the global nature of business, and technological developments are emphasized throughout the curriculum. Students develop skills in interpersonal dynamics, research, and oral and written communication. An emphasis is also placed on the importance of experiential learning. Students will also have the opportunity to complete an experiential learning internship or project.
"Utica College does a great job following up with businesses and making sure client needs have been met. I highly recommend the [professional development] program to anyone interested in it because it's a great way to enhance employee skills."
Richard Pratt '90
Manager of Employee Relations
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield of Utica-Watertown
The business management major prepares students for rewarding careers in corporate management, banking and finance, public administration and more. Graduates of UC's management program have taken leadership positions at:
State-of-the-art trading room and market analysis software.
Internships and other real-world learning opportunities.