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Bachelor of Science in Management

About the B.S. in Management Degree

Do you like to lead and think “big picture? Do you have strong communication, planning, and problem-solving skills with a desire to motivate people? Then you are ideally suited for a career in management, and Cedarville can help get you there. You will be equipped with the foundational tools to be an effective, God-honoring decision-maker in the business environment. Cedarville’s distinctly Christian business management degree will prepare you for a career in a wide range of industries.

Why Study Management at Cedarville?

Business Management Degree Highlights

Broad focus — You will be taught problem-solving techniques and a holistic approach to strategic management issues. These programs are grounded in biblical principles that support ethical business practices. Many of the capstone courses provide hands-on experience in the discipline to enhance their management skills.

Customizable to your interests — You will be able to select courses within your area of interest, from human resources management, operations management, organizational leadership, or entrepreneurship and small business management.

What Can I Do With a Business Management Degree?

Your bachelor’s degree in management from Cedarville University can lead to a career in areas such as:

  • Banking Industry
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health Care
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Ministry Leadership
  • Retail
  • Service Operations
  • Supply Chain Management

Our program has a strong track record of successfully placing graduates in a wide variety of exciting and rewarding careers. Our School of Business Administration graduates have a 99% job placement rate at employers such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Honda, Cummins, Speedway SuperAmerica, Cat, Reynolds & Reynolds, Dana.

Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom

Internships — Internships give our students real-world experience in the finance field. Our students have been placed in internships at multinational corporations like J.P. Morgan Chase, Honda, Cummins, Speedway SuperAmerica, Cat, Reynolds & Reynolds, and Dana, as well as small businesses around the country.

Integrated Business Core (IBC) — Recognized by The Washington Post, this two-semester program allows students to integrate classroom learning with practical business experience. As part of a team, you’ll develop a business plan, obtain financing, market and sell a product, and donate your profits to a local charity.

Student Organizations — Students can choose to participate in business-related student organizations:

  • Enactus — Enactus is an organization that provides our students the opportunity to make a difference, develop leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through learning, practicing, and teaching the principles of free enterprise.
  • Student Leadership Team (SLT) — The SLT serves the School of Business Administration by building community among students and faculty, fostering relationships, and planning and executing events and programs.
  • Women in Business — Women in Business is an organization dedicated to helping women in professions learn more about reaching goals in careers, at home, and in service.

Professional Organizations — Students can participate in professional organizations that give real-word exposure to business.

Student Entrepreneurship

Chase Summerlin shares his experiences leading a team of student entrepreneurs who started a real company with real business investors as part of the IBC program.

Lorne and Mark Scharnberg

Family Business

The Scharnbergs of Des Moines, Iowa, are the family behind the largest gift in Cedarville’s history, which will help build the School of Business Administration’s new home. Find out how the Scharnbergs built their enterprises on faith, integrity, and biblical wisdom.

Business Administration

Cedarville's School of Business teaches business through a biblical lens emphasizing excellence, stewardship, leadership, and Kingdom influence.

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Student Consultants Help Companies Save Millions

The Lean Process Management class gives students the opportunity to look at a company’s processes to evaluate waste in terms of time, material, or movement, with the goal of helping that company work more efficiently and profitably.

Students from the Bachelor of Arts in Business Management Program

School of Business Gets National Attention

Read a recent article that highlights the Integrated Business Core (affectionately known as the IBC), a course that gives all Cedarville business majors the opportunity to envision a new business, secure venture capital, develop a strategic plan, market their product, analyze their profits, invest in the community, and close down the business -- all in one semester!

Placement Success

We’re proud of our successful graduates! 99% of 2018 graduates from the School of Business Administration were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.

Anne Rich, Professor of Accounting; Chuck Hartman, Associate Professor of Business Law and Accounting; and Paul Schloemer, Professor of Accounting

It All Adds Up

Cedarville’s accounting program has an outstanding record of preparing students for career success. For many years, Cedarville students have achieved a 100% pass rate on the Certified Public Accountant examination. This Q&A with Cedarville accounting professors explores how Cedarville has performed so well.

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Business for the Glory of God

We desire to develop a generation of entrepreneurial-minded business leaders using their gifts to promote human flourishing with creativity and enthusiasm. These business leaders will influence people that may never visit a church. They have a unique opportunity to stand for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ.

Program Faculty

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Loren Reno, M.S.

Professor of Management

  • Location FH 103 A
  • Phone 937-766-7916
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John LeBlanc, M.B.A.

Adjunct Professor of Management

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Management Program Curriculum

Building on your core liberal arts and Bible minor courses, you will take core business and management courses.

This major is offered with either a three-year or four-year completion plan.

Sample courses:
  • Integrated Business Core Practicum
  • Strategic Management
View Curriculum Plan and Catalog