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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.

Second Pitch

Students Knock "Second Pitch" Out of the Park

Colson Cissel's digital assistant platform Onyx was the first-place $1,000-prize winner.

Brian Burns at CU Lead

CU Lead 2020: Lead Like Jesus

Annual conference will be held on January 18.

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.

The First Pitch competition in September 2019

Students Try to Hit a Homerun at "The Pitch"

Second "Shark Tank"-type event set for January 11 in DeVries Theatre.

Christmas tree setup 2019

"Giving Tree" to Shine at First Tree Lighting Ceremony

The event will take place Tuesday, December 3 outside the lower level of the Stevens Student Center in honor of #GivingTuesday.

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