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Bachelor of Arts in Management

About the B.A. 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.

Management Program 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.

Outcomes for Management Majors

What can you 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 for Management Majors

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.

Business Administration

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

Members of Cedarville's Integrated Business Core

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 2016 graduates from the School of Business Administration were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.

Program Faculty

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Loren Reno, M.S.

Vice President for Academics/Professor of Management

  • Location FH 307
  • phone-handset 937-766-7916
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John LeBlanc, M.B.A.

Associate Professor of Management

  • Location MIL 182
  • phone-handset 937-766-4970
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School of Business Administration

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
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