About the Bachelor of Science in Management Degree offered by the Robert W. Plaster School of Business
Why Study Management at Cedarville?
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.Request Info Visit
What Sets Cedarville Apart?
Biblical WorldviewThe Bible is the authority for research and study in every class you'll take.
Mentoring Christian FacultyYou'll be taught by highly-credentialed professors who want you to succeed.
Top Placement RatesOur graduates achieve top career and grad school placement rates — 10% above the national average.
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 construction management.
Caring, Credentialed Faculty — You will learn from professors with advanced degrees and relevant experience who care about your growth both academically and spiritually.
We’re proud of our successful graduates! 99% of recent graduates from the Robert W. Plaster School of Business were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
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
- Health Care
- Human Resources
- Ministry Leadership
- 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 Robert W. Plaster School of Business graduates have a 97% job placement rate at employers such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Honda, Cummins, Speedway SuperAmerica, Cat, Reynolds & Reynolds, Dana.
Alumni Outcomes: Corbin and Sheila Edmonds – New York, New York
Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom
Internships — Students are encouraged to actively pursue internship opportunities through Career Services and various job searching platforms. In recent years our students spent their summers working at companies such as Honda, Huntington National Bank, Target, Graham Packaging Company, Amazon and Holman Motors.
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:
- 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.
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.
- Integrated Business Core Practicum
- Strategic Management
Program Format and Related Programs
Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.
Program Level and Format
- 3-Year Option
From Our Students:
Rick Prigge, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Management
- MIL 188
Loren Reno, M.S.Professor of Management
- FH 103 A
Daryl Smith, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Management
- MIL 171
Dan Sterkenburg, D.B.A.Associate Professor of International Business
- MIL 175
Schiewetz Foundation’s $1 Million Gift Will Benefit Scharnberg Business CenterConstruction on the Scharnberg Business Center is tentatively scheduled to begin this fall.
Student Business Donates All Proceeds to Local NonprofitBusiness students are selling a clothing line focused on reaching the one, selling merchandise off-campus, and donating all proceeds to One Bistro café in Xenia.