Undergraduate students can learn the craft and science of management in a number of different areas.

  • Strategic management focuses on the decisions that top management can make to increase profitability.
  • Organizational behavior focuses on what leaders can do to improve motivation and performance.
  • Operations management focuses on improving the processes used to produce goods and services.

Students with Management majors, concentrations, or certificates can leverage those skills in industry, management consulting, and entrepreneurial careers.

Curriculum Overview

Topics covered include:

  • Operations management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Strategic management

  4 Year Plan   Management Courses

Area of Emphasis in Human Resource Analytics

This area of emphasis allows students to gain in-depth knowledge of how to make human resource decisions based on analysis of relevant data.

You’ll study topics essential to human resources such as recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management, and compensation. Emphasis is on the use of data and scientific evidence to inform best practices.

Possible career paths include:

  • human resources professional
  • consultant
  • recruiter
  • trainer
  • entrepreneur
  • researcher

Completion of these requirements will result in recognition on the student’s official transcript.

Area of Emphasis in Operations/Supply Chain Management

This area of emphasis allows students to gain a more in-depth knowledge on how to strategically plan and effectively manage supply chain activities for a competitive advantage.

You'll study topics essential to the management of supply chains such as operations management, operations strategy, quality management, product development, supplier management, supplier development, global sourcing, and logistics.

In all industries there is a need for supply chain management. Possible career paths include:

  • supply and demand planning
  • new product development
  • procurement
  • warehousing
  • supply chain analysis
  • supply chain execution
  • logistics management

Completion of these requirements will result in recognition on the student’s official transcript.

Positions & Placements

This is just a selection of possible job titles and employers of this major. The UGA Career Center provides a more extensive list.

Careers in Management

  • Consultant
  • Productivity Manager
  • Recruiter
  • Research Analyst
  • Trainer

Prospective Employers

  • Accenture
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Deloitte
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Google

Acceptance Criteria

What’s considered in your acceptance to the management major?

  1. ETS Proficiency Profile
    This is a standardized, multiple-choice assessment of the academic skills.
  2. Economics course grades
    Grades in ECON 2105 and/or ECON 2106. Applicants currently enrolled in one of these courses will be evaluated based on the grade in the completed course.
  3. Accounting course grades
    Grades in ACCT 2101 and ACCT 2102. Applicants currently enrolled in ACCT 2102 will be evaluated based on the grade in ACCT 2101.
  4. Math course grades
    Grades in all Mathematics courses. The level of course(s) will also be considered.
  5. Statement of Purpose
    A brief essay (300–400 words) which describes your interest in the management major and your future goals.