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Management Concentration

Are you a people person with an eye toward the big picture? The management concentration within the business administration major will equip you with the tools to lead and succeed in a complex and competitive global marketplace. You’ll enhance your ability to communicate, organize and problem-solve. As you establish your own leadership style, you’ll learn how to motivate others and help your employees develop as professionals and people.

Why study management at Gordon?

Learn to lead well. By studying management within the broader Christian liberal arts context, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the many intricate facets that make people who they are. With exposure to philosophy, science, theology and the arts, you’ll construct your own holistic approach to managing people. And Gordon’s institutional emphasis on leadership development will prepare you for excellent, ethical work as a Christian in the workplace.

What careers can I pursue with a management concentration (business administration major)?

With a management foundation, you’ll graduate ready for business school and other advanced study. Your honed skills will translate well into a variety of careers, including:

  • Human resources
  • Small business management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Nonprofit management
  • Office management
  • Operations and retail management
  • Organizational development
  • Management consulting

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Like most business administration students, management students are encouraged to complete internships to focus their learning and clarify their career goals. Gordon’s location just north of Boston offers a wide range of opportunities in biotechnology, healthcare, finance and other fields.

On campus, you will be part of a close community of supportive mentors and learners. You may have the opportunity to complete an honors project, do research with a faculty member or work as a teaching assistant. And you can take advantage of student-led opportunities, including:

  • Economics and Business Organization: features guest speakers, networking opportunities and annual trips to Boston, New York City or Washington, D.C.
  • Investment Club: builds students' in-depth investing knowledge
  • American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Executive Council: promotes an understanding of public policy issues and facilitates student trips to Washington, D.C.
  • Gordon College Student Association: liaises between students and the administration
  • Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership: equips students to initiate new and noble ventures

Global Opportunities

Expand your scope and study economics and business on a global scale. 

Related Programs

You may choose to add a second major or a minor to your management concentration in the business administration major. Common options are accounting, finance, international affairs, art, music, Christian ministries, communication arts, psychology, sociology, and recreation, sport and wellness.

Interested?

For more information, contact:

Kent Seibert
Department chair

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