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Are you a natural leader? When it comes to collaborating on a group project, are you the first to speak up and communicate strategic goals for how it will be accomplished? If so, then you might have what it takes to earn a degree in Management.

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UTSA’s Management Program

A UTSA Management degree will expose you to the leadership and administrative tasks involved in transforming complex organizations in today’s rapidly changing world. In your management courses, you’ll cover topics like understanding people and organizations, human resources, organizational behavior, international management, organization theory, ethics and more.

Human Resource Management is available as a track to attain expertise in hiring training and compensating a workforce. You can declare your track after you’ve been admitted and have met with your academic advisor.

Every organization needs management, whether it’s as a top executive, regional manager, hiring manager or a supervisor overseeing employees—you’ll find career opportunities in nearly any industry.

What You’ll Learn

As a Management major, you’ll have the option of learning a business competency as you work toward completing your degree. These competencies are available through elective courses and aim to develop a greater set of marketable skills for business majors. The competencies available for Management majors are analytics, entrepreneurship, international business, leading change, modeling and risk management.

Careers in Management

Top job titles for Management graduates include:

• Software Engineer
• Information Security Analyst
• Systems Analyst
• IT Project Manager

Management and its related career pathways are currently in average demand in Texas, with more than 14,000 job opportunities in the 2018-2019 financial year. US States/Regions with high demand for related jobs include Virginia, Maryland and California. More than 12 million management-related job opportunities existed nationwide in 2018-19.

Career Resources

UTSA’s University Career Center offers several resources to help students identify and develop the global skills necessary to successfully pursue and achieve lifelong career goals.

Please note that there are additional admission requirements that need to be met in order to be admitted into this major. View all of UTSA’s specific admission requirements here.

Industries for Management Graduates

Management is a widely applicable major as businesses and organizations across several industries require staff and services related to this major. The industries that posted the largest number of management-related positions over 2018-19 included:

• Higher Education
• Management and Consulting Services
• Insurance Carriers
• General Hospitals
• Air Transportation
• Depository Credit Intermediation
• Computer Systems

Salaries for Management Graduates

The salary range for open management-related positions in the US between November 2018 and October 2019 were:

lowest 10% $56,949
median $90,436
top 10% $120,814

Source: Burning Glass

Skills and Interests for Management Majors

While many skills and interests translate to potential careers as a Management graduate, some are more commonly sought after than others. Management may be a good fit for you if:

• You enjoy working with others
• You like solving puzzles and problems
• You are a good planner
• You enjoy learning
• You are detail oriented


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