Management, B.S.

This program, offered in both face-to-face and online-only formats, is designed for adult students who are current managers or professionals who take on management functions. It seeks to enhance the effectiveness of those involved in management of human, fiscal, and information resources in a variety of organizational settings.

Program Details:

  • Requires 180 QH, including 60 QH of General Education, for completion 
  • A maximum of 60 QH of technical credit may be transferred
  • Credit by examination, proficiency and portfolio are accepted for general education and elective credit
  • The Management Core must be taken at NLU
  • Students may complete a concentration, listed below


Public Policy

International Management


Aging Studies

Required Courses


One college-level Communications course


One Humanitites course

Fine Arts

One Fine Arts course

Quantitative Reasoning

One college-level Mathematics course

Physical and Life Sciences

One Science course

Social Sciences

One Social Science course

Behavioral Science

One Behavioral Science course

Additional General Education

Choose additional General Education courses to total 60 QH of general education

Management Core - 51 QH

MGT403Introduction to BSM/BSMIS

MGT478Managerial Assessment

MGT410Management and Supervision

MGT431Communication Skills for Managers

MGT479Management Development Practicum

MGT412Organizational Behavior

MGT436Critical Thinking for Managers

MGT458Marketing for Managers

MGT416Information Systems Concepts

MGT430Communication in Organizations

MGT454Project Management

MGT444Financial Decision Making

MGT452Legal and Ethical Principles in Management

MGT482Strategic Management

Electives - 69 QH

Choose elective courses to meet the minimum degree requirement of 180 QH. The courses below are recommended:

MGT103Personal Project Management

LIBR200Digital Information Literacy

MGT230Better Business Writing

MGT215Quantitative Tools in Business

ACL301Perspectives on Prior Learning

Notes: MGT 103, LIBR 200, MGT 230, and MGT 215 are recommended for freshmen. ACL 301 is required for students wishing to prepare a portfolio documenting prior learning.