Management Program

Management Bachelor’s Degree Program Overview

With a bachelor’s degree focused on business management at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio, you’ll develop the skillsets that organizations value, such as the ability to effectively motivate and lead people and teams as well as to manage complex operational processes with a deep commitment to ethical decision making. Acquire theoretical and practical insights along with the skills you need to succeed in a wide range of commercial and nonprofit organizational settings with an undergraduate management degree delivered by a Catholic university.

Taught by outstanding faculty; guided by seasoned executives

The Franciscan business faculty are focused on excellence in teaching. They bring extensive real-world experience in management to you and are committed to Franciscan’s Catholic ethical tradition. To ensure you receive the most current education in business management, Franciscan’s business programs are IACBE accredited and guided by an advisory board of leading executives from top national and international firms.

Explore More of the Management Bachelor’s Degree Program

Here are just a few other ways Franciscan’s management bachelor’s degree program stands out from the rest:

  • Financial aid and scholarships: The Franciscan University Office of Financial Aid will help you secure scholarships and financial aid to make your Catholic education as affordable as possible. From tuition costs and fees to navigating the financial aid application process and deadlines, our financial aid staff will be here to help guide you and your family.
  • Applied learning: Work on real-world business projects that will give you a head start in your career through internships — here in Ohio and across the United States. Coupled with your study abroad experience in Austria, you’ll be a management major with the hands-on experience and skills you need to stand out in the future.
  • IACBE-accredited: Franciscan University’s undergraduate and graduate business programs are accredited through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), which means you can be assured you’re receiving a business education with high principles of excellence and that follows best practices.
  • Relevant management degree: To ensure you have a management degree that reflects the real world, the business program at Franciscan University is guided by the Business Advisory Board, a council of leading executives from firms such as Bayer Corporation, Honeywell, FeX Group, Microsoft, The Hershey Company, Protiviti, AECOM, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Tribe Mediterranean Foods, and EQT Midstream Partners.
  • Experienced faculty members: Your expert professors at Franciscan have a deep understanding of the business world from years of experience working in it. These Catholic men and women of faith will help you develop into a moral and ethical leader who confidently serves as a disciple of Christ in business management degree careers.
  • Bring Jesus Christ into the workplace: Franciscan management degree faculty believe the only way for the corporate world to improve is to put Catholic management majors like you in the trenches. Through Franciscan University’s sound ethical Catholic formation, you’ll be a leader who knows right from wrong, the importance of service, and the value of a hard-work ethic.
  • Integrated management degree: At Franciscan University, your undergraduate management degree includes courses in business law, accounting, economics, labor relations, organization management, banking, and finance. A strong liberal arts core, with courses in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, ensures you’re a well-rounded leader in your future business management career — in Ohio or anywhere in the world.
What Can You Do With a Management Degree?

With a bachelor’s in management degree from Franciscan University in Ohio, you’ll be prepared to start your own business or to work in for-profit, nonprofit, and government organizations. You’ll also be ready to pursue graduate-level studies.

Graduate Programs for Management Majors

Potential Job Titles for Management Majors

  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Operations Manager
  • Personnel Manager
  • Retail Store Manager
  • Training Specialist
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Beyond the Classroom
Christian Students in Free Enterprise

The student business club aims at developing the Christian life in the world of business. The organization will carry out its mission—the promotion of the free enterprise system alongside Christian moral principles—through Project Bootstraps and other collaborations designed to help local businesses succeed, and with fundraising effort the AIM Pregnancy Center, the Urban Mission, and Just $1 for Africa Campaign.

Business Advisory Board

The Business Advisory Board helps Franciscan University better provide students with the professional competence they need to succeed in the contemporary business world, bringing with them fresh ideas illuminated by Catholic social thought and the Franciscan value of transformational leadership.

Programs Related to the Bachelor’s in Management

Still undecided? You might also be interested in these other undergraduate degree programs at Franciscan that are similar to the management bachelor’s degree.

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The Department of Accounting, Business Administration and Economics at Franciscan University of Steubenville has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs click here. 

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Department Faculty
Dr. Gilligan

Dr. Carrie Gilligan

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Kelly

Dr. Thomas Kelly

Associate Professor
Department Chair

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Prof. Alyssa Kerker


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Professor Albert Macre

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Cory Maloney

Dr. Cory Maloney

Associate Professor

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Professor Jeffrey Rankin

Professor Jeffrey Rankin

Associate Professor, Co-Director of the MBA Program

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Dr. Scarpone

Prof. Brian J. Scarpone


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Dr. Michael Welker

Dr. Michael Welker

Professor, Director of Catholic Business Management and Entrepreneurship

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Professor Thomas Wilson

Professor Thomas Wilson

Associate Professor

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Dr. Zoric

Professor Joseph Zoric

Associate Professor
Program Chair

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