The major in business management and administration (BMA) offers the analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills needed to meet the challenges of management in commercial and non-profit organizations. Business students at Bradley apply theories learned in the classroom through assignments and projects that emphasize interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills. Coursework helps you develop skills in identifying and solving problems, making decisions, and managing interpersonal relationships.
The concentration in human resource management provides a solid grounding in the skills and concepts necessary to meet the complex and challenging tasks involved with managing human resources. The program concentrates on teaching and learning the basics of human resource management, understanding the legal implications of management’s decisions, engaging in decision-making, learning about leadership, making complex decisions, and developing the interpersonal skills essential to most effectively manage human resources and ensure that they contribute to a company’s bottom line.
The concentration in legal studies provides a solid grounding in those areas of business with a significant legal component such as real estate acquisition and management, business structure, securities regulation, commercial paper, and employment law. Some students with this concentration choose to attend law school after graduation.
One of the fastest growing areas of study at Bradley, the entrepreneurship major offers the knowledge and skills to start your own business, innovate your family business, work for growth-oriented firms, or bring an entrepreneurial perspective to your chosen field.
Bradley’s Management Information Systems (MIS) major combines computer-related coursework with other business courses to develop knowledgeable students who work well in corporate environments. Develop your interpersonal, business, and technology skills to solve business problems as an MIS major. As an MIS major, you’ll begin with programming courses to develop skills in analyzing, designing, and developing systems. Then you’ll focus on the application of business technology to specific situations, finishing with a client technology-based business project during your senior year.
The minor in management provides students with essential background, understanding, knowledge, and skill in the practice of management. The minor in management will provide students with foundations and skills to complement the focus area of their respective majors and, importantly, enhance personal career plans.
The minor in management information systems (MIS) provides you the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and credentials for the use and development of computer software and/or hardware. The minor develops experience in one of the distinct fields that comprise the breadth of the information system professional. You can focus on computer system development by learning specific techniques used by information system professionals to design and create user applications. Or, you could focus on knowledge in securing information systems by learning about information system networks and operating systems software.
Designed for the working professional, Bradley University’s Accelerated MBA meets just 2 nights each week. Invest in our 2–year program to expand your business knowledge and develop your leadership, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
Gain the analytical, strategic, and leadership skills to make the jump to new career opportunities within technical or general management with a Graduate Certificate in Management from Bradley University.