Management and Leadership

Bradley’s management and leadership program prepares you to be an innovative leader through experiences in the Foster College of Business, which is one of the world’s top business colleges.

Among the 2% of business schools worldwide with AACSB accreditation for business and accounting
12 to 1 student faculty ratio
Top Illinois Regional University - U.S.News
100% of classes taught by faculty

The Bradley Advantage

As a management and leadership major, you learn how industries, government agencies and nonprofits work, and how to effectively lead people in those settings. Beyond core classes that introduce you to leadership, you can take elective business classes that fit your interests. Through electives, you can explore a variety of management and leadership topics. You also can earn a degree in business law or human resource management. As part of your classroom experience as a business major, you will complete a senior capstone project working with a local business or nonprofit. Bradley’s business programs are accredited by the AACSB, which places them among the world’s top 2 percent of business programs. Additionally, Businessweek ranks Bradley’s business programs among the top 50 in the U.S.

Successful Outcomes

Bradley’s management and leadership program successfully prepares you to enter the workforce or to pursue a graduate degree. In recent years, almost all graduates found jobs or continued their education within six months of graduation. They’re working for companies such as Accenture, Caterpillar Inc., ConAgra Foods, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, HNI Corporation (The HON Company), PepsiCo, RLI Corporation, and Target Corporation. They’re also attending graduate school at schools such as Valparaiso University and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Peoria and Bradley

Bradley and Peoria share much in common — a diverse population, world-class research facilities, outstanding fine arts and entertainment, and a great sense of community. This bond provides our students with unique opportunities for internships, class projects and research.

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