Management

 
 
 

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Management degree at Morningside offers an immersive and comprehensive curriculum designed to develop dynamic leaders for the ever-evolving business world. The program emphasizes strategic thinking, problem-solving, and team collaboration, equipping students with the tools necessary to navigate and succeed in diverse business environments. With a focus on real-world application and hands-on learning experiences, Morningside prepares its graduates to make profound impacts in their respective fields.

Degrees

Management (B.S.)

Major

Management (Minor)

Minor

A Great Fit For

  • Leaders who possess qualities such as decisiveness, confidence, and the ability to inspire and motivate others.
  • Those with sound interpersonal skills who are capable of fostering strong relationships, resolving conflicts, and facilitating collaboration.
  • Strategic thinkers capable of seeing challenges, devising effective solutions, and making informed decisions.
  • Individuals who enjoy tackling complex challenges and finding innovative solutions.
  • Anyone who thrives on adapting to change and learning new skills and knowledge.

THE MORNINGSIDE DIFFERENCE

Internships

Internships put you in a professional setting where you work side-by-side with management teams. Build skills and gain an understanding of the business world.

Travel

You will have the opportunity to travel regionally, nationally, and even internationally for professional conferences, industry field trips, or May Term courses. Travel grants and special scholarship eligibility may be available.

Research & Active Learning

Conducting research alongside faculty members, gives you an advantage for graduate school or immediate entry into the agricultural industry. You may also have the opportunity to present findings at the Morningside University Palmer Research Symposium, the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), or at regional and national industry events.

FEATURED COURSES

OPTIONAL

Students will take a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding individual behavior within organizations, including team and group behavior. Topics examined will include motivation, change management, organizational communication, groups and teams, negotiation and conflict, and leadership. Change management is extensively covered within an organizational change strategy context.

OPTIONAL

This course will introduce students to the role of data, strategies to answer questions utilizing data, and analyze cases in which data helped the business make better (or worse) decisions. This course will introduce students to basic statistical techniques, data visualizations, database & spreadsheet techniques, and key takeaways to understand the role of business analytics in today’s world. Students will be able to identify key aspects of qualitative and quantitative data, the relevance in data, business intelligence tools, ethical and legal implications of data analysis and data integrity. Students will apply course knowledge to build their own data visualizations, showing data validity, and present their findings behind multiple data sources in practical applications.

OPTIONAL

Students will examine foreign countries in detail to determine suitability for investment and business opportunities. Along with seeking out profit opportunities, students will gain an appreciation of private enterprise social responsibilities in the international business landscape.

REQUIRED

Students will be introduced to strategic planning and management theories and then apply the theories to real-world planning challenges. Students will not only do individual research during the course but will contribute to an integrated planning document. Students will present their research through a formal paper and presentation.

MEET THE FACULTY

Cody Delperdang

Cody Delperdang

Adjunct Faculty

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Daniel Wubbena

Daniel Wubbena

Assistant Professor

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Darrel Sandall

Darrel Sandall

Dean of the School of Business

Because of our close-knit environment and small classes, students in the School of Business build strong connections with the faculty, who all have prior industry experience. As a result, the faculty are tremendously beneficial in helping students understand the career field, learn the skills they need to be successful in their careers, and are great connections for before and after graduation.

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James Rajasekar

Visiting Associate Professor

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Jay Moran

Department Head, Assistant Professor

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John Zink

John Zink

Associate Professor

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Joshua Thomas

Joshua Thomas

Adjunct Faculty

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Marilyn Eastman

Marilyn Eastman

Professor

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Mark Nielsen

Mark Nielsen

Associate Professor

Accounting & Business

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Ngamboko Muzinga

Ngamboko Muzinga

Associate Professor

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Sara DeAnda

Adjunct Faculty

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Steven Uhl

Adjunct Faculty

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Twyla Rosenbaum

Twyla Rosenbaum

Professor

Accounting & Business

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RELATED MAJORS & MINORS

Still looking for the right fit? Here are some additional program options that we think might interest you or are often paired with this program. You can also view the programs page to keep exploring your options.

WHY STUDY AT MORNINGSIDE?

13:1

student/faculty ratio so you’re assured a quality education focused on you

99%

employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation

65+

majors & pre-professional programs available

OUTCOMES

The demand for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in management is consistently high given their ability to drive business growth and navigate organizational challenges. Their skill set is highly valued across industries, making them sought-after candidates for leadership roles in a diverse range of business environments. Graduates can expect to find employment throughout the Midwest including places like Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota, as well as throughout the United States and around the world. 

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