Undergraduate: Major, Minor

Richard J. Wehle School of Business

Managers play a key role in the effective execution of critical activities within an organization, including strategic planning, production and operations management, human resources, employee and labor relations, and many other functions.  The study of management can lead you to careers in almost any industry or sector of the economy as an effective managerial leader.

Program Description

The Management major provides you with a well-rounded education to prepare for this important organizational role. The curriculum contains coursework in quantitative methods, behavioral principles, and strategic management and emphasizes skills required for team management and supervision in all types of organizations. As a management major, you can choose to enhance your career potential and enrich your business background by completing a dual major in both management and a related field of interest such as marketing, international business, finance, or economics.  

Career Preparation through the Business Exploration Program

The Business Exploration (Bus-X) program is a sequence of courses available to business majors designed to give you the tools to create your own path to professional success. With personalized coaching and experiential learning opportunities, Bus-X will transform a first-year business students into a career-ready business professional.

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U.S. News & World Report ranks Canisius 7th out of 45 institutions on its list of Best Undergraduate Business Programs. The ranking is based on peer reviews of small, private colleges and universities, nationally.



Extended Learning Opportunities

Management students can participate in organizations such as the APICS (the operations management and supply chain society) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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Internships and Outcomes

Management students receive professional experience through internships, which can lead to careers in top companies.

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