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Management, B.S.B.A

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Key facts:

  • At Western Carolina University, Management Program can help prepare you for a future role as a business leader by providing you with the fundamentals of business and skills in areas such as communication, decision-making, leadership, collaboration, and professional behavior.
  • Students take foundational courses in accounting, business law and ethics, economics, information systems and statistics. Additional management courses center on human resources and team-building, how to be a successful supervisor, leadership approaches for entry-level managers, project management and techniques for managing the creation of products and services. A senior seminar in management requires students to integrate all of the management concepts they have learned in a way that prepares them for the professional world of work. Courses are taught by professors committed to helping students develop real-world skills through application beyond the classroom and who discuss the latest research and trends in the field. Students also interact with successful business professionals at events such as WCU’s “Insights and Reflections” speaker series.
  • Effective managers are needed for any type of business in any industry. What students learn will help them succeed in a wide range of professional management positions, from launching an entrepreneurial venture to leading teams of employees for a global company. The program is part of WCU’s College of Business, which is committed to preparing “Business Ready” graduates and was included in Princeton Review’s “296 Best” in 2015.
  • Graduates of the Management Program pursue careers in manufacturing, banking, human resources, retail, healthcare administration, insurance and real estate, or seek positions working for government agencies or nonprofit organizations. Others go on to launch entrepreneurial ventures. Responsibilities involve building teams of employees through hiring and personnel tasks. They also prioritize and plan short- and long-term tasks to achieve overall business goals, analyze progress and results, and solve problems that arise.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Management curriculum include:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Behavioral Science in Organizations
  • Applied Management Skills
  • Project Management in Practice 
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Seminar in Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Be sure that you complete the correct application. Be sure to be truthful, accurate and thorough. 
    • Application fee: This required, nonrefundable processing fee should be submitted at the time of application. The online application provides information about electronic submission of the application fee.
    • A majority of first-year prospective students submit an application prior to high school completion. An official high school transcript (or its equivalent) showing work completed to date is required at the time of application and prior to application deadlines. 
    • First-year applicants are required to submit official SAT I or ACT scores. Applicants are encouraged to take the same type of test at least twice (once in the spring of the junior year and once in the fall of the senior year) and may consider taking both the SAT I and ACT based upon score results.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5451 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5451 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3451 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cullowhee

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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