Business ManagementBachelor of Science

"The University of New Haven did a tremendous job in preparing me for life after college," said Marco Lanza ‘14, a senior business analyst for John Hancock Financial Services. "The internships that I had while a student played a huge role in how I got to where I am today."

Prepare for the C-Suite

Whether your goal is to become an entrepreneur or to pursue a career in a Fortune 500 company, a University of New Haven degree in business management will help you discover your niche and prepare you to set your sights on the top of the corporate ladder.

You’ll learn what it takes to manage staff, develop workable action plans, accomplish major goals, and thrive in the global business environment. You will be immersed in a leadership-building curriculum that includes courses in accounting, finance, marketing, economics, quantitative analysis, business law, and data management.

Specialize in an area you are passionate about

You can pursue our general management concentration, or you choose from one of these focus areas:

  • Esports management: Learn how to become a leader in this billion dollar – and growing – industry by studying in the only esports administration program that is part of a business curriculum accredited by AACSB.
  • Sport management: Prepare for a career in professional sport management or collegiate athletics administration.
  • Human resource management: Become a leader in helping to develop the most important capital of any business: its employees.
  • Criminal Justice: Prepare to manage security forces, cybersecurity professionals, and others who mitigate the wide range of risks facing any private company or enterprise.
You will:
  • Learn to make difficult decisions based on ethics and the constraints business leaders face daily, including finances, personnel, technology, competition, and government regulations
  • Leverage your classroom knowledge in a capstone course that gives you the opportunity to take on the role of business leader
  • Have the option to select a concentration in sport management or human resource management, if you want to narrow your focus
  • Benefit from business strategy and entrepreneurship courses
  • Gain real-world experience through an internship, practicum, or industry-specific independent study
  • Interact with regional and national business leaders Have the opportunity to study abroad at the University’s satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy
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Learn from professors who are dedicated to your success.

Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.

Envision Your Future

The information below is designed to show the many possible careers you could pursue with your major. The research is provided by Encoura, the leading research and advisory firm focused exclusively on higher education. It includes median national salaries and industry growth projections over the next decade. Click here to view the full report.


Management Analyst

12% Growth 2017-2027


Administrative Services Manager

10% Growth 2017-2027


Financial Analyst

11% Growth 2017-2027

Selected Courses and Programs
  • Management of Workforce Diversity

    This course explores issues of social identity, social and cultural diversity, and societal manifestations of oppression as they relate to the workplace. Workforce demographics are rapidly evolving due to changes in birth rates, immigration, legal systems, social attitudes, and economic expansion. Managing businesses and other organizations will require not just contemporary knowledge and technology but the expertise to manage increasing workforce diversity.

  • New Venture Management and Growth

    Covers the principles of managing the growth phase of a sustainable entrepreneurial business. The main challenge for the entrepreneur is to build an organization capable of sustainable innovation and growth and ensuring that the organization is capable of sustaining this growth in the face of increased market opportunities and competitive threats.

  • Compensation

    This course highlights the strategic role of compensation in attracting, motivating and retaining high quality workforce. It provides an overview of the key components of a compensation system and describes the way compensation objectives are linked to the business strategy. Students taking this course will gain the theoretical and practical knowledge to design, administer, and evaluate compensation systems.

  • Talent Management

    This course provides a comprehensive overview of how to develop a talent management strategy that is aligned with the business needs. It covers topics such as workforce planning and analysis, recruiting, selecting and placing, managing performance, succession planning, retention strategies, and ways to develop a culture of excellence to support a talent management program.

  • Full List of Courses and Learning Outcomes for Business Management

    The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, check out the Academic Catalog:

    Business Management, A.S.

    Business Management, B.S. - General Concentration

    Business Management, B.S. - Esports Management Concentration

    Business Management, B.S. - Human Resource Management Concentration

    Business Management, B.S. - Sport Management Concentration

    Business Management Minor

    Entrepreneurship Minor

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