Note: concentrations are effective for fall 2019. Current students taking coursework for a specialization should contact Student Services for assistance and more info.

Management Majors

Entrepreneurship Concentration

The mission of the Entrepreneurship concentration is to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to innovate in existing firms and to launch new ventures.  Students will learn how to identify and evaluate opportunities, and how to capitalize on these opportunities. In doing so, they will work closely with faculty and experienced entrepreneurs to gain hands-on experience in key activities necessary to build sound business models and to acquire critical resources as they help established firms innovate and create profitable enterprises. Above all, this focus is for those special students who wish to be leaders and have a passion for starting something.

The Entrepreneurship concentration is restricted to Management majors only.

Health Care Analytics Concentration

The Health Care Analytics concentration provides undergraduate students with the skills to meet the complex needs of healthcare organizations. Students in the healthcare analytics concentration learn how to harness data, process the data and produce evidence-based decisions. The daunting challenges confronting healthcare organizations today will require smarter, more informed decisions driven by data to improve outcomes and offer the value that market dynamics, governmental regulations and consumers demand. The six-course sequence aims to develop analytics competencies in our students to prepare them for entry-level analyst positions in a variety of healthcare settings.

The Healthcare Analytics concentration is restricted to Management majors only.

Human Resource Management Concentration

The Human Resource Management concentration develops student skills for the effective management of human resources in organizations. The program trains students to strategically address human capital management to improve organizational performance. The six-course curriculum covers a range of topics, including employee recruitment, selection, training and development, compensation, performance management, employee relations, and strategic human resource management.  The curriculum is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) curriculum guidelines and prepares students to pass the SHRM-CP Certification exam as well as Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) exam.

The Human Resource Management concentration is restricted to Management majors only.

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