Bachelor of Science in Management

A career in management is a career in leadership.

Interested in a career directing and motivating others? Our faculty of experienced managers brings you real-world knowledge at a campus in the heart of Chicago, an international business city. Management students enjoy special access to executives from across the Chicago business community, as well as practical learning opportunities grounded in critical and analytical approaches to organizational dynamics and human resources.


The Bachelor of Science in Management from UIC Business will equip you with the necessary skills to successfully lead and manage people and organizations. With a varied curriculum encompassing human resource management,  strategic management, leadership, managerial skills and managerial logistics, you’ll gain the skills to excel in and lead teams, negotiate conflict and develop strategy to help a business succeed.

Management students can opt for a concentration in human resource management, leadership and managerial skills, strategic management or managerial logistics.

For a full list of degree requirements, visit the UIC Catalog.

For a full list of courses offered, visit the Course Catalog.

Program Outcomes

With a degree in management from UIC Business, you’ll learn to:

  • Develop personal leadership skills
  • Manage and motivate people at work
  • Apply management principles to business problems
  • Employ conflict resolution skills within the workplace
  • Recognize how global factors influence decision-making
  • Understand how social responsibility relates to business
  • Identify efficient distribution channels
  • Analyze the competitive position of a company

Explore Degree Requirements

MGMT486 Managerial Consulting

Develop the knowledge and skills to operate effectively as an internal or external management consultant by working directly with a real organization.

MGMT466 Managerial Effectiveness Through Diversity

Learn how to manage effectively by understanding and acknowledging the diversity that makes up today’s global workforce. Develop a better understanding of historical, psychological, sociological, legal and managerial viewpoints.

MGMT453 Human Resource Management

Examine the activities involved in attracting, retaining and motivating employees. Topics include planning, selection, compensation, performance appraisal, succession and legal issues.


Suggested UIC Business minors to add an edge to your degree.

Business Analytics

The hottest new area of business with a focus on the use of data-driven approaches to decision making and management.

International Business

Provides an understanding of global business. (Only available to UIC Business undergraduates)

Program Faculty

Sandy J. Wayne

Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, University Scholar, Faculty Director for Business Scholars, and Co-Director of the Institute for Leadership Excellence and Development (iLEAD)

Executives in the Classroom

Students meeting with visiting executives.

For over 25 years, the Executives in the Classroom series has brought the C-suite into the classroom, putting students directly in contact with executive leadership. Recent speakers include Michael Amiridis, UIC Chancellor; Selim Bassoul, CEO of Middleby; Jill Smart, retired VP of Human Resources for Accenture; Michael Fung, retired CFO of Walmart USA; and Sam Zell, Chairman of Equity Group Investments.

On October 17, 2017, Mary Dillon visited the classroom. Dillon is the CEO of Ulta Beauty and a UIC Business alumnae.

Top Employers

colleagues have a friendly discussion

The following firms are top employers of UIC Business students graduating with a Bachelor of Science in management. For more career resources, visit the UIC Business Career Center site.

  • C.H. Robinson
  • Groupon
  • Hub Group, Inc.
  • Jewel-Osco
  • Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)
  • State Farm
  • Target
  • Technomic
  • Walgreens