George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

management major

Management Major

Organizations need managers that can lead people, think strategically, and create successful organizational environments. The management degree teaches you how to:

  • Motivate human capital
  • Encourage teamwork
  • Identify competitive advantages
  • Build and change organizations
  • Negotiate effectively
  • Succeed in diverse and multicultural work environments
  • Manage people and organizations

Mason's management degree prepares you for business management careers in both the public and private sectors. Offering a wide variety of management courses, you can tailor the management major to a specific management career path such as human resource management, entrepreneurship, or management consulting.

Management faculty mentors can provide additional information on business management careers. For more information, please contact:

Learning Goals for Management Degree

  • Integrate key components of human resource management (including selection, training, compensation, strategic human resource planning, performance evaluation, employee relations, and employment law)
  • Become aware of the uses of technology in business
  • Effectively communicate
  • Increase knowledge about the legal environment of business
  • Learn how to be be critical thinkers

View the management curriculum in the current University Catalog or University Catalog Archives. You may also find a sample 4-year plan on the Resources page.