Management and Leadership Degree

Management and Leadership Degree

Challenging Tomorrow’s Leaders to Make Business Personal: The Saint Mary’s Management and Leadership Degree


A degree in Management and Leadership from Saint Mary’s prepares you to successfully navigate the ever-changing demands of business in the modern world. At SMC, our faculty of industry experts and innovators make business personal, fostering your inner drive to lead others effectively, creatively, and responsibly. Here, you’ll become who you were meant to be.


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Real-World Guidance for Business Leadership

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Students in the Management and Leadership degree program receive direct instruction and guidance from a diverse faculty of knowledgeable business experts. Our comprehensive curriculum focuses on providing you with a strong foundation in innovation, leadership, and ethics. As you pursue your degree in Management and Leadership, we’ll work with you to develop these key skill areas for business management through hands-on coursework designed to promote competence and confidence for high-level decision-making in the real world.

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Leading with Purpose

The Management and Leadership major at Saint Mary’s is unlike any other business degree program. Here, we give students the tools and support they need, not just to lead well, but to be good leaders. That means preparing you to make organizational decisions that mutually benefit employees, communities, and the environment in addition to stakeholders and shareholders.

Degree Curriculum

DATA 105: Probability and Statistics [+ Lab]

MATH 104: Intro Probability & Statistics

MATH 313: Probability & Statistics

ACCTG 100: Financial Accounting

ACCTG 101: Managerial Accounting

ECON 101: Microeconomic Principles and Application

ECON 201: Macroeconomic Principles and Application

ECON 102: Macroeconomic Principles and Application (Transfer / AP)

BSAN 301: Operations Management

FIN 301: Financial Management

MKT 227: Business Communication

MKT 301: Marketing

ORB 231: Managing & Leading Organizations

ORB 290: Business Law

ORB 301: Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

ORB 333: Intercultural-Interfaith Leadership

ORB 332: Effective Decision-Making & Conflict Resolution

ORB 334: Innovation & Creativity

ORB 381: Managing Business as a Social Enterprise

ORB 481: Social & Legal Impact of Business

ORB 210: Global Perspectives in Business & Society

MGT 496: Strategic Capstone

From the Faculty

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"Expect to be challenged throughout the program as you learn firsthand from experts on decision-making, leadership, business law and ethics, but also expect to be well rewarded for it. Pursuing a degree in Management and Leadership lays the building blocks not just for graduates’ first jobs, but for a long and successful career in which planning, directing, and leading are paramount."

Grant Rozeboom, Ph.D. - Ethics & Social Responsibility Professor

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