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BBA in Management

No Emphasis Format: In person on the Statesboro Campus or the Armstrong Campus in Savannah
Emphasis Format: In person on the Statesboro Campus
Credit Hours: 124

Be Prepared to Lead in the Global Economy with a BBA in Management

Integrating the functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling today’s profit and non-profit organizations, the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management cultivates a foundation tailored for your special interests and talents.

Leadership development is part of our culture. Our innovative curriculum incorporates business fundamentals and the current trends in today’s business environment.

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Entrepreneurship &

If you want to start your own business, this emphasis area is a perfect addition to the management program. This area prepares students for starting, managing and developing new business ventures.

Human Resource Management (HR)

This emphasis prepares you for a career focused on the most important resources of any organization—the people. This specialization is the only HRM college program in the region that emphasizes the use of human resource information system (HRIS) software.


Specifically designed for future hotel and restaurant managers, this emphasis prepares you for entry-level management positions in the restaurant and lodging industries.

Management as a Career

What can I do with a BBA in Management?

Our faculty members genuinely care about your success as a student and will work hard to prepare you for future success in today’s highly competitive global environment. We are one of the largest majors in the Parker College, and our goal is to create successful career development opportunities for all students.

Management Career Options

  • Benefits Coordinator
  • Branch Manager
  • Business Owner
  • District Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Hotel Owner
  • Human Capital Analytics
  • Human Resources Director
  • Project Manager
  • Restaurant Operator
  • Store Manager

Our management graduates have successful careers with

  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • CSX Transportation
  • Georgia Pacific
  • Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
  • The Home Depot
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
  • Norfolk Southern
  • United Parcel Service (UPS)


Internships help you better integrate academic knowledge with practical applications. Exposure to real world business practices and work environments can also help you decide which career path is right for you and help jump start your career before entering the workforce on a permanent basis.  

Management students have recently been offered internships by:

  • Aspen Heights
  • B&G Management, LLC
  • Blue Tie Catering
  • Capital Alliance Properties, LLC
  • Cohen’s Retreat
  • Draft Elite, Inc.
  • East Georgia Regional Medical Center
  • Enterprise
  • Georgia Lottery Corporation
  • Georgia Southern Conference Services
  • Greenville Turf & Tractor
  • Hodges Management Co.
  • Inviting Events
  • Ivory & Beau
  • Lawrence Plantation
  • Meherrin
  • Minick Farms
  • New South Farm Management
  • NIIT USA, Inc.
  • Nolan Transportation Group
  • Parker College Events Office
  • Rotary Corporation
  • Sea Island Resorts
  • The Sea Pines Resort
  • Southeast Restoration Group
  • The Parker Companies
  • TICO
  • Walker Realty
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Whitfield Sign Co.
  • World Trade Center Savannah

Management Major

The undergraduate management major is designed for students who want a broad academic background in various areas of management.  This degree integrates the functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of modern profit and non-profit organizations.  The management program prepares you for leadership opportunities in a broad range of occupations in virtually every sector of the global economy.

The management curriculum offers core courses of study that focus on leadership, strategic planning, entrepreneurship, organizing and operations, human resource management, hospitality management, supply chain management, teamwork and team management, problem-solving, information technology, and quality control, thereby cultivating a foundation tailored for student’s special interests and talents.   This major also offers students the ability to customize their plan of study with specializations in:

  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Hospitality Management

Management Specializations

Entrepreneurship / Small Business
If you are motivated to manage or start your own business, this emphasis area would be a perfect addition to your management program of study.  Courses in this area focus both on small business management and start-up entrepreneurship.  Students will nurture their entrepreneurial talents through “hands-on” learning that includes; interviewing business owners, conducting business concept presentations and exhibitions, and developing business plans and presenting them to a panel of real investors.

Human Resource Management
The human resource management (HRM) emphasis will prepare you for a career focused on the most important resources of any organization—its people.  Your advantage will be studying in the only HRM college program in this region that emphasizes the use of human resource information system (HRIS) software.  You will have the opportunity to learn the technology that now is at the fingertips of all successful managers of HR.  You will complete courses in staffing, training and developing employees, as well as specialized courses in compensation and benefits, all of which prepare you to manage the entire HRM function from job planning through member retirement.

Hospitality Management
The Hospitality emphasis prepares students for entry-level management positions in the restaurant and lodging industries.  The mission is accomplished through a competency-based, curricular program designed specifically for the development of future hotel and restaurant managers.  The instructional program culminates with a semester long internship that allows the hospitality students to make a smooth transition from the university environment to the professional setting.

Hospitality Management

Go Anywhere with a degree in Hospitality Management

The Hospitality Management emphasis prepares students with the skills and competencies for entry-level management positions in the restaurant, lodging, event and tourism industries. Our students learn to develop leadership potential and employee productivity, promote hotel and restaurant operations, manage food and beverage operations and understand the operations of the multinational firm.

Our students learn through

  • Experiential learning opportunities that include:
    • In-class and out-of-class projects
    • Guest lectures
    • Real-world experiences throughout the region
  • Pre-qualified internship placement
  • Faculty who are highly connected to local and regional hospitality operators

“The Hospitality Management faculty take personal responsibility for the students’ success by growing and grooming students to not only be successful employees but also forward-thinking leaders in an ever-evolving industry. The faculty have built an extensive network that spans the industry, creating many opportunities for students to gain experience before graduating. A Georgia Southern degree in hospitality management will land you in a growing career with opportunities for fast upward mobility.”

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Last updated: 5/19/2023