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BS Management

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
Full Time

4 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

30000 USD
30000 USD

Application fee

International 0 USD
National 0 USD
College of Business Administration
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)5.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)60
TOEFL-PBT (min)550

About this course

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

*Located in Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is the city’s premier public research university. We are ranked among Top 125 BEST VALUE schools, U.S. News & World Report, 2018. Chicago is a living laboratory for business, politics, art, architecture, culture, religion, racial and ethnic diversity, urban issues,
education and health. It is local and global, urban and green, relaxed and frenetic, cultured and down to earth, big and easy to navigate—full of opportunities for new, enriching experiences.   

Our proximity to Chicago’s financial and business centre and urban healthcare district gives UIC students an edge when it comes to finding internships and work experience related to their fields of study. Local employers include: Google, Boeing, Deloitte, Groupon, Argonne National Labs, Accenture, WGN News, National Public Radio, Steppenwolf Theatre and more. 

2018 U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges Rankings UIC is ranked 70 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs, 78 in Business Programs, 73 in Top Public Schools, 124 in Best Value School.

Average salary after attending UIC undergraduate program is $51,100 vs. U.S. average of $34,300 for students who have attended college.

A UIC education is a chance to explore, engage, serve, enjoy and lead. 

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Eligibility Criteria

Please refer to the requirements per country/territory above to determine which credentials are needed in your case. For the purposes of application review, only a PDF copy of the credentials should be submitted online. Official, sealed credentials will be requested only from admitted applicants intending to enroll.

  • Academic credentials must be issued by the institution you attended.
    • Third party evaluations (such as WES or ECE) are not required by the Office of Admissions and will not be accepted in place of institution-issued credentials.
  • A degree award certificate or diploma should be submitted for all completed degree programs.
  • Documents issued in a foreign language should be submitted along with certified, literal English translations

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Course Modules


MGMT 340. Introduction to Organizations. 3 hours.

Important organization and management concepts and applications. Their relevance to individual and organizational goal attainment. Emphasizes organizational structure, systems, processes, and change, national and global. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161.

MGMT 350. Business and Its External Environment. 3 hours.

Concerns the political, economic, social, legal, regulatory and international environment of business and the ethics and social responsibility of business actions. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 161 and MATH 160.

MGMT 445. Organizational Theory. 3 hours.

Emphasis on organizational theories and models to analyze and improve functioning and performance of organizations. Structure, technology, environmental adaptation, and managerial control systems. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and junior standing.

MGMT 447. Organizations. 3 or 4 hours.

Characteristics of business, government, and not-for-profit organizations; approaches used to study organizations; theoretical and empirical analysis of organizational processes. Course Information: Same as SOC 447. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): SOC 241 or MGMT 340 or SOC 244; and junior standing or above and an additional 200 or 300-level elective in sociology; or consent of the instructor.

MGMT 452. Organizational Behavior. 3 hours.

Emphasis on understanding and managing people at work. Analysis of individual, group and organization topics including leadership, motivation, attitudes, group dynamics, and organizational culture. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Junior standing and MGMT 340.

MGMT 453. Human Resource Management. 3 hours.

Examination of the activities involved in attracting, retaining, and motivating employees. Topics include planning, selection, compensation, performance appraisal, succession, and legal issues. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350 and junior standing.

MGMT 454. Labor-Management Relations. 3 hours.

Labor unions and their impact on business firms and society. Labor-management relationships and collective bargaining practices. Public policy, union structure and bargaining theory. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350 and junior standing.

MGMT 460. Business, Society, and the Global Economy. 3 hours.

Managing in a free enterprise system. Market, regulatory, ethical, and cultural norms. Internationalization of business; urban problems of business; landmark and contemporary case analyses. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350.

MGMT 463. Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. 3 hours.

Strategies and techniques for successful agreement negotiation and business conflict resolution. Includes applications to classic situations such as collective bargaining, interpersonal relations, and stakeholder concerns. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340.

MGMT 465. Compensation and Reward Systems. 3 hours.

Examination of compensation and reward systems designed to enhance employee motivation and performance. Topics include pay structure design, incentive systems, and benefits. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 453.

MGMT 466. Managerial Effectiveness Through Diversity. 3 hours.

Management of diverse work forces. Discrimination, affirmative action, career development, socialization and social change policies; historical, psychological, sociological, legal and managerial viewpoints. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340.

MGMT 467. Impact of Technological Change. 3 hours.

Examines the impact of technological change upon the business environment and the managerial process. Emphasis on alternative futures and the planning necessary to attain desired ends. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350.

MGMT 470. Personnel Training and Development. 3 hours.

Examination of the science, methods, and practice of personnel training and development. Topics include needs determination, training design and delivery, training assessments. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): BA 200 and MGMT 452 or MGMT 453, and junior standing; or consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Experience as an intern or practitioner in an area of human resource management or organizational development.

MGMT 471. Organizational Design. 3 hours.

Strategies for promoting the creativity, flexibility, and productivity of the organization and its management personnel. Readings and case studies from the public and private sectors. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 452, or consent of the instructor.

MGMT 475. Leadership Theories and Personal Leadership Skills Development. 3 hours.

Overview of leadership theories, assessment of leadership strengths and weaknesses, and leadership skills training. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340.

MGMT 480. Transportation Systems Management. 3 hours.

Provides a fundamental knowledge of problems and practices encountered in the management of transportation systems. Includes impact of public policy; capital facilities; industry structure; costs; operations pricing and environmental relationships. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350, or consent of the instructor.

MGMT 481. Managerial Logistics. 3 hours.

Management of activities governing flow of materials and products through stages of production and distribution. Includes design of logistical systems and use of mathematical techniques. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340; and MATH 165 or MATH 180; or consent of the instructor.

MGMT 485. Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility. 3 hours.

Theories and techniques for designing and implementing corporate sustainability and responsibility programs to create private and social value. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340 and MGMT 350.

MGMT 486. Managerial Consulting. 3 hours.

Development of knowledge and critical skills necessary to operate effectively as internal or external management consultants through an applied experience with an organization. Course Information: Field work required. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 340. Recommended background: MGMT 452 and MGMT 453.

MGMT 494. Special Topics in Management. 3 hours.

Exploration of areas not covered in existing course offerings or study of selected topics in greater depth. Subject matter will vary from semester to semester. Course Information: May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing and 9 hours of 400-level management courses, or consent of the instructor.

MGMT 495. Competitive Strategy. 4 hours.

Multidisciplinary analysis of organization strategy and policy, using case method and/or business simulation. Assignments involve extensive library research and oral and written reports. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): IDS 355 and FIN 301 and FIN 302; Senior standing in the College of Business Administration and completion of all other CBA core courses.

MGMT 499. Research Experience. 1-3 hours.

Research experience under the supervision of a faculty member. The faculty member and student will determine the research project. Each student must submit a written report and each student must participate at a research event on campus. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.


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How to Apply


These are determined by the program. See the program's website for complete details. Program requirements may include (but are not limited to) items such as:

  • GRE scores - use our Institutional Code 1851 to report your results
  • Personal statement - refer to the program for prompts or topics
  • Letters of recommendation - online requests initiated through the application checklist
  • Writing samples
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Application for graduate appointment (pdf) - general Graduate College form - some programs may require use of their own form

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