From the School Director

Exciting Careers in Management

Are you searching for a program of study that will provide you with skills that are essential for success in the business world? A major in management may be precisely the program that will serve your needs. 

The Management Program at Western Carolina University is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for successful professional careers in an ever-changing world of work. Our graduates pursue careers in manufacturing, human resources, banking, retailing, healthcare, not-for-profit organizations, insurance, real estate, and a host of other professions.  

We offer an 18-hour Minor in Economics, which is open to any WCU student.  The study of economics is excellent preparation for a wide variety of careers.

At the graduate level, the department offers an online Master of Project Management (MPM) Program designed for you, the working professional who wants to advance your career. This program offers full-time project managers the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree on a part-time basis and also offers a graduate certificate in project management. The MPM program is accredited by the Project Management Institute.

Because all programs of study in WCU’s College of Business are accredited by AACSB: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, you can be assured that the educational opportunities afforded you will be of the highest quality. You should also know that the school's faculty is comprised of student-oriented professionals who have earned national reputations for teaching excellence, research, and service.

Hollye Moss, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, School of Economics, Management, and Project Management


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