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College of Business & Management

Management Careers Overview

Whether you're looking to start a new business management career or advance the one you're already in, adding a bachelor’s degree in Management will provide you with skills and credentials needed for managerial positions in almost every business and industry. Upon completion of your management bachelor’s degree program, you'll be prepared to work in most of America's economic sectors, stable or growing, large or small. Successful business management professionals know how to develop comprehensive analytics and reports, communicate clearly both orally and in writing, and work effectively in leadership and support roles within a team environment.

Professional Responsibilities


When you earn your bachelor's degree in Management from DeVry University, you'll be prepared to move ahead in today's competitive global marketplace. The degree program is specifically designed to help working adults complement their current knowledge and skills base with advanced management skills. Expert managers are needed in every business and industry, and their responsibilities could include:

  • Preparing and analyzing financial documents as an accountant or auditor
  • Designing and developing software applications as a systems software engineer
  • Developing business plans, setting goals, and implementing procedures as a business administrator or manager
  • Supervising projects and managing workflow as a project manager
  • Analyzing statistics and developing plans as a marketing analyst
  • Managing a health services office
  • Purchasing merchandise as a store buyer or making even bigger decisions as a store manager with responsibility for employees
  • Planning, scheduling, and directing all operations as a hotel manager or special events planner



Management careers are found in virtually every industry, including:

  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Education
  • Communications
  • Retail
  • Marketing
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Entertainment
  • Consulting
  • Family businesses

Career Options


DeVry University graduates in Management will be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • General management
  • Human resource management
  • Business information systems
  • Project management
  • Health services management
  • Accounting
  • Small business management and entrepreneurship
  • Sales and marketing
  • Sustainability management
  • Hospitality management
  • E-commerce

For related career paths, see all degree programs offered by the College of Business & Management.