Careers in Business Management

Average Career Salary

$45,000-$65,000

Anticipated demand over next 10 years

HR will increase 13 percent from 2010-2020

Business Managers will increase 8 percent from 2010-2020

Managerial Skills Acquired in Business Management Curriculum

  • Problem Solving Strategies
  • Prepare persuasive Presentations
  • Motivate & influence people
  • Apply ethical principles & moral issues
  • Consulting skills

Recent employers of our Business Management Graduates include:

  • Pepsi Corporation
  • Timken Company
  • Goodyear Corporation
  • JM Smuckers Company Read More...

Typical job occupations

  • Management Analyst
  • Production Manager
  • Organizational Development Specialist
  • Medical & Health Service Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Corporate Trainer

Business Management

Dr. Steve Pool, Chair
Dauch College of Business & Economics
401 College Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805

spool@ashland.edu
419.289.5932

Faculty Spotlight

Faculty
Dr. Constance Savage, associate professor of management, joined Ashland University in 2001. Her areas of expertise include organizational development, organizational behavior, management and leadership development... Read more
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Dr. Steven Pool is a professor of management at Ashland University since 1986. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs specializing in strategic planning,... Read more
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Dr. Steven Pool is a professor of management at Ashland University since 1986. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs specializing in strategic planning,... Read more
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Dr. Bo Li, assistant professor of supply chain management, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2012. His teaching specializations involve courses in supply chain management,... Read more
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Dr. Jack D. Harpool, professional instructor, joined Ashland University in 2008. He is an accomplished author in the area of information systems and design, having... Read more
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Dr. Venkataramany joined Ashland University in 1999. He received his MBA, M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. His teaching specializations... Read more
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Dr. Bo Li, assistant professor of supply chain management, joined the Ashland University faculty in 2012. His teaching specializations involve courses in supply chain management,... Read more
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Dr. Venkataramany joined Ashland University in 1999. He received his MBA, M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. His teaching specializations... Read more
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Joan Berry Kalamas, SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), joined the Ashland University faculty as a professional instructor in business management. She spent 25 years... Read more
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Dr. Khushwant Pittenger, professor of business management, joined Ashland University in 1987. She earned her B.A. (honors) and Post-Graduate Diploma in international trade from Punjab... Read more
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Dr. Dan Sullivan comes to Ashland University with a diversified business and academic background. Dan began his business career with General Motors as an hourly... Read more
Staff
Tina Lillo joined Ashland University in the fall of 2012 bringing over 20 years administrative experience to the College of Business & Economics. Previous experience... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Steven Pool is a professor of management at Ashland University since 1986. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs specializing in strategic planning,... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Constance Savage, associate professor of management, joined Ashland University in 2001. Her areas of expertise include organizational development, organizational behavior, management and leadership development... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Michael Colburn, assistant professor of management, joined Ashland University in 2006. He earned a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, a Master of Science in industrial... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Debra Westerfelt is an associate professor of business management in the Dauch College of Business & Economics. Dr. Westerfelt earned a Bachelor of Science... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Debra Westerfelt is an associate professor of business management in the Dauch College of Business & Economics. Dr. Westerfelt earned a Bachelor of Science... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Khushwant Pittenger, professor of business management, joined Ashland University in 1987. She earned her B.A. (honors) and Post-Graduate Diploma in international trade from Punjab... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Bob Stoll joined Ashland University in 2012. He earned both B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology, an M.S. in Mechanical... Read more
Faculty
Joan Berry Kalamas, SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources), joined the Ashland University faculty as a professional instructor in business management. She spent 25 years... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Dan Sullivan comes to Ashland University with a diversified business and academic background. Dan began his business career with General Motors as an hourly... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Steven Pool is a professor of management at Ashland University since 1986. He teaches in the graduate and undergraduate programs specializing in strategic planning,... Read more
Faculty
Dr. Michael Colburn, assistant professor of management, joined Ashland University in 2006. He earned a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, a Master of Science in industrial... Read more

Broad business knowledge for a wide variety of management responsibilities

If you are exploring the opportunity to network with business managers and executives, then a management major is your choice! The management major is a comprehensive overview of the skill set necessary to compete in a global business environment. These managerial skills, complemented by a solid foundation in the business core, equip students with the necessary knowledge to become a successful manager.   Read More...

Flexible Management Curriculum

The flexible format creates a curriculum based on the student interest. Students have the option in studying a specialization such as Human Resource Management or choosing elective courses which expand opportunities for a broader business perspective. A key component in the Business Management curriculum is the many opportunities in course section for this major.

No matter what organization you choose, the Business Management major will excel in current contemporary business applications in a competitive business world.

The Management Team

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