Management

As a Management major, you’ll learn how to lead organizations through complex decisions such as budgeting, negotiating, planning and directing. Because these decisions have broad impacts throughout an organization, RWU’s curriculum encourages you to think about dynamics like diversity, ethics and politics in the workplace. Combined with hands-on internship experience, you’ll gain the management skills for a successful career in human resources, purchasing, administrative services, health services, or your own entrepreneurial venture.

Success By The Numbers

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Average Placement Last 3 Years

Our GSB graduates consistently achieve high employment and graduate school acceptance rates.

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Highest Accreditation

GSB is among the 5% of business schools worldwide accredited by AACSB International, the world’s largest and most elite business education alliance.

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Real World Opportunities

GSB students participate in internships giving them the skills and diverse experiences that are most desirable for employers and graduate school admission.

Degree Requirements

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To read more about our academic offerings, or to view full course descriptions, please refer to our University Catalog.

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Graduates Share Their Experiences

A headshot of Rosalvens Saint Jean“When I moved to Boston from Haiti I had no idea I’d attend a four-year university and work at a public accounting firm. I worked hard, took every opportunity in school, and got offered a full-time position while I was a senior. It was a dream come true.” 

Rosalvens Saint Jean '18 
Tax Associate at KLR in Boston, Mass. 
Majors: Accounting and Management
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Headshot of Mikayla Pasco“Because I have both the liberal arts and business side, I have that cross-thinking to combine something altogether new, and that’s what the marketing world needs is something new and fresh.”

Mikayla Pasco '18
Creative Marketing Director at Avena Integrative Medical Center in Putnam, Conn.
Major: Management
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Project Manager

Jim Kelley, RWU Class of 2016
Management

At Roger Williams, learning about leadership can happen both in the classroom and around campus. Jim Kelley is already putting what he learned to good use.

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Earn a Risk Management Certificate

Certificate in Risk Management is offered through the Gabelli School in response to the significant career opportunities that exist in this field for virtually all majors. You can complete a Certificate in Risk Management in just three courses: 

  • Principles of Risk Management The exterior of the Gabelli School of Business building
  • Special Topics in Risk Modeling 
  • Seminar in Risk Management 

Familiarization with risk management helps professionals to identify, evaluate and address a variety of risks before they arise as well as mitigate those that develop. Organizations benefit greatly by hiring qualified professionals who are able to structure and implement risk management programs focused on critical threats. Risk managers learn to not just manage risk, but to make strategic decisions with risks in mind. 

Minor in Business Analytics 

The Business Analytics Minor is a multi-disciplinary minor designed for business and non-business students who are interested in expanding their knowledge in data analytics from various angles. Students will learn essential technology and statistics/quantitative methods in real-world practices including data generation, data analytics, data mining, data reporting, and storage between and across organizations. All students have the opportunity to enhance their skills through an internship at any data analytics related positions.

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Earn an MBA with Only One Extra Year 

A group of business students with computers sitting in a classroomThe accredited 4+1 Master of Business Administration program allows students to earn both the B.S. and MBA degrees in just 5 years. Designed for GSB undergraduates, this program provides a time- and cost-efficient way to earn your MBA in only one additional year rather than the traditional two-year MBA degree programs. 

3+3 Juris Doctor (J.D.) with Undergraduate Major + Legal Studies Major 

Undergraduate students who are interested in obtaining a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree can combine their primary major with a second major in Legal Studies for this accelerated opportunity. Accepted students will take first-year courses in the School of Law along with legal electives to fulfill undergraduate fourth-year requirements.  

Undeclared Business

Are you interested in business, but not sure whether to focus on management, accounting, economics or any one of our many academic disciplines offered at the Gabelli School? Visit Undeclared Business for resources on how you can explore your options before making a decision.

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