Organizational Management Major

Prioritize Activities, Set and Achieve Goals, and Reduce Stress for Employees

Gain insights to understand what motivates employees and increases their performance while helping an organization establish a strong culture. Organizational Management at Houghton provides the background and expertise needed for supervisory and administrative roles.

4+1 MBA Program

Earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees with only one additional year of study. You can increase your earning potential and make a positive and lasting difference in your workplace, community and beyond through Houghton's online MBA.

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What will I learn?

Through Houghton’s major in Organizational Management, you will become career-ready as you:

  • Recognize the fundamentals of organizing, communication, and teamwork.
  • Understand current business management and administration practice.
  • Learn to analyze the basic organizational behavior model and explain the application of human resource management and approaches to improve organizational performance.
  • Integrate the knowledge of various business disciplines and apply that knowledge to make strategic business decisions.

124 Credits


Required Courses


Elective Courses and General Education

Degree Requirements

Network with Professionals

You can meet professional members of the business community who are brought to campus regularly. The Guest Professional Dinners provide opportunities to sit in on seminars on topics of interest in the business world as well as create a network of professionals.

Gain Professional Experience

Graduate with professional experience in the field through an internship built directly into the program. You will also have the opportunity to participate in Houghton Consulting Group or Houghton Student Enterprises, which provide networking opportunities with local business owners. Manage a portion of the Houghton University stock portfolio as part of the Student Investment Group. Houghton students have operated this since 2001 and grown assets under management to approximately $460,000.

Learn from the Experts

You will be taught by professors that have served as Certified Public Accountants, human resource managers, financial consultants, public relations directors, business analysts, television and radio broadcasters, communication strategy managers, organizational effectiveness consultants, lawyers, and entrepreneurs. The experience they bring into the classroom enriches and validates what you learn through their coursework.

Program Outcomes

Students earning a degree in Organizational Management from Houghton University are prepared to for careers in many areas, including but not limited to:

Employment Expected to Grow 15%

for Social and Community Service Managers
U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsSource

Application Requirements


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Documents and Supporting Materials

You’ll be asked to provide your official high school transcript and your test scores (can be waived)
Testing Policy

Personal Statement

The personal statement portion of our application for admission is perhaps the best place to truly tell your story, to tell who you are and what is important to you.
Personal Statement

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