Academic Programs

Management & Organizational Behavior

Why study management and organizational behavior at Benedictine?

Management and Organizational Behavior (M.O.B.) has been described as the process of getting things done through people. To do this, managers must plan, organize, staff, lead, communicate and control. M.O.B. majors at Benedictine are prepared to conduct management functions and to conduct them well. When you choose to become an M.O.B. major at Benedictine, you will receive thorough exposure to business and economics principles and how they are applied to the business world and the national and international economy. You will also be prepared to continue graduate studies in management.

Benedictine University at Springfield offers you the following opportunities:

  • Gain practical experience and collect college credit through internships
  • Study topics in related programs such as opinion research, computer science and advertising that will help you
    develop additional marketable skills
  • Close contact with our professional faculty due to our low student-to-faculty ratio
  • Broad-based education that will help you not only obtain your first professional job but become an asset in earning
    future promotions

What careers are available with a Management and Organizational Behavior degree?

Our program has been designed to provide you with the necessary theoretical background for careers in the following fields:

  • Corporate management
  • Public and non-profit management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Retail stores management
  • Hotel/motel management
  • Human resource management
  • Production management
  • International business


How does the program work?

As an M.O.B. major, you will acquire the broad base of knowledge, represented by the University’s core courses taken by all students, that will prove valuable in your future career development and daily life as a citizen of your community.
You will learn the fundamentals of the economic system as it functions within the corporation and at the national and international levels. You will learn the principles of management accounting, marketing, managerial finance and statistics. You will develop your knowledge in computer science, college algebra and finite mathematics or business calculus, along with the knowledge in ethics and each of the related social sciences: sociology, political science and psychology. To complete your major, you will take six additional upper-level management courses in such areas as human resource management, organizational behavior, operations management, international business, small business management, business policy and management information systems.