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Availability: Gulf Park, Hattiesburg and Online Options

Earn Your Degree in Management

The Management program here at Southern Miss prepares students for leadership success in many career fields in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Students develop managerial skills in goal selection and planning, assigning tasks, delegating authority, allocating resources, motivating employees, and monitoring outcomes.

Students are encouraged to consider studying abroad! In fact, many business students are awarded study abroad scholarships to assist with the expense of attending study abroad programs. Southern Miss Business faculty lead three programs: British Studies, Asian Studies, and Italian Studies.

The College of Business and Economic Development is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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20study-abroad country options
120credit hours total
18 hours to a management minor

What Will I Learn?

All students will develop an understanding of the role of management in organizations and be able to apply theory, concepts, and practices of:

  • Strategic Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • International Management
  • Organization Theory
  • Human Resources Management

Expert Faculty Who are There to Help

Our outstanding faculty members are committed to teaching, scholarship, and professional service in their efforts to provide the very best educational foundation for Southern Miss students.


Degree Plan Availability
Management BSBAGulf Park, Hattiesburg, Online 100%
Management Minor
Business Management CertificateHattiesburg, Online 100%

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School of Management

3021 Scianna Hall (SCH) 
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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  • Rebecca Andrews, 2014,
     Human Resource Officer and Talent Acquisition Partner, Trustmark Bank
  • Denise Cartlidge, 1981, 
    Chief Human Resources Officer, Hattiesburg Clinic
  • Tamia Watts, 2016, 
     Human Resources Specialist, Beau Rivage Resort and Casino
  • Aaron Baker, 2016, 
    SAP Lead Trainer, Cintas Corporation
  • David Jordan, 2017, 
    First-year Law Student, Emory University
  • Tony Muns, 2017, 
    Retail Sales Representative, Hershey Company