• Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
  • Minor

To lead others in a world of constant change and intense competition, you need a management major. It provides the balance of technical and interpersonal skills required of an effective manager.

Program Offerings at Grand Valley

A Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) in management opens the door to many careers. The program offers the following emphases to allow students to choose the area of management that interests them the most, including:

  • General management
  • Human resources management
  • Management information systems
  • Operations management


Students study a variety of topics depending on their chosen emphasis. Visit for current coursework.

Career Options

There are a variety of career options available per chosen emphasis area. Some examples are as follows:

  • Benefits manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Plant manager
  • Quality manager
  • Service manager
  • Training director

Why Study Management at Grand Valley?

  • Faculty who consult on real business issues are experts in all areas of business and have strong academic credentials.
  • Current technology is integrated into courses by use of the Internet, e-commerce, and enterprise resource planning.
  • Internships, available in all business areas, allow you to earn money while getting valuable business experience. Internships are set up to relate to your field of study and are scheduled around your classes.
  • A campus in the heart of an exciting business environment.
  • Smaller class sizes allow you and faculty to interact and get to know each other.
  • Study abroad opportunities prepare you for a global society by allowing you to live within another culture and meet students from around the world. Our study abroad programs are established in 25 countries and can be customized to meet your needs and interests.
  • A Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) is also available. Visit

For More Information

Seidman College of Business
(616) 331-7500
Admissions Office

The hands on exercises have provided me with real-world experience by linking technology and the business processes together.


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