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Department of Managerial Studies

Purdue University Northwest's Department of Managerial Studies' business management degree programs prepare you for a fulfilling career in fields from human resources to marketing. Realize your full potential!

Managerial Studies Program

At Purdue University Northwest, our undergraduate, graduate and certificate-level managerial programs provide expert instruction in the latest practices and philosophies in the field and build the critical decision-making skills needed to succeed in any industry as it evolves.

Undergraduate Programs

Gain hands-on experience and a solid foundation of business knowledge with our bachelor’s degrees, designed to propel promising careers.


Graduate Degree Programs

Enhance your business acumen and human resource management skills with one of our business administration master’s degrees or certificate programs.

Navi Beesetti, a fourth-year Management major in the College of Business spent her summer as a product manager intern at Microsoft.

The ability to manage my time and be able to work with others are two of the key skills I was able to take from my school environment and apply to my work life.

Sydney Hanson

When I first visited the university, I liked the small class sizes with the ability to get to know my professors and I really liked the campus community. All of these things helped me choose PNW. I loved the whole school.

Erik Krause

I wanted smaller class sizes, professors who knew me and cared about my education, a community atmosphere on campus and a healthy learning environment. Purdue Northwest made that happen for me.

At Purdue Northwest, the class sizes are small enough that I was able to get to know my professors. They are willing to invest in you, in your success—you’re not just a number to them.

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Recognized Impact of PNW's Business Programs

In the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings, PNW’s undergraduate business program was rated among the top programs of those accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Learn more about PNW’s recent rankings

Learn More About Managerial Studies at PNW

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Explore Student Resources

Invest in Success

From scholarships to advising, see how the Department of Managerial Studies can help you succeed.

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Meet Department Faculty

who we are

The diverse Managerial Studies faculty offers you a wide variety of experience and research.

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Admissions and Aid

Make the Move

See why earning your degree at PNW is the next step to success: learn more about PNW admissions and financial aid.

Managerial Studies News and Announcements

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Condolences on Bruce White’s Passing

The students, faculty and staff of the Purdue University Northwest College of Business would like to express our sincere condolences to the White family upon Bruce White’s recent passing. Truly a visionary, Bruce was a beacon for our values of making a difference through dedication, collaboration and adaptability.

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Recognizing Our Graduates

Purdue University Northwest proudly celebrates the graduates who received their degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Dec. 10, 2022.

Rachel Clapp-Smith

Purdue University Northwest announces new dean of the College of Business

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is pleased to announce Rachel Clapp-Smith will serve as the Teddy Jacobi Dean of the College of Business, effective Jan. 3, 2023. Clapp-Smith was selected through a national search process.