Chair’s Welcome

 

J. R. Smith COBWelcome to the webpage for the Department of Management and Marketing.  Our faculty and staff are committed to providing educational and career opportunities for management and marketing majors.

The Department is focused on the holistic development of the student.  The faculty are unique in that faculty members collaborate on teaching and research activities.  Additionally, we are committed to ensuring our students are positioned to take advantage of global opportunities.

Our curricula prepare the undergraduate for a vibrant career in management and marketing. Our department serves over 400 majors annually.  While an undergraduate, students have a chance to participate in student organizations such as the American Marketing Association and the Society for the Advancement of Management. Our graduates find career opportunities with private and public organizations such as Allstate, Frito Lay, the Indianapolis Colts, Kellogg, Kraft, NASA, Sara Lee and Union Pacific.  For those students interested in graduate education, our plan of study prepares our graduates for rigorous graduate study.  Our students have advanced to graduate opportunities at Clark Atlanta University, Temple University, UCLA-Riverside, the University of Missouri, the University of Memphis, and the University of Texas at Austin.

For those interested in graduate education, our department has a doctoral program in management.  With a 100% placement rate, our graduates accept faculty positions at public and private universities.  More information on this program can be found on the Business Graduate Programs link.

Thank you for visiting our page.  If you have additional questions, please call (601) 979-2534.

Dr. J.R. Smith, Chair