The Management major at Avila
An Avila B.S.B.A. degree in Management will help position you for leadership roles in the corporate world. If you want to make a company or organization run successfully and efficiently, the skills and best practices you’ll learn from our School of Business will prepare you. Know that with our comprehensive curriculum, you’ll be well-acquainted with the various departments in the modern workplace.
You’ll receive individualized instruction in and out of the classroom from our highly accomplished faculty, thanks to Avila’s emphasis on small class sizes and mentorship. And thanks to our extensive regional professional network, you’ll develop your resume with a guaranteed internship before you graduate.
Do Business Degrees Pay Off?
A new report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) reveals the economic value of business programs is high compared to the financial returns from other programs.
According to the CEW study, Avila’s bachelor of science in business administration degrees are a top three program among other business programs in the Kansas City metropolitan area and a top six program across the state of Missouri.
Are you interested in management?
Be Prepared for Your Career
Incoming first-year students are guaranteed access to an internship or research experience before graduation. Avila students have completed hands-on learning experiences at:
- Queen Foods
- Kansas City Royals
Avila School of Business graduates are pursuing careers as:
- HR Director
- Organizational Development Coach
- Business Consultant
Avila School of Business graduates choose to work at:
- Burns & McDonnell
Transferring to Avila?
We work with you to make the most of your transfer credits so you’re on track to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.
An Environment to Enhance your Education
Hooley-Bunschu Learning Commons
This is not your mother’s library. State-of-the-art study rooms, public workstations, tutoring services, and access to 50,000 on-campus volumes, plus millions of database articles await you.
Guaranteed Internship Opportunities
All first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed an internship or research experience opportunity.
Close to Everything Kansas City
At Avila, you’re only 15 minutes away from world-class museums, historical landmarks, professional sports venues, and centers of culture, commerce, and industry.
Find Your Mentor
Avila’s faculty will challenge you, inspire you, and become more than just another teacher.
4+1 MBA Degree Option
Earn your Bachelor’s degree and MBA together
Interested in earning your MBA faster? The Avila School of Business offers an early admission option to outstanding business students. This option allows you to earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in as few as five years. Students are eligible to apply after completion of at least 55 credit hours. Once in, you can begin taking graduate-level courses after 75 credit hours are earned.
“Apart from class and faculty, I have also enjoyed the friendly nature of Avila’s student body and their willingness to help other classmates out while completing their education. “Scott Bower / ’20 Management