A major is offered in Management. A minor in Management is offered to students majoring in an area within the Business Administration Division.

The Franklin Pierce Difference

Management Illustration

The Management Major at Franklin Pierce University prepares students for leadership positions in private industry, non-profits, government, education and international settings.

The curriculum builds competence in essential management skills such as
motivation, leading a team, goal-setting, entrepreneurship and measuring productivity. Students also gain specific skills in controlling the marketing mix, financial analysis, human resource issues and quality control.

The liberal arts core at Franklin Pierce helps Management majors become effective communicators, critical thinkers, creative problem solvers and solid contributors to a work team. This provides a strong advantage in today's business climate and helps Franklin Pierce graduates make significant contributions to the management field and their companies throughout their careers.

Course Details

Management majors must successfully complete courses in the areas of Organization Behavior, Economics, Managerial Finance, Human Resources Management, Small Business Management, Public Administration or Government and Business, and Production and Operations Management. A required Senior Independent Project or Internship in Management provides students with real-world business experience and networking opportunities. Electives within the major offer flexibility allowing students to pursue a management focus in such areas as finance, accounting, marketing, and business administration.

The Management Major provides students with the tools to help lead an organization to greater success. The liberal arts core at Franklin Pierce provides a breadth of knowledge that gives graduates a competitive advantage in today’s business climate.

Want to know more?

Program Sheet ThumbnailDownload a Management Program Sheet to view on screen or print, or view the College at Rindge Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.


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College at Rindge


Bill Costa
Senior Lecturer, Business Administration
B.A., M.A., Goddard College
M.B.A., Franklin Pierce College

Mary Ann Gaal
Coordinator of the Management Program
Assistant Professor
B.S. Texas A&M University
M.B.A., University of New Hampshire
Ph.D., Walden University

Kent Whitman
Lecturer, Business Administration
B.S., University of Massachusetts
M.A., Webster University

Get to Know Us


  • Management students are able to join the Small Business Advisory Group where they serve in a consulting role helping local firms solve management challenges. The Business Advisory group is open to students from several majors, allowing management students to work in a team structure that mirrors the corporate environment.
  • Students can participate in the Franklin Pierce chapter of the internationally-recognized Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) group, partnering with organizations on educational outreach projects and socially-reponsible business ventures.
  • Franklin Pierce University maintains an active chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society for students pursing management and other business fields.

Student Success

  • The Franklin Pierce University SIFE team won the SIFE regional championship in 2005 and 2008, advancing to the national finals where students were able to network with Fortune 500 executives.
  • Management students have landed competitive internships with such organizations as the New England Patriots, WHDH-TV and Arnold Worldwide Advertising in Boston.
  • Management students helped forge a five-year agreement with the Boston Red Sox to serve as a "Green Team," promoting recycling efforts and environmentally-friendly practices at Fenway Park.


bulletThe 2008 SIFE Team earned regional honors and a trip to the national competition in Chicago. Read more.