Management (BBA)

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Why Major in Management?

Businesses and organizations need leaders who can motivate teams and help them meet their goals. Majoring in management provides you with foundational knowledge and skills in business leadership that are sought out by employers.

Why Study Management at Iona?

Iona University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management designed to prepare students for careers in the management of public and private sector organizations. A BBA in Management combines courses typically found in a business administration major alongside classes designed to bolster students’ aptitude for organizational leadership.

With our small class sizes, you have the opportunity to develop close working relationships with our business faculty. They have a wealth of knowledge in the management sector that illuminates their teaching and mentorship. Iona’s LaPenta School of Business is designed to be a hub of creativity and possibility with spaces for students to collaborate on projects and learn from each other.

As a management major, your learning also extends beyond the classroom. Iona’s community connections in New Rochelle and the greater New York metropolitan area offers an abundance of service-learning experiences, internships, case competitions and networking events.

What You'll Learn

A BBA in Management offers foundational knowledge in business administration alongside management courses examining successful teams and enterprises. You gain an understanding of how organizations are structured, and you will develop the thinking, traits, knowledge and skills essential to being a leader in any business.

Throughout the management major, special emphasis is put on building the interpersonal and decision-making skills to help you sharpen your business leadership abilities. Course topics include negotiation, international business management, organizational behavior and human resource management.

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Management Minor


From Iona Commuter to Media Mogul, Tony Goncalves ’94 Paved His Own Unique Path to the Top

An accomplished and skillful leader, Tony Goncalves '94 continues to have an exciting and successful career. In Spring 2023, Mr. Goncalves visited campus and shared insights on pivotal career moments as well as valuable professional advice to students.

Careers & Outcomes

A BBA in Management degree sets students up for successful business career paths, especially ones that rely on innovative collaboration between teams. This management major is designed to foster business leadership skills that are transferable to a variety of industries and contexts.

Job Titles

  • Account Manager
  • Customer Supply Chain Manager
  • Economic Developer
  • Human Resource Administrator
  • Product Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Team Sales Manager

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I can confidently say that I would not be the person I am today if it wasn't for the opportunities that Iona College gave me as an undergraduate.

Roger Rojas '16, Management concentration

Management Program Highlights

State-of-the-Art Facilities

You will be taking classes in our new state-of-the-art, eco-friendly LaPenta School of Business. This space focuses on the needs of business students and features our expanded LaPenta-Lynch Trading Floor with Bloomberg Terminals and a live stock ticker!

Successful Business Graduates

Numerous courses throughout the BBA in Management utilize case studies and project-based learning to build our students’ career-ready skills. Over the last 5 years, 90% of Iona’s Business students found immediate employment after graduation or continued on to graduate school.

AACSB-Accredited Programs

Iona’s business programs, including the management major, are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) — a highly acclaimed distinction awarded to just 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

Learn More about Iona’s BBA in Management Program!

Iona’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Management introduces you to the concepts of business leadership alongside business administration coursework. Our management major provides opportunities to build a career-ready skill set that will serve you well in the workplace.

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