College to Offer Undergraduate Management Program

Release Date: Wednesday, August 11, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Chestnut Hill College will offer a management major as part of the business program in the School of Undergraduate Studies beginning fall 2010. The new major will replace the business administration major and will offer an expanded curriculum that will enable students to gain relevant experience for today’s workplace with more focused instruction.


The management major includes new courses in project management, business statistics and management information systems in addition to required courses in business law, business ethics and strategic management. The management major will instruct students on responsible leadership skills and will reinforce ethical business practices that focus on the greater community. Students who pursue this field of study will be prepared for a variety of career options, including project and program management, bank management, public relations, financial analysis, and human resources.


"I absolutely cannot wait for the launch of our new management major in September, having played the lead role in its development,” says Robert Durney, M.B.A, associate professor of business at the College. New courses such as project management, management information systems, business law, business Statistics, along with a expanded list of management electives gives the program the depth and focus required to meet the challenges of a global economy and better position our students to compete for top jobs."


For more information about the management major, please contact Robert Durney, M.B.A., associate professor of business at 215.753.3625 or