Degrees and Programs

Management and Organizational Behavior
Management and Organizational Behavior

Why study management and organizational behavior at Benedictine?

Management and organizational behavior has been described as the process of getting things done through people. To do this, managers must plan, organize, staff, lead, communicate and control. Management and Organizational Behavior majors at Benedictine University at Mesa are prepared to conduct management functions and to conduct them well. You will receive thorough exposure to business and economics principles and how they are applied to the business world and the national and international economy. You will also be prepared to continue graduate studies in management.

Benedictine University offers you:

  • Opportunities to gain practical experience while earning a salary and collecting college credit through an internship.
  • A superb location in downtown Mesa where you will be near many businesses.
  • An opportunity to study topics in related programs such as opinion research, computer science, advertising and organizational behavior that will help you develop additional marketable skills.
  • Close contact with our professional faculty, possible because of our low student-to-faculty ratio.
  • Broad-based education that will help you get your first professional job and become an asset in earning future promotions.
  • Education abroad opportunities at business schools in other countries.

What careers are available with a Management and Organizational Behavior degree?

Our program has been designed to provide you with the necessary theoretical background for careers in the following fields:

  • Corporate management
  • Public and nonprofit management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Retail stores management
  • Hotel/motel management
  • Human resource management
  • Managing global human resources
  • Production management
  • International business
  • Training
  • Union and labor negotiations

How does the program work?

You will acquire the broad base of knowledge represented by the University’s core courses taken by all students that will prove valuable in your future career development and daily life as a citizen of your community. You will learn the fundamentals of the economic system, both as it functions within the corporation and at the national and international level. You will learn the principles of management accounting, marketing, managerial finance and statistics. You will develop your knowledge in computer science, college algebra or finite mathematics and business calculus, along with the knowledge in ethics and each of the related social sciences: sociology, political science and psychology. To complete your major, you will take six additional upper-level management courses in such areas as Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Operations Management, International Business, Small Business Management, Business Policy and Project Management.

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Upcoming Events

Edible Book Fest
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Edible Book Fest

Date: April 09

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Location: BenU Mesa

Contact: Janet Forde    (480) 878-7514

Event Description:

Create a food dish based on your favorite book!


Judging will be at 12:00 p.m. in the South Lobby on April 9. Entries should be made from foodish materials, but don’t have to be edible at the time of judgement.


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Admitted Student Day
Mesa Branch Campus
9:30 AM - 1:45 PM
Event Details

Admitted Student Day

Date: April 13

Time: 9:30 AM - 1:45 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Doug Potter | Gianne Francisco    (480) 878-6709 | (602) 888-5508 |

Event Description:


9:00 a.m. – Check-in

9:30 a.m. – Welcome

  • Introduction to teams and team leaders
  • Next steps


10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. – Meet with Faculty and Advisors

  • General education requirement
  • Academic programs
  • Placement test
  • Faculty introductions


10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m. – Meet with Student Services and Support Staff


Rotation 1 - 10:45 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.

  • Career Services – Shay Masterson, Career Success Coordinator


Rotation 2 - 11:05 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.

  • Financial Aid – Louise Capellan-Adams, Financial Aid Counselor


Rotation 3 - 11:25 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.


  • Student Life- Rob Curtis, Director of Campus Ministry
  • Kevin Broeckling, Executive Vice President
  • Janet Forde, Branch Director, Mesa Campus

12:00 p.m. – Lunch

12:30 p.m. – Campus tour / tour of Downtown Mesa and scavenger hunt (optional)


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