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

M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa
Mesa Branch Campus
6:00 PM
Event Details

M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa

Date: February 20

Time: 6:00 PM

Campus: Mesa,Region - Arizona

Location: Online - RSVP for Instructions

Contact: Amy Drew

Freshman Fridays
Mesa Branch Campus
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Details

Freshman Fridays

Date: February 23

Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Alan Daniels    (602) 888-5504

Event Description:

Experience BenU Mesa First-Hand.

Chat with a faculty member for your major. Get a financial aid assessment tailored to your needs. Meet other students. Check out beautiful downtown Mesa. 

Every Friday, we make time to meet with students like you who are preparing for their college experience. Schedule your visit today and find out more about what makes BenU Mesa a place where you can grow as a person while you prepare to lead in your career.

What to expect during your visit:

  • A campus tour given by one of our current students
  • The opportunity to meet the faculty and Student Life staff who help to make the BenU Mesa experience unique
  • An individual meeting with your Admissions Counselor to discuss your goals and plans, including:
    • Your college major and developing your future career
    • Financial aid and scholarships available to you
    • Student activities and athletics to pursue your interests
    • Campus ministry and service work at BenU Mesa

Click here to schedule your visit!

Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition

Date: February 24

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Michael Tole    (480) 878-6708

Event Description:


  • To give young Arizona artists an opportunity to exhibit their artwork to the public.
  • To help make a college education affordable for young Arizona artists.

Why Apply?

  • Exhibit your artwork in a selective professionally juried show.
  • Win a scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.
  • Gain prestige by having you work added to the permanent collection of a major university museum.

Three jurors will select a maximum of 100 works for the Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition at Benedictine University Mesa. From those 100 finalists, jurors will then select the prize winners.


All high school and community college students who currently reside in Arizona.


  • High School -- Fine Art & Graphic Design
  • Community College -- Fine Art & Graphic Design


Each student may submit up to three original works of art in any media. Specify art or design.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: Midnight, Feb. 3, 2018
  • Finalists Announced: Feb. 9, 2018
  • Deliver Artwork: Feb. 16-17, 2018
  • Opening Reception: 3-5pm, Feb. 24, 2018
  • Exhibition: Feb. 24 - March 9, 2018
  • Pick-Up Artwork: 8-5pm, March 9-10


Best Fine Art Work: 50% tuition scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.

Best Graphic Design Work: 50% tuition scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.

2nd Prize, High School: $500 cash prize, and artwork will be accepted into the permanent collection of the Benedictine University Art Museum.

2nd Prize, Community College: $500 cash prize, and artwork will be accepted into the permanent collection of the Benedictine University Art Museum.

Last day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Last day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes

Date: February 25

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

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