Leadership and Business

Are you drawn to a professional environment where you can collaborate with others? The Leadership & Business Career Community prepares you to work in a for-profit, non-profit, government, education, or healthcare setting. As you develop leadership and problem-solving skills, you can look forward to an exciting career in areas like management, sales, financial advising, investments, or entrepreneurship.

Digital Commerce

The Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Digital Commerce major lays the foundation for graduates to develop marketing campaigns through digital channels and understand marketing metrics to adjust campaigns. Commerce is the broad system of organizations producing goods and services for their markets to satisfy their stakeholders.

A shopping cart on top of a laptop.

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as a Digital Commerce major? View the Digital Commerce recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Social Media Specialist
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Small Business Owner
  • Digital Marketing Coordinator
  • Digital Content Developer
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Entrepreneur

Integrative Studies

Context is key. Every organization must understand its surroundings— locally, nationally, globally. If you believe in bringing empathy and understanding to a business’s mission, we have a degree designed for you. You will use economic analysis to examine the nature of organizations operating within a global economy, develop the skills needed to manage people in diverse environments and think from multiple perspectives and learn to analyze similarities and differences in all forms of communication.

A female sitting talking to someone else.

Concentrations

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as an Integrative Studies major? View the Integrative Studies recommended four year course plan.

Sales Management

The Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Sales Management major emphasizes personal selling, sales management and business-to-business marketing. Graduates will have a firm grasp of negotiation skills, selling best practices, planning sales strategies, compensation and incentive programs and the ability to leverage sales management software and metrics.

A bunch of data on different sheets of white paper.

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as a Digital Commerce major? View the Sales Management recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Account Director
  • Business Development Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Promotion Manager
  • Sales Consultant
  • Sales Director/Manager
  • Sales Engineer
  • Sales Representative
  • Sales Training Manager

Small Business Management

If you are looking to manage a department, operate a franchise, or wanting to advance in your organization through innovation and new strategies, we have a business degree that will prepare you to succeed in the largest business market: small business. Our degree in Commerce, with a Small Business Management major, equips you with knowledge of marketing, accounting, organization, communication, and strategy and gives you the skills to make your mark in business.

A female student sitting at her desk.

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as a Commerce major? View the Small Business Management recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Insurance Officer
  • Management Officer
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Professional Sales and Sales Management
  • Small Business Owner
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

Hospitality Management

The program prepares students to work in hospitality management as well as other organizations in managerial and staff capacities. The program includes coursework in general education; introduction to marketing; introduction to accounting; management planning & control; economics for commerce; introduction to global business; introduction to hospitality management; sanitation & safety principles; customer service & satisfaction; strategic management for commerce; controlling food & beverage labor costs; special events planning & management; and food service management.

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as a Hospitality Management major? View the required courses.

Career Opportunities

  • Food Service Manager
  • Special Event Planner
  • Event Coordinator
  • Casino Operations Manager
  • Hotel/Lodging Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Food and Beverage Director
  • Sales Manager
  • Guest Service Manager
  • Food and Beverage Supervisor
  • Sales Coordinator

Farmer School of Business

Farmer School of Business (FSB) is one of the nation's top business programs with competitive admission standards. Majors include accountancy, economics, finance, and marketing. Learn more about applying to FSB.

Business Minors

Another option that may meet your needs is to pursue a minor in business. There are a variety of options for minors within Farmer School of Business, or you may elect to complete the Commerce minor at the Miami University Regional Campuses. Please note: Many of the minors within Farmer School of Business are open to students on a first-come, first-serve basis, and others have entry restrictions or requirements.

Business Thematic Sequences

A thematic sequence is different from a minor because it requires students to complete a minimum of 9 credits rather than 18 credits required for a minor. Thematic sequences are designed to be completed by students who are not majoring in business.

Miami PRIME

Miami PRIME is Miami's Professional Institute for Management Education. It is a four-week summer program that introduces non-business majors to fundamental concepts in business. Once students have completed the program, they will have earned 9 credits and a thematic sequence in business.

Digital Commerce

Digital Commerce

The Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Digital Commerce major lays the foundation for graduates to develop marketing campaigns through digital channels and understand marketing metrics to adjust campaigns. Commerce is the broad system of organizations producing goods and services for their markets to satisfy their stakeholders.

A shopping cart on top of a laptop.

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as a Digital Commerce major? View the Digital Commerce recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Social Media Specialist
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Small Business Owner
  • Digital Marketing Coordinator
  • Digital Content Developer
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Entrepreneur

Integrative Studies

Integrative Studies

Context is key. Every organization must understand its surroundings— locally, nationally, globally. If you believe in bringing empathy and understanding to a business’s mission, we have a degree designed for you. You will use economic analysis to examine the nature of organizations operating within a global economy, develop the skills needed to manage people in diverse environments and think from multiple perspectives and learn to analyze similarities and differences in all forms of communication.

A female sitting talking to someone else.

Concentrations

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as an Integrative Studies major? View the Integrative Studies recommended four year course plan.

Sales Management

Sales Management

The Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Sales Management major emphasizes personal selling, sales management and business-to-business marketing. Graduates will have a firm grasp of negotiation skills, selling best practices, planning sales strategies, compensation and incentive programs and the ability to leverage sales management software and metrics.

A bunch of data on different sheets of white paper.

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as a Digital Commerce major? View the Sales Management recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Account Director
  • Business Development Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Promotion Manager
  • Sales Consultant
  • Sales Director/Manager
  • Sales Engineer
  • Sales Representative
  • Sales Training Manager

Small Business Management

Small Business Management

If you are looking to manage a department, operate a franchise, or wanting to advance in your organization through innovation and new strategies, we have a business degree that will prepare you to succeed in the largest business market: small business. Our degree in Commerce, with a Small Business Management major, equips you with knowledge of marketing, accounting, organization, communication, and strategy and gives you the skills to make your mark in business.

A female student sitting at her desk.

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as a Commerce major? View the Small Business Management recommended four year course plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Insurance Officer
  • Management Officer
  • Marketing Consultant
  • Professional Sales and Sales Management
  • Small Business Owner
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management

The program prepares students to work in hospitality management as well as other organizations in managerial and staff capacities. The program includes coursework in general education; introduction to marketing; introduction to accounting; management planning & control; economics for commerce; introduction to global business; introduction to hospitality management; sanitation & safety principles; customer service & satisfaction; strategic management for commerce; controlling food & beverage labor costs; special events planning & management; and food service management.

What You'll Study

Interested in learning what courses you will take as a Hospitality Management major? View the required courses.

Career Opportunities

  • Food Service Manager
  • Special Event Planner
  • Event Coordinator
  • Casino Operations Manager
  • Hotel/Lodging Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Food and Beverage Director
  • Sales Manager
  • Guest Service Manager
  • Food and Beverage Supervisor
  • Sales Coordinator

Oxford Majors

Farmer School of Business

Farmer School of Business (FSB) is one of the nation's top business programs with competitive admission standards. Majors include accountancy, economics, finance, and marketing. Learn more about applying to FSB.

Business Minors

Another option that may meet your needs is to pursue a minor in business. There are a variety of options for minors within Farmer School of Business, or you may elect to complete the Commerce minor at the Miami University Regional Campuses. Please note: Many of the minors within Farmer School of Business are open to students on a first-come, first-serve basis, and others have entry restrictions or requirements.

Business Thematic Sequences

A thematic sequence is different from a minor because it requires students to complete a minimum of 9 credits rather than 18 credits required for a minor. Thematic sequences are designed to be completed by students who are not majoring in business.

Miami PRIME

Miami PRIME is Miami's Professional Institute for Management Education. It is a four-week summer program that introduces non-business majors to fundamental concepts in business. Once students have completed the program, they will have earned 9 credits and a thematic sequence in business.

Academic advisors

Troylin Banks

Troylin Banks

Phone: 513-727-3440
Email: bankstl2@MiamiOH.edu 

Sara Kapp

Sara Kapp

Phone: 513-785-1861
Email: kappsb@miamioh.edu

Selcuk Misirlioglu

Selcuk Misirlioglu

Phone: 513-785-1818
Email: misirls@MiamiOH.edu

Career resources

Career Services & Professional Development offers services to you from your first day on campus until your last. No matter your year in school, Career Services provides the right tools and knowledge to help you make the most of your Miami experience as you move from college to career. Other resources include:

 

Get involved, get connected & stay informed

Join your Career Community on the HUB!

Upcoming events

Information sessions