Department of Management at K-State


The management department is the largest academic department in the College of Business Administration. Our mission is to shape tomorrow’s leaders through relevant, ethical, and innovative management scholarship. All management courses add value to students’ education. Graduates of our programs are sought out by businesses and organizations because of the knowledge base, skill sets, and attitudes acquired at K-State. Graduates are responsible and valued members of their respective business communities and society at large. Faculty members are recognized as experts in their respective fields.

Our Programs

The Department of Management offers four majors:

We also offer minors in Entrepreneurship and Management and certificates in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, and Supply Chain Management.

To find details, refer to our detailed curriculum guides which include required courses and 4-year graduation plans for each area.

Meet our faculty members

Our faculty members are experts in their fields and excel at developing new insights through academic research and enhancing the student learning experience through high-quality teaching.


Student Opportunities

The Department of Management offers various opportunities for students to develop in-demand skills, participate in exciting events, expand their perspective, and build their social networks.

Our Industry Connections

Recent News and Announcements

Generous contributions of our alumni, sponsors, and friends allow us to continue to provide opportunities for our students and advance the quality of our programs to help them reach their academic goals and prepare for their careers.
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College of Business Administration

Department of Management

Bill Turnley, PhD.
Department Head

Callie Smedley
Office Specialist III

3091 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506
p. 785-532-6296