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5401 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

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Andra Gumbus, Ed.D.
Associate Professor

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Learn to Lead

Develop your knowledge in foundational business disciplines. Grow your communication, collaboration and leadership skills as you prepare to make an impact on the business world.

Earn Your Degree in Management at Sacred Heart University

At Sacred Heart, Management is a broad-based program that teaches students how organizations operate in the modern global environment.

You will learn management theory, current business practices, ethical accountability and corporate social responsibility. This broad scope of knowledge will prepare you to assume management positions in a variety of industries and organizations.

Students can study management through a variety of programs:



Open the door to a dynamic career.

Students with a degree in Management are prepared to pursue roles in a variety of fields, including:

Graduates of Sacred Heart’s Management programs have secured jobs with:

  • The Arena at Harbor Yard
  • Condé Nast Publications
  • Estee Lauder
  • Frito Lay/PepsiCo
  • GE Capital
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Morgan Stanley
  • NBC Universal
  • NBC Peacock Productions
  • Pepperidge Farm
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
  • UBS
  • Wells Fargo

Manage your future. Learn more about Sacred Heart’s Management programs today.

Latest News

Sacred Heart Freshmen Spar in ‘Shark Tank’-Style Competition

May 4, 2018

Cold rain poured down across Fairfield County, but the heat was rising inside Sacred Heart University’s Jack Welch College of Business (WCOB) when teams of freshmen battled each other in a business plan competition. Nine teams of four to six students competed for more than 90 minutes inside the forum and media theater at the Frank and Marisa Martire Business & Communications Center. The team names reflected their business concepts: Deviation Tours, Generosity, Home Sweet Home, Itemp, Tric, Drink Safe Service, E-Mployer, Be There Experiential Marketing Agency and Towertainment.

Welch College of Business to Host Spring Research Day

April 10, 2018

The Jack Welch College of Business (WCOB) will host the second Research Day of the academic year on Wednesday, April 25, in the Martire Forum at 2 p.m. The College was the first at Sacred Heart University to start this initiative back in 2016. WCOB faculty members will present their current research papers on a variety of topics in poster format. Students, join for this opportunity to learn more about the research of your teachers. Research assistant sign-up forms will be available at the event.

SHU Recognized by Colleges of Distinction for Academic Excellence

June 14, 2017

Sacred Heart University has yet again been recognized by the higher education organization Colleges of Distinction for its academic excellence. Colleges of Distinction’s mission is to help parents and students find the right colleges by producing a guidebook with the necessary information on the finest colleges and universities. The organization most recently awarded SHU with badges for its first-rate business, education and nursing programs.