You Were Born to Lead

Study at one of only a handful of NJ schools with AACSB-accreditation. Prepare for an exciting and fast-paced job in a rapidly changing global marketplace. Build the skills you need to be a strong manager who knows how to motivate employees, manage teams, resolve conflict and provide inspirational leadership.

Admission Requirements

Learn more about Rider’s application process.

How to apply

View first-year admission requirements, application deadlines and steps to apply.

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Where Potential Becomes a Plan

Effective management is at the core of every successful business. M&L graduates find work in a variety of industries and positions.

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What You Will Learn

Graduates from the management and leadership program will leave Rider with a multitude of marketable skills.

As a graduate you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate self-efficacy in supervising, leading, and working with others in teams and organizations
  • Apply knowledge about ethical decision-making, diversity and inclusion, and international business to complex managerial questions
  • Resolve real-world managerial challenges through role plays, case studies and hands-on exercises
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One of my favorite quotes is ‘life begins at the end of your comfort zone.’ Rider helped me realize that the more I push myself and the more uncomfortable I feel, the greater the return and growth I experience.
Erin Bogdan '10
Management and Leadership and Finance (B.S.B.A.)
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Major Requirements

Our 120-credit program focuses on core business principles and strategies.

Start Strong to Make it Big

Acquire leadership and professional skills, gain hands-on experience and build your resume with real-world experience to stand out when you graduate with our internship and co-op opportunities. 

Recent Placements Include

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Bank of America
  • Enterprise
  • FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Workday
Internships & Co-Ops

How to Apply

View requirements, application deadlines and steps to apply.

Engaged Learning

Learning by doing. That’s the driving principle behind Engaged Learning at Rider. It’s where theory meets practice, giving you the opportunity to apply the knowledge, skills and insights you’ve gained in the classroom to real-world situations and professional settings.

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Transferring to Rider

Interested in transferring to Rider for business?
Visit the Community College Agreements page to see the community colleges Rider partners with and the courses that transfer for each major. 


Mark Promislo

Chair, Department of Management, Associate Professor

Sweigart Hall

mpromislo [at]


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