The Management Study Program was established on May 6, 1999, in accordance with Higher Education Decree number 202/DIKTI/Kep/1999, which is administered by the Department of Management. Yogyakarta State University's Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences (FISE). With the ratification of the Organization and Work Procedures (OTK) of UNY by the Minister of National Education on June 22, 2011, the existence of the Management Study Program is under the Faculty of Economics.

The Management Study Program's vision is based on the goals of national education as stated in the Law of the Republic of Indonesia No. 20 of 2003 concerning the National Education System, Chapter II, Article 3, which states that national education functions to develop capabilities and shape the character and civilization of a dignified nation in the context of educating people. the nation's life, aspires to develop students' potential to become human beings who believe and respect God Almighty, have noble character, are healthy, informed, capable, creative, independent, and democratic and responsible citizens. Furthermore, the preparation of the vision refers to the vision of the institution and faculty while taking into account the situation and conditions.