Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Management

An online bachelor’s degree in management may equip individuals with the skills they need to fully manage a business or an organization. In this four-year program, students may learn how to make organizational decisions, design a business plan, and perform market research. Program coursework may include general education requirements, specialized electives, and core courses such as principles of management, leadership, and managerial accounting.

Upon completion of the bachelor’s degree program, students may either seek entry-level employment or pursue a business graduate degree. Baccalaureate-level graduates may seek employment in a variety of industries including healthcare, education, retail, sales, and finance.

Program Overview

  • Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED
  • Program Length: Four years to complete
  • Post-Grad Options: Entry-Level Employment or Master’s / Doctoral Program
  • Projected Employment Growth: 15% (2010-2020)*

Program Coursework

The curriculum for baccalaureate-level management degree programs may include a combination of general education courses, selected electives, and core classes. These online courses may teach students how to develop operational policies, manage budgets, and strengthen organizational performance. Core online business management courses may include the following:

  • Applying Leadership Principles
  • Principles of Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Managerial Economics
  • Finance Principles
  • Human Resources Development and Management

Career Options

Baccalaureate-level graduates may find career opportunities in administration, healthcare, manufacturing, human resources, and sales. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities in administrative services management are projected to increase by 15% from 2010-2020.*

Possible careers include:

  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Food Service Manager

Continuing Education

Those who successfully complete a baccalaureate program may wish to continue their education by enrolling in a graduate degree program. A graduate degree in management may provide students with the opportunity to specialize in a specific area of management, such as healthcare management, human resources management, and financial management.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

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