Set yourself apart in a competitive market. Our online Business Management Bachelor’s degree helps you gain key abilities in the skill areas sought after by today's employers. Our online Business Management courses, real-world case studies and practical coursework applications prepare you for a successful business career. Our business management program features a skills-based curriculum that brings a well-rounded balance of valued real-world skills, such as communication and critical thinking, to prepare you for a variety of industries and roles.
The Business Management Bachelor’s degree can be completed in as few as 18 months and is available with Flex Choice®.1 You'll learn through traditional online coursework, self-directed assessments and competency-based education—the best of all worlds—so you can receive credit for what you already know as you earn your business degree.
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What Will I Be Prepared to Do When I’m Done?
Help Move Forward With Your Goals
Develop sought-after business acumen and relevant management and leadership skills so you can feel confident advancing your business career in a fast-paced industry, contributing to a diverse team and developing innovative ideas.
Prepare for Industry Certifications
Through the formal education provided by the coursework in this program, you may be eligible to sit for the Certified Associate in Project Management® (CAPM®)3 exam and the Project Management Professional® (PMP®)4 certification exam through the Project Management Institute.
Pursue Potential Job Growth
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the projected job growth potential between 2016 and 2026 for general and operations managers is 9%.2 A Business Management Bachelor's degree from Rasmussen College can help set you up for success in this growing field.
What Skills Will I Gain?
Understand and utilize key business management concepts including accounting, finance, marketing, operations, law and ethics, business project management and analysis.
Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
Coursework in Contemporary Leadership Challenges as well as Organizational Behavior Analysis help you develop strategic approaches, leadership skills, and organizational development and effectiveness.
With knowledge of advanced management principles and theories, you will be able to analyze current strategies and formulate strategic decisions within various business environments.
Engagement and Relationship Management
Apply human-centered strategies in a variety of areas including diversity, negotiation and conflict resolution to maximize engagement and relationships.
What Types of Classes Will I Take?
- GEB 3422
- 4 Credits
- MAN 3175
- 4 Credits
- MAN 4240
- 4 Credits
Business Project Management
Provides students with the essential elements and foundational standards used to manage projects, programs and portfolios in any organization. Students develop project scope and scheduling skills as well as assess program bidding and proposal processes. They evaluate the impact of scope definition, and explore how to manage teams, expectations and project stakeholders.
Applied Management Principles
Reviews foundational management skills and insights derived from the study of management practices. Through theory, self-analysis and analysis of others, this course provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to become an effective manager. Specific topics covered include managing stress; solving problems; coaching, influencing and motivating others; team-building; and leading change.
Organizational Behavior Analysis
Explore human behavior in work settings from an interdisciplinary perspective. The following topics will be studied and analyzed from a management perspective: organizational structure, leadership, power, conflict management, individual and group dynamics, motivation, morale and communication.
23 Courses to Complete
90 Credit Hours
What Should I Know Before I Enroll?
To be considered for admission, students must hold a conferred Associate’s degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education, or students must have successfully completed 90 quarter or 60 semester credits with a grade of C or higher.
We believe in giving credit where it’s due. Talk to a program manager today or explore our Transfer Policy page to review our seamless credit policies designed to maximize credits, potentially save money and expedite graduation.
Help Paying for College
Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to a program manager and learn how these programs can make it more affordable with Flex Choice® learning options, loans and grants, scholarship opportunities and corporate and military discounts.
Where Can I Find a Business Program Near Me?
At Rasmussen College, we want our courses to be available on your schedule, not the other way around. Select programs are available for enrollment through a specific campus and nationally online, but students complete the courses online and are able to utilize online and on-campus support and resources. See below to find out where you can find a Business Management program near you.
- Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 30, 2018] www.bls.gov/ooh/. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
- Certified Associate in Project Management and CAPM are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute, Inc.
- Project Management Professional and PMP are registered trademarks of Project Management Institute, Inc.