Management Degree

A Management Degree provides the background and expertise needed for supervisory and administrative roles.


B.S. OR B.B.A.

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Business Administration Online Degrees Available

100% ONLINE

Convenient and customizable non-cohort model to allow for individualized planning

8-WEEK COURSES

with six start dates per year.

18 MONTHS

or less to graduate for students with 63 transfer credits. Full & part-time options available.

About the Management Degree

Students will learn about the ethical, legal and social factors that shape today’s workforce. Courses will cover a variety of subjects, from recruitment and training to labor laws, compensation and benefits. The online Management B.S. provides students with the acumen to become ethical and effective leaders.

A management degree is for:

  • Established business managers or supervisors who want a management bachelor’s degree to advance their careers in management
  • Individuals who wish to enter management and need the training and credentials to open doors and succeed

Skills acquired:

  • Recognize the fundamentals of organizing, communication and teamwork
  • Understand current business management and administration practice
  • Analyze the basic organizational behavior model; explain the application of human resource management and approaches to improve organizational performance
  • Integrate the knowledge of various business disciplines and apply that knowledge to make strategic business decisions

Admissions Requirements

Admissions overview

To qualify for admission, students must meet the following criteria:

Recent High School Grads

  • Online Application
  • Reference Form
  • High School Transcript
  • ACT/SAT scores

Working Professionals

  • Online Application
  • Professional Resume
  • College Transcripts (AND High School Transcript if applicant does not possess an Associate's Degree)

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Potential Career Options

  • Supervisory and administrative roles in a wide variety of organizations, from manufacturing to human services and healthcare to banking.


Program requirements & course details

Management CoursesCommon Core Courses
  • AC 400 Accounting and Finance for the Non-Financial Manager 3
  • BU 410 Human Resources Management 3
  • PY 310 Conflict Management 3
  • BU 325 Project Management 3
  • PY 300 Adult Development  3
  • ID 200 Student Success Seminar 1
  • BU 300 Business Writing 3
  • BU 315 Work Team Dynamics 3
  • BU 400 Fundamentals of Management 3
  • ST 400 Quantitative Decision Making 3
  • SO 400 Diversity in the Workplace 3
  • PH 400 Personal and Professional Ethics 3
  • BU 430 Organizational Development 3

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Houghton College Online Degree

124 Credits

37 within Management major
51 electives
36 general education
87 maximum transfers allowed

I have literally applied course material from work team dynamics and project management to my current work."

Brian White, Class of 2017

Online program facts.

No Required Class or Login Times

Complete your degree when it's convenient for you

Full Time or Part Time

Flexible options allow you to maintain employment if desired

No Tests

Professors challenge you to apply learned material instead of rote memorization

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