Organizational Management (BBA/BS)

Prepare for ethical and effective leadership within your organization.

Explore the ethical, legal and social factors that shape today’s workforce in the online organizational management degree at Houghton College. Classes will cover a variety of subjects, from recruitment and training to labor laws, to compensation and benefits, giving you the background and expertise needed for supervisory or administrative roles within various organizations.

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18 months

Students taking a full course load can complete the program in as few as 18 months.

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Learn on Your Time

Instead of 'live,' in-class sessions, you will participate in video content, readings, and online discussions at your convenience. Scheduled real-time video conferencing allows you to interact with faculty and classmates.

What will I learn?

Through Houghton’s BBA/BS in Organizational Management you will:

  • 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
  • Comprehend the fundamentals of organizational communication and teamwork
  • Understand current business management and administration practices

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Finding Support for Lifelong Success

Hear the story of Peggy Chroniger '20 and how Houghton Online allowed her the flexibility and affordability she needed to finish her college degree.

Credit Info

124 Credits

45 Required Credits

79 Elective Credits + General Education

Who is this degree for?

Individuals who have completed some college coursework or have applicable work experience; business professionals who wish to enter management and need the training and credentials to open doors and succeed; or established business managers or supervisors who want a management bachelor’s degree to advance their careers in management.

Faculty Members with Solid Industry Experience

Study with faculty members who have years of professional business experience in a variety of fields, including (but not limited to) broadcasting, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, nonprofits, banking, public relations, higher education and human resource management.

A Christian Perspective

All classes are taught through the lens of the Christian faith, providing you with a top-quality business education rooted in ethics, leadership and responsibility.

Cost and Affordability

The 2020-21 cost per credit hour for the Organizational Management Degree is


Cost per credit hour


Program cost
(45 credits)


Audit fee per class
(non-degree seeking)

Program Outcomes

Students earning a BBA/BS degree in Organizational Management through Houghton Online are prepared to serve in supervisory and administrative roles within a wide variety of industries including but not limited to:

  • Manufacturing
  • Health and Human Services
  • Banking
  • Government/Non-profit
  • Energy/Utilities
  • Health Care/Pharmaceuticals

Application Requirements


Choose a start date

  • March 15, 2021
  • May 10, 2021


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Documents and supporting materials

You’ll be asked to provide your official high school transcript, 1 recommendation letter, and your test scores (can be waived)


Personal Statement

Your personal statement should be between 300 and 500 words (roughly a half of page to a page of typed writing). Get started with these suggested writing prompts

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