Bachelor of Science in Management

Campus Locations Boston, Online
Also available 100% Online Yes
Other Format(s) Fast-Track Bachelor of Science in Management
Credits Required for Graduation 163
Entry Terms Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter, Spring Quarter, Summer Quarter (excl F1 visa applicants)
Meets International Visa Requirements Yes

Overview

Please Note: Undergraduate classes are moving to semesters beginning Fall 2016. Learn more here.

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Across all industries and types of organizations, there exists a universal need for proficient managers. To prepare you for a career in management, the Bachelor of Science in Management focuses on management functions, processes, and skills—enabling you to effectively respond to complex business and management challenges.

Featuring courses in accounting, business law, marketing, communications, project management, international business, and information systems, this program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and provides students the opportunity to gain functional knowledge in the areas necessary to become an effective manager. By successfully completing this program, you will enhance your understanding of what is required to capably solve problems, manage resources, and oversee staff on a day-to-day basis.

Formats: The Bachelor of Science in Management is also available in an 18-month, Fast-Track format if you're transferring into the College of Professional Studies with an associate degree or equivalent credits. For more information, visit our Fast-Track Bachelor of Science in Management page.
 

Career Outlook


Given organizations’ continuous need for qualified managers, those with bachelor’s degrees in management are well positioned to obtain a supervisory or mid-level management position. Specific job prospects, however, are highly contingent upon the industry that you choose to enter.

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Core Curriculum

College of Professional Studies degrees* integrate a core set of course requirements that ensure all of our graduates possess a well-rounded educational background and understanding of the world. The core courses allow students to gain insights into disciplines other than their field of study, as well as develop expertise in written and oral communication and critical thinking.

 


Written Communication (12 q.h.)

Effective with the Fall 2013 term, all three English course requirements in the Written Communication area of the core curriculum will have a 1-credit writing lab co-requisite. This applies to all new and returning students.

Complete the following three courses and labs:

ENG 1004/1014 College English 1/ Writing Lab 3/1 q.h.
ENG 1005/1015 College English 2/Writing Lab 3/1 q.h.
ENG 3006/3007 College English Workshop/Writing Lab 3/1 q.h.


Diversity (3 q.h.)

Complete one of the following courses:

CMN 2002 Intercultural Communication 3 q.h.
MGT 1503 Managing in a Diverse and Changing World* 3 q.h.
SOC 1110 Diversity 3 q.h.
SOC 1635 Race and Ethnicity 3 q.h.


Information Literacy (3 q.h.)

ITC Information Technology Elective 3 q.h.

Suggested courses:

 

ITC 1001 Intro to PC Productivity Tools 3 q.h.
ITC 2003 Advanced PC Productivity Tools 3 q.h.
ITC 1255 Human-Computer Interaction 3 q.h.
ITC 2020 Digital Collaboration and Knowledge Management 3 q.h.

Mathematics (6 q.h.)

Complete a minimum of six quarter hours from the following courses:

MTH 1001 College Algebra 1 3 q.h.
MTH 2002 College Algebra 2 3 q.h.
MTH 2512 Finite Mathematics 3 q.h.
ECN 2001 Statistics 1 3 q.h.
ECN 2002 Statistics 2 3 q.h.


Ethical & Political Perspectives (3 q.h.)

Complete one of the following courses:

LDR 3230 Ethical Decision Making 3 q.h.
PHL 1001 Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics 3 q.h.
PHL 2180 Business Ethics 3 q.h.


Science Perspectives (3 q.h.)

Choose one course with any one of the following prefixes: BIO, BTC, CHM, ESC, PHY

 

Suggested courses:

 

BIO 1010 Biology 1 3 q.h.
BIO 1825 Biology Today: An issues Approach 3 q.h.
CHM 2105 Chemistry and the Environment 3 q.h.
ESC 1525 Energy for Today and Tomorrow 3 q.h.


Historical Perspectives (3 q.h.)

Strongly Recommended:

 

HST 3131 The World: 1945-Present 3 q.h.

Other choices:

 

HST 1003 Civilization of the Modern World 3 q.h.
HST 3213 Contemporary America 3 q.h.
HST 2205 Coming to America: The American Immigrant Experience
3 q.h.

 

Total Core Curriculum: 33 q.h.


*Degree requirements vary. Some degrees require specific core choices.
See curriculum pages for more information.


Curriculum

Please Note: Undergraduate classes are moving to semesters beginning Fall 2016. Learn more here.

Please note: Students who started this program prior to Fall 2015 should follow the curriculum reflected on their manual degree audit, which can be obtained by contacting their academic advisor.

Core Curriculum* (33 q.h.)

We require all bachelor's degree students to complete required core curriculum, allowing you to gain insight into disciplines other than your field of study.

Associate-Level Course Requirements (39 q.h.)

Complete all of the following courses:

ACC 1001 Financial Accounting 1 3 q.h.
ACC 1002 Financial Accounting 2 3 q.h.
ACC 1403 Managerial Accounting    3 q.h.
FIN 2801 Principles of Finance 3 q.h.
FIN 2802 Financial Management  3 q.h. 
BLW 1001 Business Law 1 3 q.h.
HRM 2101 Organizational Behavior 3 q.h.
MGT 1001 Dynamics of Business 1 3 q.h.
MGT 1002 Dynamics of Business 2 3 q.h.
MGT 1503 Managing in a Diverse and Changing World 3 q.h.
MKT 1001 Principles of Marketing 3 q.h.
PSY 1010 Introduction to Psychology: Fundamental Issues 3 q.h.

  Complete one of the following courses:

HRM 2010 Human Resources Management 3 q.h.
OPM 1130 Basics of Supply Chain Management 3 q.h.
MGT 2658 Today's Management Issues 3 q.h.
MKT 2325 Consumer Behavior 3 q.h.


Bachelor's Degree Courses (71 q.h.)

Complete all of the following courses:

ECN 1001 Principles of Macroeconomics 4 q.h.
ECN 1002 Principles of Microeconomics 4 q.h.
ECN 2001 Statistics 1 3 q.h.
ECN 2002 Statistics 2 3 q.h.

Complete one of the following courses:

CMN 1102 Interpersonal and Group Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 1010 Organizational Communication 3 q.h.
CMN 2051 Professional Speaking 3 q.h.
CMN 4170 Meeting Dynamics and Communication 3 q.h.

Complete all of the following courses:

ENG 3003 Writing for the Professions 1 3 q.h.
ENG 3004 Writing for the Professions 2 3 q.h.

 Complete all of the following electives:

HST History Elective 3 q.h.
ITC Information Technology Elective
ITC electives may not be fulfilled by ITC 1001, ITC 1002, or ITC 2750 in the BS in Management.
3 q.h.
PSY Psychology Elective 3 q.h.

 

Complete six credits from any of the following prefixes:

ECN, POL, LDR, PSY, SOC 6 q.h.

Complete six of the following courses:

BLW 3304 Employment Law 3 q.h.
CMN 2154 Negotiation Skills 3 q.h.
CMN 2051 Professional Speaking 3 q.h.
CMN 2050 Advanced Organizational Communication 3 q.h.
LDR 1201 Assessing Your Leadership Capability 3 q.h.
LDR 1202 Establishing the Framework: What is Leadership 3 q.h.
MGT 3020 Innovation and Change Management 3 q.h.

Complete all of the following courses:

MGT 2410  Project Management 3 q.h.
MGT 3446 International Business and Management 3 q.h.
MIS 2701 Information Systems for Management 3 q.h.
MGT 4750 Business Strategy (Intensive) 6 q.h.

 

Open Electives (20 q.h.)

Note: MTH 1001, MTH 2002, and MTH 2050 may not be used as open electives in this program.


Required minimum credit hours: 163 q.h.



 


Admissions Requirements

Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

  • Online application
  • Academic transcripts: submit one of the following
    • Official high school degree
    • Official GED
    • Official associate degree showing degree conferral and date
  • Transfer credit documentation: should be submitted with your application material
    • Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended:
      • Official U.S. transcripts: if you applied previously earned credit toward your earned associate degree, you must request transcripts from each institution you attended.
      • Official foreign transcripts: must include English translation. We encourage you to submit a course-by-course evaluation of your diploma(s) and transcript(s)
    • College-level examinations: official examination score(s)
    • Military evaluation
  • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language: English language proficiency guidelines

For general admissions information and recommended admissions deadlines, Undergraduate Admissions.

All requirements must be received prior to review.


Tuition

Estimated total tuition for this program is $61,614.00.

Tuition for individual courses is based on the number of quarter hours. Most courses are 3-6 quarter hours. See Undergraduate Tuition Rates for details.

Use our Tuition Calculator below to see if transfer credit or tuition reimbursement from your employer could reduce your total tuition.

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Please note: The estimated total tuition is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2016-17 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

*A maximum of 9 quarter hours of graduate- or doctoral-level credit obtained at another institution may be awarded as Advanced Graduate Credit to the Doctor of Education program.


Student Profile

Who Will Your Classmates Be?

Simply put, this bachelor's degree program is for students who wish to assume or move into a management position. A degree in management is universally applicable, and the skills you acquire can be applied in any number of organizations.

Given the expansiveness of the field, job titles can vary greatly. However, graduates are equipped to consider careers such as managers, supervisors, team leaders, and project managers.

Careers to consider include:

  • Management Analyst
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Economist
  • Market and Survey Researcher
  • Operations Research Analyst

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes


  1. Specialized Knowledge
    Define, differentiate, and properly use management functions, modalities, methods, processes and skills to demonstrate fluency and the ability to apply them to a variety of organizations and their resources in local and global management contexts.

  2. Broad Integrative Knowledge
    Examine, frame and propose “the best approaches” to understand, analyze, and resolve management related issues or challenges by integrating the most appropriate interdisciplinary perspective(s) acquired through the study of communication, information literacy, mathematics, and ethical, political, science and historical perspectives with acquired management functions, modalities, and methods.

  3. Intellectual Skills
    Differentiate and incorporate multiple information resources to construct sustainable and coherent arguments or presentations based on the “best management practice approaches” to developing, and designing solutions and communicating them effectively to a diverse workforce and in a highly competitive global market.

  4. Applied Learning
    Analyze, differentiate, illustrate and effectively use management functions, modalities and methods to provide realistic, actionable and appropriate “best approaches” to respect, focus and direct the energy and talent of an individual contributor, a team or an organization towards recognizing and satisfying the needs or interests of its customers whether in a local or global market.

  5. Civic Learning
    Engage, experience and develop the capacity to communicate with, appreciate and achieve results by discussions, case based studies, and team based learning activities in innovative and multi-cultural learning environments where the realities, challenges, hopes, and dreams of members of the global community are real and realized.Given organizations’ continuous need for qualified managers, those with bachelor’s degrees in management are well positioned to obtain a supervisory or mid-level management position. Specific job prospects, however, are highly contingent upon the industry that you choose to enter.

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