Skip to Main Content Skip to bottom Skip to Chat, Email, Text
"Degrees & Programs"

Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Management

4 years

Approximate Program Length

120

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online & campus

Format

Start when you're ready

Register by: Apr 20, 2022

The Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) degree program is designed to develop the professional knowledge and skills of cross- functional managers in an organization. The BSM degree enhances skills necessary for improved organizational effectiveness in a dynamic and evolving workplace. The program focuses on the development of management roles and emphasizes skills necessary to align resources, and to improve communication, productivity, and effectiveness. Upon completion of the program, students will possess the skills and competencies needed to determine and implement key management decisions and develop skills in leadership, human resource management, change management, and core business functional areas.

  • Management

  • Operations

  • Strategic Planning

  • Performance Management

Download program and career details

A degree built around the skills employers want

We know what skills employers want because we did our homework.

We worked with labor market researchers to align in-demand skills with our program to ensure you have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate them in your coursework.

Look for the skills icon to see exactly which in-demand skills you’re learning in the courses you take.

Skills-aligned program

Courses

1

Course at a time

5

Weeks per course

10

Courses per year

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a business management degree.

What you'll learn

When you earn your on campus* or online Bachelor of Science in Management Degree, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

You'll learn how to:

  • Evaluate management principles necessary for organizational effectiveness.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of processes used to achieve organizational goals.
  • Integrate key problem-solving strategies in the analysis and recommendation of business decisions.
  • Analyze interrelationships among distinct functional areas of an organization.​

 

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a business management degree?

A BSM can prepare you to be a:

  • Business manager
  • General manager
  • Operations manager
  • Store manager 
9 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for management occupations is projected to be as fast as average between 2020 and 2030.

Career Services for Life®

Get career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.

Tuition

Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year on their undergraduate degree.

We’ve expanded our $1M scholarship commitment

Our scholarships aren’t just for the chosen few. We’ll help you understand which scholarships you may qualify for, worth up to $3,000.

Credit transfer made easy

Earn your degree faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

Get credit for what you already know

Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

75%

Your prior credits can cover up to 75% of your bachelor’s degree to help you graduate in as little as a year.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school.  Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor. 

Real-world faculty

26

Average years of industry experience

169

Chief Executive Officers

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the Bachelor of Science in Management degree

An online busines management degree typically takes between 16 months to 4 years to complete depending on the type of degree taken.

However, you may be able to complete your degree sooner if you transfer credits from another institution or earn credits for your work or life experience. Eligible credits could cover up to 75% of your costs.

An online business management degree prepares you for roles with potential growth including General & Operations Managers, which has a 6% projected job growth between 2019-2029, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

General & Operations Managers, Median salary: $67-103k - Salary ranges reflect the 25th-75th percentile for the occupation in Arizona, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Learn more about management courses

An online business management degree can range from $398 per credit for a bachelor’s degree to $698 per credit for a master’s degree. We’ve locked in tuition for the duration of your degree program. So, you can count on your tuition to be as dependable as your education.

*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.