Bachelor of Science Business - Management

Become an effective and ethical business leader with an online management degree.

Jumpstart your career in business with a premier online bachelor’s in business management.

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Program Details

  • Next Start Date: August 27, 2018
  • Estimated Program Length: 3-4 years
  • Accreditation: WASC Senior Colleges and Universities Commission (WSCUC)
  • Credit Hours: 128
  • Course Length: 7 weeks
  • Cost Per Credit: $410
  • # of Transfer Credits Accepted: 90

Why Jessup?

  • Easily accessible faculty who have real-world business experience.
  • The highest level of quality of education.
  • Students get their education in a small, family-oriented environment, ensuring that they’ll be able to personally interact with their professor and classmates.

Accolades

Best Regional Colleges West (#7)
Best Value Schools (#4)

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Benefits of Learning Online

Studying online rather than in the classroom has its perks as it provides a great opportunity for students who are too far away to get the education they deserve at an affordable price. Plus, the courses take half the time to complete compared to those on campus.

Accreditation

Jessup is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), the Association for Biblical Higher Education and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).

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Overview

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Jessup’s online bachelor’s in business management will teach you how to be an effective leader in today’s dynamic business climate. The pragmatic program provides insight on the practical and theoretical elements of leadership and management while integrating a biblical perspective. Christian principles are integrated throughout the curriculum, allowing you to become an ethical business leader with the knowledge of how to lead and inspire others. The degree will prepare you for any type of management career, whether it’s business or non-business, ministry or non-ministry, or public or private.

The online B.S. in business management covers broad topics, such as human resources, project management and entrepreneurship. The challenging academic experience will allow you to sharpen your leadership, marketing, accounting, finance and management skills, and you’ll be able to immediately apply your expertise in the workplace. Additionally, you’ll explore complex topics such as tax audits, macro- and microeconomics, nonprofit management and business development.

Our faculty members for this online management degree have real-world executive experiences, including backgrounds in Wall Street and Big Tech. Upon graduation, you will be able to analyze business opportunities to successfully make sound business decisions and effectively communicate and collaborate in a team environment. You will also be ready to pursue a career in banking, insurance, the service industry and other general business areas or to further your education and advance your career with an online MBA. Learn more about Jessup’s accredited online MBA program.

Become a Human Resources Specialist

A human resources specialist handles the hiring process, including recruitment, interviewing and placement. They also conduct training and work on various human resources tasks, such as compensation, benefits, training and employee relations.

Job growth: 7 percent
Median annual salary: $59,180

Market Research Analyst

Market research analysts are responsible for examining the potential sales of a company’s products or services. They determine market demand and inform the business what consumers want and the related price.

Job growth: 23 percent
Median annual salary: $62,560

Logistician

A logistician handles their company’s supply chain, or the system that delivers a product from the supplier to the consumer. They control a product’s life cycle, including how it is acquired, allocated and delivered.

Job growth: 7 percent
Median annual salary: $74,170

All career outcome information is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job growth percentage covers from 2016 through 2026.

Admission Requirements & Process

Applying to Jessup is simple. Be sure to apply early to ensure that there is enough time between submitting your application and the start date in case additional information is needed. Below are the steps to the admissions process.

1. Pick a Program

Choose an online program that you’re genuinely interested in as you’ll be studying it for a few years. Also, make sure you meet the requirements for that program. For our online accounting degree, there are no prerequisites. Additionally, there are six start dates for this program, so you can easily begin classes when it’s most convenient.

2. Apply

Submit your application. Be sure to include a copy of your undergrad transcript if you have one. Otherwise, submit a copy of your high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores. Even though Jessup doesn’t require a minimum GPA or minimum standardized test scores, both are considered during the decision process.

3. Decision

We’ll notify you of our decision. If you still wish to pursue your degree with Jessup and are accepted, congratulations! Don’t forget to respond to your acceptance letter.

Courses & Requirements

Jessup’s online B.S. in business management requires a total of 128 credit hours, 60 to 64 of which are focused on business. As a student, you’ll learn topics including business statistics, financial accounting and marketing.

Core and Concentration Courses

  • BUS 140: Management & Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 190: Business Statistics
  • BUS 210: Management Information Systems
  • BUS 240: Macroeconomics
  • BUS 241: Microeconomics
  • BUS 245: Financial Accounting
  • BUS 246: Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 260: Legal Implications for Business
  • BUS 302: Organizational Communication
  • BUS 320: Marketing
  • BUS 342: Financial Management
  • BUS 372: International Business
  • BUS 381: Operations Management
  • BUS 475: Business Internship
  • BUS 498: Strategic Management
  • BUS 382: Human Resource Management
  • BUS 384: Management Leadership
  • BUS 385: Project Management
  • BUS 388: Entrepreneurship
  • Business Elective (3-6 credit hours)

Number of Courses and Modules

20 courses to complete degree

Financial Aid

Online students receive the same financial aid options as those attending classes on campus. Students receive a dedicated financial aid officer who will guide them through their available financial aid options. There are several grants, scholarships and loans available, and undergrad students are eligible for up to $12,500 per year in federal student loans.

Transfer Credits

Undergrads also can receive up to $2,000 per year with the Church Partnership Grant, which is reserved for candidates who attend supporting churches. Additionally, California residents who are graduating from high school or those transferring from a community college may apply for the Cal Grant. The grant does not need to be repaid and is funded by the state of California.

Military Students

Prospective students who are transferring can complete their degree in two years with a full workload and 60 units transferred. A maximum of 90 credits may be transferred per university policy, and credits may come from other regionally accredited institutions.

Costs & Financial Aid

Tuition amounts reflect the minimum time to completion. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at (844) 224-5483 or request more information.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.

† Maximum transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee as related to reduced number of courses over time.

Credit Hours: 128

Credit Hours: 150
Cost: ($410 per credit hour)
Total: $52,480
Transfer up to 90 credits:$36,900
Total with transfer credits: † $15,580