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Bachelor of Science in Management Degree


Bachelor of Science in Management Degree

4 years

Approximate Program Length


Total Credits


Cost per Credit

Online & campus


Start when you're ready

Register by: May 10, 2023

Get ready to lead in your organization with a Bachelor of Science in Management. You’ll hone leadership skills needed to become a better business manager. Learn to improve productivity, efficiency and communication in a business setting. Customize this business management degree by choosing electives in accounting, marketing and more. Courses are just 5 weeks long, so they won’t get in the way of your busy life.

  • Management

  • Operations

  • Strategic Planning

  • Performance Management

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Earn skills course by course

Learning shouldn’t take years to put into practice. That’s why we’re empowering you to build career-relevant skills with every five- to six-week course.

We’ve worked with labor market researchers like Lightcast to find in-demand skills for occupations and mapped those to our related bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Showcase new skills in weeks – not years – as you pursue your degree.

Skills-aligned program




Course at a time


Weeks per course


Courses per year


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

What you'll learn

When you earn your 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 business 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

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 


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for management occupations is projected to be as fast as average between 2021 and 2031.

BLS projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

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.

You'll have a team of advisors at University of Phoenix



Paying for school

Tuition Guarantee

Affordable, Fixed Tuition


Cost per credit

Lock in the peace of mind that comes with fixed, affordable tuition. You’ll enjoy one flat rate from the moment you enroll until the day you graduate from your program. That’s your Tuition Guarantee.

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.


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

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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

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.[1]

[1] Transactional Survey, August 2021-22 (18,645 respondents)

Phoenix provides support and resources for busy students

Accreditation & Faculty

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic Accreditation

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

Real-world Faculty


Average years of industry experience


Chief Executive Officers


Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors.

Doris Savron

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

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Frequently asked questions about the Bachelor of Science in Management degree

As a business management major you will study how businesses function. You will learn business principles while strengthening leadership skills. You will also solve problems using data and develop communication and managerial skills, as well as study the ethical aspects of business decisions.

The degree in business management you choose depends on your educational and career goals. A bachelor’s in business management may help you pursue your career objectives.

Once you have earned your bachelor’s degree, you may wish to pursue a master’s degree in management and then a doctoral in management to enhance your business management knowledge for future career opportunities.

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 8% projected job growth between 2021-2031, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Salary range:  $60-151k. 

The salary ranges are not specific to students or graduates of University of Phoenix. Actual outcomes vary based on multiple factors, including prior work experience, geographic location, and other factors specific to the individual. University of Phoenix does not guarantee employment, salary level, or career advancement. BLS data is geographically based. Information for a specific state/city can be researched on the BLS website.

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. However, you may be able to reduce your cost 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. Find other ways to save on your business management degree.

*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.