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Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Business with a Leadership and Management Certificate

4 years

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Register by: May 25, 2022

The need for trained business leaders is growing. Will you be ready? Our Bachelor of Science in Business with a Certificate in Leadership and Management prepares you to manage employees to help companies achieve their goals. Courses are just five weeks long, so you can fit them into your busy life.

  • Integrate decision-making skills to advance organizational goals

  • Synthesize leadership concepts and practices to support an organization’s mission and values

  • Evaluate logistics in global business operations

  • Analyze interrelationships among functional areas of an organization

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Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Bachelor in Science in Business with a Certificate in Leadership and Management. Many students enroll in the BSB program and add a Certificate in Leadership and Management  or another a certificate later.

What you'll learn

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

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Organizational leadership
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Communication
  • Business law and ethics
  • Finance and accounting
  • Organizational behavior
  • Strategy development
  • Decision making
  • Change management
  • Performance improvement
  • Entrepreneurship      

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a Certificate in Business Analytics?

This BSB can prepare you to be a: 

  • Business analytics director

  • Operations research analyst

  • Business analyst

  • Analytical strategist

26 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for operations research analysts is projected to be much faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

What can you do with a Bachelor in Science in Business with a Certificate in Leadership and Management?

This degree can prepare you to be a:

  • General Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Development Manager
  • Personnel Officer
  • Operations Director
  • Administrative Director
  • Sales Vice President
  • Business Administrator
  • Administrative Coordinator
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
7 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for Training and Development Managers is projected to be faster than average between 2019 and 2029.

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.


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.


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

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic accreditation

Our BSB has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is regularly benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for the business industry. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for all  University of Phoenix ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

Real-world faculty


Average years of industry experience


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

*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.