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Bachelor of Science in Business Online Bachelor’s in Business Degree

4 years

Approximate Program Length

120

Total Credits

$398

Cost per Credit

Online & campus

Format

Start when you're ready

Register by: Dec 8, 2021

The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) program prepares students for management roles in a variety of organizations. Gain a solid foundation in core business concepts while customizing your degree with a certificate in analytics, entrepreneurship or other area. And since you’ll take one, 5-week long course at a time with this program, you can work it into your busy life.

  • Communication

  • Leadership

  • Management

  • Operations

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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 an online bachelor’s degree in business.

What you'll learn

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

You'll learn how to:

 

  • Integrate decision-making skills to address business needs.
  • Integrate business concepts and principles to advance organizational goals.
  • Analyze interrelationships among distinct functional areas of an organization.
  • Analyze logistics involved in global business operations. ​​​

 

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a bachelor’s degree in business?

A BSB can prepare you to be a:

  • General Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Plant superintendent
  • Store Manager
  • Administrator Services Manager
  • Operations Director
9 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for management occupations is projected to be faster than 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.

Up to $1 million in new scholarship opportunities this month.

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.

75%

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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

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 the University of Phoenix ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

Real-world faculty

28

Average years of industry experience

137

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 Business degree

Upon graduation from a Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) program, graduates have potential for a wide array of careers in business, including General Manager and Operations Manager. Our BSB degree program also allows for many certificate options to choose from to customize your education to your career goals. Our BSB helps prepare students for jobs in Human Resources, Marketing, General Management, Leadership & Management and Project Management.

While business administrators and managers need some of the same skills, an administrator who has a Bachelor of Science in Business has typically focused on the technical aspects of running a business, such as processes, efficiency and operations. Conversely, a Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) graduate has focused on the skills needed to manage teams and interpersonal relationships among employees.

For starters, University of Phoenix offers career services not only to current students but to all graduates for life. Additionally, our program offers exceptional flexibility. We understand that life happens. Some students have outside jobs, families to take care of or cannot commute. Learn how we can help with time management to take the stress off your shoulders.

Besides our flexibility with 1 class at a time, 5 weeks long with 24/7 access, our faculty has real-world experience in the business field and can provide insight. We also offer a variety of certificates that you can add to your Bachelor of Science in Business degree that can allow you to become specialized in many different areas.

Best of all, former college students can earn their degrees without completely starting over in their coursework. Click here to learn how we can help with cost-savings programs.

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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.