Bachelor of Science in Management

Bachelor of Science in Management

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4 years



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Take the lead. Earn your BS in Management.

A Bachelor of Science in Management can help you hone the leadership skills necessary to improve productivity, efficiency and communication in your organization. In this Bachelor of Science in Management program, you’ll develop:

  • Skills necessary to make and implement management decisions
  • An understanding of how to utilize and align resources
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strategies for dealing with workplace diversity and change

With our transfer-friendly program, you may be closer to a degree than you think. You can transfer up to 90 eligible college credits or apply to have your relevant life and military experience evaluated for potential credit. You’ll take just one, short, 5-week course at a time, so you can balance school with life.

Thinking of an MBA? Save time and money.

Take three MBA courses during your BSM program at the undergraduate tuition rate through our MBA Bridge Program. You’ll save $2,700 on tuition, earning both degrees in about five years. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Earn the right management degree for you:

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5 weeks

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Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 120 credits to complete this program. These may be earned through a combination of required and elective courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements 

Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. The BSM is a transfer-friendly program that leverages your prior professional or military experience. Transfer eligible college credits or apply to have relevant experience evaluated for potential college credit.

Industry review

Our Industry Advisory Council, comprised of experienced business leaders, meets regularly to help ensure our educational programs are up to date and aligned with current and emerging industry trends. This is just one more way a University of Phoenix® BSM degree can help you develop skills you’ll need in the business world.

Core courses

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Business Communications com295
Organizational Behavior For Managers mgt312
Fundamentals Of Human Resource Management hrm300
Innovative Leadership ldr300
Ethical And Legal Topics In Business eth321
Managing Change In The Workplace mgt426
Statistics For Decision Making qnt275
Principles Of Accounting I acc290
Principles Of Macroeconomics eco372
Marketing mkt421
Finance For Decision Making fin419
Strategic Management mgt498

Projected job growth:


According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for general and operations managers is projected to be 9 percent between 2016 and 2026. A Bachelor of Science in Management degree can help prepare you to be a:

  • Business manager
  • General manager
  • Operations manager
  • Store manager

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

Learning outcomes

Along with the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, students who graduate from the School of Business should gain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes students will possess upon completion of the program of study. By the time you complete your Bachelor of Science in Management, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accreditation is your assurance the University meets quality standards.

Institutional accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

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 and its predecessor.

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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Bachelor of Science in Management program, you can:

Save time and money

Transfer up to 90 credits toward your BSM degree. Credits can come from another educational institution eligible prior work or military experience.

Jump-start your MBA

Take three MBA courses during your BSB program at the undergraduate tuition rate through our MBA Bridge Program. You’ll save $2,700 on tuition and earn both degrees in about five years.

Learn on your schedule

Designed to fit into the lives of busy working adults, our BSM can be completed in short, manageable, 5-week courses.

Take the next step

It’s time to prepare for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a Bachelor of Science in Management degree, you’ve got the way.

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