Skip to main content

Bachelor's Degree

Business Management
Online Bachelor's Degree Program

Calendar

CLASSES START
Jul 8th

36 Mo.

Program Length

122

Credits

Online

Format

$515

Cost Per Credit

Bachelor's Degree

Business Management
Online Bachelor's Degree Program

Walk a rewarding career path in business management

AccreditationIACBE accredited,1 Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Transfer creditUp to 91 approved credits
CurriculumA degree plan designed to provide competencies for entry-level general management training positions
QuickPathsEarn dual credit towards an MBA degree program; transfer credit, stackable credentials, and adaptive learning technology build a faster pathway to a higher education with Herzing University
Bachelor Degree in Business Management Online Graduate Smiling in Meeting
US News Best Online Programs Bachelor's 2024 Badge

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best online bachelor's programs in 2024

Bachelor of Science in Business Management
US News Best Online Programs Bachelor's 2024 Badge

Overview: Bachelor of Science in Business Management

The Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree is a 122-credit undergraduate program which prepares you for a career as a leader in business.

The degree program provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills in economics, decision-making, strategic management, international business, and much more.

SVG
Career-focused curriculum

Discover the crucial knowledge and skills required to succeed in your work and build a foundation for continued career growth.

SVG
Flexible schedule

You can take classes during the day or in the evening. We strive to be as flexible as possible for busy non-traditional students.

SVG
Virtual services

Access to extensive virtual services, including academic advising, tutoring, support services, technical support and library services.

SVG
Lifelong support

We support your ongoing career advancement by providing comprehensive, personalized student services with lifelong career coaching.

SVG
Rolling admissions

No application deadlines to worry about. Apply when you’re ready and prepare to get started soon.

Classes Start July 8th

Learn More Today

Opt-In to Receive SMS Messages

By selecting this button you agree to receive updates and alerts from Herzing University. Text HELP to 85109 for help, Text STOP to 85109 to end. Msg & Data Rates May Apply. By opting in, I authorize Herzing University to deliver SMS messages and I understand that I am not required to opt in as a condition of enrollment. By leaving this box unchecked you will not be opted in for SMS messages. Click to read Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Curriculum

Bachelor’s degree classes & curriculum details

Herzing’s business management bachelor’s degree curriculum focuses on introductory business principles, providing the training needed for entry-level general management positions.

All classes are delivered online with a required research project or internship (if available in your state).

ProgramMonthsiCredits
Bachelor of Science in Business Management36122
i. Average number of months for students to complete program

Program availability varies by location.

Required Courses in Business

All courses, 36.00 semester credit hours, are required.

or  3.00 semester credit hours

or  3.00 semester credit hours

or  3.00 semester credit hours or  3.00 semester credit hours

Required Courses in Business Management

All courses, 9.00 semester credit hours, are required.

or  Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 or  Semester Credit Hours: 3.00

Business Elective Courses *

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may take any business, accounting, human resources, or economics course. Students who are qualified to take dual-credit courses may also take approved graduate courses.

Open Elective Courses *

A minimum of 27.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required. * A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours between these two open elective categories must be at the 300- to 400-level.

Required Capstone or Internship

3.00 semester credit hours are required.

Required Courses in General Education

Students enrolled in this bachelor's degree must complete a minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline. 12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications 9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities (must include 3 semester credit hours of cultural diversity) 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics 3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Personal and Professional Development Courses

2.00 semester credit hours are required.

Dual Credit

Save time and money by earning dual credit

Enroll in our bachelor’s degree program and you can get a head start on earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Qualifying undergraduate students who pursue a Herzing bachelor’s degree in business management may apply up to 12 credits toward an MBA degree.

U.S. News Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs 2021

Tuition & Cost

Tuition & Cost

The cost of tuition for the Bachelor of Science in Business Management program is $515 per credit.

You can potentially earn even greater savings by transferring credit from prior college coursework, applying for financial aid, or potential partnership opportunities through your employer.

Our goal is your career advancement. That’s why we are always working to improve our curriculum and processes to make our program as affordable as possible while preparing you best for success in your work.

Find my estimate

 Scholarships & Financial Aid

You may be eligible for multiple scholarships and grants, both through Herzing University and several national scholarship websites.

Find scholarships and grants 

 Military/Veteran Discounts

Veterans, Active Duty U.S. Servicemembers, and spouses may qualify for a 10% tuition discount or tuition reduction to $250 per credit.

VA/Military benefits 

Become possible with Herzing University

"As a Herzing University student, I appreciate several aspects of my experience. First, the university’s career-focused classes ensure that I gain practical skills relevant to today’s job market. My focus is on business in which the curriculum aligns with real-world demands.

Second, the flexibility of class schedules allows me to balance my studies with other commitments. As a working professional and busy parent, Herzing meets me where I am in life.

Lastly, the support from faculty and staff has been invaluable. They genuinely care about my success and provide guidance throughout my educational journey. Every instructor has been there to answer my questions and make their best effort to ensure my success.

In summary, Herzing University provides a unique educational experience that equips me with the skills needed to thrive in today’s economy. I look forward to continuing my education here!"

Business management graduate Jon Rodriguez posing in cap and gown holding diploma

Jon Rodriguez

Business Management Graduate, 2024

Requirements

Business Management bachelor's degree program enrollment requirements

Prerequisites to enroll in the Herzing University Business Management bachelor’s degree program include:

  • Completed high school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Meet and interview with a Herzing University admissions advisor
  • Complete an enrollment application

With Herzing University advancing your career IS possible. We are here to help you take the first step.

Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, District Of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.

Classes Start July 8th

Waived Enrollment Fee

Careers

What can I do with a bachelor’s in business management?

Earning a bachelor’s degree in business management can open many different doors to branch into the career path of your choosing.

Examples of potential jobs with a degree in business management include:

  • General and Operations Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Director
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Operations Director
  • General Manager (GM)

Job outlook

 

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of General and Operations Managers is projected to rise 4% from 2022-2032, faster than the average across all U.S. occupations.

Now is a great time to begin working towards a bachelor’s degree and join a growing field.

How can I advance my career? You may be eligible to apply up to 12 credits towards an MBA program. We exist to provide YOUR pathway to the career you’ve always wanted.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*,

Keep in mind these do not represent entry-level wages. Average pay can vary based on factors such as location of employment, education and experience level. Learn more about how much you can make in business management.

Herzing’s degrees in business management are Bachelor of Science degrees. This program requires students to take a higher proportion of courses focused on the technical and practical aspects of their major. A Bachelor of Arts program typically features more liberal arts courses and electives.

Because of our intense focus on helping you build a career, we designed this degree to concentrate on providing you with the most possible opportunities to develop the marketable skills employers want.

Business management skills are strategic leadership skills. Graduates of a business management degree are prepared to manage the long-term growth of business operations. They learn to make decisions about people, processes, and projects. They also develop a broad base of skills in finance, accounting, organizational management, and more.

Business administration skills are more about day-to-day operations. In a business administration degree, students often choose a specialization area to focus on a specific business function, such as human resources. They’ll still learn principles of other business functions, but their skill set will be more heavily weighted toward what they learned in their specialization coursework.

Learn more about the biggest differences between business management and administration.

Business management degrees provide the opportunity to develop versatile skills. Learn the basics of how businesses function in society and within the economy, and then go deeper into the knowledge you need to capably function in a leadership or leadership support role.

Herzing’s business management degree program includes topics in:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Business communication
  • Business law
  • Principles of marketing
  • Business ethics
  • Project management
  • Economics

A business management degree is an educational program that teaches students general skills for leading business operations at a strategic level.

As you earn your degree, you’ll gain critical skills in accounting, management, business law, economics, marketing and sales.  You'll also choose electives that focus on your key interests in the business administration field.

In addition to specific subject knowledge, our online business management degree students learn how to:

  • Think critically in an ever-evolving business world
  • Develop innovative solutions to critical business issues
  • Communicate effectively - both verbally and in writing
  • Use industry-standard computer software for data collection and analysis.

Yes!

Virtually every organization needs professionals with the skills business degrees teach, so business management degree graduates have the opportunity to put what they’ve learned to work in all kinds of industries. There’s also high potential for advancement as you gain experience. If you want to earn a degree with a strong return on investment, a business management degree could be right for you.

At Herzing University, it typically takes students 36 months to complete their bachelor’s degree in business management.

How long it takes to earn your degree can vary widely based on your eligible transfer credit. Transfer up to 91 approved credits and you may be able to complete the program much faster.

Graduates typically work in an office environment, although office environments can vary greatly – from start-up agencies to established corporations. Offices may be located in an office building or on location at a manufacturing company or factory.

Some business graduates may be able to work from an online home office with occasional trips to the main office for meetings and presentations. Depending on the specific position, some travel may be required to satellite offices or client establishments.

As a business grad, you can typically expect a 40-hour work week, though extra hours may be required for bigger projects or tight deadlines. Those in upper management or with greater responsibility will typically work beyond the 40-hour standard. Executives often spend additional time attending professional events and staying current with industry trends. Full-time employees generally receive full benefits packages including health/dental insurance, paid vacation and sick time, and retirement/wealth savings or accrual plans (such 401(k), company stock, and profit-sharing).

Business degrees generally fall into two categories: business administration and business management. Within those categories, there are many different specializations and options.

Herzing currently offers six different business degree programs at the bachelor’s degree level:

Take our quiz to determine which business degree path might be right for you based on your goals and personality.

Business management degrees are versatile. The critical thinking, leadership, and decision-making skills you learn in a business management program can apply to roles in virtually any industry, from hospitals to high finance. They’re also specifically designed to set you on a path toward management-track roles, meaning upward mobility is built into the curriculum.

Locations

Program Finder

Bachelor of Science in Business Management Degree Programs

Showing 1 program for the Online campus

On Campus| Online

To learn more about this program, click the Request Info button to the right.

Request Information

Ready to get started?

Contact us to request more information

Opt-In to Receive SMS Messages

By selecting this button you agree to receive updates and alerts from Herzing University. Text HELP to 85109 for help, Text STOP to 85109 to end. Msg & Data Rates May Apply. By opting in, I authorize Herzing University to deliver SMS messages and I understand that I am not required to opt in as a condition of enrollment. By leaving this box unchecked you will not be opted in for SMS messages. Click to read Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Accreditation

Accreditation & Disclosures

1. The Business Division at Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page.

Download the IACBE Public Disclosure of Student Achievement

Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
View Herzing University Accreditation and Approvals

* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics 2023 / Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

Request Information
Ready to get started?

Contact us to request more information

Opt-In to Receive SMS Messages

By selecting this button you agree to receive updates and alerts from Herzing University. Text HELP to 85109 for help, Text STOP to 85109 to end. Msg & Data Rates May Apply. By opting in, I authorize Herzing University to deliver SMS messages and I understand that I am not required to opt in as a condition of enrollment. By leaving this box unchecked you will not be opted in for SMS messages. Click to read Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.
Herzing Tuition Wizard

When do you want to start classes?

The program has an automatic transfer of credits, and allows you to transfer up to additional credits.

  Transfer Credits

The program allows you to transfer up to credits.

  Transfer Credits

The program allows you to transfer up to credit hours.

  Transfer Credit Hours
Bachelor of Science in Business Management Online Campus
Tuition
Cost per Credit$515.00
Base Tuition$62,830.00
Savings from Transfer Credits (91 x $515.00 )(-$46,865.00)
Estimated Tuition Cost*$15,965.00
Fees
One-time Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Learner Resource Fee$545.00
Estimated Total Fee*$1,635.00
Total Semesters 1
RequiredNeeded
93
Total Credits
RequiredNeeded
12231
Estimated Cost 2
Base CostYour Cost
$67,735.00$17,600.00
Estimated Savings*
$50,135.00

Available Scholarships & Loan Options

Who Can Apply

Available to applicants who attended a college or university that closed within the last 12 months and were attending within 120 days of the school closure date

Requirements

Must be enrolled in a comparable program at Herzing University, submit a copy of an official transcript from the closed school, and complete the Closed School Discharge Disclosure

Who Can Apply

The Crisis Support Grant is an emergency grant for active students experiencing a financial crisis

Requirements

GPA requirements must be met. All applicants must be actively enrolled in a degree-seeking program, have a record of good conduct, and financial standing with the university

Who Can Apply

All Herzing University students are eligible to apply via the formal application process outlined below. Students must apply prior to the start of either semester in their last academic year before graduation. The application period is open during the summer semester.

Requirements

An application including a personal statement, letters of recommendation, and examples of community service is required. In addition, the scholarship review committee may review GPA and unmet financial need as part of eligibility criteria.

Who Can Apply

Available to applicants in any program that demonstrate a financial need and are unable to cover the cost of attendance with alternative resources in their final academic year

Requirements

Must submit an application and have used all financial resources in the final academic year resulting in a gap in financial resources

Who Can Apply

Available to applicants in any program that demonstrate a financial need, who are unable to cover cost of attendance with alternative resources

Requirements

Must show financial need and are unable to cover cost of attendance with alternative resources

Who Can Apply

Dean's List and President's list students

Requirements

Must be enrolled in an Associate or Bachelor program, on the Dean's or President's list, and submit an application.

Who Can Apply

Must be a Herzing graduate who has re-enrolled in a higher-level degree and remain enrolled in the desired program

Requirements

Must be enrolled at least half-time for the duration of the program

Who Can Apply

Must be an international student attending HU through an agreement with a school/agency in your home country

Requirements

Must either be attending a resident campus as F-1 student or enrolled in an online modality study through an established school partnership

Who Can Apply

Must be an eligible AmeriCorps Alumni who is enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree seeking program

Requirements

Must submit a payment request for an eligible institution through their individual account in 'My AmeriCorps'

Who Can Apply

Yellow ribbon may be given to veterans entitled to the maximum benefit rate for Post-911

Requirements

100% CH 33 eligible

Who Can Apply

Honorably discharged veterans, severely injured servicemembers, family members of Active Duty Servicemembers and Severely Injured Servicemembers, active duty servicemembers in graduate-level programs, dependents of deceased servicemembers, public safety and first responder personnel

Requirements

Proof of Veteran (DD-214), Active Duty, or injured status is required. 

Proof of active and current employment as public safety personnel or first responder

Who Can Apply

Active Duty Servicemembers in undergraduate programs and National Guard or Reserves activated or actively training and drilling in preparation for potential activation

Requirements

Proof of active duty status is required

Who Can Apply

Employees of a business participating in the Herzing Partnerships Program.

Requirements

Proof of active and current employment or association with partner organization

Who Can Apply

The E.C. Styberg Scholarship is awarded to recipients enrolled full-time pursuing their degree as a resident of Racine or Kenosha county.

Requirements

Must be Racine or Kenosha County residents pursuing a degree in business administration and management or other majors related to manufacturing. In addition, applicants must be full-time undergraduates in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need.

Who Can Apply

Recipients must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program for the Fall with a Herzing University campus located within Wisconsin.

Requirements

Applicant's background must reflect one or more of the components as determined by the UPS Foundation and CIC's First Opportunity Program: first generation student, low-income, minority; or new American student.

Who Can Apply

The program is designed to provide financial support for women that demonstrate leadership potential, initiative, and excellent communication skills and are pursuing a career or have an interest in public service, government, and/or the political process.

Requirements

To be considered for this scholarship, an applicant must be actively enrolled as a full-time or part-time undergraduate student in good academic standing and plan to enroll in the Fall. In addition, an applicant must be a female resident of Wisconsin and have a financial need as determined by Herzing University based on eligibility for the Pell Grant.

Who Can Apply

Rath Distinguished Scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, merit, and leadership.

Requirements

Must be an actively enrolled student in good standing. If an entering first year student, the scholarship applicants must have graduated among the top 25 percent of their high school class. If a sophomore, junior, or senior, applicants must have demonstrated academic excellence by maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent). In addition, scholarship recipients are to demonstrate strong campus and community leadership. Applicants must be enrolled through the Fall semester. Scholars must be U.S. citizens; Wisconsin residents preferred.


To Contact a Financial Aid Advisor

Enrolled and active students

Click here: MyHU Advising Team

Prospective students

Call (866) 508-0748 option 2 or Email fa@cheapnfl.net

1 

Actual semesters to complete are dependent upon university approved transfer credits and program mapping.

2 

Estimated program length, estimated number of semesters, and estimated program shown above are standard by program for each student based on: a student taking a full-time course load each semester, the student not having any transfer credits (from previous Herzing experiences or from other post-secondary institutions), and successful completion of each course.

Current tuition rates for all programs are effective through the Summer 2024 semester.