Learn to lead strategically in a wide range of organizational contexts with Aurora University’s online Bachelor of Arts in Business Management. This career-focused online business management degree is designed to give you a broad understanding of essential principles in human resources, marketing, operations, and more.
As a student, you will gain specialized management knowledge and expertise to make data-driven decisions that improve business outcomes.
Courses are taught by expert faculty who bring relevant industry knowledge to the online classroom. The online business management degree also uses open educational resources (OER) in place of traditional textbooks for some courses. Digital, openly licensed content is available free of charge to students.
Because this program is delivered in a flexible online format, you can complete your studies from anywhere while maintaining your current work and personal commitments. Gain skills to succeed as a valued and effective leader in your field and earn your BA in Business Management in as little as two years with AU Online.
The business management degree online program combines rigorous academics with real-world experience to prepare you for professional success. After completing a core curriculum in business management theory and practice, you will complete a specialization in one of two areas: human resource or nonprofit. These concentration opportunities will empower you to tailor your degree to your career aspirations to help you gain a competitive edge in the job market.
Curriculum highlights include:
Apply your leadership and management skills to a career in human resources, and help employees thrive at your organization. In the human resource management degree online specialization, you'll study employee and labor relations, employee training and development, and compensation and benefits management.
Learn to help nonprofits manage their personnel, maximize resources, and fulfill their mission with the nonprofit management degree online specialization. You'll study fundraising, philanthropy, grant writing, and nonprofit development. This track will be available in Fall 2022.
Note: Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact the Office of Student Accounts for questions or information on current tuition, fees, room, board and other rates.
All AU Online students must have unrestricted access to a computer or mobile device with high-speed internet to participate in online courses. AU Online uses Moodle to host its online classes.
Students can transfer more than half the credits they need to successfully earn a four-year degree. Aurora University will accept up to 68 credits from a 2 year institution and 90 credits from a 4 year institution.
A bachelor's degree in business management can prepare you for meaningful leadership opportunities in business, government, and nonprofit organizations. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, management occupations are expected to grow 5% through 2029, faster than the national average. Possible careers for graduates include: