Kaplan University

BS in Business Administration - Management

Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Management program is designed to provide students with the leadership and management skills to work in supervisory positions in the business field. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Management

School Offering Program:

Kaplan University

Degree Level:

Bachelor of Science

Program Description:

Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Management program combines general education courses and foundational business courses with specialized management instruction. While enrolled in the program, students have the opportunity to study accounting, finance, ethics, economics, organizational behavior, and business law. Other covered topics include team dynamics, human resources management, operations management, and marketing.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length/Total Credits Required:

180 credits. Kaplan University defines an academic year as the time in which a full-time student is expected to complete three terms of instructional time. Full-time students are expected to complete at least 36 credit hours within the academic year.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include military aid and federal, state, and private lending programs.

Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Career Focus Area in Management:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Kaplan University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core and Elective Requirements

  • CM 107: College Composition I (5 credits)
  • CM 220: College Composition II (5 credits)
  • CS 204: Professional Presence (3 credits)
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • MM 150: Survey of Mathematics
    • MM 212: College Algebra
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • HU 200: Critical Evaluation in the Humanities
    • HU 245: Ethics
    • HU 250: Humanities and Culture
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • SC 200: Discovering Science - Current Issues in a Changing World
    • SC 235: General Biology I - Human Perspectives
    • SC 246: Fundamentals of Microbiology
    • SC 250: Science for Everyday Life
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • SS 211: The 1960s - Reshaping the American Dream
    • SS 236: People, Power, and Politics - An Introduction to American Government
    • SS 250: The Technological Revolution - A Social Scientific Approach
  • Open electives (59 credits)

Major Requirements

  • BU 224: Microeconomics (5 credits)
  • MM 255: Business Math and Statistical Measures (5 credits)
  • MT 140: Introduction to Management (5 credits)
  • MT 217: Finance (5 credits)
  • MT 219: Marketing (5 credits)
  • MM 305: Business Statistics and Quantitative Analysis (6 credits)
  • MT 302: Organizational Behavior (6 credits)
  • MT 460: Management Policy and Strategy (6 credits)
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • AC 113: Accounting for Nonaccounting Majors
    • AC 114: Accounting I
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • BU 204: Macroeconomics
    • MT 220: Global Business
  • Choose one of the following (5 credits):
    • MT 203: Human Resource Management
    • MT 209: Small Business Management
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • LS 311: Business Law
    • LS 312: Ethics and the Legal Environment
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 355: Marketing Research
    • MT 450: Marketing Management
    • 300/400 Level: Marketing Elective
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 400: Business Process Management
    • MT 435: Operations Management
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 445: Managerial Economics
    • MT 480: Corporate Finance
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 490: Management Capstone Externship
    • MT 499: Bachelor's Capstone in Management

Management Requirements

  • HR 400: Employment and Staffing (6 credits)
  • MT 340: Conflict Resolution and Team Dynamics (6 credits)
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 355: Marketing Research
    • MT 450: Marketing Management
  • Choose one of the following (6 credits):
    • MT 400: Business Process Management
    • MT 435: Operations Management

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who complete Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a career focus area in Management may be interested in continuing their management education in a graduate degree program. Earning a master's degree may allow students to advance their business career or take on additional responsibilities in their current position.

Master's degrees that graduates could pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Public Administration

Career Paths:

After completing Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Management program, students could pursue supervisory positions in business settings. They may also be able to find work as an independent consultant.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Office manager
  • Operations manager
  • Office administrator
  • Management consultant

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