BS in Business Administration - Risk Management
Students of Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Risk Management program have the opportunity to develop a basic understanding of risk assessment, operations, and business financial analysis. Read more about the program here.
Official Program Name:
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Risk Management
School Offering Program:
Bachelor of Science
The online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Risk Management program at Kaplan University is designed to provide a basic education in business, finance, operations, and risk analysis. The program emphasizes the development of management, decision making, and analytical skills. Courses in the career focus area address risk assessment techniques, business planning against possible threats, quality control management, inventory control, and aspects of business financial statement preparation and analysis. Required courses in the business administration major cover managerial accounting, operations management, business math, accounting, finance, and business law. Students could also be taught how to apply the fundamentals of managing and selling property and liability insurance, and life and health insurance.
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 federal grants; 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 Risk Management:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Kaplan University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
• 100/200-level: Communication Course (5 credits)
• 100/200-level: Mathematics Course (5 credits)
• 200-level: Communication Course (5 credits)
• 300/400-level: Arts and Humanities Course (6 credits)
• 300/400-level: Physical Science Course (6 credits)
• 300/400-level: Social Science Course (6 credits)
• Open electives (59 credits)
- CS 113: Academic Strategies for the Business Professional OR
- CS 121: Pathways to Academic Success (5 credits)
- AC 113: Accounting for Nonaccounting Majors OR
- AC 114: Accounting I (5 credits)
- Choose one from the following (5 credits):
- BU 204: Macroeconomics
- BU 224: Microeconomics
- MT 220: Global Business
- MM 255: Business Math† (5 credits)
- MT 140: Introduction to Management (5 credits)
- MT 203: Human Resource Management OR
- MT 209: Small Business Management (5 credits)
- MT 217: Finance (5 credits)
- MT 219: Marketing (5 credits)
- AC 330: Managerial Accounting for Business Professionals (6 credits)
- MT 302: Organizational Behavior (6 credits)
- MT 310: Ethics and Legal Environment OR
- MT 311: Business Law (6 credits)
- Choose one from the following (6 credits):
- MT 355: Marketing Research
- MT 450: Marketing Management
- 300/400-level: Marketing Elective
- MT 400: Business Process Management OR
- MT 435: Operations Management (6 credits)
- MT 445: Managerial Economics OR
- MT 480: Corporate Finance (6 credits)
- MT 460: Management Policy and Strategy (6 credits)
- MT 490: Management Capstone Experience OR
- MT 499: Bachelor's Capstone in Management (6 credits)
Risk Management Career Focus Area
- MT 410: Risk Analysis and Strategy (6 credits)
- MT 411: Risk Management (6 credits)
- MT 435: Operations Management (6 credits)
- MT 482: Financial Statement Analysis (6 credits)
Post Graduation Opportunities
Furthering Your Education:
Graduates of Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Risk Management program could expand their knowledge and further develop their skills by pursing a master's degree. In some cases, a graduate degree could be required for advancement to upper management or executive positions.
Master's degree options for graduates include (but are not limited to):
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Science in Management
Upon completion of Kaplan University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a career focus area in Risk Management program, graduates could pursue positions in corporate operations or finance departments of nearly any type of business. They could apply analytical, management, and communication skills they might have developed in the program.
Positions graduates could pursue include:
- Risk/compliance manager
- Operations manager
- Commodity-industry analyst
- Financial analyst
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