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Online Bachelor's Degree: Management Studies

Management Studies
Bachelor of Science
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $324 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Advance in your career with an online bachelor’s degree in management studies from University of Maryland Global Campus. Increase your marketability to employers by developing career-relevant skills in management and expand your knowledge under the direction of experienced faculty members who bring their expertise to the classroom. Our convenient online courses allow you to earn your management studies bachelor’s degree on your schedule. Save time and money on your online bachelor’s degree in management studies with our generous transfer credit policy. Your bachelor’s degree in management studies awaits. Apply today! 

Build Critical Skills in Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, & Management Principles 

UMGC’s online management studies degree program is designed to help students build career-relevant management skills. Each course allows students to better understand approaches and methods that they can use to solve current problems and anticipate emerging management industry trends. Working professionals teach our management studies bachelor’s degree courses and are experts in several cross-cultural subject areas. Their knowledge allows for a broad-based and in-depth education that is rooted in practical experience. 

Here are a few benefits of this online degree program:

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2024–2025 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each bachelor’s degree webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all bachelor’s degrees.

Develop Career-Ready Skills in Management

This program is designed to help you build valuable skills that can easily translate to almost any modern industry. Program graduates may develop crucial management and communication skills. Our program directors refresh and update the curriculum regularly, with a focus on helping students achieve the following:

Unlock Your Career Potential

This program is designed to help prepare you for an entry-level management position in business, human resources, government, public service, or a technical environment. It is also valuable for experienced managers or midcareer professionals who are looking to advance their career. Potential job titles within specific management careers include marketing, sales, financial, human resources, and facilities managers; education administrators; and executives. 

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Job Openings
Approximately 1.1 million management openings are projected each year, on average, between 2022 and 2032 due to employment growth and the need to replace retiring workers.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | “Occupational Outlook Handbook” | Last Reviewed: April 15, 2024
Job Growth
Financial managers’ employment is projected to grow 16 percent from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | “Occupational Outlook Handbook” | Last Reviewed: April 15, 2024

Practice Real-World Skills in Your Management Studies Courses 

Throughout your curriculum, your instructors will assign hands-on coursework that may help you prioritize real-world skills and experience. In past courses, students have been able to complete the following course projects: 

  • Participate in a crisis leadership situation in a business environment and recommend a crisis-ready culture, which will help develop students’ analysis, critical thinking, and report writing skills. 
  • Explain how DEI supports or doesn’t support job performance, organizational behavior, locus of control works, and basic incongruity thesis. 
  • Act as a junior researcher in a small investment fund and write a quick interview of Moderna at their manager’s request, which will be used to decide whether to do more in-depth research as a potential investment. 
  • Remember a team you were a part of (sports, work, volunteer, etc.) that needed to accomplish a goal and discuss management approaches. 
  • Explore organizations' ethical and moral considerations, social responsibilities, policies, and strategies as they relate to the state of the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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