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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
  • $318 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Gain career-ready expertise through a course of study focused in management.

Many business, government, public service, and technical environments require knowledge of management principles from multiple disciplines. An online bachelor’s degree in management studies from University of Maryland Global Campus can help you gain that expertise through a curriculum focused on decision-making, problem solving, and management.

Total Credits Required: 120

Required Major Courses: 33 Credits

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 160)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 301) or (3 Credits, ACCT 220)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 364)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 365) or any upper-level ACCT, BMGT, FINC, HRMN, or MRKT course
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 464) or (3 Credits, BMGT 465)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 317)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 305)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 304) or any upper-level ACCT, BMGT, FINC, HRMN, or MRKT course
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 484)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 496)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 485)

Related Required Courses

The following may be applied to general education requirements:

  • (3 Credits, ECON 201) or (3 Credits, ECON 203)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

General Education Courses: 41 Credits

Review the options available to fulfill the 41 credits of general education coursework for bachelor's degrees.

Minor and Elective Courses: 46 Credits

Review a list of available academic minors or see the course catalog or Schedule of Classes to help you select elective courses.

Sequence Course Requirement(s) Fulfilled
1 (3 Credits, PACE 111B) General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
2 (1 Credit, LIBS 150) General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
3 (3 Credits, WRTG 111) General Education: Communication
4 (3 Credits, WRTG 112) General Education: Communication
5 (3 Credits, NUTR 100) General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
6 (3 Credits, BMGT 160) Major
7 (3 Credits, COMM 390) General Education: Communication
8 (3 Credits, STAT 200) General Education: Math; Major
9 (3 Credits, IFSM 300) Major
10 (3 Credits, ACCT 301) Major
11 (3 Credits, HUMN 100) General Education: Arts & Humanities
12 (4 Credits, BIOL 103) General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
13 (3 Credits, BEHS 103) General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
14 (3 Credits, ARTH 334) General Education: Arts & Humanities
15 3-credit elective course Elective
16 (3 Credits, ECON 201) General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Major
17 (3 Credits, BMGT 364) Major
18 3-credit elective course Elective
19 (3 Credits, BMGT 365) Major
20 3-credit elective course Elective
21 (3 Credits, BMGT 304) Major
22 3-credit elective course Elective
23 (3 Credits, BMGT 305) Major
24 (3 Credits, WRTG 391) General Education: Communication
25 3-credit elective course Elective
26 3-credit elective course Elective
27 (3 Credits, BMGT 484) Major
28 3-credit elective course Elective
29 3-credit elective course Elective
30 (3 Credits, BMGT 317) Major
31 3-credit elective course Elective
32 3-credit elective course Elective
33 (3 Credits, BMGT 464) Major
34 3-credit elective course Elective
35 3-credit elective course Elective
36 (3 Credits, BMGT 496) Major
37 3-credit elective course Elective
38 3-credit elective course Elective
39 3-credit elective course Elective
40 (3 Credits, BMGT 485) Major
41 (1 Credit, CAPL 398A)

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023–2024 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.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Industry Snapshot

This program is designed to help prepare you for an entry-level management position in business, government, public service, or a technical environment. It is also valuable for experienced managers or midcareer professionals who are looking to advance their career.

Larry H., Newark, NJ

There are more than 7.9 million professionals employed in management positions.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics | “Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics” | 2020

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