Bachelor of Science in Management

From startups to Fortune 500 companies, managers play a critical role in the success of an organization. In any business, those with a business management degree can find entry-level positions in marketing, finance, and human resources, among others, offering nearly unlimited potential for growth that you can tailor to your goals.

From startups to Fortune 500 companies, managers play a critical role in the success of an organization. In any business, those with a business management degree can find entry-level positions in marketing, finance, and human resources, among others, offering nearly unlimited potential for growth that you can tailor to your goals.

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Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.

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Bachelor of Science in Management

With ACU’s online Bachelor of Science in Management, you will master the four functions of a manager, gain a deep understanding of human motivation and behavior, and apply management models in real-world situations. With many corporations doing business internationally, you will also examine the economic, legal, and social aspects of global commerce.

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The Bachelor of Science in Management degree is offered through a partnership between the College of Business Administration and the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. ACU’s College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the nation’s top accreditation body for schools of business.

Tracks

Human Resource Management
Operations
Leadership

Required Hours

Total: 120 hours
University Requirements: 56 hours
Major: 64 hours (16 hours in electives)

Example Coursework

Managerial Accounting
Business Statistics
Global Strategy
Principles of Marketing

Upcoming Start Dates

June 29, 2021
August 24, 2021

Common Job Titles

Training & Development Manager
Executive Director
Sales Manager
Employee Relations Manager
General Manager
Emergency Management Director

Meet the Program Director

Mark Phillips, Bachelor of Science in Management, Bachelor of Science in Marketing

Dr. Mark Phillips, Program Director, Bachelor of Science in Management

Mark Phillips is Professor of Management Sciences at Abilene Christian University. A faculty member since 2004, Mark earned an undergraduate degree from ACU, a Master’s from Purdue University, and a Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. Prior to taking on his role as Program Director, he served for five years as Chair of the Department of Management Sciences in the College of Business Administration. He has extensive experience using educational technology in both online and face-to-face classes, and has designed and taught multiple online courses over the last decade. He has lived a total of more than a year of his life outside the United States, most recently as a faculty member at ACU’s site in Leipzig, Germany in the fall of 2019.

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ACU’s online undergraduate programs are intended for non-traditional students interested in gaining a bachelor’s degree in an online modality.

To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Be a high school graduate OR matriculate from institutions with an articulation agreement with ACU.
  • Complete the online program application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Submit official transcripts of all previous academic work.

Students are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores.
Graduation Requirements: Students must earn a 2.5 GPA or higher for all courses taken at ACU and at least a “C” in each business course.

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ACU’s College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), the highest accreditation body for schools of business.

  • Of the more than 2,000 institutions in the world offering business degrees, only 5% have earned AACSB accreditation.
  • ACU’s College of Business is one of two business programs affiliated with the Churches of Christ that is AACSB accredited.
  • ACU’s College of Business is one of seven programs among more than 100 institutions in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) that has achieved this level of academic distinction.
  • Of the 40+ private schools of business in the state of Texas, ACU is one of only nine achieving this accreditation.