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About the Program
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.
All the Details on Your Degree
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.
Total: 120 hours
University Requirements: 56 hours
Major: 64 hours (16 hours in electives)
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Upcoming Start Dates
March 8, 2022
May 3, 2022
Common Job Titles
Training & Development Manager
Employee Relations Manager
Emergency Management Director
Human Resource Management
The Human Resource Management concentration covers all areas of business management, with a specific focus on the management of people, including topics like employee planning, compensation, benefits, and workplace safety. Students completing this concentration will be equipped for a role in corporate human resource operations.
The Leadership concentration focuses on the tools and techniques that business leaders use to motivate, guide, and inspire their followers. Coursework examines successful leaders, as well as how individuals can improve their own leadership abilities. Students completing this concentration will be prepared to lead both formally and informally in their organizations.
The Operations concentration examines the techniques that organizations use to source, produce, and deliver their products efficiently. Coursework includes the use of planning and production management software, and instruction in logistics, systems development, and innovation. Students completing this concentration will be prepared to excel in large and small production environments.
Meet the Program Director
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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If there’s one thing Iris Garcia has learned during her time with ACU Online, it’s that it’s never too late to achieve your goals. After working at elite levels in management and serving her community in Houston, she turned to ACU Online to earn her bachelor’s degree. Read our latest blog to learn more about Iris’ journey to higher education.
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