Jumpstart your career in business with a premier online bachelor’s in business management.
Jessup’s online bachelor’s degree in business management will teach you how to be an effective leader in today’s dynamic business climate. The pragmatic program provides insight on the practical and theoretical elements of leadership and management while integrating a biblical perspective. Christian principles are integrated throughout the curriculum, allowing you to become an ethical business leader with the knowledge of how to lead and inspire others. The degree will prepare you for any type of management career, whether it’s business or non-business, ministry or non-ministry, or public or private.
The online B.S. in business management covers broad topics, such as human resources, project management and entrepreneurship. The challenging academic experience will allow you to sharpen your leadership, marketing, accounting, finance and management skills, and you’ll be able to immediately apply your expertise in the workplace. Additionally, you’ll explore complex topics such as tax audits, macro- and microeconomics, nonprofit management and business development.
Our faculty members for this online management degree have real-world executive experiences, including backgrounds in Wall Street and Big Tech. Upon graduation, you will be able to analyze business opportunities to successfully make sound business decisions and effectively communicate and collaborate in a team environment. You will also be ready to pursue a career in banking, insurance, the service industry and other general business areas or to further your education and advance your career with an online MBA.
Courses and Requirements
Jessup’s online B.S. in business management requires a total of 128 credit hours, including 68-70 focused on business. As a student, you’ll learn topics including business statistics, financial accounting and marketing.
Central to each student’s course of study are the Foundational Studies, a core of classes that position students as leaders in their world. Jessup seeks to develop the whole person by developing skills in communication, quantitative reasoning, and critical thinking and by exposing students to a broad cross‐section of knowledge in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
The following courses are part of the requirement for this major and are recommended to fulfill general education requirements or must be taken as part of a student’s major elective choices.
Course Number Course Title Credits BUS 190 Business Statistics 3 BUS 241 Microeconomics 3 BUS 302 Organizational Communication 3
Course Number Course Title Credits BUS 140 Management and Organizational Behavior 3 BUS 210 Management Information Systems 3 BUS 240 Macroeconomics 3 BUS 245 Financial Accounting 3 BUS 246 Managerial Accounting 3 BUS 260 Legal Implications for Business 3 BUS 320 Marketing 3 BUS 342 Financial Management 3 BUS 571 International Business 3 BUS 381 Operations Management 3 BUS 475 Business Internship 2-3 BUS 498 Strategic Management 3
Business Elective (Choose one from the following)
Course Number Course Title Credits BUS 323 Marketing the Nonprofit 3 BUS 343 Intermediate Accounting I 3 BUS 344 Intermediate Accounting II 3 BUS 345 Cost Accounting 3 BUS 373 Nonprofit Management 3 BUS 382 Human Resource Management 3 BUS 383 Total Quality Management 3 BUS 384 Management Leadership 3 BUS 681 Project Management 3 BUS 388 Entrepreneurship 3 BUS 420 Marketing Communication 3 BUS 421 International Marketing 3 BUS 441 Auditing 3 BUS 442 Federal Tax I 3 BUS 443 Federal Tax II 3 BUS 492 Marketing Research 3 BUS 495 Investment Analysis 3
Course Number Course Title Credits BUS 382 Human Resource Management 3 BUS 384 Management Leadership 3 BUS 385 Project Management 3 BUS 388 Entrepreneurship 3
Concentrations within the major have variable unit requirements; therefore, to meet the minimum standard of 128 units for degree completion, the free electives are adjusted according to the chosen concentration.
Applying to Jessup is simple. Be sure to apply early to ensure that there is enough time between submitting your application and the start date in case additional information is needed. Below are the steps to the admissions process.
Pick a Program
Choose an online program that you’re genuinely interested in as you’ll be studying it for a few years. Also, make sure you meet the requirements for that program. For the online B.S. in business management, there are no prerequisites. Additionally, there are six start dates for this program, so you can easily begin classes when it’s most convenient.
Submit your application. Be sure to include a copy of your undergrad transcript if you have one. Otherwise, submit a copy of your high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores. Even though Jessup doesn’t require a minimum GPA or minimum standardized test scores, they are still considered during the decision process.
We’ll notify you of our decision. If you still wish to pursue your degree with Jessup Online and are accepted, congratulations! Don’t forget to respond to your acceptance letter.
|Maximum Transfer Credits||90||$410||$36,900|
|Total with transfer credits: †||$15,580|
The tuition reflects the minimum time to completion. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at (844) 224-5483 or request more information.
* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.
† Maximum transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee as related to reduced number of courses over time.
Online students receive the same financial aid options as those attending classes on campus. Students receive a dedicated financial aid officer who will guide them through all of their available financial aid options. There are several grants, scholarships and loans available, and undergrad students are eligible for up to $12,500 per year in federal student loans.
Learn more about financial aid options.
Undergrads also can receive up to $2,000 per year with the Church Partnership Grant, which is reserved for candidates who attend supporting churches. Additionally, California high school seniors or those transferring from a community college may apply for the Cal Grant. The grant does not need to be repaid and is funded by the state of California.
Find out more about the grants and scholarships available.
Prospective students who are transferring can complete their degree in two years with a full workload and 60 units transferred. A maximum of 90 credits may be transferred per university policy, and credits may come from other regionally accredited institutions.
Learn more about transferring your credits.
Jessup proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program to fully support our nation’s veterans. Veterans with 100-percent eligibility will have all of their tuition costs and most fees completely covered. Additionally, up to $2,500 per year may be awarded to those who qualify for the U.S. Army Women’s Foundational Legacy Scholarship.
Learn more about Jessup’s military friendliness.
Jessup is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), the Association for Biblical Higher Education and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).
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Human Resources Specialist
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Why Choose Jessup?
Easily accessible faculty who have real-world business experience.
The highest level of quality of education.
Students get their education in a small, family-oriented environment.