Program Overview

Northwood University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Franchising Management. This program is focused on providing students with information needed to purchase an existing franchise, launch their own franchise, or take over a family-owned business. Those who are leaders, managers, executives, employees, or entrepreneurs in a range of industries may improve their business performance by enrolling in this program.

Over the duration of this program, students will learn about real estate, entrepreneurship, finance, and marketing, as well as how to made educated decisions about their career. The curriculum involved with this degree draws its information from franchise experts, the word of franchising, leading franchising associations, and successful franchises in both domestic and international venues. Some of the courses in which students will participate include Successful Business Models, Current Issues and Trends in Financing, and Fundamentals of Financial Accounting. This program requires students to complete 123 credit hours in order to graduate.

Some of the fields in which graduates my find a future career include real estate, health & fitness, beauty, cleaning/maintenance, children/family services, financial services, earth friendly/green, information technology, and sports/entertainment, among many others. As the main goal of many franchises is partnerships, students will learn how to establish and maintain partnerships that can benefit their own franchise.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Northwood University is a private, not-for-profit, four-year institution of higher education, whose main campus is located in Midland, Michigan. In 1959, Arthur E. Turner and R. Gary Stauffer founded Northwood University, then known as Northwood Institute. The school first opened with 100 students in a 19th century mansion in Alma, Michigan. Turner and Stauffer implemented what they called “The Northwood Idea” into their schooling; integrating the lessons of the American free-enterprise society into the classrooms that promoted higher learning.

    The whole of Northwood University’s academics are focused around business-centered learning, awarding associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Currently Northwood offers an Master's of Business Administration degree completely online.


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