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Bachelor of Science in Business Management

Program Details

WGU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Management degree program prepares students for career success in the fast-paced world of commerce. Curriculum includes courses in business strategy, principles of management, organizational behavior, accounting, economics, and information systems management. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)—a leading specialized accreditation association for business education—and is designed with input from business leaders and industry experts. Graduates of the BSBM degree program will be qualified to fill a variety of leadership roles including: account executive, business analyst, project manager, or director.  

Online programs allow for unparalleled flexibility, so students can complete coursework whenever and wherever works best for their schedule. Students also benefit from WGU's competency-based learning model, which makes it possible for them to potentially graduate faster by completing courses as quickly as they can prove mastery of the required material. Additionally, Faculty Mentors work one-on-one with each WGU student, providing dedicated coaching, guidance, and support from enrollment through graduation.

Requirements

This program consists of 38 total courses.

Admission requirements:

  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts of all prior academic work completed at community colleges, colleges, or universities you’ve attended
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Meet any program-specific admissions requirements
  • Interview with a WGU Enrollment Counselor

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Governors University is the only university to have received simultaneous accreditation by four regional accrediting commissions. Currently, WGU's "home" accrediting commission is the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the same organization that accredits such leading institutions as the University of Washington, University of Oregon, University of Utah, Brigham Young University, and other public and private colleges.
 
WGU is the first online university to receive NCATE accreditation for its degree programs that lead to teacher licensure from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). 
 
WGU’s Health Informatics program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). WGU's nursing programs are CCNE accredited  (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-867-6791).

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)