BAS in Applied Management
Mount Mercy University wants to help students with technical backgrounds earn a bachelor’s degree without requiring a four-year commitment. The BAS in Applied Management program is our solution.
This program is career-oriented and combines technical, academic, and professional management courses. The degree can be earned in two years if you’ve completed a workforce, professional, or technical education program and received an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) or Associate in Applied Technology (AAT) degree.
You can view your classes any time during a given week, and weekly deadlines help you stay on track.
The program can be completed in as little as two years (based on transfer credits) and classes are offered online in accelerated 5- to 10-week courses. We offer nine start dates per year so you can begin coursework (and graduate) faster.
You’ll complete your coursework entirely within Mount Mercy’s application-based online portal while enjoying opportunities to connect with your instructors and classmates through:
Course content is delivered through a variety of formats:
When you graduate, you’ll be better able to:
“My education at Mount Mercy helped me prepare for my role at General Mills in many ways. The education I received provided me with a strong business understanding, which is critical to performing my job.”
— Eric Baldonado ‘06, Team Leader, General Mills
Graduates from our applied management program are well-suited to enter the workforce anywhere. Many of them have applied the principles they learned in this program to grow in their careers at:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for management occupations was $102,590 in May 2017, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups.
Your applied management degree will include courses such as:
Mount Mercy encourages you to apply for federal, state, and other kinds of financial assistance.
We want to make sure your prior academic work counts. You can transfer up to 93 credits from four year, regionally-accredited institutions and up to 63* semester hours from two-year institutions, subject to the Mount Mercy credit transfer policy. Some credit from nationally accredited and unaccredited institutions may also be transferred on a course-by-course basis. Keep in mind, though, that the final 30 credits of your degree must be taken at Mount Mercy.
*Students graduating with an AA, AS/CO, or AAS degree from an Iowa community college can transfer up to 75 semester hours!
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