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Customizable degree

Choose your area of management focus

5-10 week classes

Accelerated classes help you graduate faster

Nationally Recognized

As a top business program for relevant curriculum

Online Bachelor of Business Administration: Management

Why Choose Mount Mercy for My Bachelor’s Degree in Management?

Mount Mercy University’s bachelor’s degree in Management goes beyond basic charts and numbers—you’ll gain a solid foundation in business through hands-on learning that inspires you to become one of tomorrow’s outstanding leaders.

Explore the fundamentals of law, leadership, accounting, and economics coupled with a variety of electives in areas such as:

  • Risk management
  • Human resources
  • Employment law
  • Organizational psychology

These electives make your BBA in Management not only flexible, but also customizable.

What Is It Like to Earn a Management Degree Online?

How Will Mount Mercy’s Management BBA Fit My Schedule?

You can view your classes any time during a given week, and weekly deadlines help you stay on track.

Classes are offered online in accelerated 5- and 10-week courses. We offer nine start dates per year so you can begin coursework (and graduate) faster.

And speaking of graduating faster, we help you get a head start on grad school, if that’s in your life plan. You can take up to 12 credits that will count toward both your undergraduate degree and a future graduate degree.

How Will I Interact with Instructors and Classmates?

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:

  • Discussion forums
  • Project-based work (both group and individual)
  • Online office hours or supplemental video sessions

Course content is delivered through a variety of formats:

  • Written lectures and readings
  • PowerPoints with audio
  • Instructor video recordings

How Will Mount Mercy’s Management Program Help Me in the Real World?

When you graduate, you will be better able to:

  • Succeed in a variety of roles such as business analyst, operations manager, project manager, account executive, consultant, and others.
  • Prioritize collaboration to analyze business needs and develop strategic business plans.
  • Instill a culture of success by identifying and employing cognitive motivational theories.
  • Explain and exemplify ideal management functions within your organization.

What Salary Could I Earn with a Bachelor’s in Management?

Earnings vary between individuals, but a BBA in Management is a good preparation for the business workforce. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2016 median annual salary for business and financial occupations was $66,530. The number of these jobs is projected to grow by 9 percent through 2026.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016

What Courses Will I Take?

In addition to your general education classes and electives, your management degree will include courses such as these:

  • Business Core
    • Business Statistics
    • Business Strategy Seminar
    • Financial Management
    • Finite Math
    • Principles of Accounting I
    • Principles of Accounting II
    • Principles of Law
    • Principles of Management
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Macroeconomics
    • Microeconomics
    • Technology & Communication in Business
  • Management Core
    • Human Resource Management
    • Organizational Behavior
    • Strategic Management Behavior
  • Management Electives
    • Employment Law and Labor Relations
    • Dispute Resolution
    • International Management
    • Business and Society
    • Project Management
    • Advanced Topics in Human Resources
    • Industrial/Organizational Psychology

How Much Does a BBA in Management Cost and What Assistance Is Available?

Cost per online credit hour

10% off
Tuition discount for employees of partner organizations

No Fees
Beyond tuition and books

Up to 75
transferrable credit hours which saves time and money!

Financial Aid

Mount Mercy encourages you to apply for federal, state, and other kinds of financial assistance.

  • Federal and state grants and loans
  • Tuition reimbursement from employers
  • 10% tuition discount for employees of partner organizations
  • Veterans’ benefits such as the Yellow Ribbon program and G.I. Bill®

Find out more about financial aid ›

Transfer Credit Policies

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 unaccredited institutions may also be transferred on a case-by-case basis. Keep in mind, though, that the final 30 credits of your degree must be taken at Mount Mercy.

*Student graduating with an AA, AS/CO, or AAS degree from an Iowa community college can transfer up to 75 semester hours!

How Do I Get Started?

Get in Touch with an Enrollment Coach

Learn more about this program and get answers to any other questions you may have about Mount Mercy.

  • Call (877) 643-6181 to speak with a Mount Mercy enrollment coach
  • Email to set up a time to talk
  • Click Request Info and an enrollment coach will contact you

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