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Earn Your Bachelor of Business Administration in Management 100% Online

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Unlock leadership excellence with our 100% online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management program.

Hone crucial skills for effective organizational leadership and gain a solid foundation for success. The BBA Management program empowers students to unlock their leadership potential and thrive in a variety of professional domains.

Program benefits

Mount Mercy offers flexible online programs with 5- and 10-week courses and nine start dates.

Convenience & Flexibility

With courses offered entirely online, you can create your schedule and study at times that work best for you. Access your courses at any time, day or night. You don’t have to put your life on hold to earn your degree. Degrees can be completed in 18-24 months!

Personalized Learning

We built our programs to cater to your busy schedule. Progress through material at your own pace and review content as needed. You’re in control.

Career Advancement

Our online baccalaureate programs provide an opportunity for working professionals to pursue higher education while continuing to work. This can enhance your career prospects and open up new job opportunities.

Is Mount Mercy University a good choice for full-time students?

Absolutely! Our online programs are completely tailored to your schedule. You can log in whenever it suits you best, meaning you can focus on your studies while juggling work, school, and family life. The best part? You’re in charge of when and where to study, but you’re never alone. Your professor or counselor is just a click away through the campus portal.

MMU Plus

Want a head start on your master’s degree? Current MMU students can take up to four advanced courses in any of our graduate programs during their undergraduate studies, if eligible.

Get more from your college experience

It’s easy to see why so many students choose MMU Plus

  • Jump-start your master’s degree and take advantage of an up to $8,900 value
  • Fulfill electives in your bachelor’s program
  • Use your current financial aid toward graduate-level classes
  • Make connections for jobs and placements
  • Gain advanced skills

All at no extra cost!

Program requirements and course details
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

Prepare for leadership in a dynamic business realm through Mount Mercy University Online’s BBA Management major. Cultivate essential skills for effective organizational management.

Choose from minors in Human Resource Management and Marketing, employing cognitive theories, and mastering management functions. Elevate your career prospects with a general degree or focused tracks, and even earn credit for future graduate studies.

A Bachelor of Business Administration in Management offers a solid base to students who want to pursue a career in the following fields:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Sales Manager
  • Financial Controller
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst

Bachelor of Business Administration in Management degree requirements:

  • 123 total credit hours
    45 credit hours in reflection and action core curriculum requirements
    39 credit hours in business core requirements
    18 credit hours in management major requirements
    21 credit hours in electives

If you would like to receive a tentative evaluation of transfer credit, please contact online admissions at
319.449.1325 or

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
Business Core
BA 203Principles of Law3
BA 250Technology & Communication in Business3
BA 270
or MA 135
Business Statistics
or Basic Statistics
BA 379Financial Management3
BA 435
or BA 436
Senior Seminar in Business
Business Strategy Seminar
BC 265Principles of Accounting I3
BC 266Principles of Accounting II3
BK 208Principles of Marketing3
BN 204Principles of Management3
EC 251Macroeconomics Principles3
EC 252Microeconomic Principles3
Choose One of the Following:3
MA 130Finite Mathematics3
MA 132Basic Mathematical Modeling3
MA 139Pre-Calculus
MA 164Calculus I (Required for Actuarial Science Majors)
Internship – use the course number that corresponds to your major:
BA 425Finance Internship3
BC 425Accounting Internship3
BK 421Marketing Internship3
BN 424Management Internship9
GS 424Experiential Learning
The internship credits used for the business core CANNOT double count as a major elective.
Total Hours39

Management major (core business requirements plus 18 additional semester hours):

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
Business Core39
BN 304Human Resource Management3
BN 380Organizational Behavior3
BN 384Strategic Management3
Choose Three of the Following (two of which must be either BA, BN, BC, or EC):9
BA 300Entrepreneurship
BA 305Employment Law and Labor Relations
BA 310Dispute Resolution
BA 344Investments 1
BA 350Risk Management
BN 340Management Information Systems
BN 350International Management
BN 360Business & Society
BN 364Production & Operations Management
BN 377Project Management
BN 382Corporate Social Responsibility
BN 392Advanced Topics in Human Resource Management
BN 424Management Internship 2
EC 366Money and Banking 1
EC 376International Economics 1
BC 315Cost Accounting
PO 326Politics and Public Policy
PS 349Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Total Hours57

*Cannot double count for the HR Management, Marketing, and Finance majors or minors.

Academic requirements for the management major

All management majors in all tracks must achieve a minimum grade of C- in all courses required for the major and BN 204 Principles Of Management in the business core. This applies to equivalent courses transferred from other institutions.

See Academic Requirements for all business department majors and minors found in the Business Administration section of the Catalog.

**To qualify, enroll in an eligible program and maintain enrollment past the add/drop period for your first online course

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