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Business Management

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Adult Undergraduate
  • Online
125 credits
Required for Program
  • Degree available online
  • Minor Available
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Explore the role of leadership in business and learn problem-solving skills from experienced Christian business professors who will prepare you for the fast-paced world of business. The business management program equips you with business skills and ethics to apply in public, private, or nonprofit organizations. This broad-based degree is flexible enough for almost any industry to help you further your career.
career outlook for business management students
textbooks available for 15 online business courses
of graduates reported coursework was relevant to their job

Why study business management at Northwestern?

You can grow in your business career as you gain an understanding of marketing, economics, managerial accounting, and finance. Your studies will help you become an effective decision-maker—all while building a foundation on Christian values and ethics.

This program is available completely online or in a blended format with classes meeting on campus. It is the first program in Minnesota to completely eliminate textbook costs for all 15 courses in the business management major. Free textbooks may not be available for general education classes or electives that may need to be taken.

Many classes use case studies to highlight real-world application of business principles. Our small classes enable faculty to engage with you and pass on insights to thrive in a business environment or industry.

If you enjoy managing a team, have strong organizational skills, and want to help organizations operate more effectively, this might be the right degree for you.

What will you learn?

You will learn to solve problems, communicate effectively, and develop sound business strategies.

Some classes include:

  • Business Ethics
  • Information Management
  • Finance
  • Corporate Strategies 
  • International Business
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We equip men and women as they respond to God’s call on their lives. Whether it is in business, professional and volunteer ministry, or in life, all Christians are called to represent Christ in their spheres of influence. We help students to listen carefully as they look to discover God’s design for them, as they develop the heart, knowledge and skills needed for their profession.

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