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Business Management

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College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning

Business Management

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Adult Undergraduate

125 credits

required for program

Available online or blended

Minor Available

125 credits

125 credits

required for program

Available online or blended

Minor Available

Prepare for leadership roles in business and learn problem-solving skills from Christian business professors with real-world expertise. The adult undergraduate business management program equips you with tools, experience, and ethics needed to lead well through coursework including accounting, finance, human resources, marketing, and healthcare management.

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 learning format taught both on campus and online. 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.

New Healthcare Management concentration—100% online.

Prepare to take the next step in your career with a bachelor’s degree concentration in Healthcare Management from University of Northwestern. Business Management majors who complete a concentration in Healthcare Management will:

  • Gain business management and healthcare management knowledge and experience
  • Acquire hard skills specific to business and unique to the health industry
  • Learn from faith-based professors who are experts in their fields and have substantial experience in the healthcare industry
  • Have access to a rich network of health-related organizations and professionals
  • Be prepared for positions of leadership in senior care and nursing facilities, group homes, rehabilitation centers, supportive care organizations, medical technology and equipment companies, and other healthcare organizations
  • Healthcare Financial Systems
  • Healthcare Policy and Management
  • Law and Ethics in Healthcare
  • Leadership in Healthcare

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What will I learn?

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

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