Designed for working professionals who have completed approximately 60 credits toward a bachelor's degree, the Bachelor of Science in Applied Management degree provides the business knowledge and management skills that are needed in today's organizations. Graduates of the bachelors degree in applied management will be provided with the skills and knowledge needed to work in a variety of industries in a leadership role managing projects, employees or a department.
Students interested in a bachelors degree in applied management will explore functional area topics in financial decision making, human resource management, marketing, innovation and project management. Leadership skills, as they relate to organizational behavior and organizational change, will be studied. Specific emphasis will be placed on servant leadership, which involves being focused on the needs of others in order to create interdependency rather than dependency in organizations.
Upon completing the Bachelor of Science in Applied Management degree program, many graduates opt to further their education. GCU offers a variety of master's degrees in business including a master's in business administration (MBA), an MBA/MSL dual degree, an MBA with an emphasis in Leadership, and a Master of Science in Leadership.
This program is offered in the following formats or locations:
The dynamic capabilities of GCUs online curriculum offer considerable flexibility and convenience for career oriented professionals who are pursuing their educational goals. Full time faculty members, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Our small class sizes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Classes begin frequently.
The convenience of GCUs evening programs cater to the demands of working professionals. Evening classes meet once per week and offer the interaction and discussion of a typical college classroom, filled with career minded individuals. Evening class sizes are kept small, providing a warm nurturing environment that supports an engaging experience. Classes begin frequently at various locations.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.