Bachelor of Science in Applied Management

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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 bachelors degree in applied management, 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.

Program Disclosure

Category Non-Traditional Traditional
Books & Supplies (Per Program) $2,830 N/A
Tuition & Fees (Per Program) $56,350 N/A
Room & Board (Per Program, If Applicable) $3,285
On Time Graduation Rate 97% N/A
Median Private Loan Debt $0 N/A
Median TIV Loan Debt $16,776 N/A
Median Institutional Financing Plan Debt N/A N/A

Program SOC

Occupations
General and Operations Managers
Sales Managers
Administrative Services Managers
General and Operations Managers
Management Analysts
  1. It is the policy of the University to collect and remit sales, use, excise and/or gross receipts taxes in compliance with state and local taxing jurisdiction regulations which require the University to remit tax where applicable. These regulations vary by location. Please note: It is also the policy of the University to require payment of sales, use, excise, and/or gross receipts tax. Payment of tax is ultimately the student's financial responsibility to the University regardless of financing arrangements. Per Hawaii requirements: It is hereby stated that students residing in the State of Hawaii will be charged Hawaii General Excise Tax on all transactions. Students living in the District of Oahu will be charged 4.5%. Students residing in other Hawaii districts will be charged 4.0%.
  2. Book costs are based on an average. Costs may increase or decrease depending on electronic availability or publisher's book costs.
  3. Room and board costs may be higher or lower depending on housing and meal plan choice. This number is based on an average for students on campus.
  4. Some Non-Traditional programs may be offered on the ground campus or on-line.
  5. N/A identifies that a program is not offered in that modality or that fewer than 10 students graduated within the reported timeframe.
  6. Tuition and Fees for each program are based on current rates. Future Tuition and Fee Rates may vary. Tuition was calculated using the number of credit hours in the program times the current tuition rate and includes the Graduation Fee. Full time students enrolled at a program taken at the main campus include a Student Activity Fee, charged every semester. Online programs include a one time Learning Management Fee. Some programs may also include additional fees based on course materials.
  7. On-time graduation rates and median loan debt are based on students who graduated in the 2011-2012 award year.
  8. Not all GCU programs are available in all states and in all learning modalities.
  9. Program availability is contingent on student enrollment.

Online/Evening program disclosures

* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.

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