Business Degree and Management Degree Programs
Whether you’re looking to fine-tune your business skills or shape and strengthen your career, GCU has business degrees tailored for all business-minded professionals and aspiring executives. Find an in-person or online business degree program to further your business and management career aspirations and gain the skills needed to succeed in a variety of business settings. Choose from a large selection of degree levels and specializations to enhance your skills for your preferred field.
Business is ranked No. 4 of top college majors based on job prospects, alumni salaries and popularity.1
A business degree from GCU prepares you to evaluate methods for leading, organizing and controlling performances within organizations. You will gain ethical business strategies, management and leadership qualities and critical thinking skills to serve as entrepreneurial thinkers and corporate decision-makers. With one of GCU’s bachelor’s in business and management degrees such as a BS in Business Administration, BS in Marketing and Advertising or a BS in Sports and Management you will be prepared to enter into the field of your choice through our online business degrees or on-campus bachelor management degree programs.
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Take your education to the next level with a master’s degree in business, leadership, public health, accounting, administration and more. Choose from one of our many master’s degree programs online or in-person, including our MS in Leadership and MBA programs and gain the education you need for career advancement.
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Achieve the highest level of education with a Doctor of Business Administration. Enjoy the collaborative community, specialized knowledge and satisfaction of pursuing your business and management degree while opening the door for greater opportunities.
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Grand Canyon University's evening and online business degree programs offer the flexibility you need to get ahead, providing a quality education to help you thrive in today's complex world.
FAQs About Business Degree and Management Degree Programs
Business majors currently dominate the list of top degrees in high-demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for general and operations managers is on track to grow by an estimated 9% from 2020 to 2030.2 For professionals looking to grow in the business management field, a business degree from GCU will teach you how to blend business principles and theories with practical applications including marketing, management and finance, and creating a successful goal-oriented business, making a business degree well worth your time and investment.
GCU offers a number of management degrees where aspiring managers typically pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, with or without an area of specialization in finance, human resources, project management, technology, sports, accounting or leadership.
An online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program is 120 credits to completion and can take approximately four years to complete. Students looking for further their knowledge with an MBA degree can complete the MBA program with 46 credit hours in as little as 12 months. Your dedication to earning a business degree is invaluable, as business managers are in high demand. According to a recent study by the Graduate Management Admission Council, 89% of employers said they plan to hire MBA graduates in 2021.3
Virtually every company needs a team member on staff with a working knowledge of business best practices. A business degree is designed to prepare you for a robust number of career paths, which can include:
- Chief executives
- Medical and health services managers
- Computer information system managers
- General, sales and operations managers
- Training and development managers
- Human resources managers
When investing the time, effort and money into a college degree, taking a look into your future is a great way to pick the degree that is best for you. Choosing among various business degrees may be challenging for prospective students; however, adding a concentration to your business degree may give you the competitive edge to put you ahead of other candidates. The following business degrees and specializations listed below show strong promise for years to come:
- Project Management
- Business or Health Administration
- Human Resources Management
- Investments and Securities
- Management Information Systems
1 The Princeton Review, Top 10 College Majors in April 2022.
2 COVID-19 has adversely affected the global economy and data from 2020 may be atypical compared to prior years. The pandemic may impact the predicted future workforce outcomes indicated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as well. Accordingly, data shown is based on 2019, which can be found here: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Top Executives.
3 Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC),The Impact of COVID-19 on the Hiring of Business School Graduates: Corporate Recruiters Survey 2020 in May 2021