Program Overview

Immaculata's Bachelor of Science in Business Leadership will prepare you with management and analytical skills for today’s business environment in both the profit and non-profit sectors. In a rapidly changing, globalized environment, this accelerated, online degree-completion program for adult undergraduates will equip you to practice vision-driven leadership and innovation. You will explore leadership theories and develop your own leadership style, enabling you to communicate more effectively, manage change initiatives, understand group dynamics, and lead high-performing teams.

You will gain a solid foundation in accounting, finance, and marketing, while also developing the intellectual agility and leadership skills that employers seek. Courses will introduce you to the principles of project management, process improvement, risk management, digital communication, and cybersecurity. You will expand your skills in information technology, learning to use major business software programs and social networking applications.

Program Highlights

  • Maximize your previous coursework by transferring up to 72 credits into the program.
  • Unique emphasis on corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and ethics
  • Designed with input from business leaders
  • Taught by faculty with extensive business experience

Career Potential

Over the next several years, employment opportunities in the business and financial sector are expected to increase. Median salary range for these professions ranged from approximately $50,000 to $90,000 in 2016 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Graduates of this program are well suited for leadership and management positions across numerous industries. The program is also excellent preparation for a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Immaculata’s Master of Science in Management and Leadership.

Credit for Prior Learning

You may obtain college credit for learning through life experience. Military training and education, technical and professional programs, and testing through exams such as CLEP or DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support) are acceptable ways of earning college credits for prior learning. Each student’s experiences are handled on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition and Costs

See the College of LifeLong Learning Tuition and Fees page. Business Leadership majors will receive a 15 percent discount on tuition.

Financial aid programs are available to eligible students through the University’s Financial Aid Office. All prospective students are encouraged to complete a FAFSA application (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Curriculum

Courses required for the major (55 credits):

  • Effective Business Communication in the Digital Age
  • Cultural Modes of Expression
  • Technology in Decision Making
  • Writing for Applied Research
  • Innovative Marketing Strategies
  • Global Economics
  • Christian Faith in Action
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance for Decision Making
  • Best Practices in Management & Leadership
  • Managing Human Capital
  • Corporate Law and Social Responsibility
  • Team Leadership & Coaching
  • Global Leadership
  • Project Planning and Implementation
  • Emergency and Risk Management
  • Leading Strategy & Change in Business

 

Total credits required for the degree: 126

Accreditation

This program contains content aligned with the curriculum requirements set forth by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Learning Outcomes

In addition to fulfilling the general student learning outcomes for Immaculata's business programs, graduates of the B.S. in Business Leadership will be able to:

  • Demonstrate leadership skills, including motivating others, leading groups, leading change, and resolving conflict
  • Cultivate a sense of self-awareness by identifying a leadership vision, mission, style and values
  • Exhibit knowledge and awareness of how to interact with people of diverse identities, cultures and societies
  • Develop foundational management skills, including delegation and project management
  • Enhance awareness of and commitment to social and corporate responsibility

1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA. 19345
p. 610-647-4400 or call toll-free: 1-877-42 TODAY
Federal Compliance Links | Clery | Employment
Copyright © All Rights Reserved

1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA. 19345 p. 610-647-4400 or call toll-free: 1-877-42 TODAY
Federal Compliance Links | Clery | Employment
Immaculata University | Copyright © All Rights Reserved