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Business Management

Manage teams, finances and business operations to compete in the marketplace.

Immaculata’s business management program enhances your analytical and strategic planning skills along with your knowledge of:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Supply chain management

Use technology to analyze data and make informed business decisions. Lead your organization to offer profitable solutions to customers.

Students will identify their specialty area before the start of the third year. Specialty areas include: Finance and Wealth Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Esport Management, Sport Management and Supply Chain Management.

At A Glance

Program: Bachelor of Science
Audience: Undergraduate adult learners
Format: Online, 7-week accelerated classes; Face-to-face classes, some offered in the evening
Next Start Date: August 26, 2024
Cost: $465 per credit
Time to Completion Approximately two to four years, depending on credits transferred

"Through Immaculata’s Business program, I was fortunate to be taught by a wide variety of professors with previous leadership experience in the corporate world and in the military. Immaculata’s Business program offers relevant courses to today’s business world and taught me the most efficient ways to execute and improve our daily operations at work. The business program at Immaculata gave me the tools to enhance processes at my workplace with the newest technology. This allowed me to cut down time on administrative work while concentrating on growing employees and building stronger relationships with others. Both the professors and the school believed in me and gained internal satisfaction by watching me grow professionally and personally. The IU Business program, the staff and the school continue to support me. They gave me the most valuable lesson in business, which is to remember what’s most important throughout the day, and it’s the people."

Patrick Haggerty
General Sales Manager at Faulkner Infiniti

About the Department

Immaculata University’s Business, Fashion and Leadership Department, where the business management major resides, develops ethical, service-oriented business leaders for the global community. This ethical foundation is particularly important in preparation for a career in business.

Opportunities and Outcomes

Career Outlook

A business management degree gives you numerous career opportunities in various industries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median salaries for business careers include:

The program is also excellent preparation for Immaculata’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science in Strategic Leadership.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the business degree program, students will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and capabilities essential to business management
  • Understand the balance between theory and practice as it applies to the various sectors of the world of business, accounting, finance, marketing and economics
  • Exercise effective interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Use technology strategically to enhance their productivity and effectiveness on both individual and organizational levels
  • Evidence professionalism, integrity and ethics
Program Highlights
  • Learn from faculty with extensive business and management experience.
  • Maximize your previous coursework by transferring up to 72 credits into the program or earn credit for workplace training through Immaculata’s Credit for Prior Learning program.
  • Expand your career opportunities with an additional major or minors in finance, accounting, marketing or economics.
  • Gain a respected credential through this program, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which certifies that the program meets the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.
Course Overview

Curriculum

  • Business Computer Applications 3 credits
  • Business Ethics 3 credits
  • Strategic Planning 3 credits
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits
  • Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
  • Statistics 3 credits
  • Introduction to Finance 3 credits
  • Marketing Principles and Practices 3 credits
  • Accounting Principles I and II or Financial and Managerial Accounting 6 credits
  • Business Law 3 credits
  • Global Business 3 credits
  • Business Management and Leadership 3 credits
  • Business Management Practicum 3 credits
  • Business & Technical Writing or Business & Professional Writing 3 credits
  • Human Resource Management 3 credits
  • Supply Chain Management 3 credits

Liberal Arts Core 36 Credits (9 Fulfilled By Major)

  • Composition (Writing) 6 credits
  • Natural & Physical World (Lab Science) 3 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning (Mathematics) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Human Creativity (Art, Literature, Music) 3 credits
  • Social Consciousness (Sociology, Psychology, Economics) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Historical Consciousness (History) 3 credits
  • Global Society (Foreign Language/Culture) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Pursuit of Faith (Religion, Theology) 6 credits
  • Pursuit of Wisdom (Philosophy) 6 credits
Admissions Requirements

You can apply to Immaculata’s adult professional programs in four simple steps. If you have questions, please contact us via admiss@immaculata.edu or by phone at 484-323-3060.

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Business Management offered by Immaculata University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).  The ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the business programs meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.  Immaculata University is committed to providing the highest quality business education for our students, as evidenced by this accreditation.

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