Business Administration (Management), B.A. (Online)

CBU's online Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in management equips working professionals with highly sought after skills in the current business marketplace. 

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Program Intro

Prepare yourself with the versatile skills necessary to succeed in a globally minded business world. Students who join this online B.A. in Business Administration (Management) program will learn in an environment which promotes critical thinking, management training and current topics in both private and public sector business communities.

48 Units

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16 Months to Completion

*Based on a full-time course load and prior completion of general education and elective requirements

$520 +fees Cost Per Unit

*Based on current academic year. Subject to change.

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Why Earn Your B.A. in Business Administration, Management (Online) at CBU?

An online Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree with a concentration in management will prepare eager professionals with tools to lead effective change in companies, grow small business ideas and manage productive teams. This versatile program is also an excellent foundation for graduate work.

Learn From Accomplished Faculty

CBU's online business administration degree in management connects aspiring professionals and accomplished faculty. The program is highly regarded by local and national business leaders with graduates working for many successful companies and ventures. Bringing experience as professionals, mentors and instructors, our professors bring practical, applicable working knowledge into the classroom and into the hands of students. Our professors, advisors and staff guide students towards graduation with the attentiveness found in a classroom and the flexibility of online learning.

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Program Details

Consistent with the university student outcomes, upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree, graduates will be able to:

  1. Communication: Effectively present information orally and in writing. 
  2. Knowledge: Identify and describe key principles, theories, practices and strategies in business disciplines.
  3. Application to Business: Apply key business principles, theories, practices and strategies to address real-world scenarios.
  4. Christian Faith Integration/Ethics: Evaluate and apply ethically sound business practices rooted in a biblical worldview.
  5. Problem Solving/Critical Thinking: Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills relevant to the business environment.

BUS 334: International Business

An introduction to international business which will expose students to major international business issues, including international trade, cultures, economics, marketing and communication issues of multinational corporations.

BUS 440: Quantitative Business Analysis

This course explores quantitative methods utilized in business decision-making, with an emphasis placed on problem solving and evaluation, as well as applications in marketing, finance, accounting, and operations. 

LDR 430: Decision Making and Leadership

This course explores various biases, common heuristics, and social dynamics that often lead to faulty decisions and evaluates strategies and tactics to safe guard the decision making process so as to enhance the probability of implementing good decisions.

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Kenny George, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance
Program Coordinator of Bachelor's in Business Administration (Online)

Office Phone: 951-343-5567
Office Location: 10370 Hemet St., Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92503

Is financial aid available to help pay for online programs?
Our online degrees offer a reputable and more affordable option for earning your bachelor’s, master's or doctorate degree. When pursuing an online degree, students are freed from the financial obligations that accompany some traditional degrees, such as room accommodations, gas and parking. Additionally, CBU has partnered with select employers to provide their employees with the opportunity to improve their career through their educational goals and receive a 20% tuition scholarship. Learn more about tuition and financial aid.

Are CBU's online programs accredited? 
California Baptist University (CBU), which includes all programs offered online, is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Many prospective students are uncertain about which college degrees employers or universities will accept. This regional accreditation by WSCUC means you can be confident that your CBU degree is recognized and respected by schools and companies across the country.

CBU Online has received various awards and has been ranked in the top 50 in the nation - best online bachelor’s degree category by U.S. News & World Report for 7 consecutive years.

What resources do I need to complete my degree online?
To complete your online degree, you will need access to a computer, Wi-Fi and a word processor like Microsoft Word. These are necessary to access the student learning system and complete your assignments. Some programs may require different resources. Check with your enrollment counselor for specific expectations upon applying for your program, or you can view additional information here.

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CBU’s Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

ACBSP Accredited Program

When you complete and submit your application to CBU, a friendly and knowledgeable admissions counselor will guide you through the admissions process and all the necessary steps to become a Lancer.

CBU accepts applications for online enrollment throughout the year, and most online degree programs can start at 6 semester entry points per calendar year.

2024 Online Semester Classes Begin
Spring 2024 - Session 2 March 4
Summer 2024 - Session 1 May 6
Summer 2024 - Session 2 July 1
Fall 2024 - Session 1 September 2
Fall 2024 - Session 2 October 28

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Career Possibilities

  • Marketing Manager
  • Architectural and Engineering Manager
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager

*Some career options may require further education.

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Next Steps

Join a growing group of accomplished alumni who earned their degree while balancing career and family goals. To begin your journey at California Baptist University and connect with your God-given calling, request more information or apply today!