Business Management Degree – Online or On Campus

Business Management (Online or On Campus) at Marylhurst

 Our B.S. and B.A.S. degrees in Business Management are straightforward, rigorous and focused programs on business principles, ethics and service. Through our innovative business management curriculum, you’ll gain the ability to lead and manage in today’s dynamic business environments. You can complete this program 100% online or through campus-options at Portland Community College and Clackamas Community College.

Marylhurst’s B.A.S. in Business Management degree is designed specifically for students who have earned or are working toward a professional/technical training degree at the community college level and now want to complete a bachelor’s degree to advance their careers

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This program is now accepting inquiries and applications to begin Fall term. Now is the perfect time to connect with us to determine if this program is the right fit for your career goals, and to learn about financial options – like our scholarships.

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Business Classes Available

  On-campus at Marylhurst University (10 miles south of downtown Portland) – usually in the evenings

  100% online

  On-campus at PCC Cascade or at Clackamas Community College – usually in the evenings

Why Choose Marylhurst’s Business Management Program

Marylhurst University is regionally accredited by NWCCU. Plus, our business management program is IACBE accredited, which means we adhere to a high standard of academic quality.

Conveniently offered in an accelerated 5-week course schedule. Take 1-class at a time, 1-night each week. Courses are offered online, evenings or weekends.

Scholarship OpportunitiesSCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
We offer scholarships focused on the high-achieving transfer student and you’re automatically considered for scholarships when you apply.

With a nationally recognized credit for prior learning program, Marylhurst helps you earn college credit for outside-the-classroom learning, like work or military experience.

MU accepts most transfer credits and has great partnerships with local community colleges – creating clear pathways to a degree. Most Marylhurst students complete their bachelor’s degree major in two-to-three years.

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As a student, you will use effective management processes across various organizational scenarios and enjoy a curriculum that teaches implementation of marketing, finance, human resources, law and strategic planning. Prior to graduation, you will gain highly marketable professional skills in writing, problem solving, critical thinking and ethics.

Marylhurst University - Careers

One of the most sought-after bachelor’s degrees in the nation is in the field of business. Why? It leads to the most diverse options of careers. Graduates with a degree in business management pursue jobs in corporations, small businesses or start their own business. Because of Marylhurst’s focus on social justice and advocacy within our curriculum, our graduates are highly skilled to work in nonprofit organizations and the public sector.

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If attending class in person is not an option for you, consider completing this program entirely online. Same great program – just delivered in an online format. Your diploma will not say “online.” You’re earning the same diploma as our campus-based B.S. in Business Management students. Want a face-to-face classroom option? That’s available too right in Portland.


Joel Augee - Business Faculty - Marylhurst University“I would have to say that the top things you will get out of the business management program and Marylhurst overall is a developed love of learning for its own sake; coursework content that values not only practical business skills but ethical behavior and leadership; and lasting relationships with peers and faculty. We have an incredibly networked community that helps our students while they are at Marylhurst and when they become our alumni.”

~ Joel Augee, J.D. – Business Faculty at Marylhurst

We know it takes a lot to be an exceptional student while also managing multiple priorities, like work, being a parent and volunteerism. Through scholarships, Marylhurst wants to recognize your academic success and help you access an exceptional bachelor’s degree education.

  • Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship – Receive up to $15,000
  • President’s Scholarship – Receive up to $12,000
  • Trustee Scholarship – Receive up to $9,000

Current undergraduate tuition is $463 per credit. There are 60 credits in the business major. Your total cost of the program will depend on how many credits you transfer in and also if you earn any credits for prior work experience. Most courses are four credits within the business management program..

Financial Management

  • Credit for Prior Learning: Earn credit for what you know from life or work experience and finish your degree faster and for less money.
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid: Not only do you have access to federal financial aid, but Marylhurst offers robust scholarship opportunities. Learn more about your options.

The Business Management program requires that you have at least 30 transfer credits with a minimum 2.25 GPA on college work in order to apply. You’ll start the application process with our straightforward online application. There’s NO FEE to apply.

  • This program accepts students fall and spring term
  • View the admissions requirements, application process and application details
  • RSVP to an information session to learn more about our programs and university

Not a Marylhurst student? Let’s get you started.

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