A bachelor’s degree in Business Management will help you gain the skills you need to lead business teams and departments.

The quality of a company’s management impacts the bottom line. Our Business Management bachelor’s degree will give you the skills and managerial strategies you need to positively influence your business as a servant leader—and advance your career. Be a force for good.

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Get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

$104,000
Average yearly salary of management professionals

Program Length

As little as 1.6 years depending on transferred credits

Formats

  • Online

  • Blended

  • Evening courses at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Watford City, ND; and Billings, MT

Tuition per Credit

$460

Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Students who want to gain real-world business management skills
  • Students who want to move toward earning an MS in Business
  • Business professionals without a bachelor's degree who want to rise into management
  • Those with a desire to lead
  • Anyone who enjoys personnel development

Career Paths

  • Project Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Program Analyst
  • Operations Consultant
  • Account Manager
  • Sales Manager

What You’ll Learn

When you choose a Business Management degree, you will gain a broad base of knowledge and study of such topics as qualitative factors in management and leadership, communication, organizational behavior, organizational development, HR management, operations, corporate social responsibility and ethics, and project management. When you graduate, you will be prepared to: 

  • Analyze the contemporary global business environment in an integrated manner.
  • Demonstrate professional business communication.
  • Apply business support tools to decision-making.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of corporate culture and the responsibilities of the manager to support and improve that culture.

The Business Management program at the University of Mary is affordable, packed with competitive curriculums, and each prerequisite is tethered to a higher-level course – it speaks success! There are well-paying, reputable jobs available on completion, and I know the University of Mary plays a big role in helping graduates find jobs. One can never go wrong with a degree in Business Management; it is sought after in our evolving era.

Accreditations

  • IACBE

    The Gary Tharaldson School of Business at the University of Mary has received specialized accreditation for its business program(s) through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA.

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Program Details

Program Information

Please visit our catalog for admission requirements and a full list of our courses.

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

If you are serving or have served our country, we sincerely thank you. Our military services office is here to work closely with active duty, retired, reserve, and eligible family members qualified for military benefits. Learn how we can help you with the application process and review the benefits you have earned.

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

The University of Mary is committed to putting your educational goals within reach. Learn what scholarships you qualify for.

We welcome students from various backgrounds, including transfer students from regionally accredited colleges and universities and those with military or career and work experience. 

How do I show my previous college, military, or work experience?

  • Official transcripts (if applicable) from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 should be submitted directly to the Office of Admissions.
    • Did you graduate from the University of Mary? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. 
      • Have your transcripts sent to:
        Office of Admissions
        University of Mary
        7500 University Drive
        Bismarck, ND 58504
      • Or request to send electronic transcripts to registrar@umary.edu.
  • Students with previous career or work experience can earn credits for prior learning.
    • You can choose to test for prior learning credits — we convert your test scores into college credit.
    • You can request a portfolio review for prior learning credits. You’ll assemble documentation to show your experience, which will be reviewed and evaluated by an experienced faculty member.
  • Military experience can count towards a degree.
What will I need to apply?
  • All of our programs require you to fill out the general application form in addition to submitting the application fee and your transcripts.
  • Any program-specific requirements you’ll need to submit in addition to the items listed above can be found in our catalog.

At the University of Mary, we review every application on an individual basis, ensuring that the materials you submit are evaluated with care and attention. Reach out to us if you have any questions in filling out your application.

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