Degree type(s): Bachelor's
Degree field(s): Business & Finance
Location(s): Online; Billings, MT; Bismarck, ND (Butler Center Location); Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

Evening or Online Business Management Bachelor's Degree Program

Bachelor of Science (BS); Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS)

Earn your bachelor’s degree in Business Management with maximum flexibility and convenience in the evening or online degree program at the University of Mary, designed specifically for the working adult. The evening or online bachelor degree in Business Management program focuses on accepted business management principles for a variety businesses and industries.

Whether you choose to study for your Business Management degree entirely online, face-to-face one evening per week, or via a blend of both options, your Business Management courses will provide the skills necessary to advance your career. In the program’s core courses, students receive training in all aspects of management including business law, accounting, project management, organizational behavior, human resources, and more. 

This degree provides preparation for career advancement, specialization in a certain business field or pursuit of a master’s degree. The University of Mary’s evening or online Business Management bachelor degree program is offered in an accelerated format, which enables students to begin an affordable online MBA program or MSB (Master of Science in Business) program. Graduates of the evening or online Business Management bachelor’s program will also learn ethical business practices, as Catholic, Christian, and Benedictine values are conveyed throughout every course.

The evening and online Business Management degree programs are offered as a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Applied Science degree through the Gary Tharaldson School of Business at the University of Mary.

Evening or Online Business Management Degree Program Highlights

As a student in the evening or online Business Management degree program, you will have access to expert University of Mary academic advisors who will help you choose the best courses that will not only help you complete your management degree, but also align with your career goals.

Affordable Evening or Online Education

As one of the most affordable private universities in the country, the University of Mary provides a high-quality education that is accessible to any student.

Tuition 

Reversing national trends, the University of Mary recently lowered its tuition rate for its evening and online programs. Students pay a competitive evening or online tuition rate of $480 per credit.

Financial Aid 

Financial Aid is available for evening and online degree programs through the University of Mary. Contact your personal admissions rep, who will ensure you receive the best financial package possible.

Time to Completion

A University of Mary Business Management bachelor’s degree is designed for the working adult looking to maintain full-time employment. Our accelerated undergraduate program allows you to finish fast without devastating your life.

Start Anytime

Most classes start every 5 weeks – all year round.

Class Format

Choose what works for you. Our online bachelor’s degree program provides all of the convenience of online education and the quality afforded by our cutting-edge technology. For those who prefer face-to-face instruction, our on-site evening bachelor’s degree program classes meet one night per week at conveniently located adult learning locations across the Midwest. So, at the University of Mary, you have three options to earn your degree:

  • Entirely online
  • Through evening courses, one night per week, in Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Air Force Base, and Watford City in North Dakota.
  • Via a blended combination of online and evening courses

Accreditation 

The University of Mary’s bachelor degree in Business Management program is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission.

Collaborative Learning In The Evening or Online Degree Programs

Work toward your bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a group of adult student peers, providing strong support, work teams, and long-lasting friendships.

Online Learning Technology

Use a state-of-the-art online learning program, called Canvas, to ensure that you receive top-quality instruction. See how our teachers use Canvas.

Learn from Business Leaders

The program utilizes a scholar-practitioner model, so you will learn from faculty who are also business leaders in their communities and in the region. This approach allows a real-world perspective in your classes.

Focus on You, Not on Research

At the University of Mary, because our focus is on the latest and most innovative business practices –rather than on academic research – we can give you additional individualized attention.

Values-based Education 

Apply Christian, Catholic, Benedictine values to navigate ethical complexities in business and serve the greater good.

The Business Management program at the University of Mary is affordable, packed with competitive curriculums, and each pre-requisite 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.” 

Lydia Amoako
Lydia Amoako, Class of 2019

Career Outlook for Business Management Majors

Management analysts, often called management consultants, propose ways to improve an organization's efficiency. They advise managers on how to make organizations more profitable through reduced costs and increased revenues. 

Employment of management analysts is projected to grow 14% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for the services of these workers will grow as organizations continue to seek ways to improve efficiency and control costs.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Management Analysts

READY TO APPLY?

All of the following courses require a final grade of C or higher to count towards the major. This applies to courses taken at the University of Mary as well as transfer courses.

Required Courses

TRANSFER INTO AN EVENING OR ONLINE PROGRAM

If you’re a transfer student who enrolls in Mary’s evening or online bachelor degree in Management program, 16 of your upper level (300-400) credits need to include Management courses taken from the University of Mary.   Please note that computer information electives and upper-level business electives will not count toward the graduation requirement.

Caroline Kozojed
Business Management Program Director
Office: TSB 117
Phone: (701) 355-8382
Email: [email protected]

To see the full listing of our business faculty please click here.

How long does it take to earn a bachelor's degree in Business Management at Mary?

In our accelerated Business Management bachelor’s degree program, students take one class at a time, allowing you to finish your degree as quickly as possible. Visit with our admission representatives to learn how your past college credits or applicable work experience may fulfill our degree requirements.

Can I work while I earn my degree?

Yes, the Business Management program at Mary is flexible with classes offered in the evenings or online, allowing time for working professionals to continue their careers.

When can I start my classwork?

Most Business Management classes start every 5 weeks year-round, allowing you to begin your courses as soon as you’re ready.

How do I apply?

Visit umary.edu/apply, email [email protected], or call (701) 355-8030.

If you are thinking about pursuing an evening or online bachelor’s degree in Management, you might also be interested in the following online undergraduate business programs offered at the University of Mary:

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