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Business Management

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College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning

Business Management

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Adult Undergraduate

125 credits

required for program

Available online or blended

Minor Available

125 credits

125 credits

required for program

Available online or blended

Minor Available

Prepare for leadership roles in the business industry. Learn problem-solving skills from Christian professors with real-world expertise. The adult undergraduate business management program includes coursework in accounting, finance, human resources, marketing, and healthcare management.

This might be the right degree for you if 

  • You enjoy managing a team
  • Have strong organizational skills
  • Want to help organizations operate more effectively

Why study business management at Northwestern?

You will gain an understanding of marketing, economics, managerial accounting, and finance. This degree will help you become an effective decision-maker and build a foundation on Christian values and ethics.

Many classes use case studies to highlight real-world application of business principles. Our small classes enable faculty to engage with you and equip you for a successful career in business.

This program is available completely online or in a blended learning format–taught both on campus and online. It is the first program in Minnesota to provide free textbooks for all 15 courses in the business management major. Free textbooks may not be available for general education classes or electives.

New Healthcare Management concentration—100% online.

Prepare to take the next step in your career with a bachelor’s degree concentration in Healthcare Management. Business Management majors who complete this concentration will:

  • Gain business management and healthcare management knowledge and experience
  • Get hard skills specific to business and unique to the health industry
  • Learn from Christ-centered professors who are experts in the healthcare industry
  • Have access to a rich network of health-related organizations and professionals
  • Be prepared for leadership positions in senior care and nursing facilities, group homes, rehabilitation centers, supportive care organizations, and medical technology and equipment companies
    • Healthcare Financial Systems
    • Healthcare Policy and Management
    • Law and Ethics in Healthcare
    • Leadership in Healthcare

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    What will I learn?

    You will learn to solve problems, communicate effectively, and develop sound business strategies.


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    textbooks available for 15 business courses


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