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bachelor's degree

bachelor of science in business

get started

4 years

approximate program length

120

total credits

$398

cost per credit

Online & campus

format

start when you're ready

choose an upcoming start date:

register by: jan 6, 2021

if you don’t like being tied down to one career path, there’s good news: our bachelor’s degree in business is designed to give you options. over the course of your degree, you’ll build a solid foundation in everything from accounting and economics to marketing and communications. so, you’ll graduate from your bachelor of science in business program ready to pursue a variety of careers.

you'll learn how to:

  • consider the right and wrong ways to solve business problems

  • use business concepts to help your organization grow

  • help different areas of your organization to collaborate

  • adapt to changes in the global business environment

  • use your personal values to impact business decisions

courses

1

course at a time

5

weeks per course

10

courses per year

schedule

your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an online bachelor’s degree in business.

what you'll learn

when you earn your on campus or online bachelor of science in business, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job.

topics covered in this degree include:

  • finance, marketing, accounting and other business practices
  • legal, ethical and regulatory considerations
  • business communication
  • management strategies
  • statistical analysis

Careers & Outcomes

what can you do with a bachelor’s degree in business?

a bsb can prepare you to be a: 

  • business manager
  • general manager
  • operations manager
  • store manager

according to the bureau of labor statistics, job growth for management occupations is projected to be faster than average between 2018 and 2028.

3 %

bls projections are not specific to university of phoenix students or graduates.

committed to your career

when you enroll in a degree or certificate program, and even after you graduate, you'll have access to a supportive team, helpful tools and resources and alumni networking opportunities.

count on our support

a built-in community: a team of people ready to help you succeed throughout your educational journey.

tools and resources

work on your career preparation when your life allows you to with the help of our phoenixlink™  career portal that has career tools, resources and more, available to students and alumni 24/7/365.

Networking & mentorship

through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the university.

tuition

paying for school

locked-in tuition

$398

cost per credit

keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. that’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

earn your degree without starting from scratch

on average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year on their undergratuate degree.

up to $1 million a month in available scholarships
apply for one of 400 scholarship opportunities this month.

credit transfer made easy
graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

get credit for what you already know
earn your degree without starting from scratch. have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

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need some help?

our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. reach us by phone at (844) 947-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

need some help?

our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. reach us by phone at (844) 947-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

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Accreditation & faculty

count on the quality of your education

programmatic accreditation

our bsb has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the accreditation council for business schools and programs (acbsp), ensuring the quality of your education.

what does that mean in real life? acbsp-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. the quality of the program is regularly benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for the business industry. accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

view the completion and first-year persistence rates for the university of phoenix acbsp-accredited business and accounting programs.

real-world faculty

28

average years of industry experience

137

chief executive officers

19:1

student-faculty ratio

faculty spotlight

as a faculty member, i'm on your team. i'm your coach and your cheerleader."

doris savron

vice provost of colleges, university of phoenix

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while widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. please check with a university enrollment representative.