Online Bachelor's Degrees in Business
UMUC offers a broad range of online business degree majors and minors to fit your professional goals.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Major in Accounting to become skilled at reporting the economic activities of organizations and analyzing financial data to inform business decisions.
Coursework focuses on developing career skills that address the needs of the workforce in the areas of accounting information systems, internal auditing, fraud studies, and federal financial management, as well as certification preparation coursework for the Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and Certified Internal Auditor exams.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Major in Business Administration for a flexible, well-rounded business education that provides foundational, workplace-relevant management skills, organizational theory and operational knowledge.
Coursework teaches the functional areas of business administration, including accounting, finance, management, human resources, marketing and more.
Bachelor of Science in Finance
Major in Finance to gain skills in financial analysis, financial planning and domestic and international finance.
Finance students work with cutting-edge software systems and participate in sophisticated case studies to prepare for the workplace. Coursework includes investing, banking, security analysis and valuations, international finance and more.
Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management
Major in Health Services Management to prepare for a career as a healthcare manager in the for-profit, government or nonprofit sectors.
Learn to think strategically about healthcare trends and environments and build the competencies to become a leader at the forefront of changes and innovations in healthcare. Coursework includes healthcare policy, data analysis in healthcare, health services for the aging, management of healthcare organizations and more.
Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management
Major in Human Resources Management to gain the skills to recruit, staff, train, and develop a diverse workforce.
The human resource management major at UMUC is specifically designed to align with the needs of the workforce and to teach the competencies hiring managers are looking for. You will learn the specific skills that in HR professionals need in the workplace, as well as preparation for the Society for Human Resource Management certification exam.
Bachelor of Science in Management Studies
Major in Management Studies to prepare for a leadership role in business.
Apply management theories and concepts to actual businesses or management scenarios to prepare for real-world business challenges. Coursework includes organizational leadership, organizational behavior, decision making, leadership, and more.
Bachelor of Science in Marketing
Major in Marketing to build the marketing skills and business acumen to succeed in today's global business environment.
Prepare for a career in advertising, market research, product/brand management, public relations or retailing and sales. Coursework includes integrated marketing and communications, online marketing, consumer behavior, market research, global marketing and more.
Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration
Major in Public Safety Administration to advance your career in law enforcement, firefighting, emergency management, corporate security and more.
Coursework includes strategic planning, risk management, public policy, program development and implementation, ethics and supervision.
"I didn't take the easy path or the most direct path in my education or in my career. It was a big commitment to go to school and work full time, but that drive is the same drive that led me to be an entrepreneur."
1 Source: "State of the Union 2015: Five Key Points About the Job Market," Burning Glass Technologies, January 2015
Business and Management Minors
Complement your major with a minor to specialize your skill set and increase your marketability.
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A Bachelor's Degree Can Take Your Farther
Employers are increasingly hiring candidates with bachelor's degrees, even though those positions cost more and take longer to fill.1