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Business Management

Bachelor's Degree, Associate Degree, Certificate
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Every successful business requires quick-thinking, ambitious leaders.
Whether you're managing people or processes, the skills you'll gain by studying Business Management will prepare you to excel. You'll graduate with the communication, financial, and planning skills necessary to execute solutions for any challenge placed before you.

Job Outlook

  • Market Snapshot:

    45,698 Business Management jobs in the US available on as of January 2024.

  • 1.1M

    Management job openings projected in the U.S. each year from 2022 to 2032.

  • $107,360

    2022 median salary for management occupations in the U.S

  • 23%

    Projected growth of employment for operations research analysts from 2022 to 2032

Program Details

Customize your education to focus on the business skills YOU want and need.

All Ensign College degrees start with certificates. Choose your certificates based on your career goals for a customized degree.

For a bachelor's or associate of applied science degree, choose one certificate from each column. (See "Degree Options" and "What You'll Learn" for additional required courses.)

For a fully transferrable associate of science degree, pair a certificate from column 1 with general education classes.

Click each certificate for program details.

Certificate #1 Certificate #2
Choose one of the following business certificates Choose a second certificate from the first column or one of the following certificates
Accounting Business Language*
Business Analytics Communication Core
Hospitality & Tourism Management Communication Fundamentals
Human Resources Management Computer Science
Professional Business Management Digital Content Creation
Professional Sales Digital Marketing
Project Management Interior Design
Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship Medical Assisting
Supply Chain Management Professional Leadership & Service*
Public Relations & Customer Service*
Social Media Marketing
Technical Support Engineer
Technology Account Management

*These programs offer credit for prior learning

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Not sure which path to take?

This comparison table might help you decide.

Bachelor's Degree: Business Management Associate Degree (AAS): Business Management Associate Degree (AS) Certificate Only
Program Structure
  • Two certificates (program classes)
  • Business core & upper division classes
  • General Education (48-51 credits)
  • Two certificates (program classes)
  • Intermediate business classes
  • General Education (20-22 credits)
  • One certificate (program classes)
  • General Education (45-50 credits)
  • Program classes only
  • No General Education requirements
Career Paths Many jobs require a bachelor's degree. Take this route to get a great start in your career or prepare for graduate degree programs. Going into business for yourself? Already have a bachelor's degree? Get solid business skills to start a new career path. Get a strong foundation in business principles and skills. Take this route if you plan to transfer to a university. Boost your career with new skills in a variety of business fields. Ideal if you already have a degree and/or work experience.
Minimum Time to Complete

Four years (8 semesters)

Two years (4 semesters)

Two years (4 semesters)

One year (2 semesters)

The field is wide open!

Depending on the certificates you choose, you will be prepared to start your own business; go into project management, sales, marketing, or human resources; or become a management professional in the tech, medical, or interior design fields.

Bachelor's and Associate of Applied Science Degrees

Both the BAS and the AAS programs are designed to prepare you for a career in business management. What you learn depends largely on the certificates you choose, but here are a few of the things we cover:

  • Accounting
  • Business law
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Databases
  • Business strategy
  • Marketing management

See BAS Course List See AAS Course List

Certificate Only

Professional Business Management is a good choice if you want a stand-alone business certificate. Topics in this certificate include:

  • Accounting
  • Supply chain management
  • Human resource management
  • Business strategy and operations

For information about other business certificates, please click on the links in the Program Overview tab.

No matter which path you choose, you’ll leave here with the skills to communicate effectively, articulate your career preparation confidently, and collaborate with others meaningfully. And in all things, we’ll help you work toward becoming a capable and trusted disciple of Jesus Christ. So whatever you do, you’ll be prepared to be the best you possible.

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