Business Management (ASPIRE)

12 Months to a Degree in Business Management (on campus)

An organization's greatest assets are its people, and the responsibility for retaining and managing those people is a critical component of the workplace. ASPIRE's Business Management degree, teaches the core fundamentals to be successful in a variety of fields. You'll learn the dynamics of interactions between organizations and people, and how to manage those dynamics to successfully lead, motivate and manage a professional organization's resources.

ASPIRE's unique class structure is designed to accommodate your busy schedule. Take one class at a time — one night a week for five weeks — and build on the knowledge gained in each class. It's a process that optimizes learning, leading to greater assimilation and stronger retention of the knowledge and tools you need to compete in the marketplace.

12-Month On-Campus Program

First Semester

  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Ethics and Law
  • Introduction to the Bible

Second Semester
  • Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Business Statistics
  • Christianity and World Religions

Third Semester

  • Managerial Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Accounting

Online Concentrations (One course per semester for 11-weeks)

Business Strategy and Ethics

  • Production Operations
  • Seminar in Strategy, Policy and Ethics
  • Quality in the Workplace

Human Resource Management

  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Law
  • Compensation and Benefits

Healthcare Management

  • Healthcare Economics
  • Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare

View our Catalog for full course descriptions.

A Bachelor of Arts in Business Management gives you many career options. With a strong foundation in the skills and techniques necessary to manage any organization's diverse challenges, you'll be well prepared for such careers as:

Human Resources Manager/Director

Specialist Benefits Administrator

Employee Relocation Specialist

Benefits Analyst

Training Specialist

Organizational Development

Employee Relations Specialist

Employee Assistance Program Manager

HR Information Systems Analyst

Labor Relations Manager

Your training will also open doors outside of traditional human resources, to careers such as:

Public Relations

Home-Care Contract Administrator

Account Manager

Payroll Specialist

Government Services Analyst

District Sales Representative

Marketing Director


Call Center Manager



Systems Consultant/Engineer

Some of these occupations may require additional coursework in another area.

"I believe ASPIRE is a worthwhile degree program for those, like me, who have earned other college credits and work experience, to earn a bachelor’s degree while still working." Timothy McBrayer, Class of 2014

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