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Applied Management

Online Bachelor of Science in Applied Management


Ohio University's Bachelor of Science in Applied Management (BSAM) is a fully online degree completion program designed to prepare students to move into management or leadership positions in their workplace or for entry into a Master of Business Administration program. BSAM is primarily intended for students who have completed a two-year degree program (60 or more semester hours or 90 or more quarter hours) from an accredited community college, regional campus, or technical college, and who seek to further their education by completing the requirements for a baccalaureate degree.

Students will develop leadership and supervisory skills, learn to assess business risk and understand competitive challenges, improve written communication skills, earn basic accounting and strategic planning skills, and get hands-on experience in crafting business strategy. This flexible online format allows you to pace your classes to fit your life and career. Prior college credits often transfer, allowing you to finish your degree more quickly.

Ohio University is ranked the top college in Ohio for online education by onlinecolleges.com.


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What courses will you take?

Courses cover accounting, managerial communication, conflict management, consumer marketing, and more.

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Transferring Credits

The B.S. in Applied Management is designed for students who have completed an associate degree. Find information on transferring your credits.

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Career Opportunities

By earning a Bachelor of Science in Applied Management, you will develop the necessary supervisory skills to lead organizations, assess business risk and recognize competitive challenges in your industry, and evaluate the financial position and performance of an organization. This degree will prepare you for a career in administrative/leadership roles in business, manufacturing, nonprofits, retail and other industries.

Flexible Online Format

With asynchronous coursework and flexible advising, students can complete their degree on their own schedule. Take a full load and finish the degree in four semesters, or pace your courses to fit your life and career. This program is also available through OHIO's regional campuses.

Admission Requirements

  • A conferred associate degree (A.A., A.S., A.A.S., A.A.B., A.I.S., or A.T.S) or 60 semester hours from a regionally accredited community college, regional campus, technical college, or university

  • Cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher


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