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Applied Management

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.


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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's degree. Find information on transferring your credits.

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Career Opportunities

A Bachelor of Science in Applied Management can prepare you for a wide variety of management or supervisory positions and is ideal for those working in retail or service industries who are looking to move into management positions.

If you work in customer service, retail, marketing, healthcare, food service, or other transactional fields and are ready to take on project and team leadership, this degree is for you.


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's 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