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Online Bachelor of Science in Management Concentrations

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Customize Your Online Management Degree Program Experience

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5 Concentrations

2–4 Years

45 Credit Hours (Major)

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Choose a Business Management Education Tailored to Your Goals

Earning a BS in Management online degree can unlock professional opportunities in business fields spanning the globe. With Southwest Minnesota State University, you can pursue a BS in Management degree that aligns with those opportunities while offering customization options designed to help you become a leader.

Choose from five industry-focused concentrations in entrepreneurship, general management, human resource management, supply chain management, or healthcare administration. The concentration you choose enhances your bachelor’s degree by instilling the management skills demanded in today’s business world.

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Online BS in Management Concentrations

SMSU’s online BS in Management concentrations focus on the needs of today’s business world. Choose the concentration that best aligns with your professional goals and gain the expertise for ongoing success.

2–4 Years | 12 Credit Hours

Learn to start and effectively manage your own business.

Course Highlights

  • MGMT 390: Social Entrepreneurship
  • MKTG 442: Creativity and Innovation
  • MKTG 461: Entrepreneurial Marketing

2–4 Years | 12 Credit Hours

Build exceptional management skills that you can apply to all areas of business.

Course Highlights

  • MGMT 323: Project Management
  • MGMT 333: Conflict Resolution
  • MGMT 450: Diversity Management

2–4 Years | 12 Credit Hours

Play a role in staffing your business with expert talent and ensuring each employee receives appropriate training and benefits in a safe, professional environment.

Course Highlights

  • MGMT 451: Training and Development
  • MGMT 452: Staffing Management
  • MGMT 453: Compensation and Benefits

2–4 Years | 12 Credit Hours

Build strategic management skills for production planning and overseeing operations in diverse professional environments.

Course Highlights

  • MGMT 325: Quality Management
  • MGMT 424: Simulation of Industrial and Management Systems
  • MGMT 425: Supply Chain Management

2–4 Years | 12 Credit Hours

Advance in a constantly growing, in-demand field as a leadership expert.

Course Highlights

  • COMM 305: Principles of Health Communication
  • MGMT 370: Health Services Systems and Information
  • MGMT 472: U.S. Services, Programs, Issues, and Trends in Healthcare

Business Management Courses for Tomorrow’s Leaders

SMSU’s online BS in Management degree program includes 45 credit hours in the major, and you can graduate in as little as two years. With each concentration option, you’ll have the freedom to choose from a selection of elective courses that support your career goals.

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Career Outlook: Opportunities for BS in Management Graduates

Management professionals are in high demand, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that employers will post more than 1 million management jobs each year from 2022 to 2032. Moreover, the median annual salary for managers was $107,360 in 2022.1 With the online BS in Management degree program from SMSU, you can gain qualifications for pursuing the leadership career and salary you want.
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  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. “Management Occupations.” Retrieved Oct. 3, 2023, from
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. “Public Relations and Fundraising Managers.” Retrieved Oct. 12, 2023, from