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Management and Leadership


Bachelor of Science in Business

Apply your passion for leadership to the global business landscape. The online bachelor’s in business, management and leadership degree can equip you with management techniques and strategic planning skills that help you as a leader in business today. Learn how to build sustainable advantages through the use of human and technological resources, and apply your managerial knowledge to make a positive impact on people, teams and key business objectives.

A management and leadership balance

Immediately apply learnings to a wide range of professional fields and become positioned to manage or lead.

Real-world coursework

Every assessment has a purpose. You’ll be challenged to think differently and apply what you learn in the courseroom to the work you do every day in your career.

Virtual teams are vital

Gain the interpersonal and technical skills to manage virtual teams all over the world and collaborate effectively in today’s dynamic business environments.

Classes start July 11

Use the code SPRING to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 8–15 General education courses
  • 10 Core courses
  • 8 Specialization courses
  • 7–13 Elective courses
  • 1 Capstone
  • 180 Total quarter credits
  • 135 Max transfer credits

FlexPath lets you finish the degree you started, with a bachelor’s in business in 15 months for $15,000.*

*Based on fastest 25 percent of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business, Management and Leadership.

Job titles to explore

  • Office manager
  • Human resource manager
  • Sales manager
  • Account manager
  • Store manager
  • Regional manager
  • Assistant manager
  • General manager

Employment settings to explore

  • Hospital
  • Insurance carrier
  • Bank
  • Accounting and payroll service
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Manufacturing organization
  • Consulting firm
  • Software publisher

Articles and resources

Expand your perspective on academic and career topics with articles and resources from Capella University.

5 Soft Skills for Business Graduates

Technical knowledge is essential, but soft skills can elevate the performance of individuals and teams.

Completing a Bachelor’s Degree with FlexPath: Mary’s Story

A working mom describes how FlexPath helped her complete a bachelor’s degree in business and pursue the next steps in her career.

5 Ways Effective Leaders Use Emotional Intelligence

Learn how business leaders use emotional intelligence along with intellectual intelligence to be more effective.