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Management and Leadership Specialization Bachelor of Science in Business

School of Business and Technology

Move Up in the World of Business

When you see yourself as leadership material, it’s important to have the right degree to back it up. Our online business management degree can give you tools to help you stand out as a leader in your career. You’ll learn effective management techniques and strategic planning skills so you’ll be ready to make an impact in your career while playing a critical role at your current company or your future company.

What to Expect

  • 100% Online
  • FlexPath Available
  • 8–15 General Education Courses
  • 10 Core Courses
  • 8 Specialization Courses
  • 7–13 Elective Courses
  • 1 Capstone Course 

Classes Start October 9th

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future.

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What You’ll Learn

Affect Your Company

Discover how to effectively apply management principles in your work place.

Take the Reins

Practice applying leadership skills and techniques to an organization.

Bring People Together

Build a sustainable advantage through the management of human capital.

Make Data-Driven Decisions

Use information and technology to productively achieve organizational goals.

Meet Organizational Objectives

Demonstrate the ability to positively affect the goals and objectives of an organization.

Program Features

Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.

Kick-Start Your Next Degree

Potentially save time and money by earning credits toward a Bachelors and MBA at the same time with our combined degree option.

Target Your Studies

Gain specialized skills with concentrations including accounting, business intelligence, finance, health care management, management leadership, marketing, and project management.

Full Access to WSJ

We’ve teamed with The Wall Street Journal to give business students full digital access to timely, relevant business news.

Cost & Learning Formats

We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100% competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs. Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz

Our online-learning format that guides you along. You pay per credit; we set the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1–3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$347 per 1000-2000 level credit $402 per 3000-4000 level credit, 180 total quarter credits, 135 max transfer credits

Our self-paced learning format lets you take courses at your own speed, whenever your schedule allows.

  • Take unlimited courses (up to two at a time simultaneously) per 12-week billing session
  • Based on a program point system; 2 Capella quarter credits = 1 program point
  • Set your own deadlines, no courseroom discussions
  • Pay one flat-rate tuition fee per session*
$2,300 per quarter, 90 total program points, 68 max transfer points

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

We believe in being transparent about the real cost, time, and value of a Capella degree. Learn more about learning outcomes and gainful employment with a Bachelor of Science in Business.  

*Books, supplies, and other fees may apply. 

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable–there are more ways to save than you might think. 

$30 Million in Scholarships Available

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

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Low-Cost Gen Ed Courses

Our learning partner, Sophia Pathways, is a self-paced, online option for fulfilling bachelor’s requirements for only $329 per course.

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Transfer Credits

We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited schools. 

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Student Success Story

“You’re never too old to learn. If you have the desire and motivation to do it, you can do it. This program really helped me be able to see it all the way through.” 

Coni Pasch

BS in Management and Leadership

Accredited & Respected

Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Accreditation and recognitions provide the assurance we meet standards for quality of faculty, curriculum, learner services, and fiscal stability. See all of our accreditations and recognitions

Sample Courses

The curriculum in our online business management degree focuses on the management, interpersonal, and professional thinking skills needed to impact organizations as a leader or manager at all levels.

Some of the courses you will take:

Course Number Course Description
BUS4011 Virtual Team Collaboration
BUS4012 Leadership in Organizations
BUS4013 Organizational Structure, Learning, and Performance
BUS4014 Operations Management for Competitive Advantage
BUS4015 Strategic Planning and Implementation

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Faculty

Our distinguished faculty holds top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now. 

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Advisors

Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our advisors–they know all about the details of your program.

Tutoring

Get personalized coursework help from a subject matter expert and one-on-one support for academic skills and specific subjects.

Relevant Blog Posts

Whether you’re considering a return to school, exploring new career paths, or seeking ways to improve your job performance, the Capella Blog has relevant articles to support your goals.

5 Most Sought-After Skills in Business Graduates

Here are the top skills that will help you leverage your online business degree program. 

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Move Forward in Your Career

Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online Bachelor’s in Business Management degree.

Related Job Titles to Explore*

  • Account supervisor
  • Business manager
  • Credit manager
  • General manager
  • Management/leadership trainee
  • Office manager
  • Operations manager
  • Production supervisor
  • Program manager
  • Project manager
  • Property manager
  • Sales manager

Related Employment Settings to Explore

  • Bank or financial firm
  • Charitable organization
  • Consulting firm
  • Corporation
  • Government—local, state, and federal
  • Health care organization
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Hospitality company
  • Manufacturing firm
  • Military
  • Retail organization
  • Small business

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide.  Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can’t guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

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