What will I learn with a degree in Business Management?

With a Business Management degree through our online program, you will not only become a well-trained, highly qualified business leader, but also a Christ-like business leader. You will explore the legal aspects of business, leadership, organizational management, communication, and ethics, to name a few. You will be able to:

  • Apply Biblical ethics and stewardship in business management.
  • Skillfully implement management decisions.
  • Apply business practices in the scope of the business system.
  • Create and communicate a strategic plan.

Why should I come to Barclay College for a degree in Business Management?

Barclay’s Online Business Management program is geared for those individuals who want to complete their bachelor’s degree while continuing to live life where they are. By participating in four, six-week courses per semester, you will be able to complete your degree in a two-year period, or longer if needed, concentrating on one class at a time.

What will a faith-based college offer me that is unique in this program?

Our emphasis at Barclay is to help you become the business person God intended you to be, gaining knowledge in the business curriculum as well as in the Biblical curriculum.

Our highly rated faculty members are here to help you along the way, sharing their insight in both business and life. You will find that the instructors at Barclay will encourage you in your journey so that you come away with a better sense of who you are as an individual as well as a business professional.

During your journey, you will meet other future business leaders who will share their experience with you through daily discussions. From these experiences, you will begin to build your network with individuals who you can call on for information, ideas, and encouragement. You bring your own characteristics and personality to the table, giving everyone in the class a chance to see a different viewpoint from another culture or background.

What can I do with a degree in Business Management?

A Business Management degree prepares you for a host of occupations in the corporate, small business, and non-profit areas.

Accountants and Auditors, Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate, Budget Analysts, Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners/Investigators, Compensation/Benefits/Job Analysis Specialists, Cost Estimators, Financial Analysts, Financial Examiners, Fundraisers, Human Resources Specialists, Insurance Underwriters, Labor Relations Specialists, Loan Officers, Logisticians, Management Analysts, Market Research Analysts, Meeting/Convention/ Event Planners, Personal Financial Advisors, Purchasing Managers, Buyers, Purchasing Agents, Tax Examiners, Collectors, Revenue Agents, Training and Development Specialists

What is the career/job outlook?

Employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 591,800 new jobs. Globalization, a growing economy, and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to continue to lead to strong demand for accountants and auditors. In addition, increasing usage of data and market research in order to understand customers and product demand, and to evaluate marketing strategies, will lead to growing demand for market research analysts.

The median annual wage for this group was $76,850 in May 2022, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $46,310.

What are the alums of the program doing?

Business Owner, Accountant Assistant, Office Manager, Insurance Agent, Bank Teller

Course Requirements

Bachelor of Science: Business Management

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General Studies Group

27 hours

OEN101 College Writing


OEN202 Research and Writing


Humanities Electives


Math Elective


Science Elective


OSP202 Fundamentals of Speech


Social Science Electives


Biblical & Theological Studies Group

18 hours

Biblical Studies Electives


Theological Studies Elective


OTH221 Teachings of Friends


OTH302 Doctrine of Holiness


Professional Studies Group

38 hours

OBM106 Introduction to Business


OBM213 Accounting I


OBM311 Life Assessment/Self-Management


OCM335 Leadership Theory


OBM341 Financial Management


OBM344 Small Business Management


OBM390 Financial Accounting


OBM393 Legal Environment of Business


OBM394 Contemporary Economic Issues


OBM396 Marketing Management


OBM398 Human Resource Management


OMA399 Statistical Research


OBM409 Senior Forum


Unrestricted Electives

45 hours

Career Outlook

* According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)


Projected employment increase for business and financial operation employment, faster than the average for all occupations*
Between 2018 and 2028


Median annual wage for business and financial occupations in May 2018, higher than the median annual wage for all occupations

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The Christian-based foundation encouraged me to develop and grow my personal relationship with God while learning to serve others.”

Hawa Gray-Smith, Upper Darby, PA
2020, Business Management
Office Manager, Darlene’s Wee Care 4 Kids

Have questions about the Business Management Degree?

Kayleen Stevens

Chair of Business Management

M.B.E. Emporia State University
B.S. Emporia State University