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Bachelor of Liberal Studies - Management Minor


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Bachelor of Liberal Studies - Management Minor


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Your pathway to online degree completion
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Apply by: 10/4/22
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Start session: 10/24/22

Program Overview

Discover our 100% online Bachelor of Liberal Studies – Management Minor program

$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition
12 months* Duration
120 Credit Hours

Focus on your business career goals while gaining a comprehensive education with the online Bachelor of Liberal Studies - Management Minor program. Business managment courses are 100% online and develop your abilities to manage projects, communicate, and lead. You will work closely with an academic advisor to ensure your work history and previous college experience count toward your online UMPI degree.

This accredited online management program is a flexible, affordable degree option to help you become eligible for advanced positions. You will learn to integrate Six Sigma tools and techniques for lean management and process improvement, master the skills necessary to communicate effectively as a business leader, and grasp a range of methods to lead positive changes within your professional and personal life. This program’s coursework is 100% online and includes the opportunity to partner with an organization to apply what you’ve learned and prepare for the next step in your career.


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Designed to leverage your previous knowledge, college coursework, and work experience, competency-based education enables you to earn your degree at your pace as you demonstrate mastery of relevant academic content.

How our YourPace online programs save you time and money:

  • Prove your knowledge, move ahead—the faster you advance, the more you save
  • Flat tuition rate per 8-week session, no matter how many courses you complete
  • With no weekly deadlines, you control the speed of completion

As a graduate of this online management program, you will be able to:

  • Apply problem-solving skills in areas such as human resources, operations, and business communications
  • Understand and utilize Six Sigma methodology
  • Use Microsoft Project proficiently and confidently
  • Cultivate effective management strategies to enhance business performance
  • Apply problem-solving skills in areas such as human resources, operations, and business communications
  • Understand and utilize Six Sigma methodology
  • Use Microsoft Project proficiently and confidently
  • Cultivate effective management strategies to enhance business performance

As a graduate of this online management program, you will be able to:

  • Apply problem-solving skills in areas such as human resources, operations, and business communications
  • Understand and utilize Six Sigma methodology
  • Use Microsoft Project proficiently and confidently
  • Cultivate effective management strategies to enhance business performance
  • Apply problem-solving skills in areas such as human resources, operations, and business communications
  • Understand and utilize Six Sigma methodology
  • Use Microsoft Project proficiently and confidently
  • Cultivate effective management strategies to enhance business performance

Management career opportunities include:

  • Department Manager/Shift Leader/Production Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Department Manager/Shift Leader/Production Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition
12 months* Duration
120 Credit Hours

"I have an extensive work and business background. I have wanted to complete my bachelor’s for a while. Now, I am just a semester away."

-Perry Leavey -UMPI YourPace Online Student

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Tuition

Choosing our online program is cost-effective

Our BLS – Management Minor online program offers highly affordable tuition with a flat rate regardless of how many courses you complete each session, with no hidden fees or extra textbook costs. The faster you finish, the more you save!

Tuition breakdown:

$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition

Tuition breakdown:

$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition

Calendar

Dates you need to know

There are six opportunities throughout the year to start your BLS – Management Minor YourPace online program. Find the start date below that works best for you and apply before the application deadline. Please note, application and document deadlines are the same. UMPI must receive all documents including official transcripts by the document deadline to be considered. Transcripts can often take 10 or more business days from the request date to be received by UMPI, please plan accordingly.

Now enrolling:

10/4/22 Next Application Due Date
10/24/22 Start Class
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer 27/5/226/20/226/20/226/29/226/30/228/26/228 weeks
Fall 18/29/228/9/228/11/228/24/228/24/2210/21/228 weeks
Fall 210/24/2210/4/2210/6/2210/19/2210/19/2212/16/228 weeks
Spring 11/17/2312/27/2212/29/221/10/231/11/233/10/238 weeks
Spring 23/13/232/21/232/23/233/7/233/8/235/5/238 weeks
Summer 15/8/234/19/234/20/235/2/235/3/236/30/238 weeks
Summer 27/3/236/14/236/15/236/27/236/28/238/25/238 weeks

Now enrolling:

10/4/22 Next Application Due Date
10/24/22 Start Class

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Admissions

Requirements for this online management program

We’ve streamlined the admission process so it’s easier for you to get started. Students who wish to earn their BLS – Management Minor should have the equivalent of a high school diploma and possess some prior college credit and/or work experience.

Admission Requirements:

  • No Application Fee
  • Minimum 1.75 GPA

Admissions Requirements and Guidelines for Undergraduate Programs

  • Students must be 20 years of age at the time of application.
  • High school diploma or equivalent (e.g., HiSet, GED)
  • Minimum cumulative college of GPA 1.75 from most recently attended institution
    • Submission of all official transcripts:Transcripts are only considered official if they are sent directly to UMPI from the granting institution or their electronic ordering service. Student-submitted transcripts are not accepted.
    • College credits with a cumulative GPA of less than a 1.75 must also submit a resume to indicate activities and experience post high school diploma (or equivalent). An interview may be required.
  • Students who do not have any college credits must submit the following:
    • Provide high school transcript, high school equivalency test (HiSet), or GED
    • A resume to indicate activities and experience post high school diploma (or equivalent)

Instructions for international students:

  • Students must be 20 years of age at the time of application
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES- or AICE-endorsed agency and sent from the agency directly to UMPI; evaluations often take a few weeks to process and must be received by the appropriate document deadline
  • International students are required to demonstrate English proficiency by submitting a TOEFL (71 IBT / 197 CBT / 530 PBT minimums) or IELTS (6.0 minimum) score. Students can obtain a waiver for this requirement if they come from an English-speaking country or have successfully completed a credit-bearing, college-level written/spoken English course (ESL courses do not fulfill this requirement). Documentation of English proficiency must be received by the appropriate document deadline.

Submit documents electronically to: [email protected]

Mailing Address:

Application Processing Center
PO Box 412
Bangor, ME 04402-0412

Fax: 207-581-5456

Courses

A look at the online Bachelor of Liberal Studies – Management Minor curriculum

To earn your BLS – Management Minor, you need to complete 120 credit hours of coursework. Each course is built around a series of competencies. Once you have mastered the series, you complete the course. Using our personalized learning model, we look at your past college credit, prior learning, and work experience to create your custom degree plan.

The program includes 40 credit hours of general education courses, 18 credit hours of Management Minor core courses, and 62 credit hours of electives.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction to Project Management will present the foundational skills needed to have an immediate impact on projects. Microsoft Project will be used with an emphasis on practical application in the workplace. This course will also provide the skills needed to be an effective member and leader of project teams. Must be taken before BUS 343, BUS 400, BUS 359, BUS 401.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will analyze the forces that drive organizations to change, examine impediments to change, and survey a range of approaches for making organizational change more effective. This course provides practical skills for managing and leading change in your personal life and within any organization.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on understanding the nature of leadership in professional environments. Students will examine the characteristics, roles, and functions of an effective leader allowing them to lead and manage change successfully. Major theories of leadership are discussed and students will learn to think critically about best practices and applications.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
How organizations manage people as a key resource. Topics covered are job analysis, planning, recruiting and selection, discrimination laws, training, compensation, and collective bargaining.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Operations management focuses on the use of six sigma methodology in both the manufacturing and service industries. Topics will include introducing students to the DMAIC steps for process improvement, while having the ability to apply those steps through a service learning project with a real organization.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Students will master the necessary communication skills to thrive in any business or professional area. They’ll become proficient in everything from phone etiquette, e-mail and memos, to proposals and presentations. They’ll get out of the classroom, partnering with an organization to apply what they’ve learned.

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*Time to completion varies by student and is based on several factors including prior college coursework, relevant work experience, amount of time dedicated to studying, and the number of courses completed each session.