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Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration – Management & Leadership Concentration


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Apply by: 8/9/22
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Start session: 8/29/22

Program Overview

Dive into our BBA – Management & Leadership online program

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

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration – Management & Leadership online program is designed to prepare you to lead organizations through innovation and change in a variety of professional environments. Develop your abilities to motivate people and manage a team, including in-demand skills such as leadership, conflict resolution, change management, communication, and human resource management.

As a business administration student, you will be exposed to all major business functions as you learn to adapt to rapid changes in a technologically dynamic global marketplace. 100% online coursework includes competencies related to financial management, managerial accounting, business analytics, and management information systems. You will also learn about the legal and ethical environment of business, as well as strategic professional communication. Experiential learning activities provide opportunities to solve real-world problems facing a hypothetical organization.


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  • Flat tuition rate per 8-week session, no matter how many courses you complete
  • With no weekly deadlines, you control the speed of completion

In this online management & leadership program, you will learn to:

  • Plan, lead, analyze, and problem-solve in a variety of business environments and sectors
  • Apply effective leadership skills and change-management strategies to enhance business performance
  • Understand and follow ethical business practices while assessing risks and opportunities of various business decisions
  • Apply analytical and critical-thinking skills in the functional areas of marketing, operations, and management
  • Plan, lead, analyze, and problem-solve in a variety of business environments and sectors
  • Apply effective leadership skills and change-management strategies to enhance business performance
  • Understand and follow ethical business practices while assessing risks and opportunities of various business decisions
  • Apply analytical and critical-thinking skills in the functional areas of marketing, operations, and management

In this online management & leadership program, you will learn to:

  • Plan, lead, analyze, and problem-solve in a variety of business environments and sectors
  • Apply effective leadership skills and change-management strategies to enhance business performance
  • Understand and follow ethical business practices while assessing risks and opportunities of various business decisions
  • Apply analytical and critical-thinking skills in the functional areas of marketing, operations, and management
  • Plan, lead, analyze, and problem-solve in a variety of business environments and sectors
  • Apply effective leadership skills and change-management strategies to enhance business performance
  • Understand and follow ethical business practices while assessing risks and opportunities of various business decisions
  • Apply analytical and critical-thinking skills in the functional areas of marketing, operations, and management

Management & Leadership careers include:

  • Department Manager
  • Production Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Branch Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Public Administrator
  • Shift Manager
  • Department Manager
  • Production Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Branch Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Public Administrator
  • Shift Manager
$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition
12 months* Duration
120 Credit Hours

"Many positions in my field require a bachelor's degree. Now that I have my bachelor's, more possibilities have opened up for me to advance my career."

-David Falls, UMPI YourPace Online Graduate

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Tuition

Pay for your affordable program tuition as you go

Our B.A. in Business Administration – Management & Leadership online program offers highly affordable tuition with a flat rate regardless of how many courses you complete each session, with no textbook costs or extra fees.

Tuition breakdown:

$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition

Tuition breakdown:

$1,400 per session Flat-Rate Tuition

Calendar

Know important dates for our students

You have 6 entry points throughout the year to begin your B.A. in Business Administration – Management & Leadership online program. View our full calendar to find the start date 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:

8/9/22 Next Application Due Date
8/29/22 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 11/17/2312/27/2212/29/221/11/231/11/233/10/238 weeks
Spring 23/13/232/21/232/23/233/8/233/8/235/5/238 weeks
Summer 15/8/234/19/234/20/235/3/235/3/236/30/238 weeks
Summer 27/3/236/14/236/15/236/22/236/28/238/25/238 weeks

Now enrolling:

8/9/22 Next Application Due Date
8/29/22 Start Class

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Admissions

Requirements for this online management & leadership program

We’ve made the admission process simple and streamlined so it’s easier for you to get started. Students who wish to earn their B.A. in Business Administration – Management & Leadership YourPace online degree from UMPI should have the equivalent of a high school diploma, possess some prior college credit or work experience.

Admission Requirements:

  • No Application Fee
  • Minimum 1.75 GPA

  • Submit your free application online
  • Provide high school transcript, high school equivalency test (HiSet), or GED
  • Provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Transcripts are only considered official if they are sent directly to UMPI from the granting institution or their electronic ordering service. Student-submitted transcripts will not be reviewed.
  • Students with lower than a 1.75 GPA are required to interview with a YourPace Admissions representative
  • 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 BBA – Management & Leadership curriculum

To earn your B.A. in Business Administration – Management & Leadership 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, 59-62 credit hours of business core/Management and Leadership Concentration courses, and 18-21 credit hours of electives.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is intended to help first year business management students clarify their business education and career goals. Basic concepts of management, marketing, operations, finance, and human resource management will be surveyed. Classroom lectures will be supplemented by field trips to local businesses and lectures by guest speakers.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Topics include transaction analysis, recording accounting information, and preparation of financial statements. Additional topics include accounting for sales, cost of sales, inventory, and other assets. The emphasis is on communicating financial information to external users. Students use accounting software to establish and maintain an accounting system for a simulated business. Must be taken before BUS 220.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
In-depth exploration of the advanced features of the Microsoft Office suite. Integration of spreadsheet and database information into reports and presentations and querying functions. Students lacking significant experience with Microsoft Office should take BUS 125 before taking BUS 200.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Accounting for internal decision making, planning, and control purposes. The manufacturing environment is emphasized. Topics include cost behavior and analysis, relevant costs, job order and process cost systems, budgeting, and standard costs. Prerequisite: BUS 325.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will provide an introduction to computer and telecommunications information systems. Topics covered will include information system concepts, hardware and software systems components, basics of systems operation, and the ethical use of information systems in culturally diverse organizations and societies. This course is designed to accommodate non-business majors who wish to gain a greater understanding of information systems. Prerequisite: BUS 125 or BUS 200.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course emphasizes the role of the financial manager in forecasting and planning, coordination and control, dealing with financial markets, and, primarily, major investment and financing decisions. Coverage includes financial statement analysis, the time value of money, valuation of securities, the cost of capital, capital budgeting, capital structure, financial forecasting, and managing and financing current assets. Prerequisite: BUS 220 and BUS 150.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An overview of business and society, corporate social responsibility and ethics; focused study of legal topics including the Constitution, contracts, torts and government regulation. Developing analytical skills and professional communication skills are emphasized.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on the development and delivery of predictive data analysis for strategic decision making in organizations. Students will apply the principles and tools to real-world problems, enabling them to integrate their knowledge of business intelligence in their careers and is essential to their performance and competitive advantage.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Using business knowledge and analytical skills, students develop professional level oral and written communication skills. Experiential learning exercises provide opportunities to develop strategic solutions to situations confronting a hypothetical organization.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Fundamental principles of capitalist macroeconomics including growth and recession, inflation, unemployment, the role of government regulation, economic development, and trade. Micro topics include supply and demand, market structure, and market failure.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Mathematical analysis for economics, accounting, finance, and management. Graphing, exponential and logarithmic functions, mathematics of finance, derivatives and optimization. Equivalent: MAT 131. Prerequisite: MAT 117 or equivalent score on placement test.
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.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
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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
Marketing considers how organizations identify their distinctive competence to serve customer needs in a competitive environment. Topics include marketing ethics, consumer behavior, new product development, market forecasting, sales management, industrial buyer behavior, and international marketing.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Organizational behavior is a field of study that seeks to understand, explain, and improve human behavior in organizations at the individual, interpersonal, team and organizational levels. Students will gain an awareness and knowledge of contemporary issues and approaches to organizational communication and change facing organizations.
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
Integrates the functions of marketing, finance/accounting, operations, human resources, and information systems into a coherent whole using the concept of “strategy”.

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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.