Bachelor of Arts in Business Management

Education Focused on Your Success

Become an Ethically Driven Business Professional

The business landscape has changed drastically in the past decade. New technologies, economic instability, and increased globalization have created a need for a new generation of strategic business leaders. Corporations are no longer just focused on increasing their own profit. There is a new expectation that they will also improve the communities where they do business.

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Wilson College Online will prepare you to provide profitable strategic insight and an ethical perspective that ensures modern consumers are receptive to your business ventures. During your studies, you’ll gain a foundational understanding of key areas of business operations—like marketing, finance, and communications—all delivered with informed ethical perspectives. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the precise skills and insight you need to be successful in the modern business landscape.

Get Ready for a Business Career

The most successful modern business professionals aren’t focused on one particular area or field—they’re versatile utility players who can wear whatever hat the situation calls for. That’s why we’ve developed a curriculum that introduces you to an array of business disciplines, including:

  • Leadership
  • Analytical decision-making
  • Accounting
  • Strategic communications
  • Ethics
  • Operational management

What Will You Do With Your Business Degree?

We want to give you the opportunity to pursue a variety of career opportunities after graduation, which is why we’ve crafted such an interdisciplinary business curriculum.

With a BA in Business Management from Wilson College Online, your career opportunities may include:

  • Management analyst
  • Sales manager
  • Business analyst
  • Account manager
  • Business consultant
  • Operations supervisor

Curriculum & Courses

Major Requirements

The following are the major's requirements. Students must also fulfill all other requirements in the degree to obtain 120 credits for graduation.

Required Courses

ACC 105

Financial Accounting

3 credit hours

ACC 106

Managerial Accounting

3 credit hours

BUS 124

Introduction to Management

3 credit hours

BUS 216

Business Communications

3 credit hours

BUS 223

Marketing Management

3 credit hours

BUS 225

Business Law

3 credit hours

BUS 240

Corporate Finance Fundamentals

3 credit hours

BUS 311

Business Environment and Public Policy

3 credit hours

BUS 355

Internship or any 300-level course in Accounting, Business, or Finance.

3 credit hours

ECO 101

Intro to Macroeconomics

3 credit hours

ECO 102

Intro to Microeconomics

3 credit hours

ECO 315

Comparative Economics/Political Systems

3 credit hours

MAT 103

College Algebra

3 credit hours

MAT 115

Introductory Statistics

3 credit hours

PHI 226

Business Ethics

3 credit hours

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RLS 226

Business Ethics

3 credit hours

Two of the following three:

BUS 321

Labor and Employee Relations

3 credit hours

BUS 322

Organizational Behavior

3 credit hours

BUS 326

Human Resource Management

3 credit hours

One of the following two:

BUS 335

Operations Management for Sustainability

3 credit hours

BUS 340


3 credit hours

One of the following two:

BUS 413

Strategic Management

3 credit hours

BUS 499

Senior Thesis/Project

3 credit hours

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“Along with many professional development opportunities, I was lucky to establish relationships with Wilson alums in the NYC area and gain a tremendous support system, thanks to the Alumni Relations Office’s excellent initiative to connect current students with alums in their area or field of study.”
– Anaida Fahradyan, Business Management, Class of ’23

Tuition and Financial Aid

$370 per credit hour

per credit hour

6-14 credits per semester

6-14 credits per semester

Financial assistance and payment plans available

Financial assistance and payment plans available

Wilson College Online is committed to making your education as affordable as possible. We’re proud to offer online courses at per credit hour as a private college—which is lower than the national average cost of four-year public universities.

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Personal Learning Environment

Our 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio ensures every student gets the individualized attention they deserve.

Flexible Coursework

Flexible Coursework

Asynchronous coursework allows you to work at your own pace with no set class times—enabling you to earn a degree when and where it makes sense for you.

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Attentive Faculty

Our devoted faculty truly care about your success, both in the classroom and beyond. Their virtual door is always open for mentorship, career advice, and academic support.

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Regional Recognition

Wilson College provides the opportunity for transformative education, which is why U.S. News named the institution among the Top Performers on Social Mobility in the North.

Ethical Education

Ethical Education

Our liberal studies emphasis creates agents of justice who fuel meaningful positive change in society. You’ll learn to put your accounting degree toward social good.

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Sense of Belonging

Our online programs honor Wilson’s rich history of providing accessible and inclusive education. No matter your background, you belong at Wilson.

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What You Need for Admission

We believe in equitable education and the individuality of every student. Each student has had their own experiences that have led them to Wilson, and those specific experiences should be weighed when a student is applying for admission.

That’s why Wilson College Online reviews every application on a holistic, case-by-case basis, without any steadfast GPA or standardized test score requirements. Every student's application is assessed solely on their own merits, not against any hardline admission requirements.

Required Documents for
First-Time-in-College Applicants

  • Official high school transcript

Required Documents for
Transfer Applicants

  • Official high school transcript
  • Official college transcript(s)

About Wilson College

Initially founded as an all-women’s college in 1869, Wilson College’s mission is to empower students to be confident critical thinkers, creative visionaries, effective communicators, and agents of justice in their communities. Across all programs and fields of study, the College is fiercely committed to and passionate about providing student-centric education and individualized attention and support to ensure our students succeed.

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