Earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Management

Business Management Major

Learn to lead with a bachelor's degree in business management. This dynamic program will give you the foundational education you need for a career in business, equipping you to work in both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. You will gain insights into how to solve the behavioral and systemic challenges faced by organizations, as well as how to develop an orderly approach to management situations.

You will be immersed in an energetic field of study that can transform your career path. Apply now and get started.

Major in Business Management

Graduates of this program earn a Bachelor of Science degree, but through our interdisciplinary core curriculum, the Carlow Compass, they receive a strong liberal arts education as well. Our business management degree lends itself to flexibility, so you can add a double major or minor to further diversify your skillset. 

Here at Carlow, you can find your mission and fulfill it by becoming a better, more conscientious leader. 

For a deeper dive into what courses you'll be taking, please see this program's plan of study.


Where Our Graduates Go

This is a small sample of where recent graduates of Carlow's Business Management program have continued their careers.
  •  Crossroads Foundation 
  •  InVision Human Services 
  •  PNC 
  •  US Department of Veterans Affairs 
  •  UPMC 
  •  Massaro Corporation 

Bachelor of Science in Business Management

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Locations: Main Oakland Campus

Notable Courses 

BSM 302SL: Women as Leaders
An examination of the problems encountered by women in, or aspiring to, managerial/leadership positions. This class will complete analyses of organizational, societal, political, and economic obstacles to career development. Emphasis will be placed upon the behavioral aspects of attaining management positions and functioning effectively as managers. Historical data will be integrated. 

BSM 413:Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
An analysis of the role of business in society. Topics include the role of business within the community, the relationship of business to government, and the regulatory environment. The issues studied will involve both market and non-market decisions that have social, political, and ethical ramifications. Also, the effect of values and cultural norms on managerial decision-making and how this relates to managers facing a global environment and diverse workforce will be analyzed.

BSM 416: Creative and Innovative Management
An introduction to differentiating creativity and innovation from both an individual and organizational perspective by integrating this knowledge into the real work-time situation. Students will demonstrate and critique techniques used to generate new ideas, and overcome both individual and group creative problem solving. Students will analyze methodologies for creative strategy usage and options that foster a positive climate.

This is just a small sample of the variety of classes you'll be taking. For more details about these classes, and more, please visit the Course Catalog section of our website or request more information to hear from an Admissions Counselor. You can also click here for the plan of study.


The Department of Management, Accounting Fraud and Forensics, and Justice Studies at Carlow University has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. In granting candidacy status, the IACBE has determined that the business programs in the following degrees at the listed locations are eligible for accreditation:

Master's Level Programs

  • Master of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Fraud and Forensics, Department of Accounting in Fraud and Forensics
Bachelor's Level Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Department of Accounting Fraud and Forensics
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Department of Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Forensic Accounting, Department of Accounting Fraud and Forensics
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management and Technology, Department of Management