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BSBA in Management

Apply ButtonThe Bachelor of science in business administration - management online degree develops the skills that a manager needs to provide leadership, ensuring that the organization is headed in the right direction. The manager is at the heart of the business enterprise. He/she is like the conductor of an orchestra, coordinating and directing each part of the organization to accomplish its goals with efficiency and effectiveness.

To accomplish these tasks, the manager must have highly developed "people" skills, as well as a good understanding of all areas of business. Global Business Accreditation

The Experience

The focus of the management degree at Trine University is to develop the required people skills to lead organizations into the future. At the same time, management students require competencies in the "core" business areas - accounting, finance, marketing, operations, etc.

The Results

Graduates with the Bachelor of science in business administration - management degree hold positions such as:

  • First line supervisor in an industrial setting
  • Project Manager
  • Senior management in small and large companies
  • Family business
  • Entrepreneurial startup company
  • Not-for-profit management


Additional Information

Bachelor of science in business administration - management degree requires 120 credit hours:

General Education - 42 credit hours

MA 113 College Algebra
MA 173 Essential Calculus
MA 253 Statistics
Science Elective - 3 credit hours
ECO 213 Microeconomics
ECO 223 Macroeconomics
  or ECO 203 Survey of Economics
Social Science elective - 3 credit hours
Humanities Elective - 6 credit hours
ENG 103 English Compensation I
ENG 113 English Composition II
 or COM 213 Business Communication
SP 203 Effective Speaking
PSY 113 Psychology

BA 213 Advance Spreadsheet for Business
General Education Elective - 3 credit hours

Program Requirements - 78 credit hours

BA 101 University Experience
  or UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation
BA 123 Business Concepts
BA 201 Professional Development and Strategies
AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 343 International Business
FIN 303 Managerial Finance Honors
LAW 203 Business Law I
MGT 353 Design Operations
MGT 363 Organizational Behavior
MGT 453 Strategic Management
MK 203 Marketing
BA 3113 Business Internship (Advisor will determine the appropriate class)
MGT 303 Risk Management
MGT 313 Human Resource Management
MGT 323 Leadership
MGT 373 Facility Management
MGT 383 Project Management
MGT 413 Management of Quality
Management electives (300/400 Level) - 6 credit hours
Marketing Elective (300/400 Level) - 3 credit hours
Business electives (300-400 level from AC, BA, ECO, ENT, FIN, HR, LAW, LDR, MGT, MK) - 3 credit hours
Free electives - 12-13 credit hours


For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.

TrineOnline is an entirely online format which allows you to complete your degree in the comfort of your home and, for international students, home country. With new classes starting every eight weeks, you can complete your degree in as little as a year, or at a slower pace if you want.
We offer an affordable education for active duty military students working on their undergraduate degree. Please see our Cost and Investment page for more information.
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

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