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Across all industries and types of organizations, there exists a universal need for proficient managers. To prepare you for a career in management, the Bachelor of Science in Management focuses on management functions, processes, and skills—enabling you to effectively respond to complex business and management challenges.

The 21-month Bachelor of Science in Management Global Classroom is a degree-completion program designed to fit your lifestyle and your higher educational goals. This seven-term format attracts an internationally diverse audience and meets on-campus, allowing time for internships and other professional experiences. This program does not include book or meals. 

Featuring courses in accounting, business law, marketing, communications, project management, international business, and information systems, this program, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), provides students the opportunity to gain functional knowledge in the areas necessary to become effective managers. By successfully completing this program, you will enhance your understanding of what is required to capably solve problems, manage resources, and oversee staff on a day-to-day basis. 

This accelerated program is designed for students who have completed an associate degree or equivalent credits (80 quarter hours or 60 semester hours), and who would like to complete their bachelor's degree at an accelerated pace. While students can transfer previous credits from any discipline, admission to the program requires successful completion of a course in financial accounting, college algebra or college-level math, Principles of Marketing and Introduction to Business or Introduction to Management. The Office of Admissions will work with applicants to evaluate and accept as many previously completed credits as possible.

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Unique Features

  • 21-month degree completion
  • Focus on the fundamentals of management
  • Contextualized curriculum reflecting international perspectives
  • Emphasis on understanding a global economy
  • Academic internships and volunteer opportunities to complement classroom learning


The Bachelor of Science in Management is also available for students who would like to complete this degree at their own pace, visit our Bachelor of Science in Management web page.

Career Outlook

Given organizations’ continuous need for qualified managers, those with bachelor’s degrees in management are well positioned to obtain a supervisory or mid-level management position. Specific job prospects, however, are highly contingent upon the industry that you choose to enter.

Accreditation Description

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).




General Requirements

BS in Management Global Classroom General Requirements

This is a typical plan of study

Minimum Transfer Credit Required: 32 semester hours

Term 1 

Note: Students must complete at least 15 semester hours of the following:

ECN 1100 - Principles of Microeconomics 
ITC 1000 - Computer Applications 
ITC 2016 - End-User Data Analysis Tools 
POL 1120 - International Relations 
CMN 1100 - Organizational Communication 
PSY 1100 - Foundations of Psychology 
MTH 1100 - College Algebra 

Note: Students take either ITC 1000 or ITC 2016.

Term 2 

ENG 1103 - College Writing 1 for Nonnative Speakers 
ENG 1104 - Lab for ENG 1103 
MGT 1100 - Introduction to Business 
ECN 1200 - Principles of Macroeconomics 
CMN 2310 - Professional Speaking 

Note: ENG 1103 and ENG 1104 are taken together.

Term 3 

ENG 2105 - Writing Workshop 
ENG 2106 - Lab for ENG 2105 
LDR 1200 - Assessing Your Leadership Capacity 
MTH 2310 - Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences 
HST 2150 - The World Since 1945 

Note: ENG 2105 and ENG 2106 are taken together.

Term 4 

ENG 3107 - Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences 
ENG 3108 - Lab for ENG 3107 
LDR 3200 - Leading and Managing Change 
ACC 2100 - Financial Accounting 
MGT 2100 - Principles of Management 
PHL 2100 - Business Ethics 

Note: ENG 3107 and ENG 3018 are taken together.

Term 5 

MGT 2330 - Business Law 
ENG 3300 - Literature and Business Leadership 
LDR 3250 - Leading Teams Locally and Virtually 
LDR 3400 - Evidence-Based Leadership and Decision Making 
MGT 2310 - Organizational Behavior 

Term 6

CMN 3350 - Intercultural Communication 
LDR 4850 - Strategic Decision Making (Capstone) 
HRM 2320 - Human Resources Management 
CMN 3100 - Negotiation 
FIN 2105 - Introduction to Corporate Finance 

Experiential Learning

Northeastern's signature experiential learning model combines academics with professional practice to help students acquire relevant, real-world skills they can apply to their desired industry. Each program offers its own unique experiential learning opportunities, but they might include:

  • Experiential Learning at Work — Working professionals collaborate with their employer to develop a project that addresses a key business need their company has in an area they want familiarity with.
  • Experiential Network (XN) — Students work virtually with a sponsoring organization on a short-term project over a six-week period.
  • Full-Time Co-op Opportunities — Students on co-op work in a paid position in their field of study for three to six months.

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Career Outcomes

Given organization's continuous need for qualified managers, those with bachelor's degrees in management are well positioned to obtain a supervisory or mid-level management position. Specific job prospects, however, are highly contingent upon the industry that you choose to enter.

Impressive Demand:

  • 500,000 management jobs are expected to be added by 2024.

What can you do with your degree?

Simply put, this undergraduate degree program is for students who wish to assume or move into a management position. A degree in management is universally applicable, and the skills you acquire can be applied in any number of organizations.

Given the expansiveness of the field, job titles can vary greatly. However, graduates are equipped to consider careers as:

  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Directors
  • Project managers

Industry-Aligned Faculty

Our industry-aligned faculty bring relevant real-world experience, knowledge, expertise, and connections that will help you achieve your career goals.


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Financial Info

The university's financial aid policies are designed to enrich our campus community by ensuring that Northeastern is affordable for all admitted students.

  • $1.6K Cost Per Course
  • $10.2K Avg Institutional Aid
  • 45% % Receiving Aid