The bachelor of arts in business management prepares the next generation of ethical, entrepreneurial, and effective leaders for the varied challenges of the new economy. Drawing upon a practically focused, real-world approach, the business management program trains students to understand how organizations function and, more important, to make them more efficient and effective. Regis educates leaders who understand the social, environmental, and economic implications of business decisions.

Mission

The mission of the BA in business management is to provide a unique combination of business coursework to prepare our students to be effective and competitive ethical leaders in the modern economy. By leveraging strengths in the school’s course offerings, students completing this program will be well-prepared to meet employers' current and future demand for a proper balance of both hard and soft skills, rooted in value-based leadership, needed to succeed as managers and decision makers.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the bachelor of arts in business management program will be able to:

  1. Examine ethical issues that impact managerial decision making.
  2. Apply statistical analysis and other quantitative management techniques to evaluate data, test assumptions, and make data-informed decisions from a managerial perspective.
  3. Utilize a financial perspective for making business related decisions.
  4. Approach business scenarios with an economic framework.
  5. Evaluate multiple facets of management from a strategic viewpoint.

Career Preparation

The BA in business management is the most widely applicable undergraduate degree, enabling graduates to take on management and leadership roles in corporate, public, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of job openings in management positions is expected to grow faster than average, with mean salaries of over $100K annually. Typical positions include:

  • Project Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Market Research Associate
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Development Associate
  • Event Planner
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Compliance Manager
  • Client Relations Associate
  • Sales Associate
  • Practice Manager
  • User Support Specialist
  • Development Associate
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Team Leader
  • Training Coordinator
  • Human Resource Associate

Admission Requirements

Students who elect to pursue the BA in business management must meet the same admission requirements as for all other Regis undergraduate students in the Marshall M. Sloane School of Business and Communication.