Online Business Administration Comprehensive, BS (Management) | University of Nebraska

Business Administration Comprehensive, BS (Management)

Bachelor of Science

University of Nebraska at Kearney

  • Course Delivery
    Fully Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit

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The online Business Administration Comprehensive, BS degree with Management Emphasis equips students with the knowledge and skills to manage projects and people effectively and efficiently. 

Students choose this program to: 

  • Gain insight from industry-focused faculty and experiential learning. 
  • Become prepared for leading in a changing global economy. 
  • Enhance skill and knowledge development. 

Students benefit from this program by gaining a solid foundation in the various aspects of business that may move them ahead in their field or push them forward in a new career path.   

Core courses in this program provide students with comprehensive skills directly applicable to the field. Courses are offered completely online.

Career Outlook: Over 90% of recent graduates who were surveyed reported they found a full-time job in-field or that they had enrolled in graduate school.

Graduates of this program find careers in a variety of areas, including

  • Human Resources
  • Operations and Management
  • Customer Service
  • Project Management

This program is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that enables maximum learning and because technology provides students with maximum access to education.

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. High School Diploma

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states

To apply to this program:

  • Complete and submit the online application for admissions.
  • Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee.

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Application Deadlines

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.

Program of Study

  • 45 credit hours General Studies requirement
  • 35 credit hours major core courses
  • 21 credit hours Management Emphasis requirement 
  • 6 credit hours economics, information systems and math requirement
  • 9 credit hours unrestricted electives

Request information to be connected with an online program specialst who can help answer questions about transfer credit. 

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
Choose 3 credit hours from the following: 3

Course Number:

CBYR 306 Introduction to Predictive Modeling, ECON 365 Business Analytics and Decision Making, MGT 334 Applied Business Analytics

Choose 3 credit hours from the following: 3

Course Number:

MGT 485 Seminar in Human Resource Management OR MGT 490 Seminar in Organizational Behavior

Select 4 courses from the following:12

Course Number:

MGT 330 International Management, MGT 400 Entrepreneurship, MGT 401 Small Business Management, MGT 405 Creativity and Innovation, MGT 409 Leadership: Skills, Applications, Research, MGT 410 Compensation Management, MGT 411 Labor Relations, MGT 415 Quality Management Concepts and Practice, MGT 425 Operations Research, MGT 440 Health Care Management I – Managing People Effectively, MGT 441 Health Care Management II – Managing Processes Effectively, MGT 450 Health Care Delivery: Systems and Policies, MGT 474 International Experiential Learning: Management, MGT 475 Management Internship, MGT 498 – Management Topics OR ACCT 412 Employment Law

ACCT 250Principles of Accounting I3

Course Number: ACCT 250

The basic accounting cycle; current assets, current liabilities, and plant assets. Focuses on financial reporting for service businesses or merchandising businesses which have one owner.

ACCT 251Principles of Accounting II3

Course Number: ACCT 251

Continuation of the basic accounting cycle with particular attention given to development of special procedures for control, partnerships, and corporations. Analysis of financial information used within the organization by manufacturing and service businesses.

ACCT 311Business Law3

Course Number: ACCT 311

A study of the legal environment of business. Topics include legal theory, and resources, ethics, the court system, torts, contracts, government regulation, property law and international law considerations.

BSAD 100Exploring Business1

Course Number: BSAD 100

The goal of this course is to help the student make a successful transition from high school the College of Business and Technology by providing the opportunity to explore the various business disciplines and associated campus and career opportunities. The student will be asked to take an active involvement in academic issues and topics such as the facilities and offerings provided by the College of Business and Technology, requirements for successful course and program completion and the values and skills that lead to professional and personal success.

BSAD 295Business Communications3

Course Number: BSAD 295

Current trends in written and oral business communications are covered in this course. Students will learn strategies for developing effective written communications including business letters, e-mail messages, memos, reports, and proposals. Oral communications skills including working in teams, listening, and nonverbal communications are discussed. Techniques for giving effective oral presentations are a part of the course.

BSAD 400Professional Readiness1

Course Number: BSAD 400

The goal of this course is to help the student make a successful transition from the College of Business & Technology to future professional success. Student leadership will be required in various forms in order to determine accomplishment of designated learning goals. Students will also be expected to take an active involvement in activities designed to further enhance professional readiness and help establish positive future connections with the College and business communities.

ECON 270Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics3

Course Number: ECON 270

A study of the economic system of the U.S. and the underlying principles of production, labor relations, national income, prices, money and banking, and economic policy.

ECON 271Principles of Economics, Microeconomics3

Course Number: ECON 271

This course provides students an introduction to the economic principles and theories which have been developed to explain how firms make decisions on production and input use, how consumers make purchasing decisions, and how firms and consumers interact in the marketplace under differing market conditions. The course prepares students for further study in the field of economics.

FIN 308Principles of Finance3

Course Number: FIN 308

Concepts of firm valuation and capital budgeting, capital structure and cost of capital and analysis of financial statements.

MATH 102College Algebra3

Course Number: MATH 102

A college level algebra course which includes a study of linear equations and inequalities, relations and functions, graphing of linear and quadratic functions, polynomial and rational functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, systems of equations, matrices, sequences and series and other selected topics all of which are necessary for the study of calculus.

MGT 233Business Statistics3

Course Number: MGT 233

A study of basic statistical analysis of business and economic data demonstrating its use in making sound business decisions.

MGT 314Operations and Supply Management3

Course Number: MGT 314

Operations management is concerned with the execution of strategy. It involves the systematic design, operation, control and improvement of business processes to achieve organizational goals and create economic value. Successfully managing operations is vital to the long-term viability of every type of organization. This course provides a broad overview of issues in operations and supply chain management emphasizing a strategic orientation toward design and improvement issues. Specific topics include competitiveness; operations strategy; quality management; statistical process control; design of products, services, processes and facilities; project management; forecasting; supply chain management; inventory management; lean production; and scheduling.

MGT 355Organizational Behavior3

Course Number: MGT 355

This course is designed to develop an understanding of and appreciation for the complex interrelationships of people in formal organizations. The course focuses on both individual and group behavior, with emphases on motivation, leadership, conflict and other aspects of organizational dynamics. Some sections use basic statistics and computer applications.

MGT 493Social Responsibilities of Business: Issues and Ethics3

Course Number: MGT 493

A study of the societal challenge of business and organizations; how business and society interface; micro and macro publics of business and organization, environment, consumerism, employee rights, equality/diversity, international business and future corporate ethos. This course covers legal, ethical and social responsibility issues of business and organizations.

MGT 495Administrative Strategy and Policy3

Course Number: MGT 495

As the capstone course in business, the course is designed (1) to integrate the knowledge acquired in other courses in business administration and (2) to emphasize analysis and decision-making.

MKT 300Principles of Marketing3

Course Number: MKT 300

The course will inform students of the theories, principles, and methods involved in the transaction and organized exchange of goods and services. Discussion of the history and evolution of marketing, its present-day challenges, and strategies connected with developing, pricing, promoting and distributing goods and/or services.

MKT 301Principles of Management3

Course Number: MKT 301

An integrated study of the functions of a manager: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. An in-depth look at various management theories.

Elective Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits

Course Number:

9 credit hours needed to meet 120 credit hour minimum.

Cost for Nebraska Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $259.00
  • Fees: $57.25
  • Total: $316.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $777.00
  • Fees: $171.75
  • Total: $948.75

Cost for Out of State Residents

  • Per Credit Hour

  • Tuition: $396.00
  • Fees: $57.25
  • Total: $453.25
  • 3 Credit Hours

  • Tuition: $1188.00
  • Fees: $171.75
  • Total: $1359.75

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