Business Management

You'll gain both knowledge and practical skills for business operations of all kinds with our Bachelor of Arts in Business Management. Building on solid principles of economics and accounting, our experienced instructors guide you through a range of advanced classes in finance, management, organizational behavior, small groups and teams, marketing, research and analysis, and business strategy. Threaded throughout the major is an ethical perspective. Together, all of the courses provide a practical guide to business operations, from entrepreneurial ventures to well-established organizations.

Unique Features

  • A challenging and supportive academic environment
  • Cohort groups meet face-to-face for class one night per week
  • Cohorts of 12-22 adults progress through the program together
  • Students come from a variety of life stages and cultural backgrounds
  • Courses provide practical guide to business operations
  • 18 month program

Our Graduates

This major is designed to provide a solid background for graduates to use in seeking responsible employment or promotion. Many positions will be open to you with this degree in business management including executive managers, sales/marketing managers, business analysts, human resources professionals, retail and service managers, and operations managers.

Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application form and $40 fee (fee waived if you attend an information meeting)
  • All application pieces, official transcripts, recommendation form and admissions essay
  • Minimum 2.4 GPA
  • 60 transferable baccalaureate level units
  • Four years full-time, post-secondary experience
  • Official high school transcripts or diploma


View a list of courses and descriptions.


New cohorts are formed each spring (February) and fall (August).

Further Information

How much does it cost?

Tuition is competitively priced and financial aid is available. View details on tuition and fees.

How do I apply?

The application process is straightforward. View details on how to apply.

For additional information or for program availability, contact the following Degree Completion Offices:

Fresno Main CampusBakersfield CenterNorth Fresno CenterVisalia Center

To view all of the majors offered in the degree completion program, please visit our degree completion program page.