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Business Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Business Management program at Biola University is an online bachelor's degree designed to help you advance in your career and become a stronger business leader — a leader with the innovation, critical thinking and people-management skills necessary to build a healthy organization. 
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The Business Management program at Biola University equips students to approach business from a distinctly Christian perspective, while developing knowledge and practical skills to succeed in a wide range of careers in both the public and private sector. 

This fully online program is flexible, transfer-friendly and tailored to meet the needs of learners in any stage of life. With existing academic credit, you can complete your degree in as little as two years from almost anywhere in the world.

Key facts:

Biola’s fully online, asynchronous, 7-week courses will give you the flexibility to complete your bachelor’s degree from nearly anywhere in the world. This means you can watch your lectures, participate in discussions and complete your coursework according to your schedule.

Biola’s online bachelor's degree in business management offers several key advantages:

  • Grow as a Leader in the Workplace. In this program, you will develop the mindset and skills needed to become a strong business leader. You will learn key management functions, including planning, organizing, leading and controlling. You’ll also develop an understanding of leadership principles, ethics, organizational behavior, human resources and other skills, equipping you for career advancement.
  • Pursue Business as Ministry. As a Christian, you know that business is about more than the bottom line. Biola equips you to pursue business as ministry by showing you what it means to serve Christ in the workplace and be a servant-leader to your coworkers, customers and clients. Biola’s business management program integrates biblical principles into every course and provides a supportive online learning environment where all your professors and classmates are professing Christians.
  • Learn from Experienced Professors. As a business management student, you will be taught and trained by expert faculty from Biola’s Crowell School of Business. Through their scholarly research, professional experience and teaching excellence, our faculty provide students with the tools they need to be effective business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2-3 years

  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Ethics
  • Business Analytics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Global Business Environment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit your official application for admission
    • Submit a non-refundable $45 application fee (waived until January 15)
    • Complete the required essay and supplemental items for specific programs.
    • Submit an official transcript
    • Submit your scores from the SAT (Code 4017) or ACT (Code 0172)
    • The student must be a believer in the Christian faith (the applicant's statement of faith will be articulated in the personal essay section of the application).
    • The student must have at least a 1000 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing+Math score and a 26 Reading Test score on the New SAT, or a Composite 19 score on the ACT or a 64 CLT score.
  • The student must have graduated from high school or earned an equivalent degree (GED). The following is a recommended high school curriculum:
  • 4 years of English

    3 years of Mathematics

    2-4 years of Foreign Language

    2 years of Science

    2 years of Social Science

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44382 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    44382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44382 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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