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Applied Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 105 days
Acquire the skills to transform and improve business practices with Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Bachelor of Science in Applied Management. This transfer-friendly degree program, offered online and on campus by the Colangelo College of Business, is ideal for students with an associate degree or at least 12 college credits. 


Discover the practical areas of business, including strategies to lead and manage change in today’s global economy. Examine innovative organizational development concepts and workplace behaviors as well as human resource management.As a student in the BS in applied management program, you explore functional area topics in financial decision-making, human resource management, marketing, innovation and project management. You also study leadership skills as they relate to organizational behavior and organizational change. With specific emphasis placed on servant leadership, you gain a complete understanding of a leadership style that focuses on putting the needs of others first in order to create interdependency rather than dependency in organizations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 105 days
    • Duration description
      Campus: 15 weeks Online: 8 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Servant leadership and ethical leadership
  • Individual and group behavior in organizations
  • Human resource management function in organizations
  • Components of primary financial statements and the use of these statements to analyze the performance of a business entity
  • Marketing mix and marketing concept
  • Importance of creating innovative work environments in small-, medium- and large-scale organizations
  • Approaches to organizational development with an emphasis on the practical aspects of changing organizations to improve effectiveness
  • Unique challenges associated with managing projects as related to the overarching management framework of planning, organizing, leading and controlling

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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).

All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications. 

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

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of 105 days.
  • National

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of 105 days.
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