Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$375 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
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4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Management – Online


The online coursework in Oregon State University’s management bachelor’s degree program will prepare you for leadership roles in both goods-producing and service enterprises. You’ll gain theory-driven and practical knowledge for the management of systems, personnel and quality.

In other words, learning management from faculty in Oregon State’s College of Business will help you learn how to get things done through and in collaboration with others.

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Degree requirements

A minimum of 180 quarter credits — at least 60 of which must be upper-division credits — are required to graduate with your management degree, including:

Honors degree online

As an undergraduate degree-seeking student, you can apply to earn an honors degree online in your academic major. Earning this prestigious degree gives you the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research, complete a comprehensive thesis experience and engage in co-curricular activities.


Make sure your experience as a management major aligns with your interests and career goals by choosing one of the following areas of study. The academic catalog has more details about each specialization.

General management

Learn how to devise a supply chain strategy and understand how to lead culturally diverse workforces.

Human resource management

Apply human resource principles and law in order to recruit, hire, train and retain employees.

People analytics

Explore the fast-growing world of business analytics, and design methods of compensation that motivate employee contributions.

Sample course topics

  • Project management
  • Influence and negotiation
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Employee recruitment and selection
  • Compensation management
  • Business analytics
  • Social entrepreneurship and initiatives
  • Marketing principles

Additional program features

PRIME Experience

The PRIME Experience requires that all management students complete a 4-credit learning experience related to their particular area of study. PRIME allows you to choose between a professional internship, research project, international experience, mentoring and coaching experience, or an experiential learning or entrepreneurship project.

Find full PRIME Experience details on the College of Business website.

Accelerated Master's Platform

Get a jump-start on your MBA or M.S. in Business while working toward your undergraduate degree in management. Through Oregon State’s Accelerated Master’s Platform, current undergraduate management students can take graduate-level courses online that will be applied to their bachelor’s degree, and the credits earned will be transferred to the MBA or M.S. in Business programs. Students enrolled in Ecampus graduate courses will pay the graduate tuition and fees rate.

Transfer credits

Some degree requirements may be transferred from other institutions. Please note that a minimum of 45 credits of the last 75 credits in this degree program must be completed at Oregon State (online or on campus) to meet the academic residency requirement.

Previously earned credits will need to be reviewed upon admittance to OSU for appropriate articulation. Additional information about transferring credits is available through OSU’s Transfer Credit Central.

Connect with College of Business transfer advisors

Get your questions answered about pursuing a management degree online by contacting If you have already completed your bachelor’s degree and are interested in enrolling in this program as a postbaccalaureate student, connect with Charlie Carr to learn more.

Add a minor

As an OSU Ecampus student, you'll have the ability to add a minor to your bachelor's degree program. Oregon State offers a diverse selection of minors online. Combine your management degree with a minor in health management and policy, or merge your major studies with an agricultural and food business management minor to create an even more powerful résumé fit for today's job market.


Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization and compliance.

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