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
$340 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
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.

Degree requirements

minimum of 180 quarter credits  including at least 60 upper-division credits  are required to graduate with your management bachelor’s degree. Major requirements and curriculum details are available on Oregon State's academic catalog.

For details about OSU's Baccalaureate Core, please visit our Bacc Core details page.


Make sure your experience as a management major aligns with your interests and career goals by choosing one of the following areas of study.

  • 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.

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 must be reviewed upon admittance to OSU for appropriate articulation. Find more information about transferring credits using the Office of Admissions’ single-course search tool.

Connect with a College of Business transfer advisor

Connect with undergraduate transfer student advisor Caiden Marcus to learn more about pursuing a management degree online. Schedule a virtual appointment or call the College of Business Future Students Office at 541-737-1109 to schedule.

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 to operate in your state.

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