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Business management B.B.A.

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    Business management B.B.A.

    Learn about business issues that affect Alaska and the world in an accredited bachelor’s degree program that prepares you for diverse careers in business management.

Explore the business management bachelor’s degree program at the University of Alaska Anchorage

As a business management major at UAA you will study in the business capital of Alaska and one of the great trade and logistics hubs of the world. Through innovative courses such as Alaska Native Business you will also get to address business issues that are specific to Alaska. When you earn your bachelor’s degree you will be ready to take on management careers in today’s global business world. 

What you will learn in the business management program
The bachelor’s in business management explores the basics of human resource management and how the management of people affects a business as a whole. You will also learn strategies for negotiations, entrepreneurship, conflict resolution and arbitration, as well as methods in business analytics and intelligence to transform company data into actionable insights.

Property Management and Real Estate concentration
The Weidner property management and real estate concentration of the B.B.A. in management includes recruiting events, travel opportunities, hands-on learning experiences and much more. This optional concentration provides a strong background in business fundamentals with an emphasis on the management of income-producing real estate assets like apartments, office buildings and industrial spaces. Learn more about the property management and real estate concentration.

Business management scholarships and financial aid
Get help with tuition and education costs. UAA offers a number of scholarships and other types of financial assistance you may apply for when you major in business management. Learn more about financial aid opportunities at UAA.

Business management B.B.A.

Degree Type:

  • Baccalaureate

Concentration: Property Management and Real Estate

Program Length: Four Years

Availability:Anchorage campus

Accredited by: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools and Businesses (AACSB) International

Other program options: Entrepreneur Minor, Alaska Native Business Minor, Computer Information Systems Minor, Dual Major in Management and Marketing, Occupational Endorsement Certificate (OEC) in Business Leadership, OEC in Entrepreneurship

What can you do with a management degree from UAA?

Prepare for global business careers and top graduate programs when you earn your bachelor’s degree in business management at UAA. 

Management graduate programs
Many bachelor’s program alumni go on to pursue their graduate degrees in business. UAA offers several master’s degree programs to prepare you for leadership and executive positions in business:

Management careers
The bachelor’s degree in business management prepares you for high-demand professional leadership positions such as:

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Compliance Manager
  • Computer & Information Systems Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Hospitality and Restaurant Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Training and Development Specialist

By the numbers..

92%
One-year job placement rate for B.B.A. in management alumni
UAA Institutional Research/Alaska Department of Labor Statistics

Business management bachelor’s degree program highlights

UAA’s bachelor’s degree in management offers unique opportunities to study in the business capital of Alaska, get hands-on work and research experience and network with top business professionals. The following are some of the top reasons to choose UAA for your undergraduate program.

  • Apply learning in real-world business contexts. Internships with Anchorage-area companies help you gain first-hand business management experience that will prepare you for your career.
  • Work closely with top faculty on research projects. Undergraduate research opportunities include projects for publication and business conference presentations.
  • Get work experience overseas. Study abroad programs at UAA offer the chance to see the international applications of business and how culture can alter the business environment. Learn more about study abroad opportunities.
  • Take part in UAA’s Management and Marketing Club. Activities include networking and career events, community engagement experiences, guest speaker events and much more. Check out the Management and Marketing Club Facebook page for recent news.

Management bachelor’s degree program curriculum

The B.B.A. in business management covers today’s most globally relevant topics, including organizational theory, design and development. You will gain effective business negotiation skills while learning how to improve workplace performance, create employee training programs, navigate business ethics and human resource issues and how to be an entrepreneur. You will also learn about the history and management of Alaska Native Corporations, as well as global commerce and geographic trends.

Top classes for business management majors

  • Business Foundations: Learn key business concepts and principles and explore the strategies that allow companies to compete in today’s complex global marketplace.
  • Strategic Management: Understand how to evaluate external and internal market environments to create above-average returns through exploration of theory, current events and case studies.
  • Globalization and Business Environment: Examine the external contexts such as ethics, law, politics and social issues that businesses operate in.
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management: Develop and practice negotiation skills and make positive changes to your negotiation behavior and habits.