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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’ll 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’ll also get to address business issues that are specific to Alaska. When you earn your bachelor’s degree you’ll be ready to take on management careers in today’s global business world. 

What you’ll 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 the business as a whole. You’ll also learn strategies for negotiations, entrepreneurship, conflict resolution and arbitration. 

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: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools and Businesses (AACSB) International and the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Other program options: A.A.S. in General Business

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 in business:

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

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Management Consultant
  • Hospitality and Restaurant Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Compliance 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’ll gain effective business negotiation skills while learning how to improve workplace performance, create employee training programs and navigate business ethics and human resource issues. You’ll 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

  • Study the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) and Native business organizations, as well as career opportunities within these organizations in Introduction to Alaska Native Business.
  • Explore topics such as landlord-tenant law, risk management and finance in the Introduction to Property Management course.