Management Specialization - B.S. in Business Administration


In this concentration, you will explore the concepts of human and organizational functioning while examining issues and challenges inherent with the managerial role. Study the topics of career development, employee motivation, and effective decision making as well as ethical issues faced by domestic and transitional organizations and managers. Coursework also explores the basics of finance and how strategic human resources approaches can be used to address key business challenges such as talent acquisition, innovation, and customer service.

Completion Requirements*

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)
    • Business courses (55 cr.)
    • Concentration courses (15 cr.)
    • Elective courses (65 cr.)

Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden.

Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

*If you are currently enrolled or have recently attended a community college or are a CPCU, you may be eligible to transfer courses and accelerate your bachelor’s program at Walden.

Business Courses

Concentration Courses

Walden recognizes the professional development efforts you’ve already made. By applying your CPCU courses toward your bachelor’s degree, you can save time and money when earning your degree. Speak to your enrollment advisor for details.

Elective Courses

Choose 13 courses from general education, B.S. in Business Administration, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Your elective credits should total 65 to meet your program requirements. You may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet your elective requirements for this online business administration degree. Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.

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