Online Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Management

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Total Courses
Cost per Credit
4 years
Average Completion*
15–18 Hours/Week
Course Effort

Bachelor’s in Organizational Management Overview

It’s time. Earn your bachelor’s degree online and be ready to move into management positions in a wide range of fields.

  • Learn well-rounded management skills in areas such as budgeting, communication, operations, finance, marketing, accounting, planning, information management, and organizational performance.
  • Gain the experience to move from service-oriented occupations into more business-related occupations.
  • Tailor your studies to your goals and interests with 85 open elective credits.
  • Focus your degree plan by choosing from 14 concentration areas:
    • Business development
    • Construction management
    • Decision management
    • Financial analysis
    • Global business
    • Global marketing management
    • Hospitality sustainability
    • Human resources
    • Information systems management
    • Leadership
    • Management
    • Project management
    • Sport entertainment management
    • Supply chain management and logistics
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Purdue Global Is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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Military Transfer Credit

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Admissions Requirements

You must be a high school graduate or possess a General Educational Development (GED) certificate or other equivalency diploma. You are also encouraged to complete orientation before you start classes. Refer to the University Catalog or speak to an Advisor to learn more.

What Courses Will I Take?

Coursework equips students with skills to qualify for management-level positions in a variety of business fields. Students can customize their path of study with a high number of open elective credits.

Sample Courses

  • Communicating Professionalism
  • Introduction to Management
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Operations and Supervision
  • Organizational Communication
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Program Requirements

Core Credits
Major Credits
Elective Credits
Total Credits

Upcoming Start Dates

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Bachelor’s in Organizational Management Degree Concentrations

Concentrations are built into the program to help you develop proficiencies that can apply to your future profession. Choose from the concentrations below.

  • Business Development

    Master B2B and B2C selling concepts, customer analysis and relationships, and leadership strategies for salesforce management.

  • Construction Management

    This concentration is designed to expose students to the knowledge, skills, and insights required to meet the demands of the construction industry, including construction methods, planning and scheduling, cost estimating, and law.

  • Financial Analysis

    Learn how to apply financial concepts to a variety of corporate functions with skills in financial-statement analysis, cash-flow analysis, and more.

  • Global Business

    Understand the business impact of differences in cultural, political, economic, and legal systems. This concentration includes an educational travel abroad option that will allow students to participate either virtually or in person.

  • Global Marketing Management

    Gain a thorough understanding of advertising, promotion, PR, consumer behavior, international marketing, marketing research, and more.

  • Hospitality Sustainability

    Take on advanced roles in the hospitality industry while focusing on sustainability, with insights into climate change, social responsibility, customer service excellence, ecological matters, and more.

  • Human Resources

    Prepare for leadership roles in human resource management while learning employment practices, personnel administration, employee training, benefits, and more.

  • Information Systems Management

    Gain foundational skills in project management, IT consulting, and management of information systems and technological innovation.

  • Leadership

    Examine how to effectively lead individuals and teams within diverse corporate environments.

  • Management

    Study the fundamentals of effective teamwork, improve your communication skills, and evaluate information management, planning, and control in business environments.

  • Decision Management

    Learn every aspect of designing, building, and managing the automated decision-making systems that an organization uses to manage its interactions with customers, employees, and suppliers.

  • Project Management

    Learn the fundamentals of project management and gain a thorough understanding of leadership, team building, group dynamics, decision making, communication, and negotiation.

  • Sport Entertainment Management

    Develop a foundational understanding of economics, accounting, finance, and marketing and study the cultural and business impact of sport entertainment industries.

  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics

    Study the key processes of supply chain management and logistics, including the planning and management of all activities involved in sourcing, conversion, and logistics management.

Earn Credit for Prior Coursework and Experience

The average bachelor's degree student pays $15k and takes 2 years to complete their degree.

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Ways to Save on Time and Tuition

Purdue Global works with students to find ways to reduce costs and make education more accessible. Contact us to learn about opportunities to save on your educational costs.

Transfer Credits

Earn credit for prior coursework completed at eligible institutions, including community colleges.

Prior Work Experience Reduction

You could earn undergraduate credit for your life and professional career experiences.

Financial Aid

Learn about federal financial aid programs available for many of our degree programs.

Grants and Loans

Learn about federal and state grants and loan programs that may be available.

Corporate Partner Benefits

Employees of Purdue Global partner organizations may be eligible for special tuition reductions.

Military Tuition Reduction

Undergraduate tuition savings for military include a 55% reduction per credit for current servicemembers and 38% per credit for veterans.

Prior Military Experience

Earn credit for your military training. The average Purdue Global military student is awarded 54% of the credits needed for an associate's and 45% of the credits needed for a bachelor's.

International Tuition Reduction

International students living outside of the United States are eligible for a 25% international student tuition reduction.

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Tuition Case Study: Community College Comeback

See how one student started their organizational management degree program with the community college credit they deserved.

After making their way through 5 different educational institutions, one student spent nearly 20 years trying to earn their degree. After contacting Purdue Global, they found out their decades of prior learning and experience — everything from yoga and piano to spreadsheets and accounting — would award them 135 credits toward their bachelor’s degree, for a total tuition savings of more than $50,000.

Estimated Remaining Classes: 8

Estimated Remaining Terms to Graduation: 4

Tuition Quarter Credits
BS in Organizational Management
$66,780 180
 Sacramento City College Credits -$2,968 -8
 American River College Credits -$14,840 -40
 Riverside City College Credits -$4,823 -13
 Sierra College Credits -$5,565 -15
 National Park College Credits -$21,889 -59
Total Savings/Credits Awarded $50,085 135
Remaining Tuition/Credits $16,695 45

See Notes and Conditions below for important information.

Free Credit Evaluation

You could be closer to your degree than you think. Contact an Advisor for a free evaluation of your prior learning, work experience, military training, and other life experiences.

Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, management occupations have maintained a strong place in the job market. With Purdue Global’s online degree in organizational management, you’ll gain an edge in a competitive industry. Transition to a management-level position in your current career or make a shift into a new field.

Average Salary


General labor market and salary data are provided by Lightcast and may not represent the outcomes experienced by Purdue Global graduates in these programs. Purdue Global graduates in these programs may earn salaries substantially different or less than the amounts listed above. Salary and employment outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience, education, and opportunities for employment that are outside of Purdue Global's control.

Lightcast average salary ranges can be explored further using Lightcast’s SkillsMatch tool. Purdue Global does not guarantee employment placement, salary level, or career advancement. Additional training and experience may be necessary for leadership positions.

See Notes and Conditions below for important information.

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Get to Know Our Faculty

Purdue Global faculty members are real-world practitioners who bring knowledge gained through the powerful combination of higher learning and industry experience.


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Faculty publications in 2021–2022

More Than 38,000

Professional development hours logged by faculty in 2021–2022

Statistics include all Purdue Global faculty members and are not school- or program-specific calculations. Source: Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis, July 2022. 2021–2022 academic year.

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*Estimated Graduation Date and Average Completion: Estimated graduation date is based on the assumption that you will enroll in time to begin classes on the next upcoming start date, will remain enrolled for each consecutive term, and will maintain satisfactory academic standing in each term to progress toward completion of your program. Completion time is based on a full-time schedule. Programs will take longer for part-time students to complete.

Bachelor's Completion Time and Average Net Price: The average completion time for Purdue Global online bachelor’s degree students who graduated in the 2022–2023 academic year was 2.3 years. Average net price reflects charges for all graduates, including those who transferred to Purdue Global, after application of scholarships, tuition reductions, grants (including federal Pell grants for undergraduate students), employer tuition assistance, and/or military tuition assistance. Source: Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis, July 2023.

Job Growth: Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Management Occupations, National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Tuition Case Study: Source: Purdue Global Office of the Registrar, September 2023. Totals paid to Purdue Global for the degree do not include amounts paid to other institutions. Individual experiences and savings will vary. Purdue Global does not guarantee transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning policy.