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Bachelor of Science
Management Studies

Management Studies
Bachelor of Science
AT A GLANCE
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $248 per credit hour (Europe)
  • $250 per credit hour (Downrange)

See our Tuition Rates page for details.

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Gain management expertise through broad and flexible courses aimed at turning you into a leader at UMGC Europe.

Today, many business, government, public service, and technical environments require knowledge of management principles from multiple disciplines. UMGC's program in management studies can help you gain that expertise through a course of study focused on decision making, problem solving, and leadership.

This program is also available as a minor.


About the Management Studies Bachelor's Degree

In your management studies courses, you’ll focus on management principles and organizational dynamics for today’s global, multicultural, and multinational organizations. You’ll also benefit from a full spectrum of related business courses, including statistics, business writing, marketing, finance, and organizational behavior.

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 160)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 301) or (3 Credits, ACCT 220)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 364)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 365)
    or any upper-level ACCT, BMGT, FINC, HRMN, or MRKT course
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 464)
    or any upper-level ACCT, BMGT, FINC, HRMN, or MRKT course
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 317)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 305)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 304)
    or any upper-level ACCT, BMGT, FINC, HRMN, or MRKT course
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 484)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 496)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 485)

Related Required Courses

Note: The following related required courses for the major are listed under general education courses and may be applied to general education or elective requirements.

  • (3 Credits, ECON 201) or (3 Credits, ECON 203)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

A degree with a major in management studies requires the successful completion of 120 credits of coursework, including 33 credits for the major; 41 credits in general education requirements; and 46 credits in the minor, electives, and other degree requirements. You must also complete all related required coursework, which may be applied to general education or elective requirements, as part of the 120 credits required for the degree. At least 17 credits in the major must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). See overall degree requirements.

Research and Computer Literacy Courses


  • (3 Credits, PACE 111M) or 
    (3 Credits, PACE 111B) or other PACE 111 course
    (to be taken in first 6 credits)

  • (1 Credit, LIBS 150) or 
    (1 Credit, CAPL 398A)
    or other general education elective

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
    (related requirement for the major)

Communications Courses


  • (3 Credits, WRTG 111) or 
    (3 Credits, WRTG 291) or other writing course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)

  • (3 Credits, SPCH 100) or other communication, writing, or speech course

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 394) or other advanced upper-level writing course

Math Course


  • (3 Credits, STAT 200) (related requirement for the major)

Arts and Humanities Courses


  • (3 Credits, HIST 142) or 
    (3 Credits, HIST 157) or other arts and humanities course

  • (3 Credits, ARTH 204) or foreign language course or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses


  • (3 Credits, ECON 201) or 
    (3 Credits, ECON 203)
    (either course meets requirement for the major)

  • (3 Credits, GVPT 170) or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses


  • (3 Credits, BIOL 101) and 
    (1 Credit, BIOL 102) or other paired science lecture and laboratory courses

  • (3 Credits, NUTR 100) or 
    (3 Credits, BIOL 160) or other science lecture course

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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