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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management

Management's responsibilities include allocation of all resources, monitoring of progress to ensure achievement of goals, and leadership of people during the process.

The Palmetto College Online Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration is issued by The School of Business at USC Aiken, one of USC's senior campuses.


Palmetto College’s Business Administration degree program with a concentration in Management, is designed to prepare you for success with a variety of fundamental skills and business practices relevant for today's fast-paced business environment.  Good effective management is necessary to and responsible for the success and survival of every business. Our business degree program will prepare you to communicate clearly, work independently and in diverse groups, and solve problems on local and global levels.

Students will:

  • Develop strong oral and written communication skills
  • Achieve an appreciation for diversity and the global nature of business
  • Learn how to work well within a team
  • Establish a strong ethical compass
  • Learn business best practices and “soft skills”
  • Gain familiarity with business technology
  • Be prepared for CPA exam

Click here to view the curriculum.


Program Highlight - Accreditation

AACSB LogoPalmetto College's Business Administration program is the only online business degree completion program in South Carolina to be fully accredited by AACSB International.

AACSB accreditation is the gold standard for business programs worldwide, and is held by fewer than 10 percent of all business schools around the world. Having an AACSB undergraduate business degree facilitates admission to an AACSB-accredited MBA program in the future. AACSB accreditation also ensures that a business school's curriculum is up-to-date, that business courses are taught by qualified faculty and that student learning is regularly assessed within a culture of continuous improvement.


Why should I complete a bachelor's degree in business?

Palmetto College's Business Administration program with a concentration in Management gives you the practical knowledge you'll need to stand out as a job candidate. Our business curriculum has been developed to reflect today's employers' real-world needs, so you'll graduate with the problem-solving skills that will get you hired and promoted in the modern marketplace.

A bachelor's degree in business will prepare you to meet the changing demands of dynamic global markets and grant you leadership skills that will serve you well in any organization.


Prerequisites and Requirements

To apply for this online degree program, students must have:

  • 45-60 credit hours from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Completion of the following courses:
    • Composition
    • Composition and Literature
    • Survey of Calculus (or higher-level Calculus)
    • Macro- or Microeconomics
    • Natural Science with a Lab
    • Natural Science with or without a Lab
    • Social or Behavioral Science
    • Humanities
    • World Civilization


Program Length

If you’re a full-time student, the program should take about 2 ½ years—the same as if you were attending class in-person. If you work, you may need to take a lighter course load. Talk to an advisor about how to balance Palmetto College classes with your schedule.


Ready to get started?

New terms begin six times per year. Follow the application instructions for this degree to start the enrollment process.

If you have questions or would like an unofficial pre-evaluation of your college work before applying please call, chat, or email us today! Our trained representatives can create a plan that takes into account your earned credits and your unique circumstances.

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