Fast Track Your Career With an Online Bachelor's in Business Administration
Gain the analytical and problem-solving skills that employers seek with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. Our online degree allows you to customize the program to your interests by completing concentrations in Analytics & Operations Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems and Marketing. UMass Lowell's AACSB-accredited Manning School of Business faculty are dedicated to excellence in teaching and the curriculum is aligned with industry trends and employer needs.
One Success Leads to Another
Apply credits from lower credentials to higher ones. Our programs are designed to build upon themselves:
- 40 courses/120-122 credits
- For students entering the program in Fall 2018 or after.
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*Note: The optional MATH.1210 course is only offered on campus.
***Strategic Management - Senior status required.
****A Non-Manning Elective is a course outside of the Manning School of Business (ie. Not having any of the following prefixes: ACCT, FINA, MKTG, POMS, MIST, ENTR or MGMT) that is considered by the university as an unrestricted elective.
Undergraduate Degree Requirements
All bachelor's degree candidates are required to earn a minimum 2.000 cumulative grade point average (GPA), to present a minimum of 120 semester hours, to fulfill the residency requirements, to conform to the general regulations and requirements of the University, to satisfy the regulations and academic standards of the colleges which exercise jurisdiction over the degrees for which they are matriculating, to satisfy the curriculum requirements established by the departments or programs in their major, and to complete the University's Core Curriculum requirements, which are listed within the program's curriculum outline. For additional information regarding the University's general policies and procedures, transfer credit information and residency requirements; please refer to our Academic Policies & Procedures.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition at UMass Lowell is typically half the cost of private colleges, and our online tuition is among the lowest in the nation. Tuition for online programs offered through the Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies is the same whether you live in-state, out-of-state or outside of the U.S.
Spring 2024 Tuition
|Cost Per Credit
|Cost Per 3-Credit Course*
|On Campus Lowell
|Term Registration Fee
|Undergraduate Degree Application
Please note: Tuition and fees are subject to change.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is a Bachelor's in Business Administration right for me?
Every organization requires leadership skills, which is why Business Administration majors are continuously in high demand by employers. If you're interested in business-related fields such as management, finance, marketing, international business, etc., and enjoy working with others, a B.S. in Business Administration is right for you. Upon program completion, you will be equipped with a solid foundation of business knowledge and tools that will position you for success in countless industries and career paths.
How long does it take to complete my degree online?
With our generous transfer policy, you can complete your bachelor's in as little as 12-36 months, but you have as much time as you need to complete the bachelor's degree program. There are no time limits placed on your progress.
What jobs can I get with a B.S. in Business Administration?
A Bachelor's in Business Administration will position you to successfully obtain a wide array of positions that require strong analytical and interpersonal skills. Upon program completion, you may find work in accounting, marketing, human resources, finance, research, administrative services, sales, etc. Many graduates pursue careers as analysts, managers, consultants, and specialists in countless industries.
Applying into an Undergraduate Degree Program
Complete the Online Undergraduate Degree Application Form (preferred), or print, complete and submit the Undergraduate Degree Application .pdf form. Please note: Your application will be processed once we have received your $60 application fee. Return your completed application along with your application fee to:
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies
839 Merrimack Street
Lowell, MA 01854
Questions? See our helpful Step-by-Step Guide to the Application Process.
To be considered for acceptance into a bachelor's degree program offered through the Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies, students must hold a high school diploma or have passed either the GED® or HiSET®. Graduate, Online & Professional Studies operates on a rolling admissions basis and each application is reviewed when the student's file is complete. Students must be admitted to a degree or certificate program in order to be eligible for most financial aid.