Bachelor of Applied Science – Applied Management Major

Business Bachelor's Degree Program

BVU’s applied management major is designed to provide a quicker solution to desired job advancement by weaving in only the necessary general education courses. The remainder of the applied management courses emphasize strong business, management, communication, and public policy strategies to achieve organizational objectives in preparation for a leadership role.

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Why should I earn an applied management degree?

High Demand

The number of business and finance jobs is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026 — faster than average.

Fast Track

Earn your bachelor’s and start advancing without taking extra courses.

Pay Increase

On average, those with bachelor’s degrees make around 30% more than those with just an associate degree. (US Bureau of Labor, 2018)

What Can I Do With an Applied Management Degree

  • Agricultural business/technology
  • Sustainable energy/renewable energy
  • Hospitality management
  • Industrial technology
  • Wellness, exercise science and leisure services
  • Social and digital media communications



Learn Completely Online

Earn your degree at your convenience with our easy-to-access, fully online curriculum. With one click, you can view assignments and grades, set up appointments with specialized tutors around the clock, access the student lounge, engage in group discussions, or contact professors. Get the BVU experience on your schedule, wherever you are.

Applied Management Courses

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Transfer to BVU

BVU has transfer agreements with Iowa’s community colleges, helping you get the most out of your hard-earned credits.

Contact an academic advisor at 712.749.1000 to see how your credits will transfer.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

We’ll help you figure out your options for financial assistance and possible scholarships.

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Business Faculty

Our instructors are committed to helping you build the future in Iowa and beyond.

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Transfer Your Credits

Do you have previously earned credits or an associate degree? BVU accepts most if not all — of your credits so you don’t have to retake courses.

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Earn a Master’s Degree Faster with Our Accelerated Program

With BVU's Plus One program, you can earn your  teaching English as a second language or organizational leadership master's within one year of graduating with your bachelor’s degree. 

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