Management, B.A. Adult Degree

The Management Major at Avila

An Avila B.A. degree in Management will help position you for leadership roles in the corporate world. If you want to make a company or organization run successfully and efficiently, the skills and best practices you’ll learn will prepare you. Know that with our comprehensive curriculum, you’ll be well-acquainted with the various departments in the modern workplace.

In this 100% online program, you’ll receive individualized instruction in and out of the classroom from our highly accomplished faculty, thanks to Avila’s emphasis on small class sizes and mentorship.

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PREPARE FOR SUCCESS. Majors pursuing a B.A. degree will complete a common body of business courses paired with liberal arts and skills classes.

Skills Total Credit Hours: 6

Fundamentals of Communication
Composition I

Liberal Arts Core Total Credit Hours: 26

From Renaissance to Modernism
General Biology – Cell & Genes w/Lab
Global Literature
American Experience II
Mathematical Modeling & Reasoning
Intro to Sociology
World Religion
Peace Studies

Major Requirements Total Credit Hours: 60

Accounting I
Accounting II
Legal Aspects of Business
Writing a Business Plan
Writing Plans and Presentations
Navigating the Digital Society
Statistical Analysis
Composition II
General Psychology
Organizational Behavior and Development
Human Resources Management
International Management
Diversity in the Workplace
Recruitment and Selection
Compensation and Benefits

Elective Total Credit Hours: 25

Total Required Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Sheet 2019-20

Curriculum Sheet 2018-19

Curriculum Sheet 2017-18

Curriculum Sheet 2016-17

Estimated 2022-2023 costs before financial aid
Adult Student Undergraduate Tuition =  $410 / credit hour
(Books and class materials are your responsibility in all Adult undergraduate programs.)
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Are you interested in management?
Avila Professor Daniel George in class with a group of students

Be Prepared for Your Career

A Management degree positions you for various roles in the corporate and non-profit world. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that many management-related career paths will enjoy outstanding rates of growth in the coming years, including a projected 14% increase in management analyst positions between 2020 and 2030 which is faster than the average projected growth for all occupations in the U.S.

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Avila business management graduates are pursuing careers as:

  • HR Director
  • Organizational Development Coach
  • Business Consultant
Avila School of Business graduates choose to work at:
  • T-Mobile
  • Burns & McDonnell

Transferring to Avila?

We work with you to make the most of your transfer credits so you’re on track to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.

An Environment to Enhance your Education

Hooley-Bunschu Learning Commons

This is not your mother’s library. State-of-the-art study rooms, public workstations, tutoring services, and access to 50,000 on-campus volumes, plus millions of database articles await you.

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Guaranteed Internship Opportunities

All first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed an internship or research experience opportunity.

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Close to Everything Kansas City

At Avila, you’re only 15 minutes away from world-class museums, historical landmarks, professional sports venues, and centers of culture, commerce, and industry.

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Find Your Mentor

Avila’s faculty will challenge you, inspire you, and become more than just another teacher.

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Alumni Scott Bower

“Apart from class and faculty, I have also enjoyed the friendly nature of Avila’s student body and their willingness to help other classmates out while completing their education. “

Scott Bower / ’20 Management


Danielle Weaver, Adult Student Success Advisor
P: 816.501.2945 / E:

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