Degree Overview

College for America’s Bachelor of Arts in Management helps develop management skills in working adults. Our students learn to plan, direct, and coordinate the operations of organizations, including formulating processes, managing daily operations, overseeing financial management, and planning the use of materials and human resources.

Our management degree was designed using insights from workforce and industry leaders. The degree can be applicable in practically every industry—including manufacturing, healthcare, nonprofit, service industries, and government—and it offers concentrations in public administration, insurance services, or logistics and operations.

Affordable, Accessible, Applicable

  • $3,000 per year—all inclusive
  • Focused on developing foundational, interpersonal, and business skills
  • Based on labor market needs and input from employers and subject matter experts
  • Eligible for federal financial aid and financing
  • Earned by mastering 120 competencies through projects, not credit hours and grade points
  • Designed specifically to work for working adults by offering extensive flexibility and support

Thrive in a variety of positions

  • General manager
  • Operational manager
  • Administrative services manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Public relations specialist
  • Training and development specialist
  • Sales manager

Develop skills

  • Getting information
  • Making decisions and solving problems
  • Coordinating the work and activities of others
  • Scheduling work and activities
  • Monitoring processes, materials, or surroundings
  • Controlling resources
  • Selling or influencing others
Bachelor of Arts in Management

Tammy Kruger

Training Manager

BA Student

I think having [my boss] know that I’m actually going to earn a degree has further reinforced that I’m serious about my career

Bachelor of Arts in Management

Kris Simmons

Administrative Assistant

AA, September 2013

I got a job at our main office as an administrative assistant, which required an associate’s degree. I got a raise and more hours per week, so my income has gone up quite a bit.

Bachelor of Arts in Management

Darby Conley

Enterprise Benefit Administration Director

AA, September 2014

I used to wait for people to come to me for new promotion opportunities. But now I have a better sense of my potential and have started taking the initiative.

Bachelor of Arts in Management

Matthew Mahler

Production Supervisor—promoted from Sanitation Lead

BA Student

Now I know how to obtain information, determine the quality of data, and create a way to manage and then communicate that information.

Bachelor of Arts in Management

Kristopher Perez

General Manager

AA Student

I wanted to continue to increase my earning potential and I knew a degree would be the key.

Online Projects

Students work toward a degree by mastering 120 competencies and completing interesting online projects at their own pace

See Sample Project