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Online Programs in Management

Online Programs in ManagementOnline programs in management, with a variety of degrees and certifications offered, are always in high demand because the need for quality leadership never goes away and doesn’t vary by industry, be it retail, government, health care, financial management, education, nonprofit or technology.

Online business management programs prepare students to become managers — that is, the people in an organization responsible for pulling workers together and making projects flow smoothly.

Typical courses for online management programs include:

  • Human resource management
  • Management information systems
  • Leadership skills
  • Organizational behavior
  • Organizational hierarchy
  • Strategic planning
  • Labor relations
  • Conflict resolution
  • Financial management
  • Project management
  • Employment law
  • Marketing
  • Critical thinking
  • Public relations
  • Division of labor and resources
  • Operations management

Additionally, online management program students develop personal skills to aid them in any workplace, like decisiveness, communication clarity, ethics, motivational ability, entrepreneurial thinking, logic and comfort with leadership.

Students in online management programs may choose to specialize in one area of management, such as:

  • Health Care Management: Positions of leadership in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, long-term care facilities, HMOs and similar organizations involved in health care delivery.
  • Human Resource Management: Positions of leadership in human resources departments in corporations, non-profit organizations, employment agencies and government entities.
  • Retail Management: Positions of leadership in retail chains and franchises or small businesses.
  • Management of Information Systems: Positions of leadership in information technology departments within corporations and government agencies.
  • Public Administration: Positions of leadership in governmental organizations on the local, state or federal level.
  • Accounting Management: Positions of leadership in the accounting industry.
  • Education: Positions of leadership in education, from individual schools or universities to wider jurisdictions.
  • Marketing: Positions of leadership in sales and marketing companies or departments.
  • Organizational Management: Positions of leadership specializing in new managerial methods and organizational transitions.
  • Business Administration: Positions of leadership in a wide range of businesses.

Regardless of the concentration, though, any online program in management aims to build a high level of aptitude in the administration of a business’s human resources.

These schools offer online business management programs at varying degree levels.

AIU online
Argosy University Online
Ashford University
Baker College Online
Bellevue University
California Coast University
Capella University
Centura College
Colorado Technical University Online
DeVry University
Ellis University
Fisher College Online
Florida Tech
Franklin University
Grand Canyon University
Herzing College
Hodges University
Independence University
Indiana Business College
Jones International University
Kaplan university
Keiser online
Lesley University
LeTourneau University
Liberty University
Minnesota School of Business
Mountain State University
National American University
New England College
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Peirce College
Penn Foster College
Post University Online
Potomac College Online
Rasmussen College
Regis University
Saint Leo University
Saint Xavier University
Salem University Online
South University
Strayer University
Sullivan University
Tiffin University
University of Phoenix
Upper Iowa University
Walden University Online
Western Governors University