Bachelor of Science in Business

Format: Online
Application Deadlines
  • Fall 2021 Priority Deadline: April 5, 2021
  • Fall 2021 Regular Deadline: June 21, 2021

The BS in Business degree online program provides students with a fundamental background in business functions and principles that can be used to build or advance their careers. Through the examination of case studies, global business models, and analytical tools, students gain a strong understanding of where they would make the greatest impacts within an organization. Additionally, the attention devoted to ethical decision-making, corporate responsibility, and team collaboration helps students develop the practical managerial skills needed to thrive in a range of business areas.

Students of the BS in Business degree:

  • Build the skills to start their own businesses through the one-year entrepreneurship sequence
  • Customize the program based on their interests and career goals through the choice of electives
  • Survey niche topics such as sustainability and green business, international trade, investments, and e-commerce
  • Solve challenging issues involving the exchange of goods and services, management of personnel, and socially responsible use of resources
  • Work with dedicated and supportive faculty that have extensive expertise and a commitment to student success

General education courses complement this specialized study and emphasize critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, effective communication, and the exploration of the foundations of knowledge and culture.

Career Prospects

The BS in Business degree can be used as a springboard for job advancement or career change as a media planner, operations analyst, sales manager, business consultant, communications specialist, economist, business owner, portfolio analyst, patient care associate, guest services manager, recruiter, supply chain manager, marketing or event coordinator, or statistician. 

Admissions Criteria

Applicants must possess at least 24 transferrable credits from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants need to demonstrate basic proficiency in reading, writing, and math.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall 2021 Priority Deadline: April 5, 2021
  • Fall 2021 Regular Deadline: June 21, 2021
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Student/Alumni Profiles

Lattina Brown

BS in Business 2018

"Currently, I work for the government, I’m a candidate for public office and I am studying for the LSAT.”

Christopher Bonet

BS in Business

"...many of the principles and policies learned in my coursework have lent a hand in increasing my job duties, as well as expand my career prospects.”

Tyerence Brown

BS in Business Alumnus and Current MS in Business Management and Leadership Student 2016

"My CUNY SPS degree gave me greater confidence, understanding about ways to succeed, and how to maximize team-building to accomplish organizational goals.”

Jerome Basma

BS in Business 2016

"After waiting so long and working so hard to finish my degree, winning the scholarship was an amazing validation of all my efforts…having the degree opens up new possibilities of advancement at my present company and possibly in other organizations.”

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