Bachelor of Science in Business

Format: Online
Application Deadlines
  • Spring 2023 Priority Deadline: November 7, 2022
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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. 

Scholarship Opportunities

Articulation Agreements

Articulation agreements are formal agreements between CUNY School of Professional Studies, (CUNY SPS) and two-year colleges and universities, allowing students to transfer the maximum number of credits with ease to our BA in Liberal Studies program from institutions with which we have an established transfer process in place.

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

  • Spring 2023 Priority Deadline: November 7, 2022
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Student/Alumni Profiles

Rishi Maharaj

MS in Business Management and Leadership / BS in Business 2021/2020

"It is never too late. Regardless of where you are in life, there is no better time like the present and achieve your goals, and remember to never stop learning."

Lizanne Fluxmon

BS in Business 2020

"There were times I had professors whose credentials not only impressed me but humbled me. I feel honored to have been their student.”

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.”

Recent News About Bachelor of Science in Business

Cover of Dr. Egbe book "Elephants, The Grass, and a Teacher"

In New Memoir, CUNY SPS Business Faculty Reflects Back on Nigerian Civil War

August 26, 2022

In this Q&A, Dr. Egbe discusses his book Elephants, The Grass, and a Teacher: Recollections and Reflections on the Nigeria / Biafra War.

Elephants, The Grass, and a Teacher: Recollections and Reflections on the Nigeria / Biafra War

July 25, 2022

A New Press

Dr. Emmanuel Egbe, a consortia faculty of CUNY SPS within the business program, has published the memoir "Elephants, The Grass, and a Teacher: Recollections and Reflections on the Nigeria / Biafra War." The book chronicles both Dr. Egbe's personal and family experiences and his analysis of national events during the Nigeria / Biafra War.

¡Amor colegial! Estudiante ecuatoriano le propone matrimonio a su novia durante graduación de CUNY SPS

June 27, 2022

El Correo

The Spanish-language publication El Correo has published an account of how Bryan Burgos, a CUNY SPS BS in Business graduate, proposed to his girlfriend during the School's 2022 Commencement ceremony.

Estudiante ecuatoriano le propone matrimonio a su novia durante graduación en Queens

June 16, 2022

Ahora News

CUNY SPS graduate Bryan Burgos, who received his BS in Business, proposed to his girlfriend during the School's 2022 Commencement Ceremony. Their story has been featured in the Spanish-language publication Ahora News.