Bachelor of Science in Business

Format: Online
Application Deadlines
  • Fall 2022 Regular Deadline: June 21, 2022
2022 U.S. News Best Online Bachelors Programs Badge
Ranked #30 by U.S. News
& World Report

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

  • Fall 2022 Regular Deadline: June 21, 2022
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Student/Alumni Profiles

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.”

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.”

Recent News About Bachelor of Science in Business

CUNY BA 2022 Commencement

May 23, 2022

CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies

Dr. Tara Barca, assistant academic director/doctoral lecturer in the CUNY SPS online business programs, will serve as the faculty speaker at the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies (CUNY BA) program's 2022 commencement ceremony. The event will take place in person at the CUNY Graduate Center on Friday, June 10. Dr. Barca has had the privilege of serving as a CUNY BA faculty mentor since 2021.
Dr. Ed Knox, director of CUNY SPS online business programs

Entrepreneurs Share Tips and Inspiration at All-Day Business Conference

May 10, 2022

Sponsored by the CUNY SPS online business programs, the forum offered a chance for attendees to discuss the importance and impact of entrepreneurship.

US News 2022 Ranking Badges for Undergrad Business and Psychology Programs

Undergrad Psychology and Business Earn High Marks from U.S. News

January 26, 2022

In its 2022 lists, the publisher ranked CUNY SPS's BA in Psychology #2 in the nation and its BS in Business #30 in the nation.

U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Online Bachelor's Programs Badge

CUNY SPS Takes National Stage with U.S. News Top Ten Ranking

January 25, 2022

CUNY SPS is ranked #10 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s list of 2022 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, and also earns several other top rankings by...