Become a Leader in Your Workplace

Earn the degree you need to excel as a manager.

Meet the challenges of the modern workplace with Bethel’s online BS in Organizational Management. This program is specifically designed to enhance your understanding of organizations and improve your management skills, enabling you to successfully advance your career.

Created especially for working students who have earned prior undergraduate credit hours, this accelerated program enables you to make the most of your previous academic experiences.

With an emphasis on ethics and the dynamic exchange of ideas, our online organizational management program features a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum that covers a host of crucial business topics. Students will learn about areas like communications, accounting, statistics, finance, human resources, marketing, and more. Graduates are well suited to enter advanced positions at their place of employment, continue their education at higher levels of study, or simply increase their earning potential.

You’ll learn from experienced business leaders who are committed to your continual mentorship and support through the program. This close professional relationship means the opportunity to network, and an increased opportunity to find quality employment after graduation.

Because our online organizational management degree is offered fully online, you’ll find it easy to fit your education around your busy schedule. Because the program is structured especially for those with previous college experience, you must have already completed 60 credit hours at another accredited school to be accepted into the program. Courses are seven weeks long, and begin six times a year, meaning you’ll never have to wait long for them to start. The program can be completed in as little as two years.


Bethel University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to grant bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The Higher Learning Commission is one of six regional accrediting agencies in the United States. Institutional accreditation evaluates an entire institution and accredits it as a whole.

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Program Details

Next Start Date: 05/05/2024
Credit Hours: 120
Cost/Credit: 465
Transfer Credits: Up to 83
Est. Completion Time: 2-4 Years
Accreditation: HLC

Course Requirements

Bethel’s online BS in Organizational Management features a comprehensive curriculum grounded in ethical values. Students are required to earn 36 general education credit hours, 48 elective credit hours, and 36 credit hours in their major.

  • General Education (36)

    General education courses offer an introduction to the arts and sciences within a college setting. Through this comprehensive course of study, students will gain appreciation for a broad range of subjects and build the skills necessary to succeed in higher education. 36 credit hours are required of general education courses.

  • General Electives (48 Credits)

    Electives allow students to dive deeper into a wide range of subjects, and provide the opportunity to tailor a course of study based on interests and academic goals. Students are required to earn 48 credit hours of electives.

    • Students may transfer credit from other accredited institutions, provided the courses are equivalent to required Bethel courses and the student earned a grade of C or better.
    • CLEP testing is available for select courses.
  • Major Courses (36 Credits)

    • ORGM 220: Communications (3)
    • ORGM 300: Biblical Perspectives for Managers (3)
    • ORGM 320: Accounting for Managers (3)
    • ORGM 333: Managerial Finance (3)
    • ORGM 349: Statistical Methods and Research (3)
    • ORGM 401: Principles of Management and Supervision (3)
    • ORGM 403: Business Ethics (3)
    • ORGM 430: Human Resources Administration (3)
    • ORGM 433: Managerial Economics (3)
    • ORGM 452: Group and Organizational Behavior (3)
    • ORGM 454: Systems Management (3)
    • BADM 322: Principles of Marketing (3)
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Admission Requirements

Undergraduate programs require:
  • Submit your official transcripts (directly from the institution to Bethel) from all undergraduate work. If you have completed less than 30 credit hours, also submit your official high school or GED transcript
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Show proficiency by either submitting your official SAT or ACT scores, completing a college-level English or math course or taking Bethel’s placement tests

Tuition and Fees

Bethel has long been touted for its value. We were ranked No. 2 on Washington Monthly’s Best Bang for the Buck-Midwest list, listed as one of the 50 Best Value Christian Colleges, and have made it to the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Regional Universities-Midwest” list for fifteen consecutive years.

**Fees are charged per semester unless otherwise noted. This program takes an estimated three to ten semesters to complete, depending on transfer credits.

Payment Plan

The college has a monthly installment plan available through Nelnet Campus Commerce. Enrollment can be completed online by accessing the student billing link through MyBethel or by calling 800.609.8056. Students will be charged an enrollment fee of $40.

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Financial Aid

Bethel University is committed to ensuring that all our students receive an affordable education.
We offer financial aid based on need, and military benefits and are proud to offer extraordinarily competitive tuition rates.
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To learn more about your financial aid options or submit a FAFSA, please see our Financial Aid page.
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Transfer Credits

Bethel is committed to helping you make the most of your previous educational experiences. Visit our Transfer Credits page to learn more.
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Career Outcomes

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a steady rate of growth for jobs in the management sector until 2026. Our online organizational management degree program can provide students with the training they need to take advantage of new and exciting career opportunities. Career information taken from

  • Financial Advisor

    Financial advisors help clients, such as financial institutions, insurance companies and individuals, assess their monetary needs and work toward financial goals. They may be responsible for determining financial strategies, recommending financial plans, helping clients plan for short-term and long-term goals, and related tasks. These professionals earn a median annual salary of $58,730.

  • Human Resources Manager

    Human resources managers are responsible for managing all aspects of employee relations within their organizations. They may be responsible for ensuring policies and procedures align with organizational goals and remain in legal compliance, coordinate and manage human resources initiatives, and related duties. These individuals earn a median annual salary of $64,399.

  • Operations Manager

    Operations managers are responsible for overseeing the day-to-day production of goods and services for an organization. They may oversee budgets, ensure quality control, manage purchasing, warehousing, and manufacturing units, and a host of other tasks. These individuals earn a median annual salary of $62,577.

  • Operations Research Analyst

    Operations research analysts work in financial, technical, defense, and insurance industries helping companies and organizations solve problems through mathematics and data analysis. These individuals earn an average annual salary of $81,390.

Benefits of Learning Online

An online degree can open doors to your career while allowing you to study in a convenient, affordable format.
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