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Focus Your Career with an Online Business Degree from Penn State
Penn State offers its high-quality Bachelor of Science in Business degree 100% online, to help you start your career in business or elevate your existing career. Employers are looking for well-educated business professionals to evaluate and respond to their organization’s opportunities and challenges. Learning online while you work enables you to immediately apply core business skills.
As an online business student, you’ll choose the Accounting, Financial Services, Marketing and Management, or Individualized option to prepare for positions such as:
- business marketing manager
- business analyst
- finance examiner or analyst
- financial adviser or loan counselor
- management accountant or internal auditor
- marketing strategist
- operations manager
- property or real estate manager
Earning your BS in Business can align you with the top business-related positions in marketing and accounting and finance — according to the 100 Best Jobs by U.S. News & World Report — making your résumé more attractive to your current or future employers.
Bachelor of Science in Business Video
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What Makes Penn State’s Online Business Degree Different?
Penn State’s online Bachelor of Science in Business blends an understanding of the most important areas of business with case studies of real-world business problems.
In this program, you can learn how to:
- maximize marketing strategies
- think, speak, and write about organizational issues
- analyze business data to make inferences and solve business problems
- understand capital risk and reward metrics
- use finance and accounting measures to drive business decisions
- execute contract agreements
- prepare your business for the cultural implications of a global marketplace
Our courses are taught by the same Penn State faculty who teach on campus, who bring real-world business experience and have been trained to teach online. Your diploma will look no different from the one earned by students on our physical campus. It will not differentiate the method of delivery or state that your degree was earned online.
Customize Your Studies with Options
Specialize with one of these 18-credit options:
Accounting Option: For a deeper understanding of financial and managerial accounting, systems and controls, taxation, and auditing
Entrepreneurship Option: For innovative thinkers who wish to explore topics like idea generation, opportunity analysis, new product creation, and business plan development
Financial Services Option: For building skills highly valued by employers, in corporate taxation, estate planning, portfolio analysis, personal financial planning, and retirement planning
Management and Marketing Option: For developing advanced management and marketing techniques related to selling, global marketing, small business marketing, and more
Individualized Option: For drawing upon course work in different disciplines to create a business-focused plan of study, developed in conjunction with your adviser and approved by the program coordinator upon your admission to the program