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Build your business career by acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary for success

Business and Professional Studies

Bachelor of Science

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 121-122
Time to Completion: Varies*
Tuition: $398 per credit hour**

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Online Business and Professional Studies Degree

Bachelor of Science

If you enjoy working with people and using your critical thinking skills to solve problems, a bachelor’s of professional studies in business would be a good fit for you. As our most flexible degree for college credit transfers, an online business degree from Husson allows you to join an exclusive worldwide network of entrepreneurs, corporate executives, organizational leaders and consultants. 

Prepare for a career in business

  • Flexible online classes with 24/7 access
  • 7-week courses
  • Accredited by IACBE
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • Specialize your area of study
  • Accelerated BS-to-MBA option

ba-business-professional-studies.jpegWith our fully online Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Studies, you can start building a long-lasting and high-paying career in the world of business. The bachelor’s of professional studies, taught by seasoned faculty, is designed to prepare you for a successful career in business and beyond. The broad-based curriculum emphasizes skill development in areas most relevant to today’s business world such as accounting, marketing, human resources and more. The Bachelor of Science in Business and Professional Studies program also features a generous transfer policy of up to 90 credits, so you can maximize your previous educational experience and begin your career even sooner. Your online business degree will help you sharpen your competitive edge and enhance your ability to think analytically, critically, and creatively.

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*Based on a student transferring in between 60-90 credits **Rate effective May 1, 2022. All rates subject to change. Please see Cost and Aid for more information.

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Career Outlook

Job Growth. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects employment within business and financial operations to grow by over 475,000 new jobs through 2029.


Median Salary. The national median salary for business and financial operations in 2020 was $72,250, according to the BLS.


Diverse Opportunities. Career possibilities with this professional studies degree range from work as an accounting clerk, business development manager or customer service representative, to entrepreneur, marketing coordinator, purchasing assistant or sales representative. Upon graduation, you’ll be able to add value immediately to existing companies or startup operations.

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Transfer Credit

Earn up to 90 credits towards your degree

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Courses you will take:

Husson’s online business degree requires 121-122 credits for completion. This includes many elective credits to customize your studies as you gain the credentials you need for workplace success. Coursework explores key topics in accounting, macro and microeconomics, business law, marketing, human resources management, business strategy and practice and international business so that you develop the knowledge and foundational skills for your chosen career path. You'll also complete an internship to gain valuable hands-on real-world experience. Reach out today if you’d like more information or if you would like to speak to an enrollment counselor. 

2022 Start Dates

July 5

Fall, Term 1
September 5

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Core Skills (12-13 Credits)

EH 105 – College Writing
Math I Elective
Philosophical Elective
HE 111 – The Husson Experience

Natural & Social Science Core (12-13 credits)

MS 132 – Probability & Statistics
Lab Science Elective
Psychological/Sociological Elective
Historical Elective

Humanities Core (9 credits)

Literature Elective
Fine Arts Elective
Humanities Elective

Perspectives (9 credits)

AC 121 Principles of Accounting I
AC 211 Managerial Accounting
BA 201 Business Law I
BA 202 Business Law II
BA 211 Microeconomics
BA 212 Macroeconomics
BA 245 Marketing Fundamentals
BA 302 Business Ethics
BA 310 Organization & Management
BA 311 Human Resource Management
BA 351 Internship
BA 362 Financial Management
BA 411 Organizational Behavior
BA 414 Business Strategy
BA 415 Business Strategy in Practice
BA 490 International Business

The remainder of the required credit hours will be fulfilled by elective courses

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Bangor, Maine 04401