100% Online Bachelor of Business Administration in Management

Earning an online management degree is a great way to tell the business world you’re ready to become a leader. Offered 100% online through our AACSB-accredited College of Business, The University of Texas Permian Basin’s BBA in management will give you a firm grasp of the practical and theoretical principles of business and leadership, beginning from the fundamentals.

Hone Definitive Leadership Skills With an Online Management Degree

Our bachelor’s degree in business management equips you with skills expected from anyone who wishes to lead in business, whether as an accountant, banker, business analyst, HR manager, project manager, or as a leader in virtually any field. Over the course of our BBA in management program, you’ll sharpen your ability to:

  • Make key business decisions.
  • Think strategically.
  • Apply business concepts in real-life situations.
  • Implement functional aspects of corporate operations.

Our bachelor’s degree in business management was created to meet the needs of working professionals like you. This competitively priced program is presented in an asynchronous, 100% online format that allows you to complete assignments and take tests on your own schedule, from just about any location. The tremendous flexibility this format provides means you can still give any work and family responsibilities you have the attention they deserve while completing your bachelor of business in management.

General Education

42 out of 44 credits required. All 3 credits of SOCI 1301 are needed for the degree; however, only 1 credit issued to fulfill the university’s Common Core requirement. The remaining 2 credits are added to the total lower-level credits from lower level courses.

CoursesDurationCredits
HIST 1301 – History of the United States to 18778 weeks3
HIST 1302 – History of the United States Since 18778 weeks3
PLSC 2305 – American National Politics8 weeks3
PLSC 2306 – State and Local Politics8 weeks3
PSYC 1301 – Introduction to Psychology8 weeks3
SOCI 1301 – Introduction to Sociology8 weeks3
COMM 1315 – Introduction to Public Speaking8 weeks3
ENGL 1301 – Composition I8 weeks3
ENGL 1302 – Composition II8 weeks3
MATH 1324 – Applications of Discrete Mathematics8 weeks4

Lower-Level Business

21 Credits

CoursesDurationCredits
ACCT 2301 – Principles of Financial Accounting8 weeks3
ACCT 2302 – Principles of Managerial Accounting8 weeks3
BUSI 1301 – Business Principles8 weeks3
BUSI 2342 – Principles of Statistics8 weeks3
BUSI 2345 – Data Analysis with Excel8 weeks3
COSC 1335 – Computers and Problem Solving8 weeks3
ECON 2301 – Principles of Macroeconomics8 weeks3
ECON 2302 – Principles of Microeconomics8 weeks3

Business Core

Required Courses

CoursesDurationCredits
BUSI 3311 – Business Communications8 weeks3
FINA 3320 – Principles of Finance8 weeks3
MNGT 3310 – Management Concepts and Organizational Theory8 weeks3
ACCT 3333 – Information System Fundamentals8 weeks3
MNGT 3340 – Production Operations Management8 weeks3
MNGT 4375 – Strategic Management (Capstone)8 weeks3
MRKT 3300 – Principles of Marketing8 weeks3
BUSI 3324 – Business and the Law8 weeks3

Business Electives

9 Credit Hours of courses taught by the College of Business.

CoursesDurationCredits
ACCT 3301 – Intermediate Accounting I8 weeks3
ACCT 3303 – Cost Accounting Principles16 weeks3
ACCT 3305 – Federal Income Tax8 weeks3
ACCT 3310 – Accounting for Business Decision-Makers8 weeks3
FINA 4321 – Financial Markets & Corporate Strategy8 weeks3
FINA 4327 – Investments8 weeks3
MRKT 3307 – Sales Management8 weeks3
MRKT 3315 – Consumer Behavior8 weeks3
MRKT 4300 – Digital Branding8 weeks3
MRKT 4301 – E-Marketing8 weeks3
MRKT 4302 – E-Commerce8 weeks3
MRKT 4303 – Digital Advertising8 weeks3
MRKT 4304 – Digital Marketing Analytics8 weeks3
MRKT 4305 – Energy Marketing7 weeks3
MRKT 4312 – Marketing Management8 weeks3
MRKT 4314 – Marketing Research8 weeks3
MRKT 4320 – International Marketing8 weeks3
MRKT 4322 – Social Media Marketing8 weeks3
MRKT 4335 – Healthcare Marketing8 weeks3

Major Courses

Required

CoursesDurationCredits
MNGT 3312 – Human Resource Management8 weeks3
MNGT 3330 – Organizational Behavior8 weeks3

Environment Option

Choose one class below.

CoursesDurationCredits
MNGT 3307 – Project Management Elements8 weeks3
MNGT 4320 – International Management8 weeks3
MNGT 3370 – Business and Ethics8 weeks3

Operations Option

Choose one class below.

CoursesDurationCredits
MNGT 3307 – Project Management Elements8 weeks3
MNGT 3350 – Supply Chain Concepts8 weeks3
MNGT 4340 – Operations Analysis and Control8 weeks3
MNGT 4380 – Total Quality Management8 weeks3
MNGT 3340 – Production Operations Management8 weeks3
MNGT 3380 – Managing Technology8 weeks3

Management Electives

9 Credit Hours of management courses not already taken.

CoursesDurationCredits
MNGT 3309 – Energy Management8 weeks3
MNGT 3315 – Developing Management Skills8 weeks3
ACCT 3334 – Healthcare Management Information Systems8 weeks3

Admission Requirements

In order to prevent delays in processing applications, UT Permian Basin is temporarily modifying the freshman admission process by moving to a test-optional policy that will apply through Spring 2022. See the Test-Optional Policy section below for additional details.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

  • Minimum of 24 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited college or university
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher in previous college-level coursework
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended (dual-credit high school courses must be included)
  • Completed application

Freshman Admission Requirements

If you have completed less than 24 hours of transferable college-level work from a regionally accredited college or university after graduating from high school or receiving your GED, please provide the following:

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (including dual-credit work while in high school)
  • Official high school transcript showing GPA, class rank, and expected graduation date or GED scores
  • SAT and/or ACT scores from within the last five years (see below for minimum score requirements)
  • Completed application

Official Transcripts

Copies of official transcripts must come directly from the school in a sealed envelope and can be mailed to: 

UT Permian Basin
Office of Admissions
4901 E. University Blvd.
Odessa, TX 79762

Official transcripts in electronic format can be sent to admissions@utpb.edu.

Minimum Score Requirements for Freshman Admission

High School Graduation Class RankSATACT
Top 25%No minimum scoreNo minimum score
2nd Quarter102020
3rd Quarter116024
4th Quarter128027

Application Fee

The application fee is $40.

If you are a freshman applicant, you may request a fee waiver when you apply by sending us your official college application fee waiver form provided by the SAT or ACT. You may also request a fee waiver if the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) listed on your Student Aid Report is zero.

Test-Optional Policy

Students will be reviewed on a holistic basis focusing on the strength of the high school record, overall grade point average, grades within the core subjects, dual credit work, and additional information (resume and/or extracurricular activities, leadership opportunities, and work experience provided with the ApplyTexas application). We also recognize the value of standardized tests as a piece of the review process and will consider scores alongside the other required application credentials, if provided.