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  • B.S. in Organizational Management

    Imagine earning your bachelor's degree in as little as 12 months. With our flexible online degree program, you can.
    This accelerated program leads to a B.S. in Organizational Management, providing skills for leadership positions in a variety of industries.
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Organizational Management B.S. Curriculum

General Liberal Arts and Sciences
General Education Requirements 60 Credits
Major Concentration
Organizational Management 24 Credits
Open Electives** 36 Credits
Total 120 Credits

Students who choose the major concentration in Organizational Management must complete:

Organizational Management

  • FINC 340 Information Sources & Systems
  • PSYN 250/SPCM 250 Psychology of Communication*
  • PSYN 280 Philosophy & Social Sciences*
  • PSYN 310 Career/Life Assessmnt & Ethics
  • MGMT 490 Integrative Project Pt. I
  • ECON 225 The History of Macro-Economic Theory*
  • ECON 430 The International Dimension*
  • MKTG 445 Market Assessment
  • SOCL 420 Society/Social Change/Sci/Tech
  • HUMN 320 Interdisciplinary Humanities*
  • MGMT 425 Managerial Behavior
  • MGMT 465 Entrepreneurship
  • MGMT 495 Integrative Project Pt. II

Open Electives

Any twelve courses

There is an 18-credit residency requirement in the major concentration of Organizational Management.

*These courses fulfill General Liberal Arts and Sciences requirements.

**Students who have open electives to fulfill can obtain up to 30 credits through credit

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What is the first step in the admissions process
Click on "Apply Now" on the Mercy homepage or call 1.877.MERCY.GO to apply for admission to Mercy College and arrange for an appointment with a PACT Mentor.
Are department faculty available for academic advising?
Yes, faculty are always ready to help students with questions about what courses to take, the sequencing of courses, and career opportunities, including internships and cooperative education.
Why should I choose this program?
Almost all students that have made the choice to enter the program have graduated from Mercy College, improved their vocational career prospects and/or gone on to graduate programs. In addition, they have acquired the knowledge and learning experiences they need to advance their personal development and remain competitive in today's work environment.
What support services are available?
24-Hour Tech Support, Admissions Counselor, PACT Mentor (, Practitioner Instructors and Online Student Orientation Programs.
What is the profile of the typical student?
The typical student has between 40 and 60 undergraduate credits previously earned with relevant work experience.
Is Mercy College a nonsectarian institution?
Yes. Qualified applicants are admitted without regard to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age or physical disability.
If I cannot attend classes on campus, Is online learning a good choice for me?
Yes. Especially if you: need the convenience and flexibility of attending classes at anytime, from anyplace because of work and/or family responsibilities; are self-motivated and focused on completing your degree; seek the benefits of a small learning environment; and are familiar with basic computer technology.
How long does earning a degree take?
If you have completed and/or received transfer credit for your Core Curriculum (General Education Requirement) and have completed the Organizational Management courses and all of your electives requirements for your Bachelor's degree within the year, you can graduate. As you enter the program, your PACT Mentor will assess your status and will generate a Degree Audit. This Audit clearly explains what your degree program requires and what courses, if any, you might need in addition to the Organizational Management program.
How many credits can be transferred from another institution?
Up to 75 credits from a two-year institution. Up to 90 from a four-year institution. Up to 90 credits combined however the credits may not exceed 75 credits from any combination of two-year institutions as they apply to your chosen degree. In addition you may only transfer in two courses of upper-level business credit (six credits) to apply to the major / specialization.
Janet Lyons Lecturer, Business
Matthew Miraglia Assistant Professor, Corporate and Homeland Security

Organizational Management Overview

You have the life experience, determination and drive; all you need is the degree. At Mercy College, you can get your degree in as little as one year. Our Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management gives you the skills you need to be competitive in today's continually changing workplace.

The program is an accredited, accelerated, degree completion program designed to accommodate working adults. The program is offered 100% online so you don't have to sacrifice your career for your degree. 

You'll participate in class through our online teaching platform, Blackboard, within a flexible time frame. Students can quickly advance through an accelerated semester schedule, taking only one three-credit course within the major each month.

Program Requirements
  • Transferring of approximately 40 - 60 credits
  • Five years or more work experience

Career Opportunities

Possible career paths with our Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management program include: 

  • Fortune 500 Companies
  • Military
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Education
  • Government

Organizational Management FAQS

What is the first step in the admissions process
Click on "Apply Now" on the Mercy homepage or call 1.877.MERCY.GO to apply for admission to Mercy College and arrange for an appointment with a PACT Mentor.
What is the profile of the typical student?
The typical student has between 40 and 60 undergraduate credits previously earned with relevant work experience.
Mercy College Honors and Educates Military Veterans

They come from all different branches of the country's armed forces with one common goal: to transition successfully to civilian life through education and getting a job. Mercy College is committed to making this happen!

Organizational Management Fast Facts

  • Receive credits, after review, for your life experiences including: military training, transfer credits and military exams
  • Complete your degree in 12 months
  • 100% online
  • Taught by industry leaders
  • Personalized attention from the program director and professionally trained PACT mentors specifically for adult students
  • Support services, such as 24-hour tech support and online student orientation
  • A private education at one of the lowest private tuition rates in the country
  • Path to continue to a one-year master's degree program

Program Outcomes

By the end of this program, students should be able to: 

  • Apply knowledge of management concepts and functions in an integrated manner
  • Recognize and assess local, national, and global economic forces in the business environment
  • Recognize and evaluate ethical issues in Organizational Management
  • Construct and present effective oral and written professional communication
  • Examine issues that affect their work and their organization
  • Function effectively as team members and, where appropriate, as team leaders