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Online Business Degrees

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Stand Out as a Results-Driven Business Leader

Successful business leaders know how to deliver results. At Utica College, our flexible online business degrees help you develop the skills and expertise that leading organizations demand. As a result, you will be ready to manage high-performance initiatives and oversee business operations in numerous fields, including finance, health care, and risk management.

Of course, business leaders with tech skills are in high demand. So, our online business degrees offer specializations in data analytics and cybersecurity, backing up your business acumen with leading-edge competencies.

In each of our online business degrees, you will learn from faculty with real-world business experience. You’ll understand and apply the latest business practices as you prepare to take the next step in your career. We also offer accounting and finance degrees that go beyond the balance sheet, giving you the expertise to oversee more aspects of a company’s financial operations.

Our online business degrees are housed within the School of Business and Justice Studies, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) — a sign of excellence and rigor.

Online Business Degrees

The business world holds abundant opportunities for leaders with the proper education. Get ready to capitalize on those opportunities with the online business degrees from Utica College.

B.B.A. in Accounting

The online B.B.A. in Accounting degree from Utica College will prepare you to produce, communicate, and interpret financial statements through a variety of rewarding business and accounting careers.

B.B.A. in Business Administration

Prepare for your future with a versatile business degree designed to help you succeed in real-world work environments. With various specializations and electives, this program allows you to tailor your business education to your goals.

B.B.A. in Business Data Analytics

Gain hands-on experience working with the latest analytical tools and prepare to make effective business decisions using data.

MBA

Join the next generation of business leaders. Choose one of six specializations to further differentiate yourself in the job market: Finance and Accounting, Health Care Management, Cybersecurity, Cyber Policy, Insurance and Risk Management, Data Analysis, or Entrepreneurship.

MBA: Cybersecurity

Specialize your MBA in cybersecurity gain an advanced understanding of cyber intelligence, and the impact cybersecurity networks, protocols, and associated systems have on institutions, privacy, business, and government.

MBA: Data Analytics

Specialize your MBA with a focus on data science. Use theoretical models in the collection, design, and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, and the real-world process of creating and implementing solutions based on that data.

MBA: Entrepreneurship

Specialize your MBA in entrepreneurship. This customized program is ideal for strategic early-career or mid-career professionals who are motivated to bring a communication, information, or media business idea to fruition.

MBA: Finance/Accounting

Specialize your MBA and explore economic forces, how they relate to profitability and growth, and gain an introduction to managerial accounting and contemporary issues in cost management.

MBA: Health Care Management

Specialize your MBA in Health Care Management and graduate ready for the challenges of patient-centered care, plus gain a thorough understanding of the complex ethical and legal issues involved from an organizational level.

MBA: Insurance and Risk Management

Specialize your MBA and gain a thorough understanding of non-speculative risks faced by businesses and individuals, as well as how to mitigate those risks. By receiving a B or better in approved courses, you can waive up to two chartered property casualty underwriter (CPCU) exams, saving time and money and getting you closer to earning CPCU designation — the most trusted credential in risk and insurance.

M.S. in Accounting

In as little as two years, graduate ready to use the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) to perform audits, methodically identify accounting problems, and clearly present solutions.

M.S. in Forensic Accounting

Prepare to audit, investigate, and prevent fraud and other financial crimes while you complete the academic requirements for CPA licensure in NY and most other states.

Career Outlook: Accelerate Your Rise to the Top

Utica College offers online business degrees for professionals at every stage of their careers. You can begin developing business skills as you prepare to advance in a field that boasts a median salary of $72,250 per year1 — with opportunities to raise your earning potential even higher. Our business and accounting programs prepare graduates for a wide range of business careers, in roles such as:

  • Management analyst: $87,660 median annual salary2
  • Director of operations: $92,974 average annual salary3
  • Finance manager: $93,639 average annual salary4
  • Marketing manager: $141,490 median annual salary5

Curriculum

Utica College’s online business degrees give you foundational skills and knowledge that successful professionals must possess. Each program offers a modern curriculum and experiential learning opportunities that apply to the real world, enabling you to stand out in cybersecurity, data analytics, health care management, and other in-demand fields. Plus, pursuing our accounting and finance degrees can help you prepare for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and licensure in most states.

Explore our online business degrees today to begin advancing your career on your terms. You can complete the courses part or full time in an online format that offers the flexibility to meet your personal and professional needs.

Accredited and Nationally Ranked

Ambitious business leaders never sacrifice quality. And with our online business degrees, you won’t have to. After all, our MBA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and our other business programs are housed within the same School of Business and Justice Studies and taught by the same high-quality faculty. This affirms that you’ll experience high-quality courses as you prepare to advance in business at Utica College.

Our nationally recognized online business degrees have also helped us earn the following accolades:

  • Top 200 Regional University (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Best Online MBA (Fortune Education)
  • Top 100 Hybrid Online MBA Colleges and Universities (UniversityHQ)

Faculty: Capitalize on Our Expertise

Our online business degrees are led by faculty with diverse skillsets in accounting, cybersecurity, economics, data analytics, and beyond. They’ll offer expert guidance throughout your program, sharing practical business insights and enabling you to thrive after graduation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here, you’ll find answers to common questions about our online business degrees. If you don’t find the answer you’re looking for, reach out to us by calling (866) 295-3106.

Yes! U.S. News & World Report has named us a Top 200 Regional University, and our programs have been recognized for excellence by the SR Education Group, BestDegreePrograms.org, TheBestSchools.org, and other organizations.

We’re accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This recognition affirms that you’ll receive an exceptional and rigorously evaluated online education as a Utica student. Additionally, our MBA program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Work experience is not required for most of our online business degrees. Please review the admission details for your program of interest to learn more.

That depends on the type of degree you are pursuing. In many cases, we accept transfer credits from other regionally accredited schools if they apply to your chosen curriculum.

As part of the admissions process, our staff completes a detailed, course-by-course evaluation of your previously earned credits to determine if and how many of your previously earned credits apply. Please review the admission details for your program of interest to learn more.

Studying online offers many benefits. You can choose where and when you study, all while continuing your career, raising a family, and contributing to your community as you advance your education.

Plus, you won’t have to commute or find on-campus housing as an online learner, which could help you save money as you learn. Visit our Online Student Life page to learn more about the online student experience.

Typically, you will dedicate 12 to 15 hours per week to each online course. While the rigor and expectations for on-campus and online instruction are the same, the flexible online format helps you fit the coursework into your schedule in the way that works for you.

Utica College is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon program, making additional funds available for U.S. military students without an additional charge to their GI Bill® entitlement. Learn more about Utica College benefits for U.S. military veterans and service members.

Utica College provides a 10% tuition discount for online students and spouses of Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard service members. Students can also apply for Yellow Ribbon funding, the GI Bill®, VA benefits, Army Emergency Relief, Air Force Aid, Navy/Marine Corps relief, and The American Legion scholarships. Learn more about benefits for veterans and service member benefits at Utica College.

Sources

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2021 September 8). Business and Financial Occupations. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved on September 13, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2021 September 8). Management Analysts. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved on September 21, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/management-analysts.htm#tab-1
  3. PayScale (2021 September 1). Average Director of Operations Salary. Retrieved on September 21, 2021, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Director_of_Operations/Salary
  4. PayScale (2021 September 1). Average Finance Manager Salary. Retrieved on September 21, 2021, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Job=Finance_Manager/Salary
  5. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2021 September 8). Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Retrieved on September 21, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/advertising-promotions-and-marketing-managers.htm