The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that weekly incomes change with the education a professional receives (depending on the position and geographic area). An average salary for completing some college is $39,312 annually ($756 weekly), an associate’s degree yields $42,588 ($819) and a bachelor’s degree is $60,112 ($1,156).
UW-Stout's B.S. Management degree is an online program designed for professionals that need a bachelor’s degree for career-relevant skills and career advancement.
UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science in Management degree completion program is designed for place-bound professionals that need a bachelor’s degree for career advancement. This program embraces collaboration between UW Colleges and the Wisconsin Technical College System, offering you:
Online delivery of all courses
Opportunity to earn credits for work experience
Opportunity to build on your education and add additional experience through an optional stretch internship with your current employer
Option to earn credit using national standardized tests (CLEP and Dante) that test mastery of college-level material
Applied industry experience infused into the program
Preparation for management and leadership challenges within mid-level career positions
Study aboard option used towards degree requirements
Option to participate in blended coursework (online learning paired with a face-to-face class that is held on a Friday and Saturday during your first and last semesters in the program)
You choose your pace to progress through the program. You can start fall, spring or summer session. You can take one or several classes per term, and you can choose if you want to add summer or WinTerm classes.
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UW-Stout's B.S. Management degree is an online program designed for professionals who need to finish their bachelor’s degree for career advancement or a change in career direction.
Why Complete Your Bachelor’s Degree?
Deciding to complete your degree is difficult. It often weighs on your mind as something you have always dreamed of achieving. Maybe you earned credits long ago when you didn’t know what you wanted, or life situations got in the way. Maybe it’s a been a few years, and you realize it’s time to get that degree finished as it matters for you, and or you would be a good role model for your children.
UW-Stout's online Bachelor of Science degree in Management is a business-accredited degree for adults with an associate degree, transfer credits or professional work experience. Your transfer credits won’t expire, and students transfer in an average of 65 credits.
The opportunity for advancement, a promotion, or change in direction with your career is what comes with completing your BS in Management from UW-Stout. It’s time to take your life, hopes, and dreams by the reins and further your career.
If you are a former UW-Stout student who left the university after completing four or more semesters, our “Finish My Degree” program is your opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Science in Management degree. We'll help you develop career advancement opportunities so you can grow professionally while you complete an online B.S. Management degree
UW-Stout provides you the opportunity to grow professionally and advance into mid-management. With an emphasis on applying what you learn, you will challenge yourself by examining business situations, integrating theories and practices, expanding your ethical framework, and negotiating with team members on strategies to maximum team/group performance.
Throughout the program, you will use your ability to formulate leadership management decisions and demonstrate the ability to explain social, legal and global influences in the world today advancing your business.
Advantages associated with the BS in Management program:
Increase your salary potential
Prepare yourself for career advancement and be ready for a career transition
Take online courses to achieve balance with your work-life schedule
Network with other professionals
Degree completion built on previously completed technical education program or significant work experience
It’s about hands-on learning to solve real-world problems paired with career-relevant skills that will get you promoted.
Tuition & Fees
Customized Instruction at UW Stout can be described as programs that are designed with the adult learner in mind. If you're comparing UW-Stout's online degree customized instruction (CI) tuition to our competitors, keep in mind:
This unique program is designed for returning adults, transfer, and reentry students seeking to advance their careers with degree completion.
Two-year A.S. or A.A.S. degree in a technical field or advanced career experience
Progressive career experience - Four or more years of work experience
The Bachelor of Science in Management degree at UW-Stout is a degree completion program for people who already have associate degrees and professional work experience. Students who transfer from an accredited two- or four-year college can apply earned credits to the program. University regulations require that all students complete a minimum of 32 credits from UW-Stout.
Your degree will consist of four areas: general education, management core, your chosen concentration, and a technical emphasis area.
Once enrolled in the BS in Management program, you’ll begin working with a Learning Adviser/Program Director to move you ahead in the program. During your first term, you will take INMGT 240: Introduction to Online Management Program, where you will be planning out your academic schedule leading to your graduation.
On average students coming in with 60-70 credits finish the BS in Management program within two to three years (but you can take longer if that’s what fits best into your busy life).
General education coursework is meant to develop broad-based theoretical and critical thinking skills. We blend theory with extensive applied learning experiences.
Management Core Courses
These courses are the central foundation of the BS in Management program. They will ground you in areas needed to be successful in your career. Courses include:
Your technical emphasis consists of the knowledge, skills and abilities you bring with you to the program. Most students have their technical emphasis area satisfied with transfer credits, and there are several ways to earn credits for your technical emphasis area if it is not satisfied with transfer credits.
Credits for Work Experience
The BS in Management program offers credits for prior work experience through completion of a portfolio. A portfolio cohort experience is offered twice a year for a six-week term utilizing badges to mark progress. Once seven badges are completed you would earn the number of predetermined credits discussed with the Program Director prior to starting the process. The seven badges areas include: Resume, Professional Goals, Work Skills and Competencies, Educational Accomplishments, Autobiography, Life/Work, and Training Artifacts.
Within the BS in Management Program is the opportunity to complete an optional internship. The internship process involves a stretch assignment with your current employer that embraces implementation of your learning while advancing your profile in your organization. The internship course is designed for you to scope out a project, work with a mentor in the organization, or dive into a topic and apply what you’ve learned. The final outcome is to develop a video or present your project to a group within your workplace. You could use this experience to strengthen your LinkedIn profile.
National Standardized Testing
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and DANTES Subject Standardized Test (DSST, or Dantes) test your mastery of college-level material through national standardized tests. You will earn college credit if your test score reflects a solid level of KSAs for the subject chosen.
UW-Stout email account and cloud storage capabilities
Technology Help Desk for general assistance
Dedicated financial aid contact specific to distance learning students
Library access at all UW schools with a dedicated library contact at UW-Stout specific to distance learning students
Registration & Records support
Tools to help you determine transferability if you continue to take courses elsewhere
Online tutoring service with extended hours
The BS in Management program has an online learning community that provides the ongoing human touches of peer coaches organized by concentrations that share a glimpse of the life a non-traditional student. They also exchange professional resources, stimulate discussions on relevant current events, and promote student success stories along the path to graduation.
Ex. Director Corporate Relations and Economic Engagement from the Discovery Center
Business Management Program Director
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Instructor - UW-Stout
Digital Offset Operator
American Family Insurance
Interim Dean, CSTEMM
Global Operations Central Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
Instructor, Management, Leadership and Human Resource; Stout Alumnus
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
student in Dual accelerated program
UW-Stout Alumni 2017; Sr. Management of Health Care; HR Manager
BS Management - CI Program Director
Student Services Specialist
Tracking of Key Student Performance Measure
The B.S. in Management Student Achievement report has enrollment, final exam, employment and retention data. The Student Learning Assessment Results report is an analysis of student learning and performance standards based on specific competency attainment.
B.S. Management students at the University of Wisconsin-Stout don't just learn; they thrive in their careers. With remarkable employment rates and competitive graduate salaries, our program propels students to success even before graduation.