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Business is ever-changing.
It’s time to be brave.

Here’s to those who will shape the future of business — those who will explore new areas of study and pioneer new career paths. Earning your business degree online from Maryville can prepare you for whatever the future may bring. Study with us, and you can explore a wide variety of business disciplines, from finance and marketing to human resources and organizational leadership. You can also gain the foundational knowledge and essential skills to thrive in nearly any role and industry.

Explore our online business degrees and find the one that’s right for you.

The world is moving at the speed of business. And if you don’t keep up, you could get left behind. Maryville’s online business school can help you prepare for whatever the future of business may bring.

Earning your business degree online with us allows you to explore a wide range of disciplines, including:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Organizational leadership
  • And many more

And no matter which area you choose to focus on, you’ll also learn foundational knowledge and essential skills not just to work in business, but to thrive in any industry.

Find an online business degree that’s right for you.

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Which online business degree is right for you?

Our online business degrees are designed to work for everyone, no matter where you are on your educational or professional path, or where you envision your business career going. That’s why we offer a variety of diverse business degrees at the bachelor’s and master’s levels — all 100% online, so you can learn around your busy schedule.

Whether you’re all about advancing in your career or want to specialize in a specific field of study, Maryville’s online business degree programs are designed to give you the tools and real-world skills you need to take that next step.

Explore our online business degrees and find the one that’s right for you.

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Featured online business programs

Figuring out the right online business degree to pursue just depends on where you are right now in your career and where you want to go. Take a look at a few of our more popular degrees to get a better idea of what you can expect.


Online Bachelor’s in Business Administration

Build a foundation in general business knowledge that can give you the skills and background to get your career started — or super-charged. Our flexible online bachelor’s of business administration program curriculum can be molded to fit your career goals as well as your schedule. How would we describe our program?

  • Robust. Includes courses in communication, operations, finance, and management — all 100% online.
  • Personalized. You decide where to focus — accounting, finance, healthcare, information systems, or marketing.
  • Supportive. Expert faculty mentors are available to guide you every step of the way.
  • Professional. Selected programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Forward-thinking. Take courses that can be applied toward earning your master’s degree in the future.

Learn more about our online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.


Online Bachelor’s in Human Resource Management

Prepare for a rewarding career in human resource management by learning to apply modern HR principles and technology in your organization. Learn to facilitate talent recruitment and development, and help your team meet its strategic goals. This program covers current issues, trends, and technology in the field of human resources, and it includes a comprehensive business education.

  • Career-focused. Learn to build effective relationships and prepare to become a strategic HR partner in your organization.
  • Personalized. Tailor your education to your career goals through in-demand electives.
  • Supportive. Learn from experienced HR experts and build your personal network.
  • Practical. Get hands-on, real-world experience through projects, simulations, case studies, and an optional internship experience.
  • Forward-thinking. Study emerging HR trends from a program built to align with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) standards.

Learn more about our online Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management.


Online Master’s in Business Administration (MBA)

Maryville University’s online MBA program is all about real life in the business world. Taught by instructors who really care about your success, the program is designed to provide you with a highly specialized MBA and prepare you for additional qualifications and certifications. See which of our specializations stands out to you:

  • Accounting: Prepare for the CPA exam through advanced concepts in tax planning, risk management, strategic accounting, and financial statement analysis.
  • Cybersecurity: Learn about security controls, cyber law, policy and compliance, ethical hacking, pen testing, and digital forensics as you prepare for a host of certifications.
  • Financial Services: Learn advanced concepts in the financial industry, financial institutions, money and the economy, investment alternatives, and portfolio construction.
  • Health Administration: Study advanced topics in healthcare industry and practice management, healthcare practice management operations, medical law, ethics, risk management, and quality and population health management.
  • Human Resource Management: Prepare for the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification as you study advanced topics in human resource management, employment law and compliance, compensation, and benefits.
  • Information Technology: Study information technology management, agile analysis and design, database principles, and data analytics.
  • Management: Study advanced concepts in project management, human resource management, interpersonal management, and leadership.
  • Marketing: Become well-versed in consumer behavior, social networking, search engine optimization, branding, and integrated marketing communications.
  • Project Management: Prepare for the Project Management Professional credential as you study project management, process and operations management, supply chain management, and enterprise planning and control.

Learn more about our online Master of Business Administration program.

Online Master’s in Business Data Analytics

The business world now runs on data — it’s the lifeblood of companies that are leading the way. Our online master’s in business data analytics was designed with an understanding of what it takes to prepare you for that world. You’ll have the opportunity to advance your skills in:

  • Data analytics
  • Data warehousing
  • Data mining
  • Data visualization

With no GMAT/GRE tests and the ability to complete your degree in as little as one year, you can start seeing the benefits of this online degree quickly. The top three careers for graduates include management analyst, market research analyst, and operations research analyst — all of which are expected to grow significantly over the next 10 years.

Learn more about our online Master of Science in Business Data Analytics program.


Online Master’s in Accounting

Big changes are coming to the accounting field, and when you choose Maryville for your online master’s in accounting, you can prepare to thrive in this changing field. With the CPA Evolution initiative, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is creating a new, future-focused version of the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination (CPA Exam) based on the newest trends, laws, regulations, and changes in the field. Maryville is among the first universities in the nation to prepare for these changes. We completely revamped our MS in Accounting curriculum to provide learners like you the tools, skill set, and knowledge to prepare for these changes and excel in your accounting career.

How does our program prepare you for tomorrow’s accounting careers?

  • Revamped, relevant curriculum. Learn from an updated, redesigned curriculum focused on the CPA Evolution CPA Exam.
  • Specialized education. Choose from three new specializations that correspond with CPA Evolution’s three disciplines: Business Analysis and Reporting, Information Systems and Controls (coming Spring 2023), or Tax Compliance and Planning (coming in Fall 2023).
  • Flexible coursework. Graduate in as few as 10 months, or benefit from our bridge program if you don’t have an accounting background.
  • Outcomes-focused. Prepare for the CPA exam with Becker CPA preparation classes and a curriculum designed to keep up with the latest trends, changes, and developments.
  • Streamlined admission. Apply with no GRE/GMAT requirement and benefit from transfer credit-friendly admission.

Learn more about our online Master of Science in Accounting program.

Why choose Maryville for your online business degree?

Not everyone has the guts to pursue higher education — you have to be brave. And we’re committed to empowering the brave.

That’s why we offer business degrees online that don’t just provide you with a degree — they provide you with the skills and knowledge to rock the business world. We work with more than 30 partners that can provide resources and experience for students like you. That way, wherever you hope to end up in your career, you have access to the real-world experience to complement your education and help you excel.

Specialized online business degrees

Do you already know where you want your business degree to take you? Maryville University’s online business programs can provide an opportunity to specialize your business skills as you advance your knowledge.

One great choice for specialization is accounting. Our online master’s and bachelor’s degrees in accounting can give you the foundation to make an impact in the business world. You’ll have the opportunity to develop the skills, gain the experience, and build the expertise to succeed in almost any industry. In addition, both online accounting programs are ACBSP accredited and don’t require any testing for acceptance.

Learn more about our online accounting degrees.

While the online Bachelor of Science in Accounting can help you evaluate and understand the numbers side of business, the master’s degree can help you develop the practical, advanced accounting skills, business strategies, and financial know-how to make a difference through improved decision-making.

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Why earn your bachelor’s or master’s degree in business online?

For many busy students, one of the main considerations in higher education is that getting your bachelor’s or master’s degree in business has to work around your schedule. That’s what we aim to do, offering you the opportunity to pursue your business degree online with the convenience and flexibility you need.

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What careers can you pursue with your online business degree?

An online business degree can provide you with a solid foundation for a host of different roles. A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field can prepare you for your MBA, or it can lay the groundwork for a career in growing fields like accounting, finance, healthcare, information systems, and marketing. Some potential jobs include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Digital Media Manager
  • Financial Analyst or Consultant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Leadership Development Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Media Strategist
  • Operations Manager
  • Organizational Development Consultant
  • Public Relations or Communication Specialist

Specialize your online business degree for your career goals

The variety of programs we offer can help you specialize your studies to pursue more distinct careers in the business world. For example, studying accounting could lead to a number of great opportunities across many fields if you like working with numbers, and management can help you position yourself at the head of your team.

With degrees in accounting, communications, management, administration, finance, leadership, and more, a Maryville education will give you plenty of opportunity to solidify your business career path.

Meet our online business degree faculty.

If you’re going to make the brave choice to pursue your business degree online, we want to make sure you learn from respected and passionate professors who have real-world experience as leaders and influencers in the business world. After all, these are your mentors, and they’re committed to giving you the knowledge and skills to succeed.

Check them out for yourself.