15 Best Online Business Degrees 2019
Undoubtedly, a college education provides a good return on investment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that in 2017 (the latest figures available), those with bachelor’s degrees earned nearly 40 percent more per week than those with only high school diplomas.
If you’re considering a business degree, you’re off to a good start. Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce reports that business is one of two non-STEM majors that leads to above-average wages, and the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) says that for 2019, three of its top 10 most in-demand majors fall under the category of business.
For many people, obligations such as full-time work and child care, not to mention distance from campus, make physically attending classes impossible. Fortunately, online education can make the impossible possible, whether you’re fresh out of high school, making a career change, or finally finishing that degree after a long absence.
But how do you know which online business degree programs offer the best return on your investment? That’s where we come in. Using data from the BLS and the National Center for Education Statistics’ Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (NCES IPEDS), we’ve ranked 30 online bachelor’s degrees in business to determine the 15 best online business degrees. Our methodology (which is detailed here) considers such factors as salary, number of schools offering the major online, job growth and more. Note that not only some programs may be available in your area or offered 100 percent online.
The following 15 online business degree programs topped our list. Keep reading to discover what you can expect from these majors.