Business and Entrepreneurial Studies Distance

Go Online for your Future with UMM
Bachelor's Degrees, Certificates, Accelerated Options!

UMM's program features:

  • expert faculty

  • program choice

  • affordable costs

  • online convenience

Concentrations in:

  • Human Resources

  • Management

  • Marketing

  • Create your own concentration to suit your personal career goals or business needs                                       

"Returning to college was difficult with everything involved in my life at the time.  Without the flexible scheduling of the distance learning program and the online course, I would have never been able to finish my degrees." Nissa Levesque AS '08, BCS '11

Why choose UMM?

Choose our BES programs if:

  • You want dedicated and expert online faculty
  • You want the knowledge and skills to enter the job market or manage your own business
  • You want a program tailored to your individual goals
  • You want to fit the pace of your program to your lifestyle and timeline; we offer courses in spring, summer, fall, & winter terms.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Entrepreneurial Studies

  • UMM Core Curriculum
  • BES Foundational Courses (27 credit hours)
  • Choice of Concentration (33 credit hours)
  • Capstone Course

Bachelor of College Studies Degree with a concentration in Business and Entrepreneurial Studies

  • General Education Curriculum
  • Self-designed concentration including capstone course or project
  • Choice of electives for a minor to enhance your resume

Certificates in Human Resources, Marketing, and Entrepreneurial Studies

"Successful entrepreneurs are innovators, dreamers, and doers. They are prudent risk takers and persistent and focused problem solvers. Our program seeks to encourage and develop entrepreneurs and an entrepreneurial culture."

Jon Reisman, Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy                                                          

Chair of the Professional Studies Division                                      

Graduate Schools attended by UMM BES graduates:

  • Plymouth State University
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • University of Southern Maine
  • University of Maine
  • University of Missouri

A sampling of jobs held by our recent graduates:

  • Energy Marketing Analyst, ES Pipeline Ltd., London, England
  • Lead Web Developer, LoveSac Inc., Stamford, CT
  • Patient Access Supervisor, Down East Community Hospital, Machias, ME
  • Account Manager, Bank of America, Belfast, ME



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