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Accelerated Business Management Degree for Adults

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Business Management, housed within the PURI School of Business, provides a quality educational experience for working adults who wish to earn a degree in management in a flexible format. The program is geared to harness leadership abilities, enhance presentation skills, and promote data-driven decision-making all within the context of a liberal arts education. We will prepare you to embrace a changing workplace with critical thinking and transferable skills. In short, this program prepares students for success in business management in a dynamic global world.



  • Small classes of approximately 15 studentsReq4Info
  • Faculty with corporate experience 
  • Learn alongside fellow working adults


  • $440 per credit hour
  • Financial aid options


  • Multiple start dates for your convenience
  • Classes begin approximately every five weeks
  • Year-round applications accepted

Accelerate your career. Complete your Business Management Degree. 

Apply online to get started today and become a Rock Solid graduate.

Currently enrolling for summer and fall!


Department Information

Adult Accelerated and Graduate Admission
Nelson Hall - first floor
5050 E. State Street Rockford, IL 61108

Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
After hour appointments available by request

Chat with an Admission Counselor

Returning to school as an adult student was scary for me. I had tried on three different occasions, but struggled due to being a caregiver for many of my family members. Now is my time. Rockford University is a great fit for me!

Kristine Winter - current student