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Studying Business Remotely

For many students, the option to study remotely is the most convenient and ideal scenario for your situation. At the College of Business, we pride ourselves on a quality education that provides students with more than just a degree when they finish. Our courses are highly based on experiential learning opportunities, class discussions and group projects. But, we also understand the value and benefit for many of our students to have the flexibility to earn this same quality of education in an online setting. That's why the College of Business offers a large number of courses and programs online. Keep reading to learn more about how you can earn your degree remotely, while still benefiting from the accredited, hands-on experience that the Idaho State University College of Business offers. 

Asynchronous Courses

Online courses can be offered in an "asynchronous" format, which means that the courses are prerecorded and available anytime you are ready to access them.

Synchronous Courses

"Synchronous" courses can be completed anywhere online or through distance learning tools, but take place at a scheduled date and time.  



Programs with Online Courses

The College of Business offers a number of our courses online, allowing students to complete some programs remotely. Although some programs can be completed fully online with a full-time schedule in the typical four years- some programs offer online courses on a rotating basis. Below, you will find contact information for an undergraduate or graduate advisor that can help you create a plan of study that incorporates online courses, so you have a better idea of when you can expect to graduate. Click the links below to learn more about each major.

The finance program is great for anyone interested in analyzing finances or forecasting and evaluating financial performance. Majors gain experience in stocks, financial planning, commercial banking and even entrepreneurship and corporate finance. Overall, graduates gain the invaluable skill of understanding how to manage money in life and business.

This general business major is offered to provide students with a broader option within the world of business. The general business major provides a flexible breadth of knowledge in modern business subjects and establishes a strong foundation for those who expect to be doing a little bit of everything- from accounting, finance, marketing to management.

This discipline studies the traditional business concepts of management, marketing, human resources, finance and economics within the unique realm of the healthcare industry. Here, students gain the leadership and administrational skills to become healthcare leaders and executives. 

Do you want to own your own business someday? are you interested in individual and group behavior within an organization? Management is like the sociology and psychology of the business world. Students learn about human behaviors in an organization and how to most effectively appropriate those behaviors for a well-functioning operation. 

Marketing is a great major for the creative individual who enjoys the study and understanding of influences on consumer decisions and interests. Marketing leverages creative tools and materials to attract the consumers' attention and influence decisions. Students enjoy communication, research, tracking and analyzing metrics and strategically planning creative solutions. 

The Bachelor of Science in General Business is an online completion degree designed for students that have already earned an Associate of Science or Associate of Arts from another institution. This degree can be declared by meeting with an advisor in the College of Business and can be completed on a part-time basis completely online. 

The Master of Business Administration prepares students for the next level of professional understanding of business concepts. Students will dive into the fundamental principles of all areas of business, utilizing case studies and real world applications to develop an advanced understanding of the inner workings of all areas of organizational operation. 

Idaho State is offering the state's first Master of Healthcare Administration degree. Designed with high standards, this new program is intended to become the region's most highly regarded healthcare administration program. Through the MHA, students will be prepared for an executive career in the management and leadership of the healthcare industry.



Your Plan of Study

The best way to determine how long it will take you to complete each of these programs is to work with one of our College of Business advisors. Click the buttons below to contact an advisor and request an all-online plan of study for one of these programs.