Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Food Industry Management)

ASU's online Bachelor of Arts in business with a concentration in food industry management will prepare you for business careers in the processing, marketing and distribution of food beyond the farm to retail stores, restaurants and institutions.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 08/20/2020


Total classes: 41

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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There is a growing demand for professional management in an industry that is becoming increasingly competitive, sophisticated and global. As a food industry management student, you'll learn mission-critical skills in applied finance, strategy, marketing, human resources and supply chain management necessary for success in any food-related enterprise. You'll be able to identify problems and opportunities arising in the chain and articulate your recommendations to appropriate stakeholders.

As a food industry management student, you'll take a number of courses covering topics specific to the food industry, including food advertising and promotion, microeconomic analysis of food markets, food supply networks, food retailing and food product innovation and development. Every course addresses theoretical approaches, analytical methods and industry practices unique to the food industry. Such applied skills and understanding cannot be obtained in a traditional business degree.

The BA in business with a concentration in food industry management has been developed in close coordination with partners in the food industry to deliver the knowledge and skills needed to become an immediate leader in the field.

Featured courses


AGB 420: Food Advertising and Promotion


AGB 425: Food Supply Networks


AGB 435: Commodity Futures and Options Markets


AGB 445: Food Retailing


AGB 481: Strategic Pricing in Food Markets


AGB 456: Food Product Innovation and Development


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Food Industry Management) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Business Analyst


Growth: 14.3 %
Salary: $82,450

Buyer


Growth: -6.2 %
Salary:

Farm Owner Operator


Growth: 1.9 %
Salary: $46,570

Food Scientist


Growth: 5.7 %
Salary: $63,660

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $100,410

Inside Sales Representative


Growth: 5.1 %
Salary: $78,830

Marketing Associate


Growth: 5.5 %
Salary: $106,130

Restaurant Manager


Growth: 9.0 %
Salary: $52,030

Sales Manager


Growth: 7.5 %
Salary: $121,060

Prestigious faculty

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Prestigious faculty

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences.

Admission requirements

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Study at one of the best business schools in the nation

The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our peer-reviewed U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes.

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