Degree in E-Commerce Helps With E-Business –

Electronic business and electronic commerce, commonly referred to as e-business and e-commerce, respectively, refers to buying and selling products and services through the internet.

The popularity of the internet has laid the foundation for creation of more online businesses, which requires more people skilled in the operations of running an e-business. It’s a promising market for entrepreneurs.

Those who would like to start their own e-business or e-commerce website will benefit from a bachelor’s degree in e-business or e-commerce. These degrees can also open the doors for career opportunities such as web developers, online sales managers, and database administrators. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2020 web developers will experience growth of 22%, sales managers will experience growth of 12%, and database administrators will experience growth of 31%.

Here are a few schools that offer online bachelor’s degrees in e-commerce or e-business:

  • Ashworth College: Georgia-based Ashworth College offers students a Bachelor of Science in eBusiness through self-paced courses such as social impact of technology, internet marketing, strategic information technology, and ebusiness strategy. The program consists of 40 courses, worth three credits each. Ashworth College is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC).
  • University of the Southwest: Students enrolled in private, not-for-profit University of the Southwest can pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in E-commerce. The 120-hour program includes coursework that equips graduates with the knowledge and skills to conduct business electronically, participate in virtual marketing campaigns, maintain customer support and contact through the internet, and create and implement competitive strategies. Hobbs, N.M.-based University of the Southwest is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Bryant & Stratton College:Students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration in General Management from Bryant & Stratton College can choose to specialize in eCommerce. The degree normally takes four years to complete and curriculum will include courses required for the BBA as well as specific electives in the area of e-commerce. Bryant & Stratton College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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