Bachelor's in Business Administration

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Why Study Business Administration?

Advance your knowledge of management, marketing, accounting, and finance with an innovative and engaging program. Our Business degree is the first step in making your mark on the business world.  

What You'll Learn 

Our industry-leading curriculum will equip you to take on any challenge. You’ll learn key aspects of business, including how to manage people and processes, reaching customers and applying key business strategies. With hands-on learning opportunities and expert faculty, you will gain real-world experience in how businesses operate in today’s cultural, economic and social environment.

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Program Details

A Bachelor’s degree prepares you for a rising career and for future graduate study by emphasizing clear communication, critical thinking, and a leading-edge understanding of your chosen field. View the core requirements and electives needed to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Columbia College.

A Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science require slightly different coursework. A Bachelor of Arts allows you to take more classes in the humanities, specifically foreign language. A Bachelor of Science requires more courses specific to your major.

  • Accounting 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Finance 
  • Human resources 
  • Management 
  • Marketing

Pair your degree with a related minor or explore your other interests without taking on a full course load.

Careers & Outcomes 

Business administration remains one of the most popular degrees in the world, and with good reason. Graduates possess a wide range of skills, making them an asset to any company or organization. Work in banking and lending, insurance, manufacturing, retail, advertising and marketing or real estate. Those with bachelor's degrees in business administration may also work in fundraising, project management and non-profit leadership. 

According to the NCES External link, "in 2016–17, the greatest numbers of degrees were conferred in the fields of business" . Your degree will be grounded in a liberal arts education, giving you advanced communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. 

  • General management 
  • Business consulting 
  • Business operations 
  • Business event planning 
  • Business development 
  • Marketing

Flexible Education

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.


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because a future built by you is a future built for you.

Too many people have been made to feel that higher education isn’t a place for them— that it is someone else’s dream. But we change all that. With individualized attention and ongoing support, we help you write a new story for the future where you play the starring role.