Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Pursue Your Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Online or On Campus at Post!
Have you been thinking about a future in the world of business? Start with an education that covers business fundamentals, business practices, and business skills—an education offered in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) at Post University.
From teambuilding to problem-solving, our BSBA degree program offers learning experiences designed to help you develop and hone a working knowledge of the basic business disciplines of accounting, economics, management, finance, marketing, business law, and supply chain management. Guided by the modern business landscape, this program offers a current perspective on areas such as global business, ethics in business, and decision making-particularly as it relates to times of uncertainty. A capstone course wraps up your education, providing the opportunity to apply what you have learned in your coursework to real-world business scenarios.
What Could I Do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration?
Upon completion of your bachelor’s in business administration, you will have had the opportunity to build a strong foundation in the core business areas of accounting, finance, management, marketing, economics, business communications, business operations, and business ethics. This program also offers 10 concentration options to help you customize your education to your goals. It is the kind of education you could use to pursue emerging leadership opportunities in the field of business or as a steppingstone toward your Master of Business Administration for more opportunities down the line.
Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.
Industry-Focused Curriculum for Professional Skills
Coursework for your program is designed to help you better understand and apply your business education to:
- Policy & Practice – examining foundational practices and methods of business.
- Analytics & Problem Solving – working on qualitative and quantitative analytical skills.
- Teamwork – developing interpersonal and team skills.
- Decision Making – exploring the concepts and methods for making sound decisions in any situation.
- Global Perspectives – expanding horizons relative to multicultural and multinational business settings.
- Ethics – applying ethical and professional behaviors to today’s business situations.
- Communication – writing and speaking more professionally.
- Fundamental Concepts – using essentials for management, marketing, accounting, finance, and economics in business environments.
- Business Concepts – management, marketing, accounting, finance, and economics.
Business Administration Program Concentrations
Take a deep dive into areas of real-world impact such as financial planning, organizational management, and business entrepreneurship. Whether you want to specialize in sports management or build a general business management foundation, our business administration concentrations let you focus on relevant skills and knowledge.
General Business Administration
With one-on-one guidance from a dedicated student success advisor, this concentration allows students to further expand their business knowledge with relevant upper-level electives.
Pursue valuable financial planning skills applicable to any business setting. This concentration covers the foundational concepts and principles of accounting, as well as the basic framework for recording and reporting transactions.
Computer Information Systems
Explore what it takes to maintain and secure businesses’ networks and software. Coursework for this concentration gives equal focus to technology, computer science, and business, and how they integrate with each other.
This concentration provides an introduction to the basic business skills needed to start up, establish, and successfully grow new entrepreneurial ventures.
This concentration helps students prepare for a future in the world of finance, exploring opportunities in financial services, analysis, insurance, banking, and more.
Human Resource Management
This concentration explores the standards of performance expected of managers and employees while focusing on leveraging diversity, employee compensation and benefits, human resource systems, and labor and employment law.
International Business Administration
This concentration allows students to further expand their international business knowledge and skills with relevant upper-level electives.
This concentration provides an introduction to the foundational concepts and principles of marketing. Courses explore real-world applications of general marketing, selling skills, and retail merchandising/management.
In this concentration, students will have the opportunity to build a foundational knowledge of sports management and marketing and choose from electives in athletic administration, events and facility management, and more.
This concentration provides students an opportunity to take advanced MBA courses while still pursuing their baccalaureate business education. See the catalog for eligibility requirements.
Benefits of Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Online
From the admissions process to the day you graduate, we are with you every step of the way.
- Receive support from a personal Post team of advisors focused on your academic success.
- Learn from industry-experienced professionals in interactive courses.
- No class times or set login times for your online education in business administration.
- Online courses emphasize practical application of business administration principles.
A Word from Our Program Chair
“Being forward-focused and transitioning yourself to become a change agent to compete in today’s global landscape is what we do through the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program. We help you get through each step you take.”
Swazette Whitten, EMBA
Program Chair, Business Administration
Pursue Your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Post!
At Post University, we are focused on your success, in and out of the classroom. A student success advisor will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and help you address challenges throughout your degree program—on campus or online. We are here to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.
Ready for a degree that offers a better understanding of what it takes to pursue a future in business? Contact us to learn more about our bachelor’s degree in business administration.
This degree program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
BSBA Degree FAQs
What is a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration?
The bachelor’s in business administration is an interdisciplinary business degree that offers a pathway for students to learn what it takes to pursue a successful and rewarding business career in a variety of industries. The BSBA degree emphasizes coursework in core areas which include accounting, finance, management, marketing, economics, business communications, operations, and ethics.
What jobs could I pursue with a BSBA degree?
As a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program, you will have had the learning opportunities needed to build strong foundational skills for the business world.
What is a business administration degree good for?
A business administration degree is useful for pursuing a well-rounded understanding of what it takes to navigate organizational success. Coursework provides a current perspective on areas such as global business while delving into decision-making and problem-solving processes, navigating ethical issues, and deciphering business policy.
What is the best focus to pursue in business administration?
Whether you want to specialize in sports management or build a general business management foundation, your selected concentration allows you to focus on relevant skills and knowledge suitable for the business environment you envision for your future. For Post University’s business administration program, concentrations include accounting, computer information systems, entrepreneurship, finance, general business administration, human resource management, international business, marketing, sports management, and an MBA track.
How long does it take to earn a bachelor's in business administration?
A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree requires 120 credit hours and typically takes four years to complete. Offered at Post University online and on our main campus, this program for your business education is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). To learn more about degree and concentration requirements view the course catalog.
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