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Business Administration

BA, BS and Minor degrees offered in Traditional and Online formats

Lindenwood University offers you the opportunity to earn a bachelor of arts (BA), bachelor of science (BS), or a minor in business administration, and, if you wish, you may customize your business administration degree by adding an emphasis in a particular area of study.

Lindenwood University offers you the opportunity to earn a bachelor of arts (BA), bachelor of science (BS), or a minor in business administration,  and, if you wish, you may customize your business administration degree by adding an emphasis in a particular area of study.

A bachelor of arts in business administration may be earned traditionally (in the classroom) or online. The online degree may be earned by completing all core business courses and the seven elective courses currently offered online. Alternatively, to complete the degree, you may opt to select any seven elective courses from among the online and traditionally offered business elective courses at or above the 3000-level, including no more than one special topics and/or internship course. 

Note that if you wish to complete an emphasis area, some emphasis area elective coursework must be completed on campus, as an emphasis requires a minimum of 12 credit hours from within a single business discipline.

Emphasis areas include

Business Administration Faculty at Lindenwood University

The business administration faculty at Lindenwood University is made up of degreed educators and business professionals who know their subjects and have the experience to back up that knowledge. It is knowledge they will pass on to you. Small class sizes and easily accessible faculty ensure that you receive the attention and instructional time you deserve.

Earning a Business Administration Degree at Lindenwood University

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

A bachelor of arts in business administration requires 72-74 credit hours and a bachelor of science in business administration requires 79-81 credit hours of business-related courses and electives, plus a general education core. The difference in a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science is that the core of a BA is generally more diverse and a BS is more concentrated in the subject area. Topics of study include principles of financial accounting, managerial accounting, finance, management, business law, and more.

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (Online)

An online bachelor of arts in business administration requires 48-54 credit hours of business-related courses and electives, plus a general education core. Topics of study include principles of financial accounting, managerial accounting, finance, management, and business law.

Earning a Business Administration Minor at Lindenwood University

You can earn a minor in business administration at Lindenwood University. A minor is simply a secondary academic subject to add to your knowledge, whether it is of professional or personal interest.

A minor in business administration requires 24 credit hours. You will study subjects like principles of financial accounting, finance, marketing, and operations management.

What Can I Do With a Business Administration Degree From Lindenwood University?

Business administration is an area with demand throughout a variety of areas, both corporate and nonprofit,  field with many specialties and paths. The Occupational Outlook Handbook at the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a great resource to help you decide which career path to take. You will also be prepared to enter the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Lindenwood University.

Contact the Lindenwood University Business Administration Department

For more information about business administration degrees at Lindenwood University, call Dr. Michael Marzano at 636-949-4882, or email mmarzano@lindenwood.edu.

Students may obtain a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, and, if desired, they may customize their business administration degree by adding an emphasis in a particular area of study.

Degrees available:

 

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