The business world is constantly evolving with new technology and an increasingly connected global economy. At Lindenwood University-Belleville, you’ll learn about the latest business trends and develop important leadership skills that will prepare you for a wide range of exciting careers in business administration.
About Business Administration at Lindenwood University-Belleville
The Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration is one of the university’s most well-rounded degree programs, giving you the understanding and know-how to fit any general management position in public or private companies.
Business Administration Faculty
Each of Lindenwood University-Belleville’s full-time business administration faculty has the highest degree in their field, along with significant real world experience managing employees and working in corporations, small businesses, and non-profit organizations. Small class sizes ensure that you get personalized guidance from knowledgeable professors dedicated to helping you succeed.
Earning a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration
As a business administration major at Lindenwood University-Belleville, you’ll take classes in accounting, economics, management, business law, and marketing. These core business classes will give you a broad range of knowledge and experience for a versatile career in many different areas within a company.
Lindenwood University-Belleville strongly believes in encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit, which is why you’ll also learn about the specifics of starting your own business. From initial organization to financing and management, you’ll gain the skills needed to bring this goal within your reach.
Internship opportunities in business administration abound for Lindenwood University-Belleville students. Giving you real world experience before you graduate, internships can provide important networking and resume-building opportunities, with the potential for job offers upon graduation.
Adding an Emphasis to Your Degree
Lindenwood University-Belleville’s business administration program is unique in that you may choose to add an area of emphasis to your degree in either accounting, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing, sport management or supply chain management. This emphasis allows you to take more courses in one area of business that you find most interesting. Simply take 12 credit hours in one of these areas from among your business elective courses to add the emphasis.
What to do with a Business Administration Degree
The sky is the limit when it comes to careers for a business administration major! Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to start in an entry-level administrative position in almost any business or establish or manage your own small business. Sales managers, administrative services managers, auditors, market research analysts, and event planners are just a few of the positions graduates find.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the employment of business occupations will grow eight percent through 2024, adding about 632,400 new jobs to the market. The median annual wage for business jobs is higher than most occupations, totaling $64,790 in 2014.