Learn Key Skills for Today's Marketplace with a Business Administration Degree
Get to Know Our Bachelor's in Business Administration
When you partner with DeVry to earn your Bachelor’s in Business Administration, you’ll study core concepts used by Fortune 500 companies, taught by our faculty of knowledgeable professors. This includes experiential projects in accounting, marketing, project management, human resources and more. Plus, to help you prepare for the interconnected workplaces and business markets of tomorrow, your general studies may include communications, humanities, mathematics and social sciences.
- Join a growing field: Career opportunities, on a national level, in business and financial operations are projected to grow faster than the average for all occupations, with about 476,200 new jobs through 2029.1
- Feel confident: DeVry’s Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree has achieved voluntary accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org), demonstrating that it meets standards of business education that promote teaching excellence.
- Learn from experienced professors: DeVry’s faculty teach real-world skills and experiences in business that are applicable to today’s workplace.
Classes Start Every 8 Weeks
Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
Business Administration Specializations
With business and financial operations career opportunities, on a national level, projected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 20291. Graduates of DeVry’s Bachelor’s in Business Administration may explore careers such as:
General and Operations Manager
Administrative Services Manager
Industrial Production Management
Social and Community Service Manager
Bachelor’s in Business Administration Courses
DeVry University's Business Administration degree program can help you develop a strong foundation in core business concepts. The program is designed to produce graduates who are able to communicate effectively, develop leadership and decision-making skills, demonstrate teamwork with diverse populations, and use real-world applications to solve business problems. The following represents the core and general degree coursework our business administration students will experience.
Core Degree Courses
|BIS155||Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab|
|BUSN115||Introduction to Business and Technology|
|COMP100||Computer Applications for Business with Lab|
|MGMT303||Principles of Management|
Finance and Management
|BIS245||Database Essentials for Business with Lab|
|ECON312||Principles of Economics|
|CIS115||Logic and Design|
|MGMT408||Management of Technology Resources|
|SEC310||Principles and Theory of Security Management|
General Degree Courses
|HUMN303||Introduction to the Humanities|
|ETHC445||Principles of Ethics|
|LAS432||Technology, Society, and Culture|
|SOCS185||Culture and Society|
|LAWS3107||The Legal Environment|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|SCI2288||Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab|
Personal and Professional Development
|COLL148||Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving|
FAQs: Business Administration
What is the difference between a Business Management degree and a Business Administration degree?
A business management degree prioritizes planning and organizing whereas a business administration degree allows you to focus on a specialized area.
Although both of these degrees share core courses that vary from finance to economics to marketing, they also have some differences.
What business degree specializations can I choose from?
DeVry’s business administration degree offers 11 specializations to choose from, including accounting, business intelligence and analytics management, health services management and human resources among others, allowing you to choose the path you’re most passionate about. View all of our business specializations.
How can I earn my bachelor's degree in business administration online?
You can apply for admission to DeVry’s online business administration degree on our website or by talking to one of our representatives. They are here to help you with any questions regarding earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration whenever you are ready.
How long will it take for me to earn my business administration degree?
Generally, you can earn your Bachelor's in Business Administration in as few as 2 years and 8 months2, potentially sooner with qualifying transfer credits.
Is a business administration degree a BA or BS?
At DeVry, our Bachelor’s in Business Administration is a bachelor’s of science (BS) degree.
What can you do with a bachelor's degree in business administration?
There are many career options available across a variety of industries for those who earn a bachelor's degree in business administration. Some potential career paths include operations manager, sales manager, management analyst or financial analyst.
Learn more about why a business administration degree can be worth the investment.