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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.
This program is designed to accommodate students with a wide range of experience. If you have little or no prior college education or work experience, you will fit right in. If you do, you may also want to consider our Technical Management or Management degree programs, which are available with many of the same specializations.
Business Administration Specializations
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.
Graduates of our 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
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|
|LAWS3106||The Legal Environment|
Mathematics and Natural Sciences
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|MATH221||Statistics for Decision-Making|
|SCI2287||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?
Our business administration degree offers 11 specializations to choose from including accounting, analytics, 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 our online business administration degree on our website or through talking to one of our admissions representatives. Our representatives are here to help you, so if you have any questions regarding your Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, they will be there to help you as much as they can whenever you are ready.
How long it will take for me to earn my business administration degree?
Generally, you can earn your bachelor's in business administration in 2 years and 8 months and potentially sooner with qualifying transfer credits.