Today's business world is fast-paced and competitive. To get ahead, you need more than just a knack for business. IU’s business degree programs provide the competitive edge you need to succeed.

At Independence University, your business degree choices include several areas of emphasis, such as Human Resources or Technology. At the same time, your business degree is designed to help you gain critical business skills—such as finance, communication, or marketing—that you can use in almost any business setting.


As of 2018, most business jobs require a college education.1 An business degree is one of the most versatile options out there. Use your training to work in government, commerce, nonprofit, or the arts.

The School of Business at Independence University offers job-focused degrees. Learn the fundamentals with an Associate's degree, expand your knowledge with a Bachelor’s degree, or prepare to lead with a Master’s degree. Get started by choosing your program below.

bachelor's Degrees
In business

Accounting (BS)
Learn to help businesses manage their finances with your Accounting degree. The skills learned in this degree program could lead to employment at a variety of firms and organizations.
Accounting with a Forensic Accounting emphasis (BS)
Take your Accounting degree to a new level with a Forensic Accounting emphasis. This emphasis prepares you to work with law enforcement personnel and lawyers. You could even act as an expert witness in a trial!
Business Administration (BS)
Whether you want to further your business career or you want to start your own business, a Business Administration degree could help you become successful in the business world.
Business Administration with a Human Resources emphasis (BS)
Help businesses hire and retain talent with a Human Resources emphasis to your Business Administration degree. Put people and business skills together to prepare for your future career.
Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis (BS)
With a Marketing emphasis to a Business Administration degree, combine marketing skills with emerging technologies. Reach out through digital means and help businesses thrive online.
Business Administration with a Technology emphasis (BS)
Implement database programming, network security administration, and more as you earn your degree in Business Administration with a Technology emphasis. Give your business skills a technological addition.