Quick Info

Next Start
02/03/2020

Program Length
36 MONTHS

Next Start
02/03/2020

Program Length
36 MONTHS

Build a foundation for business functions with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration online

Employers of all sizes need skilled managers to help them achieve business objectives. Or maybe you’re interested in starting your own successful business. With the right Business Administration degree online, you could get the job you want.

This degree gives you a solid base in key areas of business know-how, such as accounting, sales, finance, marketing, and human resources management. You could seek entry-level to mid-level employment in a variety of positions, such as office manager, account manager, small business developer, human resources assistant, or sales manager.

POTENTIAL CAREERS

With an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, you could seek employment in a wide range of occupations, such as:

  • Entry-level to mid-level business manager
  • Operations manager
  • Finance manager
  • Retail sales manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Self-employed business owner

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

The online program for the Bachelor's degree in Business Administration teaches essential knowledge and skills,1 such as:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Retail marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Investment
  • Advertising
  • Operations management
  • Sales management
  • Human resources management

Still Have Questions?

If you have questions about IU's online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, you can get all the answers in the program overview.

Why Choose Independence University?

IU's online degree programs can help you prepare for employment in some of today's most rewarding job fields. Our programs are career-focused, without elective courses that you don't want or need, so you can finish your degree fast.

Earning Your Business Administration Degree: What to Expect

At Independence University, we design our degree programs to be flexible so they fit into your life. This means you don’t have to put your life on hold while you earn a degree. Our Business Administration courses can give you the skills you need to succeed in your future career.

Your Tools for Success

As a new student, you’ll get a tablet (plus keyboard) with your learning materials built in. During the fourth module of your courses, you’ll receive a laptop to use; once you graduate, you get to keep them both!

How Your Courses Are Structured

To give you more flexibility in your studies, your courses are set up in four-week modules. Each course has weekly assignments, assessments, and discussion boards post that you will do. You’ll also have daily checkpoints to help keep you on track. These are simple, such as reading a business article and answering a question based on it, as an example.

In your courses, you’ll study lots of topics and skills such as:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Retail marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Investment
  • Advertising
  • Operations management
  • Sales management
  • Human resources management

Some of the courses you’ll complete in your modules include Accounting for Non-Accountants, Professional Development, Business Law and Ethics, and others.

On to Your Business Administration Career: What You Can Expect

Our Career Services can help 2 you with finding a job; from interviewing tips, to resume building, to networking, you’ll have the support you need.

Once you have completed your program, you’ll be ready to move into a rewarding business administration career. Your potential careers could include:

  • Entry-level to mid-level business manager
  • Operations manager
  • Finance manager
  • Retail sales manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Self-employed business owner

Your success matters to us, so we’ve designed our curriculum, courses, and format to encourage that success. We want to make earning your Business Administration degree an experience that changes your future for the better.