Aurora University

Business Administration (BA)

Why study business administration?

Business administration gives you a broad understanding of how organizations work. The major teaches you how you can become an important part of the success of any organization.

Why study business administration at AU?

Our program has a blend of academics and real-world experiences. This gives you knowledge and doors to professional success upon graduation. The program is also flexible, so you can take courses that are interesting to you.

The full-time BA in Business Administration degree is offered at the main campus. Additionally, a part-time Adult Degree Completion program is offered online.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Accounting
    • Analytics
    • Business communication
    • Economics
    • Innovation
    • Management
  • Expand your career opportunities by double-majoring in marketing or finance. And you’ll still be able to graduate in four years. 
  • The major also meets the requirements to pursue an MBA or continue into the MBA Plus One Program.

Experiential learning

Experiential learning

All business administration majors complete an internship that provides hands-on experience in a real business setting. These internships build connections to help you begin your career immediately after graduation. Additionally, many student organizations provide opportunities to grow your portfolio.

Career opportunities

Business administration graduates are in high demand. Employment opportunities will grow 8 percent between 2014 and 2024, according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook. The average business administration major earns $51,000 per year. Salaries can jump to more than $100,000 per year if followed by a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Get hired by the best

  • Accenture
  • ADP
  • Amazon
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Nike
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • RR Donnelly
  • Travelers