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.
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.
- Business communication
You can double major in any other field you choose. Some of the most common double majors are marketing, finance, psychology and sport management. The major also meets the requirements to pursue an MBA or continue into the MBA Plus One Program.
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.
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
- Ameriprise Financial
- Northwestern Mutual
- RR Donnelly