Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Business Administration)

An online business administration degree can prepare you for many roles in the modern economy. Through the bachelor of business administration online curriculum, you’ll learn about the oversight of staff, managing finances and risk, forecasting demand and more. The program’s emphasis on general management principles means you can look to a variety of industries to start your career.

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Next start date: 10/12/2020


Total classes: 41

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Get a business administration degree online

An online business administration degree helps students develop and diversify their business knowledge as well as the skills to manage business operations. Graduates of this program have a key advantage: a tool set that enables them to create value in any business setting throughout their professional journey.

An online business administration degree offers an education relevant to a broad range of industries and fields. Graduates can consider roles in areas like supply chain or operations management. Additionally, the knowledge and talents you develop allow you to act with purpose in many public sector roles. These public sector areas could include regulatory affairs or transportation management. This structured yet diverse curriculum equips you to pursue many relevant opportunities along your career path.

What skills will I gain with a business administration degree?

 

Along with gaining a strong grasp of team leadership, finances and risk, graduates can take the lead in key business opportunities such as:

  • Building strategies for the future.
  • Conducting skillful negotiations.
  • Forecasting demand.
  • Planning inventory.
  • Purchasing services.

Is a business administration degree worth it?

 

Getting a bachelor’s degree can help you compete in the job market, and a business administration degree will make graduates even more competitive in business and marketing industries. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, business degrees and skill sets continue to be in demand in global markets. Globalization and the growing demand for business data insights in many markets makes the skills earned in a business administration program valuable. A bachelor’s degree in business administration at ASU can help you gain management and business leadership skills worth developing for many careers.

Online business administration degree courses

The business administration degree online curriculum teaches crucial skills for the diverse world of business. You’ll learn a full business core curriculum plus specific coursework focused on building strategies for the future, planning inventory and much more. The curriculum cultivates in the business administration capstone which focuses on creating value from a manager’s perspective. Courses also include:


BUS 384: Business Operations and Planning


WPC 470: Business Administration Capstone


MGT 411: Leading Organizations


MGT 300: Organization and Management Leadership


What can you do with a business administration degree?

A degree in business administration prepares you to embark on a number of dynamic opportunities in the public or private sector. A bachelor’s degree in business administration can help you compete for careers as a manager, working in HR, or even marketing. Career titles include:

Business Analyst


Growth: 14.3 %
Salary: $82,450

Customer Service Manager


Growth: 3.4 %
Salary: $55,060

Employee Training Manager


Growth: 10.3 %
Salary: $108,250

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $100,410

Human Resources Manager


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $110,120

Office Manager


Growth: 10.1 %
Salary: $94,020

Procurement Specialist


Growth: -4.3 %
Salary: $41,910

Purchasing Manager


Growth: 5.5 %
Salary: $115,760

Sales Manager


Growth: 7.5 %
Salary: $121,060

Learn with business professionals from the W. P. Carey School of Business

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences. 

Learn with business professionals from the W. P. Carey School of Business

Faculty at the W. P. Carey School of Business are passionate about innovative research and impact. Our school fosters an environment of global thinking, with a cohort of award-winning faculty from six continents around the globe and a student body which represents more than 100 countries. Faculty accolades include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • Renowned journal publications.
  • Speakers at national conferences. 

Online business administration degree admission requirements

General admission requirements

Freshman additional requirements

Transfer additional requirements

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still gain admission to ASU through Earned Admission. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Join one of the best business schools for online education

The W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the top business schools in the country. Our AACSB-accredited business school is committed to delivering excellent quality and great value. Our peer-reviewed U.S. News & World Report rankings reflect our commitment to academics, groundbreaking research and positive student outcomes. 

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