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Business Administration

Bachelor of Science

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 121-122
Time to Completion: 12-24 months*
Tuition: $398 per credit hour**


Online Business Administration Degree

Bachelor of Science

The world of business is vibrant, fast-moving, and always growing. Indeed, pursuing a bachelor of science in business administration is one of the most sure-fire paths to becoming a leader in the business world and having a lucrative and engaging career. 


Prepare for a career in business administration

2023-2024 Term Start Dates

2023 Term Start Dates
December 26 - Winter Term

2024 Term Start Dates
January 16 - Term 3
March 11 - Term 4
May 6 - Term 5
July 1 - Term 6

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Our Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration program offers a carefully crafted curriculum that includes coursework in accounting, sales, supply chain management and small business management. 

online-bus-admin.jpegOur fully online business administration degree will prepare you for a career in finance, sales, business administration, human resources and more. You can further tailor your studies and build your résumé by earning a Certificate in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Certificate in Sales and more. Our dedicated faculty and professors, many of whom are business professionals themselves, bring real-world experience to the classroom as well as connections that can lead to jobs at prominent companies. With this bachelor of business administration online degree, you're truly preparing yourself to succeed.  

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*Based on a student transferring in between 60-90 credits **All rates subject to change. Please see Cost and Aid for more information.

Courses You Will Take:

Husson’s online bachelor of science in business administration program requires 121-122 credits to complete. You’ll take courses in key areas such as accounting, management, business law, finances, and so much more that will give you real-world experience in tackling workplace tasks and challenges. Electives are built into the curriculum allowing you to focus on your specific career goals. View the mix of courses below. Reach out today if you’d like more information or if you would like to speak to an enrollment counselor. 


BA 302 Business Ethics: 3
BA 321 Marketing Principles: 3
BA 351 Internship: 3
BA 414 Business Strategy: 3
CM 100 Speech: 3
EH 123 Rhetoric and Composition I: 3
EH 124 Rhetoric and Composition II: 3
EH 200 Approaches to Literature: 3
MS 141 Contemporary College Algebra: 4
PY 111 General Psychology: 3

Choose one from the following:
MS 132 Probability & Statistics: 3
MS 232 Finite Mathematics: 3

SC/SL Lab Science Elective: 3-4
Global Elective: 3
Communications Elective: 3
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective: 3
Fine Arts Elective: 3

AC 121 Principles of Accounting I: 3
AC 211 Managerial Accounting: 3
BA 101 Introduction to Business: 3
BA 201 Business Law I: 3
BA 202 Business Law II: 3
BA 211 Microeconomics: 3
BA 212 Macroeconomics: 3
BA 310 Organization and Management: 3
BA 311 Human Resource Management: 3
BA 362 Financial Management I: 3
BA 401 Managerial Economics: 3
BA 411 Organizational Behavior: 3
BA 490 International Business: 3
IT 111 Introduction to Microcomputing: 3

Business-related Electives: 12
Computer Information Systems (IT) Electives: 3
Open Electives: 15

AC 122 Principles of Accounting II: 3*
BA 271 Risk Management: 3*
BA 375 Supply Chain Management: 3**
BA 422 Sales and Sales Management: 3*
BA 425 Marketing Management: 3*
BA 440 Small Business Management: 3*
BA 442 Small Business Management II: 3*
BA 464 Bank and Financial Services Management: 3*

* Replaces Open Elective
** Replaces Business-Related Elective

Faculty Spotlight

Belinda Wee, Ph.D

Belinda Wee, Ph.D, earned her doctorate degree in education, with a specialization in human resource development, from the University of Minnesota; her master’s degree in human resources and industrial relations from the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota; and her undergraduate degree in restaurant, hotel and institutional management from Purdue University. Wee earned her Master of Business Administration from Husson University. She joined the Husson University College of Business in the fall of 2012.

Wee has held several high level management positions in various international organizations throughout her career, mainly as a human resource practitioner. While working with a management company which had interests in various hotels in China and Australia, Wee designed training and development modules for implementation at each of the hotels. Her pursuit of a career in the international hospitality sector led her to live and work in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Australia and the United States.

Why Husson Online

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As a nontraditional student with a full-time job, I’ve found the Husson University online degree program to be most conducive to a schedule that I can handle to achieve my goal of earning a bachelor’s degree in business. Lifelong learning enables you to be able to compete with peers in a given field of choice and to be able to work as long as you need to in order to live comfortably in an unpredictable economy. Husson has been supportive in achieving my goal and the professors are top-notch with being accessible when needed via email, Zoom, or a phone call!

- Linda W.

Career Outlook

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an additional 476,200 employees in business and financial operations will be needed by 2029.

In 2020, the national median salary for employees in business and financial operations was $72,2500, per the BLS.

When you earn your online business administration degree from Husson, you'll be prepared for any number of business careers in sales, marketing, finance, human resources and management.

What is a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration?

A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) gives students a solid academic foundation in core business functions like general business administration, accounting, finance, project management, information technology, human resources, marketing, international business, logistics and organizational behavior. These abilities are broad enough that, upon graduation, opportunities in a wide range of professions may be possible.

Business majors can build critical skill sets such as statistical analysis by studying business theories and understanding effective business practices. Business majors may also obtain experience managing big groups of people and may become skilled at developing professional communications. Employers from a wide range of sectors look for this breadth of abilities in business degree holders.

What Jobs Can You Get With a Business Administration Degree?

A business administration degree equips you to face today's most challenging business issues by providing you with the quantitative knowledge foundation and managerial abilities required to contribute to any organization's bottom line. For example, accountants, administrative services managers, financial analysts, health services managers, HR experts, management analysts, market research analysts and marketing managers are all possible professional paths.

How Long Does It Take To Earn a Business Administration Degree?

At Husson University, the online business administration program provides a Bachelor of Science degree, which historically takes four years to complete. Students at Husson can transfer credits from another accredited school, however. Transferring between 60 and 90 credits can significantly shorten your time to graduation

Is Business Administration Hard?

Business administration is challenging but very doable, especially if you put in the effort and complete your courses. Husson University makes advancing your skills and business understanding more accessible by offering an online program. That means you can attend lectures and do projects all remotely and classwork is available 24 hours a day.

Are Online Business Administration Degrees Worth It?

A degree in business administration sets the basis for success in a variety of professions and sectors. It enables you to concentrate on an area of interest that plays to your strengths while also opening doors to other career and educational prospects. Most importantly, it teaches fundamental business ideas, including leadership, critical thinking and management, all of which are transferable across sectors and disciplines.

This online business degree checks all the boxes for job growth, exceptional income opportunities and skills that give you many options. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an additional 476,200 people will be needed in business and financial activities by 2029. That is a favorable rate of growth. In addition, the BLS states that the national median wage for employees in business and financial operations is $72,250, which is well above average. With a Husson online business administration degree, you'll be equipped for a variety of business positions in sales, marketing, finance, human resources and management.

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