Program Overview

An accredited online business administration degree can boost your salary and help you reach your career goals. Employees with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and five to nine years of experience earn a median salary of $63,245, according to PayScale. Graduates hold management positions in fields such as manufacturing, financial services, health care and government enterprises.

Instructors in this program use open education resources (OER) in place of traditional textbooks for some courses. This means digital, openly licensed content is available free of charge to students.

Develop your skills and knowledge in a program designed for busy, working adults who have life experience in business. Start your journey in this flexible and convenient program at AU Online.

Curriculum Overview

Aurora University’s online business administration degree provides you with a broad overview of topics, including accounting, finance, organizational behavior, human resources, marketing and international business. Get ready to pursue advanced career opportunities by enhancing your business acumen and problem-solving skills. Each course is taught by faculty members who have real-world experience.

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Program Details

  • Next Start Date:August 26, 2019
  • Est. Program Length:2-4 Years
  • Credit Hours:120 (40 in major)
  • Course Length:8 Weeks
  • Cost Per Credit:$425

Required Courses: 32 semester hours

  • ACC1010 Fundamentals of Accounting (4)
  • BUS1020 Foundations of Management (4)
  • BUS/COM1200 Business Communication (4)
  • ECN2030 Principles of Economics (4)
  • MKT2300 Principles of Marketing (4)
  • BUS3280 Operations and Organizational Behavior (4)
  • FIN3400 Principles of Finance (4)
  • BUS3560 Business Innovation & Design Thinking (4)

Selected Courses: Choose one course (4)

  • BUS3580 Business Research & Insights (4)
  • BUS/MTH3590 Business Data Analytics (4)

Business Capstone: Choose one course (4)

  • BUS4880 Business Travel Study (4)
  • BUS4940 Business Internship (4)
  • BUS4990 Contemporary Topics in Business Strategy & Planning (4)
  • A completed admissions application
  • Two (2) years demonstrated work experience, military service or other relevant adult responsibilities (submission of a resume)
  • 15 semester hours of transferable college or university credit from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale*
  • Transcripts (official, sealed in envelope) from all previously attended colleges and/or universities
  • Proof of HS completion or an earned AS, AA, or AAS degree.

*Individual circumstances may be reviewed by your enrollment counselor.

Students can transfer more than half the credits they need to successfully earn a four-year degree. Aurora University will accept up to 68 credits from a 2 year institution and 90 credits from a 4 year institution.

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Online Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Career Outcomes

Strengthen your earnings and job opportunities with an accredited online business administration degree. Prepare for a variety of careers, including a(n):

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