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“With an M.B.A., I now have the knowledge and skills to manage an entire organization.”
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Graduate
In today’s diverse, global, and technologically advanced business environment, the B.S. in Business Administration program can help students lay the groundwork for career success. Coursework explores the key principles of leadership, communication, and analysis in order to prepare students to support both global and domestic business organizations. Students examine issues that impact business decisions from economic, political, legal, ethical, and social change standpoints and explore strategies for using technology and innovation to promote a competitive advantage within the business sphere of influence.
This program extends beyond theories and conceptual understanding to practical application of knowledge and skills. Once students have a solid foundation in business administration, they select a concentration from a variety of essential fields. This flexibility helps to ensure that students learn professionally relevant skills that can be directly applied in the working world.
At the end of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental business principles and practices that enable firms to operate in both domestic and global environments.
- Employ critical-thinking and analysis skills to solve business problems in a real-world context.
- Analyze ethical issues that impact business decisions from economic, political, legal, and social perspectives.
- Describe the ways in which diversity influences a company’s ability to achieve its goals.
- Evaluate the application of technology as a strategy for competitive advantage in business.
- Conduct basic research using scholarly sources to acquire new knowledge in the business domain.
Walden University’s B.S. in Business Administration program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association that identifies and supports excellence in business education.
- 181 total quarter credit hours
- General education courses (46 cr.)
- Business courses (55 cr.)
- Concentration courses (0–15 cr., depending on concentration)
- Elective courses (65–80 cr., depending on concentration)