Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Business Administration)

The Bachelor of Arts in business with a concentration in business administration provides a breadth of knowledge and skills needed for managing business operations. These skills include forecasting demand, planning inventory, purchasing services, conducting skillful negotiations, building strategies for the future and managing people, finances and risk.

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Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 41

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Good performance of a business relies on a complex array of pieces seamlessly working together — much like a company’s success relies on well-managed business operations. The W. P. Carey degree in business administration prepares you to effectively manage people, finances, and risk for organizations of all sizes.

As a business administration student, you’ll learn about forecasting demand, planning inventory, purchasing services, conducting skillful negotiations, building strategies for the future, and more. You’ll graduate with versatile skills and knowledge, a competitive edge in the job market, and the tools you need to create value throughout your career. A business degree in business administration prepares you to embark on a number of dynamic opportunities in the public or private sector.

Featured courses


BUS 384: Business Operations and Planning


WPC 470: Business Administration Capstone


MGT 411: Leading Organizations


MGT 300: Organization and Management Leadership


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Business (Business Administration) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

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

Prestigious faculty

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.

Prestigious faculty

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.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. 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 earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. 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.

Study at one of the best business schools in the nation

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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