Get Your Business Administration Degree

Graduates from our business program have secured positions in Fortune 500 companies and major industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. A business degree is versatile—with applications across any industry. Plus it offers job security, high earning potential, and a strong foundation for your leadership and entrepreneurial aspirations. 

Business Administration Program Highlights

  • Internship placements and site visits throughout the capital city. 
  • Concentrations in General Business, Hospitality, Marketing, and Sports Management to increase your marketability.
  • Headquarters of the Women's Business Center which promotes women-driven work.
  • Professors with expertise in Human Resources, International Business, Economics, Finance, Hospitality & Tourism, Management, Marketing, and Corporate Social Responsibility. 
  • Master's degree opportunities, including the one-year MBA at Columbia College.

Modality & Benefits

Get a traditional college experience with lively in-person classroom discussions and close proximity to your professors, mentors, and best friends. 

Start Dates: 

January & August  

  • Semester-Based Timeline
  • Face-to-Face Instruction (some Online options)
  • In-Person Office Hours & Support
  • Relationships & Networking
  • Extracurriculars & Immersive Campus Experience

Our 100% online degrees are top-ranked by U.S. News & World Reports. Finish your degree and advance your career with a degree designed to fit your busy life. 

Start Dates: 

January, March, May, June, August & October 

  • 7-Week Courses
  • No Login Times
  • Transfer Up to 90 Credits, including 24 Training Hours
  • 10-Hour Weekly Commitment (varies)
  • Free E-Books

Get a degree that fits your busy lifestyle while benefiting from in-person instruction, social interactions with classmates, and networking on campus and throughout the capital city. 

Start Dates: 

January & August

  • Semester-Based Timeline
  • Evening Classes (M-Th, 5-9pm)
  • Face-to-Face Instruction
  • Transfer Up to 90 Credits
  • 10-Hour Weekly Commitment (varies)

Business Administration Curriculum 

Major, Minor, & Certificate Requirements

Popular Business Administration Classes

  • International Business Negotiation 
    Explore the art of persuasion among different cultures. 
  • Principles of Management
    Learn the keys to planning, organizing, and leading.
  • Social Media Strategies
    Make decisions about content, audiences, and timing to optimize your reach.

Job Security, High Earnings & Countless Opportunities

A strong business foundation positions you to make an immediate impact and gives you nearly unlimited opportunities to advance. The median annual wage for business and financial occupations is $76,570, which is higher than the average for all occupations (BLS). 

A versatile degree for any job sector:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Business Owner 
  • Marketing Manager
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Health Services Manager
  • Project Manager 
  • Event Planner, Hospitality Professional 
  • Sports Management 

Get your MBA in One Year

Increase your earning potential and become even more marketable with a master's degree. Your solid foundation will make you a strong candidate for any graduate program. Check out our 1-year MBA program.

Student Experiences

Student Experiences

"The Business program has helped me develop the skills and gain real-world experience in the key areas of planning, communication, and project management."

Elizabeth Stroud

Class of 2022, BEA Club Vice President


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