Our Business Degree Programs

Undergraduate Program
Evening Program
Online Program

Next Start Date: 
August 24, 2020 (All Programs)

Graduates from our business program have secured positions in Fortune 500 companies and major industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Many business graduates go on to pursue their Master's degrees at some of the nation’s finest business schools.

Students also benefit from the Institute for Leadership and Professional Excellence at Columbia College, a nationally-recognized program noted for its innovative approach to the promotion of leadership skills in young women.


  • Focus on individual student learning
  • Experiential learning through internship placements, classroom exercises, and site visits
  • Concentrations help diversify your educational portfolio increasing your marketability
  • Approach incorporates the international scope of business operations
  • Expand knowledge and skills in public, private, and non-profit sectors

College has allowed me to step out of my comfort zone to improve my soft skills in addition to offering me the opportunity to gain real-world experience. 

Chattlin Jahtorie '20

Business Areas of Study 

We offer a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Business as well as a minor and a variety of concentrations and certificates. Learn more about your options, the classes we offer, and areas you can focus on when you study Business. 

Major Course Requirements

  • Business, BA (Undergraduate Program)
    • Business Administration Concentration
      Get a background in subjects like accounting, finance, marketing, human resources management, international business, and management—apply your skills and knowledge to any industry. 
    • Fashion, Business, and Entrepreneurship Concentration
      Designed for students interested in becoming owners of apparel or accessories businesses, as well as independent fashion stylists for retailers or individual clients—take advantage of opportunities to learn first-hand about the retail industry. 
    • Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management Concentration
      Stand out as a job candidate with leadership skills, management perspectives, academic training and real-world experience in the industry.
  • Business Administration, BA (Evening Program) 
  • Business Administration, BS (Undergraduate & Evening Programs) 
  • Global Business, BS (Undergraduate Program) 

Minor Course Requirements

Certificates Overview

  • Business Management
    Ideal for students preparing for management-level positions, refresh your management knowledge and skills. 
  • Business Analytics
    Learn how to use software to mine large amounts of data and create business intelligence to better understand their customers, suppliers, employees, and rival firms.
  • Cybersecurity
    Help prevent sophisticated computer viruses, malware and scams. This certificate will help you analyze, manage, and mitigate cyber threats for organizations, society, and countries.