Business Administration, BS

It is becoming increasingly important to understand how businesses function and thrive in a competitive and rapidly-changing environment. Our online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will prepare you to meet this need.

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Program Information


Bachelor of Science

Program Format

8-week courses, 5 terms year-round

Program Length

2 years, 60 units

Cost Per Unit

$495 · Financial aid and scholarships available

Application Deadlines

Coming soon

Become an Adaptable Business Leader

Business administration provides a solid understanding of a broad spectrum of business fundamentals and perspectives in order to effectively and ethically lead and manage teams, divisions, and companies to achieve an organization’s mission and goals.

Our Bachelor’s in Business Administration is located in our SJSU Lucas College of Business. The courses are designed and taught by our renowned SJSU faculty, which means that you will earn the same quality degree as all of our SJSU graduates and have the same opportunity to proudly cross the stage during your SJSU commencement ceremony.

Valuable Learning Experiences

Our rigorous and challenging curriculum will prepare you to be a successful leader in the dynamic global economy. Upon completion of the degree, you will be ready to:

  • Critically evaluate business problems and apply appropriate evidence-based methods and technology to make informed decisions.

  • Communicate ideas clearly, logically, and persuasively in oral and written format, using technology appropriately.

  • Demonstrate the skills of ethical and effective teamwork and recognize the complexities and opportunities of working in diverse teams.


SJSU Business students

Advance Your Career

Our degree is unique. Graduates of our program understand how businesses function, can reason critically and articulate persuasive ideas, adapt to change and new technologies, are ethical team players, and comprehend the international imperative of business, which are valuable skills for a wide range of careers.

Business administration majors in the Bay Area earn an average annual salary of $77,000 and an upper range of $125,000, according to Glassdoor.

Our graduates work in finance, consulting, marketing, and management. They start their own ventures or take up roles at technology-based start-ups, family businesses, and large multinational corporations in the Silicon Valley and beyond. Take a look at some of the top sectors, top companies, and examples of job titles of our alumni, according to LinkedIn.

Top Sectors

  • Business development
  • Human resources
  • Information technology
  • Operations
  • Sales

Top Companies

  • Apple
  • Cisco
  • Google
  • Meta
  • SJSU

Job Titles

  • Director of technology infrastructure and support
  • Executive assistant
  • Financial analyst
  • Human resources analyst
  • Insurance agent
  • Operations coordinator
  • Payroll manager
  • Product designer
  • Quantitative solutions and technology associate
  • Talent acquisition coordinator

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