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.
Bachelor of Science
8-week courses, 5 terms year-round
2 years, 60 units
Cost Per Unit
$495 · Financial aid and scholarships available
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.
Our BS in Business Administration, General Business Concentration, degree includes offerings in marketing, organizational behavior, operations and supply chain management, entrepreneurship, and global dimensions of business.
Computer Tools for Business
Learn fundamentals of spreadsheet software. Use project management tools to collaborate and communicate on team projects. Create slide and video presentations with cloud-based tools.
Understand accounting postulates and principles. Apply accounting theory to accumulate and summarize financial data. Analyze and interpret financial statements.
Global Dimensions of Business
Develop an interdisciplinary understanding of economic, social, cultural, political and legal factors and institutional forces influencing cross-border business. Understand the global dimensions of business functions. Identify and manage the unique opportunities and challenges presented in global business.
Integrated Marketing Communications
Dissect the design and delivery of marketing messages to targeted audiences. Analyze the integration of messages delivered through advertising, sales promotion, personal selling, public relations, and other communication methods.
Synthesize and analyze interrelationships of managerial decisions and actions within and between the firm and its environment. Apply multi-disciplinary techniques to diagnose and recommend actions appropriate to specific company situations, using case methods.
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.
- Business development
- Human resources
- Information technology
- 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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