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BA in Business Administration

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program have the opportunity to develop and fine tune critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, both of which are important to the field of business. Learn more about the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students who plan to apply to Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program should have a genuine interest in the field of business and management. Applicants to Ashford University's programs should be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

The Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢ at Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program is designed to teach students about problem solving and critical thinking as it relates to a business environment. Students also have the opportunity to learn about teamwork and how to become effective communicators. Other topics covered in this degree program include styles of leadership, business planning, dynamic business environments, and the use of technological tools relevant to business. As a Forbes School of Business &Technology student, you will also have access to a variety of unique resources and online events, such as online speaker series and webinars featuring business experts from Forbes.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program:

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Major Course Requirements

  • ACC 205: Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACC 206: Principles of Accounting II (3 credits)
  • BUS 311: Business Law I (3 credits)
  • BUS 330: Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • BUS 401: Principles of Finance (3 credits)
  • ECO 203: Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • ECO 204: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • MGT 415: Group Behavior in Organizations (3 credits)
  • MGT 435: Organizational Change (3 credits)
  • MAT 332: Applied Statistics (3 credits)
  • MGT 330: Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • BUS 402: Strategic Management & Business Policy (3 credits)
  • PHI 402: Business Ethics (3 credits)
  • Choose ONE of the following:
    • INF 240: Visual & Verbal Presentations (3 credits)
    • INF 242: Spreadsheet & Database Analysis (3 credits)
    • CGD 218: Visual Literacy in Business (3 credits)

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who have completed Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program could pursue a master's degree in the field. Many master's degree programs in business administration allow students to choose an area of specialization. Some concentration areas may include finance, information systems, accounting, and management. Master's degree programs in business administration are sometimes structured so that students can complete the degree on a part-time basis while employed.

Some possible master's degree programs could include:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Management

Career Paths:

Graduates of Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration could pursue a wide range of entry-level careers within the field of business. Potential employers seek out candidates who are able to pick up new information quickly, contribute ideas, and work effectively with team members. As a new hire progresses in his or her chosen career path, management skills become extremely important.

Positions that graduates could pursue include:

  • Investment banking
  • Small business management
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Entrepreneurial startups

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

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