Business Administration
College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning

Business Administration

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Adult Undergraduate

50-53 credits

required for program
  • Available online
  • Minor Available

$455 per credit


22–26 months

Discover a flexible, online business administration degree designed to prepare you for leadership roles in a variety of industries. Through our affordable online business administration program, you will learn problem-solving skills from Christian professors with real-world expertise eager to prepare you to step into your calling.

Our online business administration degree may be the right fit if you

  • Enjoy managing a team
  • Have strong organizational skills
  • Want to help organizations operate more effectively
  • Value faith-infused curriculum that interlocks faith and purpose
  • Appreciate an online format that fits your busy life and allows you to finish your degree in less time
  • Crave an interactive and supportive community

Why study business administration at Northwestern?

Our online business administration degree is intentionally designed to be both realistically attainable and undeniably valuable—providing you with a quick return on your investment.

As you pursue a degree in online business administration, you will grow as an effective decision-maker and management leader. Immerse yourself in courses that highlight real-world applications of business principles, including marketing, human resources, economics, healthcare management, and finance.

Experience it all within a supportive Christian community to encourage you as you live out your calling.

Program Features
  • Convenient, comprehensive business degree that explores all major business concepts
  • Expert faculty who are active business professionals in their fields
  • Customizable business administration program with four unique concentration
  • Faith-infused curriculum applicable to business-specific settings
  • Courses optimized for quality and user experience

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Leverage your online business administration degree in the marketplace by pinpointing your area of study. Customize your program by selecting a concentration in:

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Career Opportunities

A business administration degree can immediately open doors to advance in your current position, increase your earning potential, or transition to a new field. With a degree in business administration, you will be prepared to step into leadership roles in both corporate and nonprofit organizations.

What types of work are related to this degree?

  • Entrepreneur
  • Event Coordinator
  • Financial Analyst
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Healthcare Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Marketing Director
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Public Relations Director
  • Nursing Home Director
  • Operations Research Analys
  • Sales Manager


Note: Roles in some settings may require additional education or training.


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