Business Administration
School of Business

Business Administration

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Undergraduate

126 credits

required for program
  • Minor Available

Get equipped for business careers in corporations, nonprofits, and ministries. Engage in the business world under the guidance of Christian faculty with global experience. Our business administration degree provides you with a well-rounded Christian business program. You can also choose a concentration based on your career interests.

This might be the right degree for you if you

  • Want to help businesses, nonprofits, and other entities operate more effectively
  • Lead with integrity
  • Have a degree that offers the flexibility to work in any industry

Why study business administration at Northwestern?

You can customize this major with a concentration in your area of interest. Students and employers love the flexibility of the business administration degree.

You can also add a graduate degree to your experience by enrolling in the Bachelors/Accelerated Master’s degree plan.

Northwestern’s small classes allow students to engage directly with faculty. Our business classes visit and have guest speakers from Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurial start-ups, and nonprofits. Students experience a variety of business structures and organizations. Many classes use case studies to highlight real-world application of business principles.

Our campus is close to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. Students take advantage of internship opportunities in Minnesota’s thriving business industries. More than 60% of our business internships have resulted in job offers.

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What degree concentrations are offered in Business Administration?

New Healthcare Management Concentration

Prepare to lead in the healthcare industry with a bachelor’s degree concentration in Healthcare Management. Business Administration majors who complete this concentration will:

  • Gain business management and healthcare management knowledge and experience
  • Acquire hard skills specific to business and unique to the health industry
  • Learn from Christian professors who are experts in their fields and have a lot of healthcare experience
  • Be ready for leadership positions in senior care and nursing facilities, group homes, rehabilitation centers, supportive care organizations, and medical technology and equipment companies
  • Finance Systems in Healthcare
  • Strategic Management in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics
  • Healthcare Leadership

Careers in business administration

There are a variety of career and academic pathways that begin with a degree in business administration.

What types of work are related to this degree?

  • Banking and corporate financial management
  • Brand/product management
  • Consulting
  • Economic research and forecasting
  • Human resources
  • Insurance
  • Investment banking
  • Project management
  • Market research
  • Personal financial planning
  • Purchasing
  • Real estate
  • Small business management
  • Tax planning and compliance
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Business administration students found employment within 6 months
of seniors say their major integrates biblical perspectives
of internships result in job offers

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