Business Administration Program

The Business Administration major at Avila

According to the Center on Education and the Workforce study, Avila’s bachelor of science in business administration degrees are a top three program among other business programs in the Kansas City metropolitan area and a top six program across the state of Missouri.

Give yourself the skills you need to make your resume stand out with Avila’s Business Administration B.S.B.A. degree. This program is a comprehensive program designed to give you the flexibility to emphasize management, marketing, finance, accounting, or management information systems, the program will prepare you for any situation or decision you’ll face professionally.

Avila University’s School of Business prepares both undergraduate and master’s degree students to stay ahead in an ever-changing marketplace through:

  • Flexibility. Choose from multiple majors, double majors, or even personalized majors that are tailored to your specific interests.
  • Mentorships. Personal advisors will assist you not only with course scheduling, but they’ll mentor you as you prepare for your career or graduate school.
  • Hands-on Experience. You’ll gain real-world knowledge, skills, and experiences through guaranteed internship and/or research opportunities.

Please review the Core Curriculum page in the Course Catalog for Core Curriculum course options.

Business Administration courses can be taken in person or online. Avila also offers Master’s programs in Business Administration with a variety of concentrations. Choose which path best suits your needs.

A degree with options

Bachelors of Science in Business Administration Concentrations include:

Be Prepared for Your Career

Business Administration majors have a variety of career options across multiple fields. Depending on your concentration of study, you can have a career as:

  • Financial/Budget Analyst
  • Financial Advisor
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Human Resources Personnel
  • Consultant
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