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 degree is among the top three 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 degree programs (B.S.B.A. and B.A.). These programs are comprehensively designed to give you the flexibility to emphasize on management, marketing, finance, accounting, or management information systems. These programs will prepare you for any hardships you’ll face professionally.

B.S.B.A. – Focuses on analytical, quantitive, technical skills with careers in Finance, Operations and Data analysis.

B.A. – Focuses on broader, liberal arts, theoretical skills with careers in Management, Marketing and Human Resources

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


School Of Business
11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City

Brian Buckler, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing; Director of Undergraduate Business Development
P: 816-501-3723 / E: brian.buckler

Transferring to Avila?

Did you know that you can get college credit for work history? Learn more about the Prior Learning Assessment Transfer hours!

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