Business Administration

The B.S. in Business Administration major at Avila

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

Our small classes and emphasis on mentorship mean you’ll receive individualized instruction from our highly accomplished faculty. Additionally, our extensive connections with regional businesses open doors as you’ll intern at some of the top companies and organizations in the Midwest.

Graduate secure in the knowledge that you have the tools you need to succeed.

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Do Business Degrees Pay Off?

A new report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW) reveals the economic value of business programs is high compared to the financial returns from other programs.

According to the CEW 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.

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Are you interested in business administration?
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Avila B.S. in Business Administration graduates are pursuing careers as:

  • Loan Officers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Office Managers
Avila B.S. in Business Administration graduates enter the job market with a lot of options:
  • Corporate marketing
  • Non-profit management
  • Sales
  • Advertising

Transferring to Avila?

We work with you to make the most of your transfer credits so you’re on track to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.

An Environment to Enhance your Education

Hooley-Bunschu Learning Commons

This is not your mother’s library. State-of-the-art study rooms, public workstations, tutoring services, and access to 50,000 on-campus volumes, plus millions of database articles await you.

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Guaranteed Internship Opportunities

All first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed an internship or research experience opportunity.

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Close to Everything Kansas City

At Avila, you’re only 15 minutes away from world-class museums, historical landmarks, professional sports venues, and centers of culture, commerce, and industry.

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Find Your Mentor

Avila’s faculty will challenge you, inspire you, and become more than just another teacher.

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4+1 MBA Degree Option

Earn your Bachelor’s degree and MBA together

Interested in earning your MBA faster? The Avila School of Business offers an early admission option to outstanding business students. This option allows you to earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in as few as five years. Students are eligible to apply after completion of at least 55 credit hours. Once in, you can begin taking graduate-level courses after 75 credit hours are earned.


Avila University Advantage Institute for Professional Studies, Blasco Hall
11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City, MO 64145 / 816-501-2400


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