Designed to support adults at any stage in life, the curriculum has been developed by professionals with both business and academic expertise who genuinely care about your goals. Particularly well suited for any industry and any trade or profession, a BSBA will open doors and help you to get that promotion or start your own business.
At a Glance
- A generous credit-transfer policy is designed to award maximum credit for both traditional and non-traditional learning experience.
- Sound business core curriculum prepares you for more responsible positions in any organization or industry.
- Courses build on your experience, while blending content and learning strategies that are aligned with your professional goals.
- Valuable lessons learned will be immediately applicable in your work setting.
- Dedicated faculty with practical experience work one-on-one with you to ensure your success.
- Accelerate your progress and take advantage of “fast-track” course options for the Master of Business Administration degree.
- Online format allows you to study at your own schedule and at your own location. No on-campus residency required.
Students enrolled in the program must earn 120 semester-hour credits, 25 percent of which must be completed through Saint Joseph’s College. Students may enroll in our flexible business administration program to maximize transfer credit options and allow for the customization of their degree focus. For those employed in the banking industry who qualify, the BSBA with a Banking major may be selected. In either case, to complete their degree requirements, students can choose from a wide array of business electives to meet their own needs and interests.
BSBA “Completion” Degree
The BSBA completion degree program provides a direct path into a business education for graduates of trade or professional programs who’ve earned an associate’s degree. By providing a foundational business education, graduates are prepared to supervise, manage or start a department or business. Students can choose business electives in any combination that suits their goals, whether it be in human resources, management, marketing or another area.
Are you an employee of a CFTEA-affiliated financial institution?
The banking major was created in collaboration with the Center for Financial Training and Education Alliance. Our long-standing relationship and close collaboration with the Center provides a program that is highly relevant to the needs of the banking community. The program provides students with optimal flexibility for completing their coursework. Banking specialization students must be employed by a banking institution that is served by the CFTEA.
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Stackable Certificate Program
This “stackable” certificate program is designed for career starters, advancers and changers. Not limited to degree seeking students, this program will provide aspiring professionals the opportunity to attain employment related credentials from any starting point in their academic and professional development journey. Each certificate consists of a combination of courses that are related by content to satisfy the focus of the certificates.
Fast Track to Leadership MBA program
The undergraduate Fast Track to Leadership MBA program allows undergraduate online students in any program who meet the admission requirements to take up to three designated graduate courses from the Leadership Master of Business Administration as electives in their undergraduate program.
The key question is, what are your goals? It is not required to declare a major in this program that encourages students to create their own course of study based on their unique needs and interests.
Students who meet the admission requirements may take graduate courses in place of business electives that apply to the MBA or Leadership MBA to accelerate their progress towards a graduate degree.
The formal education and experience required by top executives vary as extensively as their responsibilities do, but many of these workers have at least a bachelor's degree and considerable experience. Many top executives have a bachelor's or master’s degree in business administration, liberal arts, or a more specialized discipline. Learn more about jobs in this field.