Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies: Business Administration Minor

  • Overview

    A minor in Business Administration can assist you to develop a unique skill set that’s desirable in the field, as well as other career areas. The minor’s emphasis on relevant, applicable, and real world settings will offer you excellent opportunities to develop or enhance your knowledge base and skills in the field, as well as begin to prepare you for a number of career roles in high demand. It is also a great way to learn about the field and progress toward the Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA). 

    Also, as part of the Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) program you can complement your minor with another area of study. Learn more about other approved minors in the program

    Note: You can also earn an Associate of Science, IDS with a minor in Business Administration.

    At a Glance

    • Industry-specific curriculum prepares you for more responsible positions in a variety of occupations.
    • Courses blend content with your professional experience, allowing for immediate application in your work setting.
    • A generous credit-transfer policy is designed to award maximum credit for both traditional and non-traditional learning experience.
    • Faculty with practical experience work one-on-one with you to ensure your success.
    • Flexible online format that allows you to study at your own schedule, at your own pace and at your own location. No on-campus residency required.
  • Curriculum
    Bachelor degree students must complete 128 credits, and at least 25% must be completed through Saint Joseph's College. As part of the IDS program, baccalaureate students will have an opportunity to study across disciplines. Students pursuing an associate’s degree in IDS will complete one approved minor. Students can also pursue the Business Administration minor as part of the Associate of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies (AS, IDS) degree program. 
  • Some of our faculty
    • Edward L. Hatch

      PhD Candidate, Boston University
      MSBA, Lesley University
      BS, University of Maine

    • Garrett Van Atta

      MBA, Saint Joseph's College
      BS, Keene State College

    • Nancy S. Kristiansen

      Director, Business Administration Program

      MS, Suffolk University
      AS, Mount Wachusett Community College

    Edward L. Hatch

    PhD Candidate, Boston University
    MSBA, Lesley University
    BS, University of Maine

    Garrett Van Atta

    MBA, Saint Joseph's College
    BS, Keene State College

    Nancy S. Kristiansen

    Director, Business Administration Program

    MS, Suffolk University
    AS, Mount Wachusett Community College

  • Student Stories
    • Sueanne Larson

      This has been a wonderful experience and although I am many miles away I truly feel that I am part of a close knit family.

    • Laura Arteaga, Vendor Manager

      The online business administration program at Saint Joseph's College has been perfect for my busy schedule. I'm very thankful I can complete my degree while I continue to work full time and maintain a happy family life! 

    • Robyn Leighton, Payroll & Personnel Coordinator

      I plan on taking my graduate degree through Saint Joseph's after I finish my Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. It has been an amazing experience and I would recommend this college to anyone.

  • Career Moves
    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.