Bachelor of Science in General Studies: Business Administration Specialization

  • Overview

    This Business Administration minor provides individuals with a solid foundation in basic business practices. The emphasis is on the application of business concepts to real world situations. Students from a variety of disciplines can acquire a good foundation 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

      Students enrolled in the program must earn 128 semester-hour credits, 25 percent of which must be completed through Saint Joseph’s College. Students may enroll in a general business administration program to maximize transfer credit options or choose a specialization.
    • 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.