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Online Bachelor's Degree: Business Administration

Business Administration
Bachelor of Science
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $324 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Strive to increase your earning power in an in-demand field by earning an online business administration degree from University of Maryland Global Campus. This hands-on program may help you build a comprehensive grounding in multiple subject areas, including marketing, accounting, and finance. Learn important career skills from faculty members who bring their experience to the classroom. You’ll also be able to earn your degree on your own time, thanks to our generous transfer credit policy. Take that first step and apply today!

Learn Key Principles of Economics, Business, & Ethics

This 120-credit program may help you understand the ethical considerations, market principles, and management strategies that guide most modern businesses. Build crucial skills in finance, economic reasoning, statistical modeling, and human resource management. In addition, you may work on course projects that have real-world applications and stress the importance of global market forces. This program is a great fit for mid-level professionals looking to advance their careers and guarantee their futures in the growing business world.

Here are a few benefits of this online program: 

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2024–2025 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

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In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each bachelor’s degree webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all bachelor’s degrees.

Develop Vital Skills with an Online Business Degree

Business degrees remain vital in today’s increasingly global business world. Employers are consistently looking for professionals who have the experience and credentials needed to succeed in the field. In this undergraduate degree program, you can expect to develop crucial skills in data analysis, marketing, business development, problem-solving, decision-making, finance, accounting, and managerial strategy. Our program directors refresh and update the curriculum regularly, with a focus on helping students achieve the following: 

Unlock Your Career Potential

This undergraduate program is designed to help you succeed in almost any modern business setting, including those in the public sector, the private sector, and the non-profit sector. Potential jobs titles in this industry include business analyst, management analyst, general manager, human resources generalist, product manager, and more. 

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Annual Job Growth
Employment of management analysts is projected to grow 10 percent from 2022 to 2032, faster than the average for all occupations.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | “Occupational Outlook Handbook” | Last Reviewed: March 8, 2024
Annual Job Openings
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects about 1.1 million job openings in the management industry annually from 2022 to 2032.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | “Occupational Outlook Handbook” | Last Reviewed: March 8, 2024
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Practice Real-World Skills in Your Business Administration Courses

Throughout your business administration degree curriculum, your instructors will assign coursework that may help you prioritize real-world skills and experience. In past courses, students have been able to complete the following course projects:

  • Analyze major challenges in choosing to do business internationally by writing a paper to develop critical thinking skills and acquire knowledge of international business.
  • Create a SWOT analysis to introduce students to the planning process, one of the main functions of management.
  • Analyze a strategic plan to show an understanding of how organizations develop and manage strategies to establish, safeguard, and sustain their competitive position.

Explore In-Depth Business Insights

Gain high-quality insight from our faculty and staff and delve deeper into a range of topics, including tips on how to become a better leader, as well as how to drive results in an on-demand economy. Other topics include organizational behavior and analysis and UMGC's suite of graduate business degrees, concentrations, and specializations.


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