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Business Administration Majors

A major (also known as a major concentration or concentration) is a term for the specific group of courses that give you a basic knowledge of a field of study, which is in addition to your core curriculum. A major is a term most commonly applied to a program of study leading to a bachelor's degree. The business School or College will define a framework for this specialized portion of your studies, including a certain number of required courses and a certain number of "elective" courses relevant to the major. The institution will also define your general education or foundation education requirements. Some majors effectively define your full course of study while others allow you considerable latitude, both within your field of study and in their other courses.

Although many students know what they want to take as their major before entering a university or college, most institutions do not allow you to officially declare your major until your sophmore year so that you experience a broad range of courses that will help you choose the most appropriate major.

Some universities and colleges in the US ask you to list a major choice on your application for admission. If you are interested in a major that requires a lot of classes, or classes that are limited to students in that major you may have to declare earlier than usual. As well, for some majors you will need to take specific courses (pre-requisites) during your first year before you can even be considered eligible for upper level courses. Some business administration majors have limited enrollment, so in fact you may even be required to apply to get the major you want, including attending an interview or writing an essay.

Community college associate degree programs in business administration also have a choice of majors, such as an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in executive accounting. Certificate programs, however, carry a designation (for instance Accounting Certificate) which is more specific than a general degree title. Usually, the field of study at the community college level is career-focused to the point where students do not take "elective" courses as they do for bachelor's degrees. Hence the designation of the certificate effectively stands in for the "major."

Schools

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Kaplan University
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs Offered:
  • AAS in Business Administration - Business
  • BS in Business Administration - Management
  • BS in Business Administration - Sales Management
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MIAT
MIAT
Programs Offered:
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Colorado Technical University Online
A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
Programs Offered:
  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - General
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Thomas More College
Thomas More College
Programs Offered:
  • Master of Business Administration - Online

 
Brightwood College

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

Programs Offered:
  • Business Administration

 
Keiser University Campus

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

Programs Offered:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • Master in Business Administration

 
South College

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career. 

Programs Offered:
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • AS Business Administration
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Berkeley College

The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.

Programs Offered:
  • BS, Bus Admin
  • AAS, Bus Admin-Management
  • BS, Bus Admin-Accounting
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Norwich University - Online
Earn your Master's degree online from Norwich University.
Programs Offered:
  • Master of Business Administration Online

 
Charter College Online

You can advance your career with a degree from Charter College Online.

Programs Offered:
  • Certificate - Business Office Administration

 
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