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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 ...Read More[+]
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."
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Kaplan University  Campus
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs Offered:
  • BS in Business Administration - Management
  • BS in Business Administration
  • AAS in Business Administration
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American InterContinental University Online  Campus
With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.
Programs Offered:
  • Bachelor's (BBA) - Management
  • MBA - Management
  • Bachelor's (BBA) - Project Management
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ECPI University  Campus
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Programs Offered:
  • Business Administration - Bachelor

 
Regent University  Online
Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.
Programs Offered:
  • Master of Business Administration - Kindom Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Business - General
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Colorado Technical University Online  Campus
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
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - General
  • Master of Business Administration
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Fortis Institute  Campus

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


Programs Offered:
  • Business Administration/Marketing and Management
  • Business Administration/Accounting

 
Baker College - Ground  Campus

Baker College is the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available.

Programs Offered:
  • Business Administration - Accelerated Program - Bachelor
  • Business Administration - Associate

 
Brightwood College  Campus

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

 
Eagle Gate College  Online
Give your career a boost with an education from Eagle Gate College.
Programs Offered:
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Associate of Science in Business Administration

 
National American University  Campus
Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.
Programs Offered:
  • Business Administration A.A.S.
  • Business Administration B.S.
  • Business Administration emphasis in Human Resource Management B.S.
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