Lombardo College of Business Online Bachelor's in Business Administration Degree.

You’ve earned the credits. Now earn your degree.

Through our innovative degree completion program, you can take the Associate’s degree or college credits you’ve already earned and add our online business courses to them. The end result? A Bachelor’s degree that can open doors to opportunities in any business, for profit, non-profit or public-sector organization.

Together, we can do great things.

Your location, your time, your desire teamed up with our expert faculty and flexible, 100% online program. Together we can help you achieve a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration— and greater success.

Please note, the online Bachelor's in Business Administration is typically completed part-time.

Program Pre-Requisites

This program is designed for students who want to complete a bachelor’s degree in business and have as little as 30-45 college credits from an accredited institution.

Students entering with an associate degree in business can typically complete their bachelor degree in two academic years.

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is a 120-credit degree completion program (including transferred credits).

  • 63 credits in general education and electives
  • 57 credits in business - all the major disciplines are represented - Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing.

Required Courses:

  • BUAD161 Principles of Accounting I
  • BUAD162 Principles of Accounting II
  • BUAD202 Legal Environment for Business
  • BUAD206 Business Research Methods
  • BUAD231 Principles of Marketing
  • BUAD251 Principles of Management
  • BUAD307 Management Information Systems
  • BUAD341 Managerial Finance I
  • BUAD352 Human Resources Management
  • BUAD358 Management Science
  • BUAD455 Strategy & Policy
  • ECON101 Macroeconomics
  • ECON102 Microeconomics
  • MATH151 Applied Calculus for Business
  • MATH235 Introduction to Statistics OR MATH130 Elements of Statistics I

General Business Courses:

  • MKTG 332 Consumer Behavior
  • MGMT 355 Business and Society
  • MGMT 357 International Management
  • MGMT 375 Business Web Development
  • MKTG 435 International Marketing

*An additional 9 credits in Business departmental electives will be required.

*Prior credits earned will be evaluated toward the 120-credit requirement for a bachelor degree.

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLINE program information

ACCREDITATION

Millersville University’s business administration program is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in business administration.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Flexibility – 100% online courses can be taken throughout the year
  • 60 credit bachelors program with associates degree and required prerequisites
  • Cohorts start every August, January and May
  • Courses are offered year round.

STUDENT OUTCOMES

As a result of finishing this program, students will be able to:

  • Effectively analyze foreign markets and apply international competition strategies
  • Segment and market to groups of consumers using psychological models
  • Manage teams of employees in domestic and global firms
  • Make strategic business decisions through rigorous analysis of quantitative data
  • Communicate effectively with various business stakeholders including, consumer organizations, local communities and media

FACULTY

The diverse faculty of the business administration program have extensive real-world business experience and academic training. Our business administration courses are taught by qualified faculty, not teaching assistants or graduate assistants.

Our faculty members are experts in their fields. In addition to their teaching assignments, our faculty are active scholars who regularly publish their research and present at regional, national and international conferences. They are also active in community organizations, provide service to boards of professional organizations and are engaged in professional activities that enhance our students’ classroom experience.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Millersville’s business administration graduates are competitive, and many succeed in landing their first postgraduation job in their chosen field in an increasingly complex job market. Recent examples include Cisco Systems; Dell, Inc.; Hershey Entertainment & Resorts; Lancaster General Health; Morgan Stanley, among others.

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

1.  APPLY!

  • To apply for admission to the Lombardo College of Business Online Program, please complete our quick and easy application!
2.  Send in official transcripts
  • Once you have applied, you can either have your official electronic transcripts emailed directly from the school to onlineprograms@millersville.edu or have mailed copies sent to the below address.  Electronic transcripts are typically the fastest way to get transcripts to us.
    • Office of Online Programs
      Millersville University
      Lyle Hall, Room 208
      P.O. Box 1002
      Millersville, PA 17551
  • *If requesting transcripts electronically please have them sent directly to OnlinePrograms@millersville.edu
  • **Please note, transcripts must be sealed, official copies sent directly from the university or college.  Any opened transcripts (electronic or mailed) are considered unofficial copies**

*Millersville University’s Online programs offer rolling admissions and applications are reviewed for acceptance as they become complete.

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLINE ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Once all admission documents are received an official admissions decision will be made and a transfer credit evaluation will be completed.

If accepted into the program, a packet will be mailed with an official admissions offer letter, instructions to confirm acceptance including a response form and an official transfer credit evaluation.

To confirm acceptance, the admissions response form and a $150 check/money order must be mailed to the below address.  Deposit checks and money orders must be made out to "Millersville University"

  • Office of Online Programs
    Millersville University
    Lyle Hall, Room 208
    P.O. Box 1002
    Millersville, PA 17551

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLINE COHORT START DATES

Cohort Start Date

Fall 2020 Cohort

August 24th, 2020

Spring 2021 Cohort

January 18, 2021

 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLINE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS SUPPORT

From the time a prospective student inquires to the time they have confirmed their acceptance, the Office of Online Programs Admissions Counselor will work with the student to help answer questions and/or concerns regarding the application and admissions process, provide transcript updates, complete transcript evaluations, announce admission decisions and assist with confirming enrollment.

After a student has confirmed their acceptance, they will continue to work with the Office of Online Programs through an assigned Student Support Specialist.  The Student Support Specialist will be available to all online undergraduate students to assist with any and all non-advisement questions.

Please also feel free to visit our Online Student Support Resources page for more information and additional resources available to online students!


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