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

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

Our business administration curriculum is designed to provide the necessary skills and knowledge in all business disciplines. This well-rounded education prepares students to succeed in any business: for-profit, nonprofit, or public sector organization.

Taking classes completely online while you work allows you to prepare for your next promotion or continuing your education!

Students entering with an associate's degree in business can typically complete their bachelor's degree in approximately two academic years, part-time.

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ACCREDITATION

Millersville University’s Business Administration program is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Benefits of an ACBSP Accredited Program:

Accreditation affirms the relevancy and currency of faculty, programs and courses to best serve students by assuring a focus on quality performance. 

Employers seek and value graduates from accredited programs because of the experience they gain throughout their education.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Flexibility – 100% online courses can be taken throughout the year
  • 60 credit bachelors program (with associates degree and required prerequisites completed)
  • Cohorts start every August and January
  • Courses offered year-round

After completing this program, you will be able to:

  • Utilize the latest tools from all business disciplines to streamline organizational practices and improve policies, procedures or operations
  • Implement effective workplace solutions by advancing your decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Sharpen your business communication ability to help you lead teams and work more effectively with company stakeholders
  • Design and implement cutting edge business strategies in the global marketplace
  • Lead and develop teams to implement strategic business decisions
  • Create an effective and productive company culture based on effective employment practices

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Lombardo College of Business graduates are competitive, and many succeed in landing their first post-graduation job in their chosen field in an increasingly complex job market.

Some examples of places our recent graduates work include:

  • Cisco Systems
  • Dell Inc.
  • Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
  • Lancaster General Health
  • Morgan Stanley
  • And many others! 
  • Admissions, Pre-Requisites, and Program Requirements

    admissions requirements

    To apply for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

    • At least 30 transferable college credits
    • A 2.0 or higher overall GPA
    • Completion of the MATH 101, ECON 101, and ECON 102 required pre-requisite courses (see pre-requisites below for more information)

    You must also submit the following:

    • A completed online application 
    • An official transcript from ALL previous institutions of higher education attended

    program pre-requisites

    This online degree-completion program is designed for students who have as little as 30 college credits from an accredited institution.

    Successful completion of the three below courses is also required before beginning the program:

    • MATH 101 College Algebra (C- or higher final grade)
    • ECON 101 Macroeconomics (C or higher final grade)
    • ECON 102 Microeconomics (C or higher final grade)

    program major requirements

    The Business Administration online program is a 120-credit degree-completion program (including transferred credits). 

    Required Major 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
    • MATH151 Applied Calculus for Business
    • MATH235 Introduction to Statistics (OR MATH130 Elements of Statistics I)

    General Business Concentration 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.

    *Additional general education or elective courses may be required depending on transfer credits.

    *After applying, a transfer evaluation will be conducted to identify how many general education credits you will need to take to fulfill degree requirements.

  • Online Application and Acceptance Process

    BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

    Apply!

    • To apply for admission to the Lombardo College of Business Online Program, please complete our quick and easy application!
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    send in all official transcripts

    • Electronic Transcripts-
      • Send electronic official transcripts directly from the school to our office at onlineprograms@millersville.edu.
      • Electronic transcripts are typically the fastest way to submit transcripts.
    • Mailed Transcripts-
      • Have mailed official transcripts sent directly to our office:
        • Office of Online Programs
          Millersville University
          Lyle Hall, Room 208
          P.O. Box 1002
          Millersville, PA 17551

    **Transcripts must be sealed, official copies sent directly from the university or college to our office.  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.

     

    ONLINE Acceptance PROCESS

    Once all application 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 further admissions information.

    To confirm acceptance and secure a spot in the program, the admissions response form and a $150 acceptance deposit must be submitted either electronically or by mail.

    Confirm Electronically:

    Confirm By Mail:

    • Deposit checks and money orders must be made out to "Millersville University" and mailed to our office address:
      • Office of Online Programs
        Millersville University
        Lyle Hall, Room 208
        O. Box 1002
        Millersville, PA 17551
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ONLINE COHORT START DATES

    The online Bachelor's in Business Administration program has cohorts beginning every August and January.

    Cohort Start Date

    Fall 2021 Cohort

    August 23rd, 2021

    Spring 2022 Cohort

    January 17, 2022

  • FAQ'S AND ONLINE STUDENT RESOURCES

    Visit the FAQ's page for the online Bachelor's in Business Administration program for more information on our frequently asked questions!

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

  • ONLINE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS SUPPORT

    Our Online Programs Admissions Counselor will work with students from the point of interest until confirming their acceptance to help answer questions, provide transcript updates, complete transcript evaluations, announce admission decisions and assist with confirming enrollment.

    Our Online Programs Student Support Specialists will then continue to assist online students throughout the entirety of the program to assist with any and all non-advisement questions.

    Contact our office at (717)871-7200 or onlineprograms@millersville.edu for any assistance!

  • Additional Resources
    • Search for Online Courses
      • Search through all available online courses by term, level (undergraduate or graduate), and method (fully-online or blended).
    • Tuition & Fees for Undergraduate Students
      • Check this document for exact tuition & fees for undergraduates; this includes costs for both fully online & face-to-face students, as well as in-state & out-of-state.
    • Online Programs Student Forms
      • Visit this page for a complete list of student forms used by the Office of Online Programs, such as Change of Delivery (COD) forms and Admission Response forms.