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Business Administration Curriculum

The business administration curriculum focuses on preparing you to become an ethical and just business leader in a global society. You’ll learn foundational business and management skills that you can adapt to create your own success in business.

Rigorous Curriculum & Degree Requirements

Mount Mary University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree, as well as a post-baccalaureate certificate in business administration. A degree in business/professional communication for adult students is available in an accelerated format as well.

The business administration degree requires a minimum of 62 credits in business courses. You also must complete the university’s core curriculum requirements listed in the business administration curriculum sheet (PDF).

Complete degree requirements and a listing of courses are available in the Undergraduate Bulletin (PDF).

Some academic programs require a GPA higher than is required for general admission to Mount Mary University. Contact your admission counselor for more information.

Courses Taught by Experts

Instructors who are experts in their field teach all accounting courses. Courses cover topics such as accounting, microeconomics, macroeconomics, principles of marketing, finance, management, statistics, business law and business ethics.

Courses offer opportunities for you to develop communication, presentation and group interaction skills, along with ethical business practices.

Flexible Scheduling for Your Convenience

Mount Mary offers two ways for you to earn your business degree: in a traditional daytime format or in an accelerated format. Degree requirements for both program formats are the same.

The traditional format provides courses during the day in two semesters per year, plus an optional summer session. This option is designed for students entering college directly from high school, and is also available to adult students.

The accelerated format offers evening courses in five, eight-week terms each year. This option is designed for women who are currently employed or are pursuing a degree as an adult student. Students entering college directly from high school are not eligible for accelerated programs.

Business Administration Minor Requirements

The business administration minor provides core business knowledge to non-business majors. This minor requires a minimum of 19 credits and can be earned in the traditional daytime or accelerated formats. Consult the curriculum sheetfor more details on requirements and courses for this minor.

Entrepreneurship Minor Requirements

The entrepreneurship minor is designed for non-business majors who wish to learn how to start a business in their chosen field. The minor requires a minimum of 21 credits and can be earned in the traditional daytime or accelerated formats. Consult the curriculum sheetfor more details on requirements and courses for this minor.

Business Administration Certificate Program Requirements

A post-baccalaureate certificate in business administration is available to women who already hold an undergraduate degree, but seek further training. See more details on the business administration certificate requirements.