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Get the Skills to Become a Business  Professional – Online

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To start a rewarding career in Business Administration, earn your Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree at Beal University

100% Online Accelerated Business Programs

The online Business programs at Beal University prepares students to manage, direct, plan and control business operations and employee supervision. The program gives students an overview of business topics to include accounting, marketing, economics, finance, business law and healthcare management. Through lectures and case studies the students will demonstrate critical problem solving, decision making and professional skills.

In addition to participation in all courses, students will be required to complete out-of-class or additional assignments. These assignments include but are not limited to reading, exercises and problem solving, projects, research, papers, and presentations. A student can anticipate out-of-class activities that equal to about two (2) hours for every one (1) hour of lecture.

The best way to see if Beal University is the right fit for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information on the Business Administration program, class schedules, and financial aid options so that you can make an informed decision about your future. Get more info or Book a Tour.

Degree Options

Beal University offers a 16-month* Business Associate’s Degree as well as a 30-month* Bachelor of Science Degree for Business Administration. For those who already have their Bachelor’s degree, Beal also offers an 18-month* Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) program.

At Beal University, we offer three Business programs:

Business – Associate’s Degree (16 Months*):

If you are looking to quickly start a career in Business, consider our 16-month* Associate of Applied Science Degree program. This program is intended for those who wish to take a faster, less in-depth approach to becoming a Business professional.

Business Administration – Bachelor’s Degree (30 Months*):

The 30-month* Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will provide you with foundational business knowledge, practical experience, opportunities for career exploration, and soft-skills development to help students prepare for entry-level careers in retail, banking, or marketing. Upon completion of this program, you will feel fully prepared to start a career as a Business Administration professional.

Business Administration – Master’s Degree (18 Months*):

Beal University’s 18-month* Master’s in Business Administration program will prepare you for career growth from supervisory to management or leadership positions in an organization or business. You will learn theory and practical skills for managing a business. Upon completion of this program, you could seek or obtain a variety of interesting positions in business or organizational management.

Transfer Credits Accepted

Already have an associate’s degree? You could get credit for your previous coursework and graduate even sooner! Get info today to learn if you qualify.

Become a Confident Business Administration Professional

The Business Administration program is designed to give you the practical training you need to start a rewarding business career. As a student in this program, you will learn the relevant skills that business professionals use each day. This program is offered online, so you can focus on your studies from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you have access to the internet.

With flexible online and on-campus schedules, smaller class sizes, and accelerated programs, you will feel prepared and supported to pursue your career goals upon graduation.

During the Business Administration program, you’ll take courses such as:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Human Resources Management
  • Business Management
  • Ethics in Business
  • Organizational Strategic Planning
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • And more!

If you choose to take the 16-month* Business Administration Associate’s Degree you will not be required to complete all of the courses that appear on this list.

An On-Campus Experience, From Home

Beal University designed the Business Administration programs with a student-centric approach to allow the freedom of remote learning. Students will not feel alone, though. Beal’s support system is there to help students succeed within the program, and into their professional careers.

Students will not have to worry about missing out on a traditional learning experience. Group projects, discussion questions, and integrative assignments create an interactive curriculum. Subsequently, this provides a hands-on experience. In addition to this, students can still access campus services such as the writing center, library services, technical support, and career services.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Develop a strong and general knowledge base of information through the General Education courses;
  • Demonstrate critical thinking strategies and methods in various settings;
  • Develop and demonstrate communication effectively in written, oral and digital settings;
  • Effectively explore and apply current business practices and strategies that will enhance various professional business settings;
  • Gain knowledge in organizational planning and strategic negotiation methods used in current contexts of business;
  • Develop skills in current marketing and accounting practices in business.

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Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the program, students could seek or obtain entry-level employment in a professional business or business-related field(s), including:

  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Advertising Executive
  • Business Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Loan Officer
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Meeting, Convention and Event Planner
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Healthcare
  • and more!

Is a Rewarding Career in Business Administration Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about professional career training, fill out the form on this page to receive more information. A friendly Beal University Career Advisor can answer career questions, guide you to our virtual tour, and get you helpful financial aid information. Get the answers you need to discover the perfect career path for you.

For immediate questions, call 207-307-3900

*Program length when completed in normal time.