Workers with a bachelor's degree earn 56% more

than those with only a high school diploma.

Bachelor of Business Administration online

Marian University’s Bachelor of Business Administration program allows students to earn their degree quickly with our online, accelerated courses. According to state employment outlook projections, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development reports that those who have a bachelor's degree will fill one-third of all jobs by 2024. That means college graduates will have access to 1.5 times more available jobs than those whose highest academic credential is a high school diploma.

A bachelor’s degree in business administration includes a minor in psychology to prepare you for today's competitive job market. As a professional, studying psychology and having an understanding of human behavior and motivation will help you with complex business situations including:

  • data interpretation;
  • strategic planning;
  • change management;
  • contract negotiation;
  • conflict resolution;
  • understanding customer needs; and
  • managing customer relationships.

Additionally, you can customize your degree by choosing up to three of the following concentrations: management, human resources management, and project management.

Business administration courses

Marian offers numerous online courses in business, accounting, finance, and more. As part of Marian’s Adult Programs, these classes are also taught at an accelerated pace, meaning you don’t have to put your life on hold to earn your bachelor’s degree. See the required courses for the degree and concentration areas below.

  • Requirements
    Core Courses Credit Hours
    ACC 210 Principles of Accounting I 3
    ACC 211 Principles of Accounting II 3
    BUS 240 Principles of Marketing 3
    BUS 250 Principles of Management 3
    BUS 301 Business Law 3
    BUS 401 Business Ethics 3
    BUS 495 Business Policy & Strategy 3
    ECN 200 Introductory Economics 3
    ENG 239 Professional Writing 3
    FIN 310 Managerial Finance 3

    General Education Courses
    BUS 205 or PSY 205 Statistical Methods 3
    COM 101 Public Speaking 3
    ENG 112 Writing and Community 3
    FYS 110 First Year Seminar 3
    HIS 102 History of the Modern World 3
    HUM 210 The Search for Meaning Through Culture 3
    PHL 130 Human Nature and Person 3
    SPA 101 Introduction to Spanish I 4
    THL 105 Introduction to Theology 3
    THL 216 Moral Issues 3
    Lab Science (Select One)
    BIO 214 Microbiology
    BIO 226 General Human Physiology
    CHE 100/108 Elements of General & Bio Chem / Lab 4 or 5
    Social Science (Select One)
    SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
    PSY 101 Intro to Psychology
    PSY 220 Human Growth and Development 3
    Psychology Minor
    PSY 101 Intro to Psychology* 3
    PSY 220 Human Growth and Development* 3
    PSY 230 Abnormal Psychology 3
    PSY 310 Organizational Behavior 3
    PSY 330 Health Psychology 3
    PSY 373 Forensic Psychology 3
    Concentration Hours 12
    General Electives 30
    Total Credit Hours 128
    *If either PSY 101 or PSY 220 is taken to fulfill the Social Science gen ed course, the course will also fulfill the minor course requirements. The hours earned for each course are not duplicated, only a total of 3 hours are earned on the student record for each individual course.
  • Concentration Areas
      

    Management

    1st BUS 330                    
    Leadership
    3

    BUS 372
    Creativity and Change
    3
    2nd BUS 351
    Human Resources Management 3

    BUS 450
    International Business
    3



    Human Resources Management
    1st BUS 352 Organizational Behavior 3

    BUS 361 Talent Management 3
    2nd BUS 358 Employment Law 3

    BUS 362 Compensation and Benefits 3
           
       Project Management  
    1st MIS 332 Project Management Methodologies 3
      MIS 342 Project Planning and Control 3
    2nd MIS 362 Team Building & Interpersonal Dynamics 3
      MIS 372 Project Accounting Methods 3
           
     
                  
     

Find out more about our online BBA!

Marian University’s online Bachelor of Business Administration program is perfect for adults looking for online classes that last just five or eight weeks at a time. Getting started is easy. Request more information today or give us a call at (317) 955-6578 to learn more.

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