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Business Administration (BA, BS, Minor)

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Heidi Gailor
​Associate Professor of Business Administration
Sandra F. Holsonback, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Carolyn Nye
Program Director of Business and Associate Professor of Business and Analytics
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Betty Witcher
Department Chair of Psychology and Business; Professor of Psychology

Get Your Business Administration Degree at William Peace University

Are you ready to take charge of your future? At William Peace University, our Business Administration program empowers students with the skills and knowledge valued by today’s business leaders. You’ll be prepped to dive into the job market with confidence, armed with the skills that today’s businesses are looking for. Let’s team up and get you ready for an awesome career ahead!

Take Control of Your Future With a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

As a Business Admin student at WPU, you’ll engage in small classes where big ideas are exchanged. Our experienced faculty members will guide you through the latest business education theories, preparing you for success in a dynamic business landscape.

But education doesn’t stop in the classroom; with numerous internship opportunities in downtown Raleigh, you’ll have the chance to apply your learning in real-world settings, gaining invaluable practical experience.

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Empower Your Future in with Business Administration

At WPU, we put you in the driver’s seat of your future. Our curriculum blends core courses with a global perspective, giving you the skills needed to thrive in today’s business landscape. Our curriculum blends core courses with a global perspective, giving you the skills needed to thrive in today’s business landscape.

Hands-On Learning, Real-World Impact

Experience learning that goes beyond the classroom at WPU. With a variety of internships in downtown Raleigh, you’ll put theory into practice and develop the critical thinking and analytical skills needed for success in the business world.

What does a Business Administrator do?
Business administrators wear many hats, from overseeing operations and managing teams to analyzing data and making strategic decisions. They’re the driving force behind a company’s success, keeping everything running smoothly and setting the stage for growth.

Your Adventure Begins: Deciding Between a BA, BS, or Minor in Business Administration

Embarking on your Business Administration journey is an exciting step! WPU has three tailored paths for you to choose from: a Bachelor of Arts (BA), a Bachelor of Science (BS), or a Minor in Business Administration.

Each option has its own perks, whether you’re after a broad understanding of business or want to add a special touch to your major. Let’s figure out which one suits you best and kickstart your business adventure!

A Thriving Market for Business Admin Jobs

The job market for business professionals is thriving, with a growing demand for individuals with strong analytical skills and a global perspective. Employers across various industries are actively seeking candidates who can adapt to the ever-changing business landscape, making it an opportune time to pursue a Business Administration degree at William Peace University.

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Career Paths: Business Administration Degree Jobs

Curious about where a Business Administration degree from William Peace University could lead you? From crunching numbers as financial analysts to crafting catchy marketing campaigns, our grads have found their niches in diverse roles. Whether you’re into building strong teams in human resources or optimizing operations, our program equips you with the skills to thrive in today’s job market.

WPU’s Business Administration graduates have gone on to excel in roles such as:

  • Operations Analyst, Credit Suisse
  • Education/Training Advisor, Global Knowledge
  • Staffing Coordinator, IBM
  • Financial Sales Representative, Western & Southern Financial Group
  • Marketing Assistant, North Carolina Department of Commerce: Division of Tourism

Graduates have also been accepted into prestigious programs at institutions such as East Carolina University School of Business and Elon University School of Law.

Related Programs

Marketing (BS)

Business Analytics (BS)

Global Studies (BA)

Frequently Asked Questions


Absolutely! Our program provides a solid foundation for entrepreneurship, fostering the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the challenges of starting and running a successful business.


Our program emphasizes a global perspective, teaching students how to conduct business on an international scale. The curriculum includes a mix of core business courses and specialized content that prepares graduates to excel in a world where businesses are interconnected on a global level.


WPU offers a variety of internships in downtown Raleigh and at global companies in the Research Triangle. These experiences allow students to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios, enhancing their practical skills and preparing them for success in the business world.

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