Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

  • Overview

    The time is now.

    The time is now. William Peace University’s online bachelor’s degree programs make furthering your career easier than ever. We offer the flexibility working adults need in order to gain the management skills and knowledge required to succeed in the fast-paced world of business. Your business education will give you the leadership skills needed to run a small business as well as the critical thinking skills necessary to be a successful analyst in any number of industries.

    Whether you seek to climb the corporate ladder or want to master the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, our accredited online Business Administration degree program gives you the tools and know-how to make your goals a very rewarding reality.

    This accelerated, yet comprehensive, program coursework explores the procedures and ideas at the heart of proper business management and strategy. Our business management program curriculum combines core classes with exciting, larger-scale instruction in global business and economy. You’ll graduate with practical real-world experience, built on intense class discussions and workplace experience.

    The bachelor of science business management degree provides training in an array of competencies, from project management and budgeting to supply chain management and business operations. Graduates also come out with the ever-important soft skills of critical thinking and problem-solving, so that they can perform in any business environment their career path takes them on. 

    Concentrations include:

    • Global Business
    • Leadership and Management Studies

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  • Courses

    The Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration requires a variety of management courses that provide students with a well-rounded knowledge of general business.

    Core courses include:

    • strategic management
    • business communication
    • operations management
    • financial accounting
    • marketing management

    The available electives also allow learners to develop a deeper understanding of such subjects as business ethics and business law as well as information systems and human resource management. This coursework also prepares students for acquiring a variety of different specializations and professional certifications.

  • Careers

    Business majors learn how to formulate the policies and direct the operations of corporations, nonprofit institutions, and government agencies. Business administrators plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate the operations of an organization and its major departments and programs.

    General managers and top executives hold more than three million jobs in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, general and operations managers earn a median annual salary of nearly $104,000. At WPU, Business majors learn to problem solve and improve their decision-making abilities as well as develop interpersonal and organizational skills in order to excel in these roles upon graduation

    Recent employment of business majors:
    • 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
    • Loan Officer, State Employees Credit Union
    • Relationship Banker, BB&T
    • Human Resources Assistant, International Bank of Commerce

    Recent graduate schools acceptances:

    • East Carolina University, School of Business
    • Elon University School of Law

    Reach out today to learn more about this and other online degree programs offered at WPU. You can request info or speak with one of our admissions counselors about your options for furthering your education through online learning at William Peace University.

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