Future Leaders Can Excel with an Online Business Administration Degree
Do you want to get the skills you need to succeed in the business world? Liberty University’s online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will help you master skills that apply to both the domestic and global marketplaces.
With Liberty’s online degree, you can get everything you need to succeed with skills in general business, accounting, finance, and marketing. Our online degree in business helps students launch a career in almost any industry they choose. With Liberty’s BSBA program, you can improve your leadership, management, and human resource skills as you become an expert in the modern business world.
Liberty’s online BSBA vs. online BBA degrees
A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration often has more liberal arts courses. Liberty’s online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) focuses on practical skills instead. Our program is designed to provide a broad selection of specialized training for your industry’s unique needs. With our areas of study, you can learn the most useful and marketable skills for your field.
Why Choose Liberty’s Online Business Degree?
Liberty’s 100% online business degree is designed to Train Champions for Christ. At Liberty, our professors teach students how to successfully lead as professionals with grace and integrity. Liberty’s goal is excellence with a biblical worldview.
With that goal in mind, we work hard to make sure that our degrees meet high academic standards. Our Bachelor of Business Administration is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). We are held accountable by ACBSP for quality business education. We meet this standard while proudly teaching from biblical values. This makes Liberty’s graduates stand out as principled and ethical professionals.
Highlights of Our Online Bachelor of Business Administration
To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!
Students enrolled in our online business administration degree can access a wide variety of resources through Liberty’s research portal.
What Will You Learn in Our Business Administration Degree?
Liberty University offers online business degrees with multiple areas of study. These options will help you tailor your degree to meet your career objectives. Our B.S. in Business Administration degree features a curriculum with essential learning elements you need including:
Applying principles of management and marketing strategies.
Learning how search engine marketing and successful affiliate marketing works.
Developing your small business ideas and start a business.
Learning customer support and social media strategies.
Studying supply chain management (SCM) and global supply chains.
You will learn from professors with real-world experience whose goal is your success in your online business management program. Liberty’s online bachelor’s in business administration will help you get the training you need.
What skills will I learn?
At Liberty University, we don’t just teach business skills – we teach life skills. With an online business management degree from Liberty, you will develop marketable skills that every industry needs, such as:
Administration and management
Judgment and decision making
Below are some examples of courses you can take in our business administration tracks:
BUSI 311 – Healthcare Administration
BUSI 313 – Project Management
BUSI 372 – Sales and Advanced Closing
BUSI 439 – Conversion and Optimization
Automotive Dealership Management
Digital Marketing and Advertising
Green and Sustainable Management
Human Resource Management
Marketing: Sales Management and Professional Selling
Strategic Marketing Management
What Are My Career Outlooks?
Before you start a new degree, you need to know what the job market looks like. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) can give you a preview of what you can expect in your new career. Below are some examples of job growth in popular industries:
Accountants and AuditorsThese professionals help individuals and businesses prepare and examine financial records. Accountants and auditors may work independently or as part of a firm. Accountants and auditors work in every industry to improve efficiency, help with tax and legal compliance, and enhance revenues. In May 2018, the median wage was $70,500 and the job market is expected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026 (BLS*).
Advertising, Promotions, and Marketing ManagersThese professionals plan strategies to capture the interest of targeted audiences for products and services. Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers work closely with visual design, sales, and financial professionals to help organizations reach their customers. The median wage in May 2018 was between $117,130 and $134,290 and the job outlook is growing faster than average at 10% from 2016 to 2026 (BLS*).
Logistics AnalystsAlso known as logisticians, these professionals analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain that moves products from suppliers to consumers. Any industry where a physical product is sold requires experts in logistics to ensure efficiency and effective strategy. The median wage in May 2018 was $74,600 and the job market is expected to grow 7% between 2016 and 2026 (BLS*).
Public Relations ManagersThese professionals manage and enhance the public image of an employer or client by closely directing public-facing media and content. Every industry has a public-facing element that requires writing press releases, public communication, audience research, and other aspects of media expertise. The median wage in May 2018 was $114,800 and the expected growth of the job market is 10% between 2016 and 2026 (BLS*).
Sales ManagersThese professionals direct an organization’s sales teams, analyze data, compare key performance indicators against goals and models, and develop training to improve sales performance. All industries where a product or service is offered to a customer require sales managers to succeed. In May 2018, the median wage was $124,220, and the job market is expected to grow 7% between 2016 and 2026 (BLS*).
What can I do with a bachelor’s in business administration?
The skills you learn in Liberty’s business administration degree can help you succeed in any industry. You need business skills to get a foothold in a small business or enter the corporate business world. With online business management training, there are many possible tracks to choose from. Those skills make you stand out to employers.
You can specialize in many areas including customer service, affiliate marketing, supply chain management, and more. If you have a business idea and need new skills, Liberty’s online bachelor’s degree in business can help you get started. Here are some examples of career paths that open up if you earn a bachelor’s in business management:
Accounting – You can help businesses and people handle taxes, regulations, and financial management.
Advertising – A business is no good to anyone if no one knows about it! Help companies get their brand recognized.
Automotive dealership business and management – Build a successful business in an exciting and profitable industry.
Human resource management – Help employers and employees work together to build a more successful future.
Public relations – Customer satisfaction can make or break a business. Learn how to build a relationship with your community.
Sales management – Everywhere someone needs to sell a product or service, you can help connect businesses to their customers.
Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.
As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:
Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set log in times
Potential college credit for military training
Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for Acceptance on Caution. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information.
All applicants must submit the following:
Official college transcripts
Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
A High School Self-Certification form
Proof of English Proficiency
*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.
**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.