Business Administration Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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At Southern Oregon University (SOU), our Master of Business Administration online faculty are enthusiastic industry veterans who hold advanced degrees in their respective fields and are committed to guiding you toward your career goals. Develop a diverse array of general business skills with our MBA core courses and focus your studies on accounting, business analytics, or marketing with one of our concentrations.

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Building on Purdue's mission to provide greater access to affordable, world-class education, Purdue University Globaldelivers a fully personalized online experience that's tailored to working adults. By opening the doors to adults who need flexibility to fit learning into their busy lives, we make it possible to achieve a high-quality education from a prestigious university system—completely online.

Programs:
  • BS in Business Administration
  • AAS in Business Administration - Business
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Congratulations! Your interest in California College San Diego is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a new career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.

Locations:  National City, CA San Diego, CA San Marcos, CA

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  • Business Administration - Human Resources (BS)
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Business Administrator Career at a Glance

Professionals choosing to enter the world of business administration have many career options to choose from. Business training could prepare you for work in administrative services management, accounting or financial management, human resources, and operations. An effective business administrator should possess the following skills: clear and persuasive communication, ability to analyze information quickly, leadership and self confidence and good business judgment. Furthermore, a business administrator seeking to work as a top executive should be decisive and highly motivated.

What to Know about Business Administration Programs and Degrees

Business training requirements vary, depending on the job. A business administration degree at an associate's or bachelor's level could prepare you to work in office management, human resources, or sales and marketing. Many business degrees at a bachelor's level offer students the opportunity to take courses in specific focus areas, such as marketing or accounting. A master's degree in business administration is often a requirement for management-level jobs, such as financial and human resource managers.

Business Administration Career Outlook

As of May 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics cites the following median annual wages for careers related to business administration:
  • General and operations managers: $91,570
  • Administrative services managers: $73,520
  • Financial managers: $99,330
  • Purchasing managers, buyers, and purchasing agents: $89,160
  • Office and administrative support worker supervisors and managers: $45,790
Predicted job growth from 2008 through 2018 varies tremendously, depending on the career. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for top executives will be little to none, while job growth for advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers will be 13 percent, slightly higher than the average for all occupations.