Get the Skills to Become a Business Administration Professional – Online

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To start a rewarding career in Business Administration, earn your Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree at Beal College

100% Online Accelerated Business Administration Program

The online Business Administration program at Beal College prepares students to manage, direct, plan and control business operations and employee supervision. The program gives students an overview of business topics to include accounting, marketing, economics, finance, business law and healthcare management. Through lectures and case studies the students will demonstrate critical problem solving, decision making and professional skills.

In addition to participation in all courses, students will be required to complete out-of-class or additional assignments. These assignments include but are not limited to reading, exercises and problem solving, projects, research, papers, and presentations. A student can anticipate out-of-class activities that equal to about two (2) hours for every one (1) hour of lecture.

The best way to see if Beal College is the right fit for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information on the Business Administration program, class schedules, and financial aid options so that you can make an informed decision about your future. Get more info or Book a Tour.

Degree Options

Beal College offers a 16-month* Business Administration Associate’s Degree for those who wish to take a shorter program and quickly start a career. Alternatively, you can take the remaining courses to complete the 30-month* Bachelor of Science Degree, which could lead to increased opportunities and a wider breadth of knowledge.

At Beal College, we offer two Business Administration programs:

Business Administration – Associate’s Degree (16 Months*):

If you are looking to quickly start a career in Business Adminstration, consider our 16-month* Associate of Applied Science Degree program. This program is intended for those who wish to take a faster, less in-depth approach to becoming a Business Administration professional.

Business Administration – Bachelor’s Degree (30 Months*):

The 30-month* Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will provide you with foundational business knowledge, practical experience, opportunities for career exploration, and soft-skills development to help students prepare for entry-level careers in retail, banking, or marketing. Upon completion of this program, you will feel fully prepared to start a career as a Business Administration professional.

Become a Confident Business Administration Professional

The Business Administration program is designed to give you the practical training you need to start a rewarding business career. As a student in this program, you will learn the relevant skills that business professionals use each day. This program is offered online, so you can focus on your studies from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you have access to the internet.

With flexible online and on-campus schedules, smaller class sizes, and accelerated programs, you will feel prepared and supported to pursue your career goals upon graduation.

During the Business Administration program, you’ll take courses such as:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Human Resources Management
  • Business Management
  • Ethics in Business
  • Organizational Strategic Planning
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • And more!

If you choose to take the 16-month* Business Administration Associate’s Degree you will not be required to complete all of the courses that appear on this list.

Online Class Delivery

All programs at Beal College are offered with hybrid learning options! At Beal, you can take many classes online from the comfort of your home. Distance learning fits your life schedule, letting you complete your courses stress-free. The first 4-6 months of your program can be completed online, so there’s no need to put off your education. Hybrid and online learning options give you the peace of mind, flexibility, and support that you need to succeed!

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Develop a strong and general knowledge base of information through the General Education courses;
  • Demonstrate critical thinking strategies and methods in various settings;
  • Develop and demonstrate communication effectively in written, oral and digital settings;
  • Effectively explore and apply current business practices and strategies that will enhance various professional business settings;
  • Gain knowledge in organizational planning and strategic negotiation methods used in current contexts of business;
  • Develop skills in current marketing and accounting practices in business.

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Beal was committed towards [my] success, they really were invested in making sure that I graduated. You never have to worry about being just a number. I think that it is just a testament to their long tradition of valuing their students and making sure they succeed. I'm looking at coming back and taking more courses at Beal College because I enjoyed the experience so much.
John Hiatt, Beal College Graduate

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the program, students could seek or obtain entry-level employment in a professional business or business-related field(s), including:

  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Advertising Executive
  • Business Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Loan Officer
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Meeting, Convention and Event Planner
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Healthcare
  • and more!

Is a Rewarding Career in Business Administration Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about professional career training, fill out the form on this page to receive more information. A friendly Beal College Career Advisor can answer career questions, guide you to our virtual tour, and get you helpful financial aid information. Get the answers you need to discover the perfect career path for you.

For immediate questions, call 207-307-3900

*Program length when completed in normal time.