College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning

Business Administration

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College of Graduate, Online & Adult Learning

Business Administration

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Adult Undergraduate

36 credits

required for program

Available online

Minor Available


$440 per credit


18–22 months

36 credits

36 credits

required for program

Available online

Minor Available


$440 per credit


18–22 months

Discover a flexible, online business administration degree designed to prepare you for leadership roles in a variety of industries. Through our affordable online business administration program, you will learn problem-solving skills from Christian professors with real-world expertise eager to prepare you to step into your calling.

Our online business administration degree may be the right fit if you

  • Enjoy managing a team
  • Have strong organizational skills
  • Want to help organizations operate more effectively
  • Value faith-infused curriculum that interlocks faith and purpose
  • Appreciate an online format that fits your busy life
  • Crave an interactive and supportive community

Why study business administration at Northwestern?

Our online business administration degree is intentionally designed to be both realistically attainable and undeniably valuable—providing you with a quick return on your investment.

As you pursue a degree in online business administration, you will grow as an effective decision-maker and management leader. Immerse yourself in courses that highlight real-world applications of business principles, including marketing, human resources, economics, healthcare management, and finance.

And, experience it all within a supportive Christian community to encourage you as you live out your calling.

Program Highlights

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  • Convenient, comprehensive business degree that explores all major business concepts
  • Expert faculty who are active business professionals in their fields
  • Customizable business administration program with healthcare management concentration
  • Faith-infused curriculum applicable to business-specific settings
  • Courses optimized for quality and user experience

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Career Opportunities

A business administration degree can immediately open doors to advance in your current position, increase your earning potential, or transition to a new field. With a degree in business administration, you will be prepared to step into leadership roles in both corporate and nonprofit organizations.

What types of work are related to this degree?

What types of work are related to a business administration degree?

  • Entrepreneur
  • Event Coordinator
  • Financial Analyst
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Healthcare Manager
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Marketing Director
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Public Relations Director
  • Nursing Home Director
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Sales Manager

Note: Roles in some settings may require additional education or training.

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of graduates reported coursework was relevant to their job

What will I learn?

As you pursue an online business administration degree at UNW, you will learn to solve problems, communicate effectively, and develop sound business strategies. Plus, take a deeper dive into business leadership and organizational planning in preparation for whatever unique career goals lie ahead for you.

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