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B.A. in Business Administration


Business Administration impacts many areas of modern society.  The study of business administration is interdisciplinary and includes coverage of such areas as business management, e-commerce, marketing, accounting, economics and information technology.  The Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in Business Administration is a four-year program providing students with the key skills necessary in the business environment including essential management skills, marketing, communication, working individually and in teams, and conducting practical business affairs. 

Business Faculty members include those who hold advanced degrees, professional business managers, and seasoned instructors ready to share their knowledge and experience with students.  Many facets of today’s business environment require knowledge of managerial and administrative skills taught in this program. 

Along with a general B.A. in Business Administration, we offer two concentrations

  • BA (Business Administration) – this is the general business administration degree program

  • BA (Business Administration) with a concentration in Legal Administration

  • BA (Business Administration) with a concentration in Sports Management

What can I do with this degree?

With an B.A. in Business, you will develop advanced and flexible leadership and management skills that you can apply to the world of business including entrepreneurial efforts or careers in, but not limited to:
·         Consulting
·         Finance
·         Marketing
·         Operations
·         Healthcare
·         Human resources

with titles such as, but not limited to:
·         Marketing Manager
·         Medical and Health Services Manager
·         Management Consultant
·         Financial Manager
·         Business Operations Manager

What are the program outcomes? 

  • Understand the basics of how business works including the role of managers

  • Gain business skills necessary in the business environment

  • Be able to articulate administration and managerial strategies

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of areas of business including accounting, finance, marketing, business law and other key business areas. 

  • Apply key business concepts, including ethical concepts, to certain everyday business situations

What skills will I acquire?

·    Leadership
·    Management
·    Strategic thinking and analysis
·    Communication skills
·    Professional pragmatism
·    Time management
·    Decision-making

What unique experiences or opportunities will I have? 

·    Design and develop a business proposal as a requirement for a capstone course: Final Project or Research and defend a master’s thesis
·    Network and develop relationships with experienced and community connected faculty leaders that can serve references or guides for internship and career opportunities
·    Engage in professional ministry training that advance and broadens students’ Christian views and biblical knowledge

Course Catalogs

For course descriptions, requirements, focus areas, options, and other program details see our full course catalog.

What kind of courses will I take?

  • BA 100 Introduction to E-Commerce

  • BA 13 1Financial Accounting II

  • BA 140 Introduction to Successful Business

  • BA 230 Business Writing

  • BA 253 Business Law II

  • BA 270 Mathematics for Business

  • BA 301 Advanced Business Communication

  • BA 320 Business Finance

  • BA 330 Organizational on Behavior

  • BA 340 Probability and Statistics

  • BA 341 Human Resource Management

Program Review

For more details, please click program review.


Prof. Ramon Baltazar
Chair of B.A. Business Program

My name is Prof. Ramon Baltazar and I am the Chair of the Business Department.
It is my pleasure to welcome all of you who are Business Majors or simply are taking Business courses. Either way, you have chosen a great university and a great concentration on your way to a successful career. We are here to work with you in achieving your goals. We offer academic resources and classes taught by a diverse faculty of industry professionals, in order to make you future business professionals. Do not hesitate to reach out to your instructors and me if we can assist you in this journey towards your Business Administration Degree.



Megan Burt
B.A. In Business Administration

I love how Bethesda is inclusive and the teachers get to know the students and care for them more than students, more like mentors. Professors are very engaging. They make learning fun and rewarding!

4 Years
Standard Duration

This indicates the standard duration of this program. Completion time may vary depending on transferred coursework and preferred courseload.

Total Program Credits

This indicates the standard duration of this program. Completion time may vary depending on transferred coursework and preferred courseload.


Bethesda University is accredited by TRACS and ABHE


*IMPORTANT: The B.A. Business Administration with a concentration in Legal Administration is not designed as an academy training program to enter a career in law enforcement or related careers. An organization or body, may, at their option, accept this degree as a basis for employment but additional requirements will apply.  These may include academy or specialized training/study/courses/certifications etc., applicable competitive tests/exams, training, mental and physical examinations, different background checks, financial checks and criminal record checks, citizenship requirements, driving license checks and requirements, age requirements/restrictions, work experience and other requirements not listed here.  Not passing or complying with the organizations assigned requirements, at the appropriate time, may likely result in your not being able to enter a law enforcement or related career.  Sometimes, a specifically named criminal justice/paralegal or other named degree, certificate or other specialized / named credential is required, depending on the employer, certification body, company or organization.  Before enrolling, please check with the body in-charge of hiring/certifying/licensing and otherwise approving employment in law enforcement, paralegal or related careers.  

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