Business Administration

Business Administration

A major in Business Administration prepares you to work in a variety of business realms. Do you like sales or want to manage a retail store? Do you want to be the administrator for a busy office or train and supervise other employees? Are you interested in working as a manager in a manufacturing plant or thought about starting your own business?

The business administration program, which offers concentrations in accounting, accounting and financial management, business information technology, general business and management and marketing, will help you build skills in accounting, business communications, economics, finance, management and marketing. Majoring in business administration will also prepare you to work in most companies that sell products or services to make a profit or for non-profit organizations or government offices.

Certificate

Certificate of Applied Science in Business Administration

Our Certificate of Applied Science in Business Administration gives students a background in business skills and competencies and prepares them for entry-level positions in a variety of business settings.

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Associate

Associate of Science in Business Administration

The Associate of Science in Business Administration gives students a background in business core competencies and prepares them for admission to our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration or to transfer to another institution for a business program.

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Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration gives students a strong background in business skills and competencies. Upon completing this degree, students are ready to enter the workforce in entry-level positions or continue their education toward our Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration. The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration is not designed as a transfer degree. For students interested in transferring to another institution for a bachelor degree, it is recommended to pursue the Associate of Science in Business Administration.

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Bachelor

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting

Our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting provides a theoretical basis in the functional areas of business including accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing. The degree includes more emphasis on quantitative analysis and production and operations management. Business law, ethics and diversity provide a background for a Master of Business Administration or CPA preparation.

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Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Financial Management

Our Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Financial Management prepares graduates for working in a private or public accounting firm or government accounting office. Financial managers are responsible for the financial health of an organization. They produce financial statements and reports, direct investment activities and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of their organization.

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Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Information Technology

Our Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Information Technology will prepare you for professional careers in which you synthesize technology with business applications. Throughout your time in this program, we will encourage critical thinking and the application of integrated technical software skills to solve business problems in a variety of situations.

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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in General Business

Our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in General Business prepares students seeking a solid foundation in the managerial knowledge and skills needed to become high-performing managers, change agents, consultants or entrepreneurs in profit and non-profit organizations. With 22 additional hours of coursework, you will be able to sit for the WV CPA exam.

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Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Marketing

Our Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Marketing gives students a strong background in management and marketing. Graduates will be prepared to enter government, retail, food service and other business environments. Management is concerned with running the internal operations of a firm and external operations by identifying customers, product placement, product pricing and more.

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What can I do with this degree?

Business administration is a wide field that incorporates many types of management positions. From major corporations to independent businesses, every operation needs skilled administrators in order to succeed. Upon graduation, you will be able to establish and carry out departmental or organizational goals, policies and procedures, direct and oversee an organization’s financial and budgetary activities, manage general activities related to making products and providing services and more.

Potential Careers

Accounts Receivables/Payables Management

Commodities Trader

Financial Advisor

Government Accountant

Human Resources

Management Accountant

TUITION

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Additional course fees may apply and rates are subject to change.

WV & OH Residents

Per Credit Hour

$153 - $211

Per Semester

$1,836 - $2,532

Fall & Spring Semesters

$3,672 - $5,064

Non-Residents

Per Credit Hour

$341 - $364

Per Semester

$4,092 - $4,368

Fall & Spring Semesters

$8,184 - $8,736

High School Students

Per Credit Hour

$50

Per Semester

$600

Fall & Spring Semesters

$1,200

Business, Accounting & Public Service Programs

Jeff Holland

Chairperson/Professor

Business, Accounting & Public Service Division

Room 1017B

304- 424-8298

jeff.holland@wvup.edu

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