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In the BA program in business with a concentration in business administration, students gain a breadth of knowledge and the skills needed for managing business operations. The program provides the full business core plus a concentration with 18 hours of coursework focused on skills such as forecasting demand, planning inventory, purchasing services, conducting skillful negotiations, building strategies for the future, and managing people, finances and risk.

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Business (Business Administration), BA

Offered by
W. P. Carey School of Business

Polytechnic, West, Lake Havasu City, Online

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Career outlook

Graduates of the bachelor's degree program in business with a concentration in business administration are prepared to work in a wide range of industries with a broad skill set in managing processes and people. Several anticipated career opportunities are shown below for those who complete the concentration in business administration. Career opportunities include:

  • administrative services manager
  • business manager
  • general and operations management
  • sales manager
  • training and development manager

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Management Analysts 14.3%$82,450
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 3.4%$55,060
Training and Development Managers 10.3%$108,250
General and Operations Managers 9.1%$100,410
Human Resources Managers9.1%$110,120
Administrative Services Managers 10.1%$94,020
Procurement Clerks-4.3%$41,910
Purchasing Managers5.5%$115,760
Sales Managers7.5%$121,060
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 3.8%$38,550

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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