Bachelor of Science in Business Administration DegreeProgram OverviewProgram DetailsWhy Choose Franklin
Elevate your career with a broad base of business knowledge
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If you want to be in the thick of helping businesses flourish, make your move into middle or upper management by earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree.
Business Administration is our most popular major —for good reason. It offers the broadest view of business operations, giving you a foundation of knowledge you can put to work in many different career paths. And that’s an especially good thing, considering the U.S. Department of Labor says the average person changes jobs 10 times in his or her career lifetime.
Acquire core skills that give you a 360º view of business
With Franklin University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, you’re preparing for a lifetime of career opportunities across virtually any industry. You’ll learn the core functions of business, giving you a holistic perspective of how each area contributes to overall success. You’ll also acquire essential skill sets employers are seeking, such as business strategy, management and operations, marketing, accounting, finance, and business ethics.
Gain practical, relevant experience right in the classroom
At Franklin, you’ll also get practical experience through hands-on curriculum and projects—the kind of experience that attracts employers. As part of your business administration studies, you’ll create a strategic plan for an organizational scenario presented through a multimedia simulation program. You’ll start with performing a strategic competitive analysis, then formulate recommendations, before recommending a strategic implementation plan, including a complete risk assessment and contingency plan for an entire organization.
Tailor coursework to your career path and earn your degree faster
In addition to getting relevant studies and real-world experience, Franklin lets you customize your degree program for maximum impact and opportunity. That means you’ll stand out even more among a pool of degreed candidates. From 60 major area elective courses, you can select up to four courses (16 credit hours) to suit your personality, leverage your talents and interests, and build on your professional experiences.
Finish faster by transferring credits into our IACBE accredited program
Our transfer-friendly program lets you bring more of your credits into the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree than most other institutions. That means you’ll save time and tuition. If you have previous college credits or think you may want to switch majors, Franklin’s Business Administration degree program is the smarter choice.
At Franklin, you’ll learn from credentialed practitioners who freely share their years of professional experience to your benefit. They’ll show you how to apply business theory best practices to real-world situations through individual and team assignments in our small, interactive classes. And, Franklin’s Business Administration Major is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), the leader in outcomes-based accreditation in business, so you know you’re earning a respected degree with value in the workplace.
Earn your degree from a university built for busy adults
Earn your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree online or pursue available coursework at one of our Midwest locations. Regionally accredited and nonprofit, Franklin was built from the ground-up to satisfy the needs of adult learners. Our seamless transfer process and team of academic advisors will help ease your transition to becoming a student, while our flexible course schedules help to balance your education with work, family, and life. Get started on your future today!
Gain The Skills Employers Desire
Account Managers cultivate client relationships, serving as the primary liaison between the client and the client account team.View Salary Trends
Business Analysts assess strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities, recommending improvements and solutions to help organizations enhance performance and competitive advantage.View Salary Trends
Business Consultants monitor existing business practices in order to make recommendations on how to maximize growth and performance.View Salary Trends
Customer Service Manager
Customer Service Managers establish and implement policies for dealing with customers, work to ensure customer satisfaction, and resolve customer concerns.View Salary Trends
General Managers plan, direct, and manage organizational performance, productivity, and profitability.View Salary Trends
Planning Analysts research and report data regarding cost, feasibility, and profitability on short- and long-range strategic plans.View Salary Trends
Project Managers oversee project activities and teams to ensure that project goals, timelines, and budgets are met.View Salary Trends
Sales Managers direct the business development activities of sales personnel, ensuring revenue targets are met or exceeded.View Salary Trends
Small Business Owner
Small Business Owners plan, direct and manage all business functions from operations to marketing to accounting, ensuring business health and profitability.View Salary Trends
Store Managers oversee employee activities and production, including hiring and training, ensuring that employees maintain productivity levels and meet sales goals.View Salary Trends
Supervisors organize and manage resources and staffing, ensuring performance, quality, cost containment, and safety.View Salary Trends
Training Specialists create course content, educational materials, manuals, and other jobs aids, using them to educate and teach employees specific job responsibilities and/or corporate policies and procedures.View Salary Trends
Division Managers oversee, review, and direct the actions of team assignments and projects, ensuring employees meet goals, deliverables, and deadlines.View Salary Trends
Department Managers oversee a business or employee group, ensuring effective operations or production in order to achieve objectives and profitability.View Salary Trends
In 2015 there were 5.2 million job openings related to Business Administration. It is estimated that in 2025 there will be 5.8 million.
|Occupations||Job Openings (2015)||Expected Growth
|General and Operations Managers||83,437||12.45%|
|Administrative Services Managers||9,067||12.89%|
|Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers||3,493||9.76%|
|Social and Community Service Managers||5,801||16.95%|
|Managers, All Other||11,931||8.31%|
|First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers||5,095||12.85%|
|First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers||6,570||17.01%|
Sourceinformation provided by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) - June 2016
Our Recipe For Your Success
Academic & Industry Experts
Classes are taught and designed by credentialed professionals with real-world experience.
- Programs are designed by combining the insight of industry leaders with the academic expertise of our faculty, ensuring what you learn translates into on-the-job success.
- Academic concepts and theories are brought to life through our teaching faculty’s professional expertise, and can be immediately applied in your career.
- Faculty with industry experience teach our courses, not graduate students or life-time academics, so you learn not only the theories behind the practice but also how to apply them in real-world situations.
Relevant & Consistent Curriculum
What you learn is a reflection of the program you choose, not the format in which it’s applied.
- All programs are designed for learning outcomes to flow from the program level into actual coursework.
- This top-down approach allows credentialed professionals to customize assignments based on trending industry topics without deviating from a program’s core outcomes.
- Regardless of your professor or the format of your class, you receive the same quality education.
Hands-On Learning Experience
Franklin's coursework teaches not only theories and concepts, but also how they apply to practical situations.
- Professional course designers ensure that class activities such as learning simulations, case studies, interactive videos, and group exercises are relevant and appropriate.
- A curriculum development team is dedicated to making sure all courses are intuitively designed so content is taught in a logical manner that facilitates your success in the classroom and beyond.
Continuously Evolving Programs
Consistent program reviews ensure our programs stay at the forefront of industry trends.
- Survey results and feedback from student and faculty assessments are reviewed regularly so that our programs are always improving and up-to-date.
- A structured review process helps identify industry gaps that guide curriculum enhancements allowing our academic and industry experts to regularly implement new industry trends.
- Regular assessment provides hard data that is used to improve student learning and teaching methods.
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