Looking to develop real-life business skills and test them out in an academic environment that fosters innovation and creativity? Then you’re the perfect fit for our Business Administration program.

With emphasis on internships, business strategy simulations, an award-winning Enactus club, and hands-on field experience, our program prepares you for a stimulating and rewarding career.

Accounting majors will find jobs such as auditor, controller, cost estimator, accounting clerk, accounting analyst, financial analyst, accounting manager, asset manager, and budget analyst to name a few. Individuals can work in fields such as the corporate accounting or the federal tax industry. Some of our graduates choose to continue their education in graduate school resulting in successful careers in many of these fields at an even higher level. 

Job Outlook

The Online College Labor Market Report (2014) reported that the accountant or auditor is the most in-demand business and financial operations occupation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between the years 2014 and 2024 there will be an increase of about 142,400 (10.7 %) jobs for accountants and auditors. Financial specialists will find about 21,900 new jobs between 2014-2024 and there will be a need for an additional 35,990 in the same period.

Earnings

Earnings potential for graduates with Accounting degrees vary widely depending on many factors including the geographic location, the industry you choose, position, skills and experience. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014), the average annual income of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents is $56,890.00 while accountants and auditors earn an annual average of $73,670.00. The average annual income for financial managers is $130,230.00. 

Educational Qualifications

A Bachelors degree qualifies an individual for most entry-level positions. However, a graduate degree will significantly increase the potential of obtaining many positions as well as earning potential. 

Curriculum Guide. To view general education requirements for this major, please visit the catalog. 

Careers

Looking for a degree that offers versatility, financial viability and industry credibility? Our program prepares you for a variety of careers in business or industry, including banking, finance, manufacturing, product development, human resources, IT management and business analysis.

Sample Job Titles

  • Sales Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Acccountant
  • CEO
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing Executive
  • Public Relations Director
  • Advertising Executive

$2.7 million
That's how much the average business graduate will earn in a lifetime.

Faculty Profiles

Joshua Michalski, M.F.M, M.S.A.E.

Business Administration
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Aaron Moses, PhD

Business Administration
AdventHealth Endowed Chair of Business Administrat
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Ana Patterson, MBA

Business Administration
Assistant Professor
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Chanda Santo, MBA

Business Administration
Assistant Professor
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Brianne Michalski, MBA

Business Administration
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