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.

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Programs

Accounting (B.B.A.)

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) with a concentration in Accounting is one of five BBA's offered by the Southwestern Adventist University's Department of Business. The goal of the Business Department is to prepare the student for a career in business, guiding them in obtaining the abilities needed to succeed in their chosen area; Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance or International Business. The student will develop competencies in integrity, research and critical thinking, communications, leadership, & professional skills through classroom instruction and activities, projects, case studies, interaction with professionals from the community, and other methods.  

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Finance (B.B.A.)

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) with a concentration in Finance will prepare the student for careers in corporate finance and/or careers in investments and financial institutions. A emphasis in corporate finance complements financial accounting through advanced training in financial statement analysis, capital budgeting, capital structuring, working capital management and general cash management of the firm. A focus in investments provides advanced training in security analysis, investing strategies and asset management, risk management and hedging techniques in line with the CFA Institute and CFA designation. In addition, special topics include the specific risks and financial management practices used by multinational firms and financial institutions.

International Business (B.B.A.)

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) with a concentration in International Business is one of five BBA's offered by the Southwestern Adventist University's Department of Business. The goal of the Business Department is to prepare the student for a career in business, guiding them in obtaining the abilities needed to succeed in their chosen area; Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance or International Business. The student will develop competencies in integrity, research and critical thinking, communications, leadership, and professional skills through classroom instruction and activities, projects, case studies, interaction with professionals from the community, and other methods. 

Management (B.B.A.)

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) with a concentration in Management is one of five BBA's offered by the Southwestern Adventist University's Department of Business. The goal of the Business Department is to prepare the student for a career in business, guiding them in obtaining the abilities needed to succeed in their chosen area; Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance or International Business. The student will develop competencies in integrity, research and critical thinking, communications, leadership, and professional skills through classroom instruction and activities, projects, case studies, interaction with professionals from the community, and other methods. 

Marketing (B.B.A.)

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) with a concentration in Marketing is one of five BBAs offered by the Southwestern Adventist University's Department of Business. The goal of the Business Department is to prepare the student for a career in business, guiding them in obtaining the abilities needed to succeed in their chosen area; Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance or International Business. The student will develop competencies in integrity, research and critical thinking, communications, leadership, and professional skills through classroom instruction and activities, projects, case studies, interaction with professionals from the community, and other methods. 

Business (B.S.)

If you are looking for a business degree, but have other interests such as theology, communication or pre-med, this degree offers you the flexibility you may be looking for. You can focus your electives in areas such as finance, accounting, marketing, human resources or a second major that will meet your professional goals and needs.

Your Future

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.

Students & Alumni

Business Major Helps Refugees

"We have been blessed by so many glimpses of Jesus..."

Business Team Place 1st in Game

"We can be proud of the education being offered here..."

Alum. Spends 10 Years in H.R.

"SWAU changed my life for the better..."

Faculty Profiles

Joshua Michalski, MA

Business Administration
Assistant Professor
Call: (817) 202-6224
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Aaron Moses, PhD

Business Administration
Adventist Health System Endowed Chair of Business
Call: (817) 202-6771
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Judy Miles, MA

Business Administration
Associate Professor
Call: (817) 202-6225
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Ana Patterson, MBA

Business Administration
Assistant Professor
Call: (817) 202-6647
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Chanda Reins, MBA

Business Administration
Assistant Professor
Call: (817) 202-6226
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Brianne Michalski, MBA

Business Administration
Coordinator
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