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.

The job market for Management majors is broad and our Management graduates have found jobs such as human resources, compensation or benefits specialists, purchasing, administration executives, administration assistants, administrative support, data entry and analysis, healthcare administration and support, insurance or medical claims and billing, and many others. 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 job outlook for individuals with Management degrees continues to improve. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statisitics, between the years 2014 and 2024 there will be an increase of 121,200 (8.3%) jobs for supervisors of office and administrative support workers. Human Resources Specialist's will find about 139,300 new jobs between 2014 and 2024 and there will be a need for an additional 46,600 HR managers in the same period. 

Earnings

Earnings potential for graduates with management 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, the average annual income for office and administrative support occupations is $35,530 while supervisors of these workers earn an annual average of $54,400. Individuals working in human resources average $62,590 annually while operations specialty managers average as much as $117,200 annually. The average annual income for CEO is $180,700.

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
Assistant Professor
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Aaron Moses, PhD

Business Administration
Adventist Health System Endowed Chair of Business
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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
Senior Living Program Coordinator
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