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Business Administration - Online B.S.  

Major  
120 credit hours
$350 credit hour price
 

Gain the skills you need to begin a career in business or climb the ladder in your organization with an online business administration degree from Concordia University, Nebraska. Taught and designed by former business professionals, our program gives you the skills to make an impact as soon as you graduate. In addition, you can earn up to six credit hours for documented work experience and education through a prior learning assessment.

Our online business administration degree teaches you to effectively communicate, lead, problem solve and plan strategically. With these important skills, you will be prepared for a range of business careers in fields like accounting, economics, human resources, management, marketing and sales. With an online format that is ideal for adult learners, you will gain practical knowledge through team building and real-world assignments that give you the opportunity to find successful solutions to modern business issues.

You will explore the key fundamentals of all aspects of business, including:

  • Business ethics
  • Business law
  • Finance
  • Operations management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Strategic management
  • Marketing

Online Business Administration Concentrations

With the option of two concentrations, you can specialize your online business administration degree to suit your professional goals.

Accounting: Learn intermediate and advanced accounting theories and practices applied to areas such as business combinations and partnerships. Through 20 credit hours, you will also examine auditing and tax and cost accounting.

Communication: Focus on the foundation blocks of top-flight communication that translates into success in sales, marketing and leadership. Through 15 credit hours, you will additionally explore public relations, media literacy, interpersonal communication and group techniques.

As you earn your bachelor’s degree in business administration online, you can be a member of Concordia’s business club, Phi Beta Lambda. The club helps you develop communication, leadership and teamwork skills through active participation with other students, the community and the church. You will also have access to the Career and Graduate Fair, where you can develop and implement your communication, networking and presentation skills while gaining valuable industry insights.

Core Concepts
Concordia University, Nebraska’s online business administration degree program helps students develop a strong foundation in advanced management, leadership and organizational skills that allows them to make an impact at an organization and make sound, ethical decisions in the workplace.

Concordia NebraskaBusiness Administration - Online: Learning Objectives

Students will be introduced to the theory, language and practice of financial and managerial accounting, focusing on primary financial statements, methods of costing, budget variances and more

Students will study the application of Christian ethics and practice to the conduct of business
 

Students will examine the legal rights and duties that arise from common business transactions, including contracts, personal property, insurance, estates and real property

Concordia NebraskaBusiness Administration - Online: Program Goals

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Develop a broad set of management and leadership skills necessary for successful achievement of organizational goals

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Gain an understanding of advanced business and management concepts and be able to integrate concepts from various business disciplines

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Develop communication skills appropriate for use in the business and professional communities in which they will work

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Build skills for effective use of computer technology and will gain an understanding of the impact of technology on organizations

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Acquire the skills and attitudes to enable them to make sound ethical decisions in the workplace

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Explain and apply the major concepts, theories and practices in strategic management

Concordia Nebraska Business Administration - Online: Career Outcomes

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

A Certified Public Accountant helps individuals and companies with financial planning, investments, taxes, mergers and acquisitions and more. CPAs offer objective consulting services in both financial and strategic areas; audit services, such as examining annual reports of public companies and forensic accounting services, also known as investigative or fraud accounting, where an accountant examines accounting records for evidence of criminal misconduct.

10% Annual Growth Rate
$43,020 Entry-Level Salary
$69,350 Mid-Level Salary
$122,220 Late-Level Salary

Human Resource Specialist

Human resource specialists are in charge of employee relations, educational job training and handling compensation and benefits for employees. As a human resource specialist, you would use your behavioral science degree to identify and fill employment positions, conduct new employee orientation and work with current employees to help them understand their benefits and also handle disputes between employees or between an employee and the company you work for.

5% Annual Growth Rate
$36,270 Entry-Level Salary
$60,880 Mid-Level Salary
$104,390 Late-Level Salary

Financial Analyst

Financial analysts help businesses and individuals make investment decisions. Financial analysts gather information and data about stocks, bonds and other investment opportunities and advise clients on prudent options to grow their financial portfolio.

6.5% Annual Growth Rate
$49,540 Entry-Level Salary
$75,240 Mid-Level Salary
$113,740 Late-Level Salary

Marketing Manager

Marketing managers plan and direct the promotional advertising campaigns of companies to generate interest in a product or service. As a marketing manager, you might work with art directors, sales agents or financial staff members to develop and execute campaigns, and act as a liaison between your company and its clients.

10.1% Annual Growth Rate
$68,490 Entry-Level Salary
$132,230 Mid-Level Salary
$170,930 Late-Level Salary
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Live out your calling in an increasingly complex, globalized society and develop and strengthen your knowledge and skills to become an ethical leader in today’s business environment with Concordia University, Nebraska’s online MBA program. Through our master of business administration program, you will explore all aspects of business management and leadership to help you make sound decisions that will impact an organization’s success.

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Online Graduate Business Certificates

Hone your skills with an online business certificate from Concordia University, Nebraska. Taught by business professionals who have a combined 200 years of industry experience, each nine-credit certificate can be completed in six months. With our online business certificates, you can immediately apply your advanced knowledge and skills to your work.

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Accounting

A degree in accounting from Concordia University, Nebraska gives you the education to succeed in just about any aspect of the business world. Here, you get the foundation you need to become a certified public accountant, work for government institutions or become a partner in a private accounting firm. Pursue a career in finance or corporate management accounting, become an entrepreneur or find any number of other careers in accounting to ignite your passion for business.

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