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Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business

You’re a busy, working adult with a passion for business. If you’re looking for a flexible and affordable way to earn a degree in the field, consider the online bachelor’s in business with a specialization in business administration. You can work to expand your career potential with a foundational degree that explores leadership, accounting, project management, human resource management and other key areas of business operations today. Pursue your vision to help organizations succeed and take the next step on your career path. 

Aligned to industry standards

We partner with employers and the Capella School of Business, Technology and Health Care Administration Advisory Board (SoBTH) to design programs that align to industry standards. 

Two flexible online learning formats

To meet the needs of your busy life, we offer two 100% competency-based online learning formats – GuidedPath and FlexPath. Is FlexPath right for you?

Expand your potential

The Bachelor of Science in Business, Business Administration is a foundational degree that helps build your skills to excel in many professional and academic paths.

Classes start December 5

Use the code AUTUMN to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • Online
  • FlexPath available
  • 8–15 General education courses
  • 10 Core courses
  • 6–11 Specialization courses
  • 9–17 Elective courses
  • 1 Capstone
  • 180 Total quarter credits
  • 135 Max transfer credits

FlexPath lets you finish the degree you started, with a bachelor’s in business in 15 months for $15,000.*

*Based on fastest 25 percent of students. Your program length and cost will vary by transfer credits, the per-session cost, and how quickly you complete courses. Books, supplies, and other fees apply.

Your education can help you reach your professional and personal goals. While Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore potential jobs and employment settings. Here are some ideas and examples for a graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business, Business Administration.

Job titles to explore

  • Business analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Account manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Sales manager
  • Sales representative
  • Office manager
  • Buyer
  • Human resource generalist
  • Store manager
  • Accounting clerk

Employment settings to explore

  • Bank
  • Insurance agency
  • Financial service
  • Health care organization
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Software publisher
  • Manufacturing organization
  • Consulting firm

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