• 10002159
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Purdue University Global
Purdue University
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West Lafayette, IN 47906
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All Purdue Global faculty that teach undergraduate programs have a minimum of a Master's degree and many faculty have terminal degrees.

Description and Outcomes

The objective of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program is to prepare you with the knowledge, technical skills, and work habits to pursue positions in a variety of business fields. The curriculum is designed to provide a solid foundation in management and helps you develop teamwork and leadership skills as well as the ability to motivate people and communicate effectively. Decision-making and problem-solving skills are also emphasized.

This program is available in ExcelTrack. Speak with your University representative for any limitations. For more information on ExcelTrack, see Learning Paths in the Approach to Learning section of the Catalog.



You can personalize your degree in business administration by focusing electives on a particular concentration. Concentrations allow you to concentrate on your career interests.

Accelerated MBA Option

If you are interested in earning both a bachelor's and master's degree in business administration, consider the Accelerated MBA option. Refer to the Progression Requirements section for details.

Society for Human Resources Management Acknowledgement

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in human resources fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines—created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010 and 2013—are part of SHRM’s academic initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.

Program Length

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program consists of a minimum of 180 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a bachelor of science degree.

Program Outcomes

Discipline-Specific Outcomes

  1. Evaluate information management, planning, and control in business environments.
  2. Analyze organizational processes and procedures in a variety of business settings.
  3. Synthesize appropriate principles, concepts, and frameworks for making ethical decisions.
  4. Assess the roles that structure, management, and leadership play in organizational performance.
  5. Evaluate how economics, government, and law affect value creation in the global context.
  6. Evaluate career skills in the field of business and management.
High School Diploma or Equivalent

General RequirementsIn order to present a complete application, you must: Be at least 18 years of age. If you are at least 16 years of age and meet all other criteria, you may seek the approval of the Dean of the school you wish to enter. Complete an Enrollment Agreement and any other documents required for your chosen program and submit monies as outlined on the Tuition and Fees Schedule. The Enrollment Agreement must be signed by a parent or legal guardian if you are under 18 years of age. Provide a copy of a valid, government-issued identification, e.g., driver’s license, U.S./non-U.S. passport, tribal ID. The name in your student record must match your legal first and last name from your ID. Speak, read, and write English fluently (seeEnglish Proficiency). Complete financial arrangements prior to starting class, including any necessary financial aid documents. All required financial documents must be on file and approved at least 2 days prior to your scheduled start date. Fulfill any program-specific and/orinternational admissions requirements. Attest to certaintechnological competencies.Deans or their designees reserve the right to approve all candidates for admission.

The deadlines are dependent upon which Track (A, B, or C) and term the student chooses to start. Academic Calendars are posted online at www.purdueglobal.edu.



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  • Online
  • 4 year(s)
  • 180 academic credit hours
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Financial Information

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid:

  • Federal Gift Aid (Pell Grant)
  • Federal Student Loan (Stafford)
  • G. I. Bill
  • Institutional Gift Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • Local Gift Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • State Financial Aid (Grants and Scholarships)
  • Work Study Programs
  • No
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