Business Administration

business administration degree programs at Peirce College, offered online & on campus

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Our Business Administration degree programs explore real-life business situations.

Business Administration Degree at Peirce College

Peirce College has been educating business leaders since 1865. The Business Administration Program at Peirce combines our history of quality instruction with the flexibility to customize your experience to fit your unique interests and goals.

Our program lets you choose from three business concentrations (Management, Marketing or Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management) or pursue a general Business Administration degree without a concentration. That means you'll gain the knowledge and skills you need to advance your career and succeed in your desired business specialization.

Peirce College Business Administration Program

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Available Bachelor's Concentrations for Business Administration Degree:
Management

Learn about organizational dynamics, effective leadership, business ethics and strategic planning.

Marketing

Gain exposure to internet marketing, customer relationship management, consumer behavior, personal selling strategies and market research.

Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management

Interested in starting your own company or playing a bigger role in a small business? This is the program for you.

We also provide you with the convenient option of pursuing your business administration degree on your terms. What does that mean exactly? It means Peirce understands the needs of working adults like you and has learning options that will work for you. Here at Peirce, you can earn your business administration degree by taking online classes from anyplace with an internet connection, by taking them in person at our Center City Philadelphia campus or by opting for a combination of both.

Of course, getting a great business education means more than just being able to take your classes wherever you want. It also means getting prepared for the career you deserve. Peirce Business Administration degree program graduates become successful strategic partners who proactively manage their companies’ most important resources.

Are you ready to explore new opportunities in the business world? Learn more about why Peirce's Business Administration degree might be right for you and apply today to take your first step toward a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Curriculum

The curricula for general associate and bachelor’s Business Administration degrees are listed here. To see the curriculum for your concentration of choice, please click on the appropriate link: Management, Marketing; or Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management.
Associate in Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 61
INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Min. Credits
PRC PRC 100 or PRC 101* 1
BIS 111 Application Software Fundamentals 3
COM 112 Speech Communication 3
ECO 101 Macroeconomics 3
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 103 Rhetoric and Research 3
HUM 102 Introduction to Ethics 3
MAT 101 Introduction to College Mathematics 3
MAT 102 College Algebra 3
SCI Science Course (choose 1) 3
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Min. Credits
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
ECO 102 Microeconomics 3
FIN 201 Introduction to Finance 3
LAW 103 Business Law 3
MKT 101 Introduction to Marketing 3
BUS 250 Associate Business Capstone Course 3
CWE 104 or ELE Cooperative Work Experience or Elective 3
ELE Recommend Business Elec. - Focus Option (choose 2). 6
Bachelor of Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121
INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Min. Credits
PRC PRC 100 or PRC 101* 1
BIS 111 Application Software Fundamentals 3
COM 112 Speech Communication 3
COM 312 Practical Reasoning 3
ECO 101 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 102 Microeconomics 3
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 103 Rhetoric and Research 3
HUM 102 Introduction to Ethics 3
HUM HUM Core (choose 1) 3
MAT 101 Introduction to College Mathematics 3
MAT 102 College Algebra 3
SCI Science Courses (choose 2) 6
GEN ED General Education Core (choose 1) 3
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Min. Credits
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3
LAW 103 Business Law 3
MKT 101 Introduction to Marketing 3
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
ACC 222 Managerial Accounting 3
FIN 201 Introduction to Finance 3
BUS 250 Associate Business Capstone Course 3
MAT 109 Statistics I 3
HRM 201 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 310 Ethical Leadership 3
MKT 401 Marketing Management 3
FIN 401 Financial Analysis 3
MGT 404 Operations Management 3
BUS 450 Policy & Strategy Formulation 3
BUS ELE Business Elective (choose 5) 15
ELE Elective Courses (choose 5) 15
GE ELE General Education Elective 3

Careers in Business Administration

Our Business Administration degree prepares you to make a difference in the work environment and can help open doors to positions in many industries. In the Philadelphia Region, employers likely to hire graduates with a degree in Business Administration include The City of Philadelphia, Comcast Corporation, The Philadelphia Zoo and many other small and mid-size businesses.

Graduates of the Business Administration Bachelor’s program can continue their education toward graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines, like Organizational Leadership & Management, Business Administration and Law. Or you can pursue professional certifications in fields like Supply Chain Management, Project Management and Management Consultancy. For more information about potential business careers for Peirce graduates, visit our Business Careers page.

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Interested in a degree in Business Administration? Contact an Admissions Representative and get started with your application.

You can also apply using our online application.