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Bachelor’s in Business Administration

Learn Essential Business Skills

Build your business intellect; become a leader.

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  • Program Overview

    Stevenson University’s online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is designed for working adults who want to expand their business acumen through obtaining the knowledge and critical thinking skills essential to effective business decision-making.

    The program prepares students for careers that require a broad understanding of business fundamentals. Students will be equipped with the ability to integrate core business functions, analyze and explain business problems, and propose solutions, both independently and in teams. The program culminates with a team-based capstone project that involves students demonstrating their in-depth understanding, application, and integration of the full spectrum of business disciplines. Designed for working professionals, this program is offered fully online in 8-week sessions.

    Employment Law and Mediation Area of Focus

    Current business trends show a growing need for employees that are well-versed in the legal issues that affect an organization and its talent. As a result, Stevenson offers four focused electives for students interested in increasing their knowledge of employment law and mediation. Students learn employer needs in the complex field of immigration law, an increasingly important component as businesses continue to expand globally. Students also examine the use of mediation within the field of alternative dispute resolution including applications to employment disputes. Area of focus is optional.

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  • Courses

    Courses

    The bachelor's in Business Administration requires a minimum of 120 credit hours.

    Major Requirements

    • GPS 200 Adult Learning Theory & Practice
    • ACC 111 Accounting Principles I
    • ACC 112 Accounting Principles II
    • EC 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 
    • EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics
    • FIN 300 Principles of Finance
    • International business course
    • IS 135 MS Office Applications
    • IS 201 Management Information Systems
    • LAW 208 Business Law
    • MATH 136 Introduction to Statistics
    • MKT 206 Principles of Marketing
    • MGT 204 Principles of Management
    • MGT 210 Business Writing
    • MGT 308 Business Ethics
    • MGT 310 Organizational Behavior
    • MGT 312 Analysis of the Managerial Environment
    • MGT 313 Operations Management
    • MGT 430 Business Capstone Seminar

    Focused Electives Requirements 

    The bachelor’s in Business Administration requires five focused electives. Students can choose from the following courses:

    Employment Law and Mediation Area of Focus

    • LAW 325 Employment Law 
    • LAW 361 Immigration Law 
    • LAW 380 Mediation and Negotiation 
    • MGT 408 Human Resource Management

    Additional Focused Electives

    • MGT 413 Project Management
    • MKT 316 Principles of Negotiation and Sales
    • MKT 315 Sports Marketing
    • MKT 410 Strategic Marketing Cases
    • International business course
    • Additional courses with approval

    Degree Requirements

  • Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements

    • Completed online application.
    • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work.
    • At least 15 transferable credits.
    • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • At least two years of professional work experience.
    • Personal statement.
  • Faculty

    Faculty

    Ann M. Solan, Ph.D. (2013)
    Associate Dean of Business Programs
    B.S., Nyack College
    M.B.A., Dowling College
    Ph.D., Regent University

    Lawrence J. Baird (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor of Business
    B.A., Loyola College of Baltimore
    M.B.A., Walden University

    Andrew Cook (2011)
    Adjunct Instructor of Business Administration
    B.S., Millersville University
    M.B.A., Walden University

    Lauren Donovan (2010)
    Adjunct Instructor of Business Administration
    B.S., Mount St. Mary's University
    M.B.A., Saint Joseph's University

    Jeffrey F. Dudley (2005)
    Adjunct Instructor of Business
    B.S., Towson University
    M.S., McDaniel College

    Pamela Deem-Hergan (2009)
    Adjunct Instructor of Business
    B.A., St. Mary's College of Maryland
    M.B.A., University of Baltimore

    Timothy R. Holland (2002)
    Adjunct Professor of Business
    B.A., Wake Forest University
    M.B.A., Washington University
    M.S., Stevenson University

    Romas Laskauskas (2005)
    Assistant Professor of Business
    B.S., Mount St. Mary's College
    M.B.A., Virginia Commonwealth University

    Jerome D. Lindauer (2005)
    Adjunct Instructor of Business
    B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
    M.B.A., Loyola College of Maryland

    Daniel Soderberg (2006)
    Adjunct Instructor of Business
    B.S., Villa Julie College
    M.B.A., University of Baltimore

    Mark Warren (2011)
    Adjunct Instructor of Business Administration
    B.B.A., Chaminade University
    M.S., Towson University

     

  • Tuition

    Tuition

    Established in 1947, Stevenson University has a long history of providing students an affordable, private education. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, in addition to a reduced-tuition rate through partnerships with community colleges, healthcare organizations, and other organizations and corporations. For a full list of Stevenson's partners, please visit our Partnerships page.

    The following reflects the total cost of a bachelor's degree if transferring in 60-credit hours. Students are eligible to transfer up to 70-credit hours from a community college or up to 90-credit hours from a 4-year institution if applicable. 

    The School of Graduate and Professional Studies has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees.

    Bachelor’s Program Cost Per
    Credit Hour
    Cost Per Course
    (3-Credit Hours)
    Total Cost of Bachelor’s
    (60-Credit Hours)
    Business Administration $450.00 $1,350.00 $27,000.00*

    *Does not include books.

    Credit for Prior Learning

    Through Stevenson University’s Credit for Prior Learning Program, undergraduate students are eligible to earn up to 30 credits for what they have learned through their previous work and life experiences. The School of Graduate and Professional Studies offers several options for assessing and awarding college credit for prior learning. For more information, visit our Credit for Prior Learning page.

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