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Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Start the journey

A four-year degree is the pathway to higher compensation and more opportunities as you enter the business world today — and advancement to management down the road. The skills you acquire through the William Woods University online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will help prepare you to take your place and begin the journey. This is one of the most popular online degrees at William Woods, designed to further the ideals and values of ethics, self-liberation, and lifelong education that will prepare you to participate in the business community. In this program, you will enjoy the convenience and flexibility of online learning.

You’ll take part in a rigorous and challenging business curriculum taught by experienced faculty committed to supporting you every step of the way. And you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate online with your peers, sharing what you have learned and honing techniques and skills that you will apply in the workplace after graduation.

Your business administration degree at work

In today’s business world, professionals with management backgrounds and skills are extremely valuable to companies looking to attract established and experienced leaders to bring them into the 21st century. Professionals who are management-savvy are sought after to help improve employee and workplace efficiency, promote positive culture and well-being in the workplace, and ultimately contribute to company growth. There is a multitude of careers for graduates with a management background.

Job opportunities include:

  • Business associate
  • Executive assistant
  • Human resources manager
  • Office manager
  • Operations manager

Requirements/Curriculum

The online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree at William Woods consists of 124 credit hours, with 61 general education hours, 21 basic core hours, and 42 major core credit hours.

Courses you may take

ACC 240

Principles of Accounting I

3.00

ACC 241

Principles of Accounting II

3.00

BUS 206

Entrepreneurship

3.00

BUS 231

Risk Management and Insurance

3.00

BUS 321

Principles of Marketing

3.00

BUS 324

Personal Finance

3.00

BUS 332

Business Communications

3.00

BUS 335

Business Law

3.00

BUS 351

Principles of Management

3.00

BUS 415

Corporate Finance

3.00

ECN 251

Macroeconomics -S

3.00

ECN 252

Microeconomics -S

3.00

MAT 114

Elementary Statistics -M

3.00

MIS 125

Productivity Tools

3.00

Curriculum

Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts from every high school or college attended (or GED) – unless you have an AA degree (not AAS)
  • 25 hours of transferable credits required

Your digital classroom. Available anywhere.

William Woods online undergraduate programs are available to students across the country. From our main campus in Fulton, Missouri and beyond, our online graduates hail from California, Illinois, Kansas, Washington, Arkansas and many more.

William Woods in the real world

Many, many of our graduates are working or earning an advanced degree. You’ll find them in some amazing positions.

One more thing

It’s not always about climbing the corporate ladder. You may have a unique plan to serve the nonprofit world. Or develop a social enterprise that does well by doing good. Bring it to us and see what happens. We’re not just committed to helping you move up the ladder; we are committed to creating pathways and possibilities for the most unique and exceptional career plans to flourish.


Admissions Information

Learn more about online admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

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