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Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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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 in the business field. 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 for entrepreneurial leadership in the business community, whether you are working for someone else or running your own company. In this program, you will enjoy the convenience and flexibility of online learning.

You will take part in a rigorous and challenging business curriculum that includes not just the fundamentals of business administration, but customer service, non-profit management, ethics, entrepreneurial management and leadership. You will be 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.

Online Business Administration majors may choose to pursue an Entrepreneurial Management Online Concentration or Online Leadership Concentration.

Your business administration degree at work

In today’s business world, professionals with business administration 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, with opportunities including:

  • Bank manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human resources manager
  • Non-profit manager
  • Operations manager
  • Management analyst
  • Contract administrator


The online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree at William Woods consists of 122 hours, with 63 major core credits, 43 general education hours, and 16 elective credits.

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Freshman Applicants – for all undergraduate students

  • Completed application
  • High school transcript (or GED) with a 2.50 GPA and graduated in the top 50% of your class
  • Entrance Exam: ACT of 19 or Higher OR SAT of 900 or Higher

The Admissions Committee may review student qualifications and conditionally/provisionally accept students who do not met the minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and a minimum ACT or SAT I composite score of 19 or 900, respectively

Your digital classroom. Available anywhere.

William Woods online undergraduate programs are available to students across the country. In Missouri, our students come from Fulton, Columbia, Jefferson City, St. Louis, Kansas City, Moberly, Springfield, Ozark, Cape Girardeau, Rolla and many more locations. Beyond Missouri, our online graduates hail from California, Illinois, Kansas, Washington, Arkansas and other states.

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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