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Online Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration

A Personalized Approach to Your Career in Business

Featuring group work, case studies, and faculty members who help identify the right business field for your interests — and keep you on your chosen pathway — you can start or advance a career in virtually any field with this accredited online business administration degree.

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  • Duration 3.5 years
  • Cost per Credit $400
  • Credit Hours 62-124

Program Benefits

  • ACBSP-accredited
  • 100% online
  • Transfer up to 93 credits
  • Optional concentration available

Sharpen Your Skills and Solve Complex Problems

Being able to identify and solve complex business problems is a highly valued skill in today’s fast-paced job market. Methodist University’s online business administration degrees meet this need while helping students develop decision-making and leadership skills, cultivate how to be a team player, and gain awareness of personal strengths and weaknesses.

Develop your skills and knowledge across human resources, management, sales, market research, finance, consulting, and more. When you graduate, you’ll be able to pursue your career or seek a promotion and salary increase.

The Reeves School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the BS in Business Administration.

Career Outlook: Thrive in Your Chosen Field

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for business and financial occupations is $69,820, and employment for these professionals is stronger than average, at a 7% increase by 2028.1 For instance, personal finance advisors earn a median annual salary of $87,850.2 Pursue one of several lucrative, in-demand careers with your online degree in business administration.

Careers and Salaries

Curriculum: Well-Rounded Yet Tailored

The online business administration degree provides you with a strong foundation in business while helping prepare you for your specific career goals with a wide range of electives. With two curriculums tailored to students of various backgrounds, the BAS and BS in Business Administration are comprised of 48 semester hours across foundation and core requirements, business administration-specific, and elective courses.

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Program Outcomes

In the online BS/BAS in Business Administration, you’ll:

Choose an Optional Health Care Administration Concentration

With a concentration in Health Care Administration, you can prepare for a leadership career with many health care providers and facilities.

BS/BAS in Business Administration: Health Care Administration

Focus on the business side of health care with Methodist University’s 100% online Health Care Administration concentration.

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online business administration degree from Methodist University, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

The online bachelor’s degree in business administration costs $400 per semester hour and has 124 semester hours. Learn more about the affordability of your education at Methodist University. If you or a family member are a veteran or active-duty service member, visit our Military Support page.

Tuition and Fees

Why Study Online?

Enjoy an online learning environment that offers the same quality as in-person courses, including dedicated faculty members and an overall caring, friendly atmosphere for achieving your professional and personal goals.

You’ll also have access to all academic support services. That means you’ll get personalized assistance you need, such as access to the tutoring and writing centers. Experience a distinctive education in a flexible environment that fits your schedule.

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Financial Aid

You can earn a high-quality education from a private institution without worrying about the cost. As a Yellow Ribbon school and a university where 97% of students qualify for financial aid, Methodist is committed to affordability.

Learn more about federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities. We’re proud to make your goals as affordable as possible.

Financial Aid Options

Frequently Asked Questions

Have other questions not answered here? Request more information or call 910-212-4956.

The online BS/BAS in Business Administration requires an average of 3.5 years to complete for full-time students.

This 124-semester hour program costs $400 per semester hour for an estimated total tuition of $49,600, not including fees or other costs you may incur. Your costs would be even lower with our online Bachelor of Applied Science degree program. Learn more at the BS in Business Administration tuition page.

Yes. All of Methodist University’s online programs are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, Methodist University’s Reeves School of Business is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) to offer the Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration.

Yes. You can transfer up to 93 credits (or 75% of the program) toward your degree. Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at (910) 212-4956.

To apply to the online Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration program, you must have a high school diploma or GED and submit all official transcripts. For our Bachelor of Applied Science degree, students need an Associate of Applied Science degree. Visit our admissions page for more information.

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