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

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Solve Problems with MU’s 100% Online Business Administration Degree


SACSCOC- Accredited

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  • Duration 3.5 years
  • Cost per Credit $435
  • Credit Hours 124

Program Benefits

  • BS or BAS option
  • No application fee
  • Eight-week terms

Engage in Real-World Experiences to Succeed in Business

Learn by practicing and doing with Methodist University’s 100% Online BS or BAS in Business Administration degree. Acquire professional skills and knowledge by participating in experiential and applied learning opportunities. These can include internships and cooperative work as well as practical, volunteer, and international experiences.

This flexible online business program offers options to customize your degree to meet your needs. You may pursue a BS or BAS, and you also have the option of earning a Health Care Administration concentration.

You’ll understand and evaluate ethical issues as they relate to organizations and their social responsibility with our ethics-based, liberal arts courses. Within this fully accredited program, we aim to engage, enrich, and empower you to be the best business leader you can be, ready for consultant, manager, specialist, or analyst roles.

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.

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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 credit 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:

  • Develop an understanding of the information required to meet future demands of business and economics, including the impact of the global economy.
  • Understand and evaluate ethical issues as they relate to organizations and their social responsibility.
  • Acquire professional skills and knowledge by participating in experiential and applied learning opportunities, including internships, co-operative work experiences, projects, practical experiences, volunteer experiences, and international experience.
  • Be prepared to succeed in your subsequent professional and academic careers by demonstrating proficiency in oral and written communication.


Enhance your degree by adding one of three available 100% online minors — Accounting, Business Administration, and Marketing. Our minors are structured to help you advance in the career path you want most and impress potential employers with your dedication to learning.

To learn more about our minors and how you can add one to your degree, visit our minors webpage. You can also request more information about a minor or contact an enrollment counselor directly at 910.212.4956.

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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 $435 per credit hour and has 124 credit 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.

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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 of MU’s 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.

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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-credit hour program costs $435 per credit hour for an estimated total tuition of $53,940, 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.

*This is an estimate of the total tuition based on the current school year and is subject to change.

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 unofficial transcripts. For our Bachelor of Applied Science degree, students need an Associate of Applied Science degree.

Methodist University requires the submission of a copy of all previous unofficial transcripts (High School and Colleges/Universities) for acceptance and admission. The initial review process allows unofficial transcripts to be utilized, which can lead to a provisional acceptance if admitted. *Official Transcripts will be required to remove the provisional status and receive full acceptance. Please reach out to your Enrollment Counselor to discuss our Transcript Ordering Service which can obtain transcript records on your behalf

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