<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-MVGWBW" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden"></iframe> Online BS in Business Administration (BBA) | Drexel Online

For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

  • Online BS in Business Administration (BBA)


    What Is A Bachelor of Business Administration Degree?

    The Bachelor’s in Business Administration provides students with a foundational knowledge of business practices and operation. The online Bachelor's in Business Administration degree offered by LeBow College of Business is a degree completion program with distinguished accreditation by AACSB International - the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

    The program provides a broad business education that introduces students to all functional areas of business, building quantitative knowledge and developing an understanding of skills essential to today’s global organizations. The Business Administration curriculum includes a wide array of courses designed to teach students to think and communicate ideas effectively, and to understand the economic, social and legal systems in which business operates.

    BBA Program Features

    • Courses are taught by the same on-campus faculty who are among the world's most highly-respected business educators.
    • The curriculum introduces students to all functional areas of business, the quantitative aspects of decision making and the behavioral factors common to all organizational structures.
    • Major in General Business or Marketing to tailor your degree to meet your educational needs 
    • The highly-interactive online format is designed to challenge and engage students while remaining convenient for working professionals.

    Career & Jobs with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration

    A BBA degree can lead to a wide array of jobs including roles in:
    • Accounting/Bookkeeping
    • Banking
    • Financial Analysis
    • Human Resources
    • Sales

    State restrictions may apply to some programs.

    Courses

    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    You can transfer up to 116 quarter credits (equivalent to 77 semester credits) from any accredited institution of higher learning as long as the grade is a C or better and was earned within the past 10 years.

    General Education Requirements  
    ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric I 3.0
    ENGL 102 Composition and Rhetoric II 3.0
    ENGL 103 Composition and Rhetoric III 3.0
    MATH 181 Introduction to Analysis I 3.0
    MATH 183 Introduction to Analysis III 3.0
    BIO 161 General Biology I 3.0
    CHEM 111 General Chemistry I 4.0
    PSY 101 General Psychology I 3.0
    COM 270 Business Communication 3.0
    PHIL 105 Critical Reasoning 3.0
    English Literature Elective (ENGL 200 - 399) 3.0
    Fine Arts Elective 3.0
    History Elective 4.0
    General Education Electives 21.0 
    Select seven (21 credits) general education electives, with a minimum of one course in each of the following three categories. Take the remaining 12.0 credits from any of the topics listed under Additional General Education Electives.  
    Society and Culture  
    Communication, English, Fine Arts, International Area Studies, Language or Philosophy 3.0
    Social Science  
    Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology 3.0
    Science  
    Computer Science, Information Systems, Science 3.0
    Additional General Education Electives  
    Twelve (12) credits must be earned by taking 4 courses from the following topics: Communication, English, Fine Arts, International Area Studies, Language, Philosophy, Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Science 12.0
    Business Requirements  
    BUSN 111 Foundations of Business 4.0
    MGMT 370 Business Consulting 4.0
    ACCT 115 Financial Accounting Foundations 4.0
    ACCT 116 Managerial Accounting Foundations 4.0
    BLAW 201 Business Law I 4.0
    STAT 201 Introduction to Business Statistics 4.0
    ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 4.0
    ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.0
    FIN 301 Introduction to Finance 4.0
    MIS 200 Management of Information Systems 4.0
    MKTG 201 Introduction to Marketing Management 4.0
    ORGB 300 Organizational Behavior 4.0
    OPM 200 Operations Management 4.0
    INTB 200 International Business 4.0
    MGMT 260 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 4.0
    MGMT 450 Strategy and Competitive Advantage 4.0
    Major Requirements 32.0
    Choose eight courses from five of the following categories: ACCT, ECON, FIN, HRMT, INTB, MGMT, MIS, BLAW, MKTG, OPM and STAT.  
    Free Electives 22.0
    Total Credits 180.0

    View Course Descriptions and the complete curriculum, which includes classes only offered on campus.

    Admissions Criteria

    • Transfer Students
      • A minimum of 24 previous college credits from a regionally accredited institution
      • GPA of 2.5 or above
      • First-Year Students
        • Between 0 – 23 previous college credits from a regionally accredited institution
        • Must have been out of high school for a minimum of 2 years

      Required Documents

      With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

      • A completed application
        • Transfer Students
          • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
        • First-Year Students
          • Official high school transcripts
          • Official ACT/SAT scores
          • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
      • Additional requirements for International Students

      Tuition

      The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $508 per credit. (A 40% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $846 per credit)


      • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
      • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
        • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
        • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
        • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
        • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

       

      Academic Calendar

      2017-2018 Academic Year

      Term

      Classes Begin

      Classes End

      Exams Begin

      Exams End

      Fall 2017

      September 25, 2017

      December 9, 2017

      December 11, 2017

      December 16, 2017

      Winter 2018

      January 8, 2018

      March 17, 2018

      March 19, 2018

      March 24, 2018

      Spring 2018

      April 2, 2018

      June 9, 2018

      June 11, 2018

      June 15, 2018

      Summer 2018

      June 25, 2018

      September 1, 2018

      September 4, 2018

      September 8, 2018

      Apply today for the Online BS in Business Administration (BBA)

      Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online!

      or

      Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission.

      Any problems? Find help or contact us.