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Business Administration (BS) Program Overview

Do you dream of running your company or working with a global firm? A business administration degree at Bluefield University’s Caudill School of Business is the answer. You have the option of an on-campus, traditional program or a self-paced, online business administration program. Both prepare you for the real world. Our experience-focused program is built on outside-the-box thinking. You can choose accounting, management, or information technology as a concentration to power your business degree with in-demand specialized knowledge. If you’re thinking globally, a study abroad opportunity in social entrepreneurship is possible.

Business Degree Opportunities

Bluefield business administration students can take advantage of networking with BU’s engaged alumni, and a robust internship program with local, digital, and regional professionals. The undergraduate online program offers courses in an 8-week format, making it a flexible choice. No matter which style of learning you choose, a capstone course focuses on the real-world problems you want to solve. When you’re ready for an MBA program, your business degree provides a firm foundation for graduate work.

Are you a future servant leader? Do you believe in ethical leadership? Are you looking for a program that listens to you? Then complete the request information form to learn how BU can customize your educational journey.

Available Concentrations



Information Technology


Sport Management

The sport management concentration prepares students for a career in sports programs at the corporate, agency, professional, and amateur levels. Internships and coursework help students develop skills in the sociological, psychological, ethical, financial, and legal aspects of sport.

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Tuition: $395 Per Credit Hour
On-Campus Tuition & Fees
Next Start: October 11, 2023 (Online)
Next Start: January 8, 2024 (On-Campus)
Time to Complete: 4 years

* Time to complete can be reduced with prior learning and transfer credits

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Courses & Requirements

Bachelor's Degree (BS)
General Education (39-41 Credits)

General Education requirements may be fulfilled in more specific courses for certain majors

  • Bluefield Core (6 Credits)
  • Christian Studies (6 Credits)
  • Composition (3 Credits)
  • Health & Physical Activity (3 Credits)
  • Humanities – Fine Arts, History, Literature (6 Credits)
  • Math/Natural Science (3-4 Credits)
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)
  • Degree-Specific Requirements (6-7 Credits)
    • B.A. Foreign Language or Cultural Understanding (6 Credits)
    • B.S. Math/Science Courses (6-7 Credits)
Major Requirements (36 Credits)

  • Introduction to Business
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Business Communication
  • Business Finance
  • Business Internship
  • Business Policy and Strategy
Concentration(s) (10-16 Credits)

Choose your Concentration (5 Available)

  • Concentration – Accounting (15 Credits)
    • Business Law
    • Intermediate Accounting I
    • Intermediate Accounting II
    • Cost Accounting
    • Auditing
    • Income Taxes
    • Government & Not-for-Profit Accounting
    • Special Topics in Business
  • Concentration – Cybersecurity (16 Credits)
    • Program Design & Development
    • Visual Basic
    • Database Concepts
    • Database Fundamentals
    • Cybersecurity & IT Certification Preparation
    • Data Communications
    • Management Information Systems
  • Concentration – Information Technology (10 Credits)
    • Program Design & Development
    • Visual Basic
    • Database Concepts
    • Special Topics in Business
    • Data Communication
    • Internet Technologies
    • Management Information Systems
  • Concentration – Management (10 Credits)
    • Personal Finance
    • International Business
    • Business Ethics
    • Quantitative Methods for Management
    • Human Resources Management
    • Management Information Systems
  • Concentration – Sport Management (16 Credits)
    • Introduction to Sport Management
    • Sport Governance
    • Facility Design & Management
    • Sport Sales & Sponsorship
    • Sport Communication
    • Sport Marketing
    • Sport Finance
    • Sport Law
Minor/Electives (15-20)
Total Credits: 120

Career opportunities available to graduates of this program include:

General Manager
Project Manager
Financial Analyst
Human Resources Manager
Sports Operations Manager

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