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Bachelor of Science in Business, Business Administration

Put the Pro in Professional

Bachelor of Science in Business, Business Administration

The Business Administration degree is all about offering you flexibility, while helping you gain the knowledge and background to stand out to future employers. You can choose a concentration to help you get the degree to follow your passions.

So Many Possibilities

With a business administration degree, you have a variety of career possibilities, including management, sales, insurance, banking, human resources, accounting, finance, sales, advertising and more. Our students get hired at companies such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, Evergy, Northwestern Mutual, Amply Media, Koch, Lockton Companies and Textron, to name a few.


We’re not like other business schools

Our programs come with the prestige of holding the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), a mark of excellence held by less than 5% of business schools worldwide. Not to mention, our three-year average career outcomes rate for graduates one year after graduation is 98%. That means our students are leaving Emporia State ready to start the next phase of their career, and employers agree.

Business Administration Concentrations

Accounting Services

Business Administration, Concentration

In this program, you will gain in-depth knowledge regarding accounting services in an integrated program of study. With the accounting services concentration, students will be prepared to pursue positions in accounting departments at companies large and small.

Business Administration Online Degree

Bachelor of Science in Business

The Business Administration online program is designed for students who want the flexibility of online learning. This 4-year fully online program is designed for working adults or for students who can’t fit face-to-face learning into their busy schedules.


Business Administration, Concentration

Provides the unique and valuable combination of a business and marketing education with the constantly shifting technology and principles of electronic retailing. The e-commerce concentration combines economic principles with software applications to help you use the Internet to create business opportunities.

Financial Services

Business Administration, Concentration

Provides students with the opportunity to have some breadth in business but concentrating on financial services. For students interested in advancing your current career in financial services or in working at a management level with a financial focus.

Human Resource Management

Business Administration, Concentration

Develops further insights into human resources functions and outside influences on modern business such as economic, social, and legal issues. Students may obtain a more strategic understanding of workforce planning and development, training, compensations and benefits, global human resource management, employee health and safety, and labor law.


Business Administration, Concentration

Provides a tailor-made curriculum to professionals wishing to participate in new or small business ventures. Like any business degree, these programs cover the obvious functions such as accounting, management, and marketing.


Business Administration, Concentration

Designed to give students an understanding of core insurance concepts and its ever-changing environment. Students will be able to pursue employment in the insurance industry.

International Business

Business Administration, Concentration

Designed to provide a background in global business. Survival of American companies is dependent on the ability to expand into new markets. An accredited international business concentration prepares students to compete in the global market for careers around the world.

Marketing Communication

Business Administration, Concentration

This concentration blends a core business background with specific strategies used by a company or individual to reach a desired target market through various types of communication. This provides a well-rounded approach to content involving the marketing mix, market analysis, public relations, sales, promotional strategy, and much more.

Sales Management

Business Administration, Concentration

This concentration blends a core business background with a broad perspective and understanding of selling. This approach encompasses consumer behavior, sales management, and persuasion, as well as the overall role of selling in the context of social and economic functions, and its relationship to business strategy.

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Do more at ESU

When you major in business administration, you get to choose a path, but you aren’t defined by it. You can dabble in the areas you find most interesting, while also gaining a solid working knowledge of other areas. And since you’ll learn through hands-on experiences, like research opportunities, competitions and student organizations, you’ll leave campus already a real pro. Learn more about the classes available to you in the course PDF!

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