Workers with a bachelor's degree earn 56% more

than those with only a high school diploma.

Bachelor of Business Administration Online

Marian University’s bachelor of business administration program allows students to earn their degree quickly with our online, accelerated courses. According to state employment outlook projections, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development reports that those who have a bachelor's degree will fill one-third of all jobs by 2024. That means college graduates will have access to 1.5 times more available jobs than those whose highest academic credential is a high school diploma.

A bachelor’s degree in business administration from Marian University will prepare you for today's competitive job market. You can customize your degree by choosing up to three of our six concentrations: management, marketing, finance, business technology, human resources management, and project management.

Business administration courses

Marian offers numerous online courses in business, accounting, finance, and more. As part of Marian’s Adult Programs, these classes are also taught at an accelerated pace, meaning you don’t have to put your life on hold to earn your bachelor’s degree. See the required courses for the degree and concentration areas below.

  • Requirements
    Sem. Hr.
    ACC 210 Principles of Accounting I 3
    ACC 211 Principles of Accounting II 3
    BUS 205 Statistical Methods 3
    BUS 240 Principles of Marketing 3
    BUS 250 Principles of Management 3
    BUS 301 Business Law 3
    BUS 401 Business Ethics 3
    BUS 495 Business Policy and Strategy 3
    Concentration Courses (see options below)
    ECN 200 Introductory Economics 3
    FIN 310 Managerial Finance 3
    MIS 101 Information System Applications 3
    MIS 201 Management Information Systems 3
    Total Business Administration Core and Support Hours 48
    PHL 130 Human Nature and Person 3
    THL 105 Introduction to Theology 3
    THL 216 Moral Issues 3
    Total Moral Reasoning Hours 9
    MAT 095/105 Intermediate Algebra 3
    ENV 172 Intro to Environmental Science 4
    Total Scientific and Quantitative Understanding Hours 7
    PSY 101 General Psychology 3
    SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
    Total Individual and Social Awareness Hours 6
    HIS 102 History of the Modern World 3
    ART 139 Art Appreciation 3
    MUS 127 Appreciation of Music 3
    ENG 213 Literature: The Short Story 3
    Total Cultural Awareness Hours 12
    ENG 101 English Composition 3
    ENG 239 Professional Writing 3
    COM 101 Public Speaking 3
    Total Effective Communication Hours 9
    General Electives 37
      Total Credit Hours 128
  • Concentration Areas


    1st BUS 330                    

    BUS 372
    Creativity and Change
    2nd BUS 351
    Human Resources Management 3

    BUS 450
    International Business

    1st BUS 341 Promotion 3

    BUS 342 Selling and Sales Management 3
    2nd BUS 338 Global Marketing 3

    BUS 346 Marketing Management 3

    Human Resources Management
    1st BUS 352 Organizational Behavior 3

    BUS 361 Talent Management 3
    2nd BUS 358 Employment Law 3

    BUS 362 Compensation and Benefits 3

    1st FIN 360 Investments 3

    FIN 420 Financial Institutions 3
    2nd FIN 356 Real Estate 3

    FIN 357 Risk and Insurance 3

    Business Technology
    1st MIS 317
    Web Applications Development

    MIS 330
    Project Management 3
    2nd MIS 320
    Business Decision Making 3

    MIS 380
    Special Topics
       Project Management  
    1st MIS 332 Project Management Methodologies 3
      MIS 342 Project Planning and Control 3
    2nd MIS 362 Team Building & Interpersonal Dynamics 3
      MIS 372 Project Accounting Methods 3

Find out more about our online BBA!

Marian University’s online bachelor of business administration program is perfect for adults looking for online classes that last just 5 or 8 weeks at a time. Getting started is easy. Request more information today or give us a call at (317) 955-6578 to learn more.

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