Bachelor of Business Administration
Achieving your career goals requires more than willpower and hard work; you also need an understanding of how businesses operate in the global economy. Averett University’s 45-credit online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program gives you critical knowledge in marketing, accounting, management and more.
Goals and Course Topics
As a Bachelor of Business Administration graduate, you’ll have a solid base of theoretical knowledge in business and management, and practical skills in primary business administration functions. You will also develop strong professional communication and critical thinking skills.
The Bachelor of Business Administration program emphasizes practical application of theories presented in course materials. Topics include:
- Accounting and finance
- Human resource management
- Legal, regulatory and ethical issues
- Management theory
- Quantitative analysis and statistics
The program includes an independent study project where you apply learned theories and concepts to a real-world business problem found through research or at your place of employment.
Online BBA Program Format
The BBA program is formatted for accelerated completion. You’ll take courses sequentially to focus on each subject and build concepts over time. Small classes allow for productive discussions and personal attention from your instructors, who have industry backgrounds. You are expected to commit to 45 contact hours per academic credit, whether you attend class online or on campus on weekday evenings.
Who This Online BBA Program Is For
The online BBA program is for high school graduates with some college and at least two years of full-time work experience. It is formatted for convenient study for people with career and family obligations.
Averett prefers candidates with at least 54 credits from prior college coursework and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. You will need 120 credits total, including previous coursework and core business classes taken at Averett in order to graduate.
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Admissions requirements, transfer credit guidelines and graduate requirements are outlined in our GPS Catalog. An Admissions Counselor will help you order your official transcripts and Averett will pay the associated costs. We will evaluate your transcripts to determine the degree program for which you qualify.
"What I've enjoyed most about the program has been the support, not only from the faculty and staff, but also from my fellow students. The support system that you have can make a world of difference."
- Krysti Filer, BBA '17Watch Testimonial
"One of my favorite things about Averett University is the flexibility. They were very helpful and they worked with me on what classes would best suit my ability."
- Larry Taylor, BBA '00 and MBA '16Watch Testimonial
"Averett provides you a platform to not only work full time, but to also juggle family life and attain your goals."
- Andrew Taylor, BBA '99Watch Testimonial
"My experience has been phenomenal. I have enjoyed everything from the faculty to meeting other adult learners in this program. It's given me the support and motivation to continue to see my goal through."
- Rosa Morris, BBA '17Watch Testimonial