Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program prepares students for leadership positions in the 21st-century global marketplace. At AU, we understand that our future leaders will need to balance the goals of economic success with the constraints of greater social and environmental responsibility.



Business Administration baccalaureates may seek employment in business, government, or a variety of industries where a range of general business skills are needed.
They will be prepared to:

  • Analyze the external and internal influences on business institutions and practices.
  • Identify the structures in business organizations that can be managed for productivity.
  • Differentiate the roles and tasks of business leaders and professionals in business, industry and nonprofit organizations.
  • Use technology and resources to remain current in the student’s chosen business field.
  • Make effective business decisions using appropriate critical thinking processes.
  • Identify and analyze legal or ethical issues that arise in business practices and institutions.
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills in a business environment.
  • Enter a graduate-level program at AU without further academic preparation.


What you’ll learn

Distinguished faculty teach students to integrate changing human and information resources with continually changing technology. Professors are dedicated to nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit that has always been the key to successful business and management.


A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration can be attained by transferring credits earned in an associate’s degree program (60 credits) and completing the remaining prescribed major courses (63 credits) for a total of 123 semester-credit-hours.

Students may elect to combine core courses (105 credits) and prescribed major courses (18 credits), which allows them to choose from one of the following concentrations:

  • International Business
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Economics
  • Health Care Management
  • Project Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Entrepreneurship


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program, after successfully completing all general education courses (30 credits) and all major courses (lower and upper division)

Admissions Requirements

Official transcripts and any other documentation must be forwarded directly to the Atlantis University by the granting institution.
Applicants to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program at Atlantis University must:

  • Be at least 18 years old or have written permission from a parent or legal guardian.
  • Complete an in-person or phone interview with Admissions Department.
  • Provide a copy of their high school diploma or GED (or the equivalent in their country).
  • Translate documents from non-English speaking countries into English.
  • Provide an official transcript from other accredited postsecondary schools if seeking transfer credits.
  • Show evidence of English proficiency if a student’s primary language is not English. This can be done through the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Please see the Admissions Department for more information.