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B.S./B.A. in Business Administration

Step Into Various Roles With a Recognized Bachelor’s Degree in Business

IACBE-Accredited

2 Concentrations

B.A. or B.S. Option

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  • Duration 4 years
  • Cost per Credit $265
  • Credit Hours 180

Program Benefits

  • Gain leadership and management skills
  • Flexible, online format
  • Expert faculty with myriad business experience
  • Multiple transfer pathways
  • Expert career support to aid with your job search

*Price reflects tuition for Oregon residents. Non-resident tuition is $305/credit hour. Speak to an enrollment counselor for more information.

An IACBE-Accredited Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

EOU’s B.S. or B.A. in Business Administration offers more than just leadership and management skills. Craft your online business degree with concentrations in Global Food Systems and Agribusiness; Leadership, or Organization and Management. Opt for a B.A. or B.S. for tailored learning.

A wide variety of courses, from macroeconomics and ethics to quantitative business analysis and information management, gives you the preparation needed to enter many roles within the global business workforce.

EOU’s faculty are PhD- or DBA-degreed educators and researchers with a combined wealth of experience to support and mentor you as well as introduce you to the various career paths you might take.

Accreditation

The College of Business at Eastern Oregon University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a listing of accredited programs, read the PDF at the link here.

Available Concentrations for Your Degree

Requirements for the Bachelor’s in Business Administration at EOU include a lower-division core plus an upper-division core. Beyond those, you can choose one of two optional specialized tracks.

B.S./B.A. in Business Administration: Global Food Systems and Agribusiness

Discover a program that delivers a solid grounding in formal business skills while exploring innovative technologies and their role in today’s field of agribusiness.

B.S./B.A. in Business Administration: Leadership, Organization, and Management

Gain essential management skills for all business sectors and graduate with the expertise necessary to establish yourself as an effective and trusted leader in your industry.

Business Administration Curriculum

Core Curriculum

The online bachelor’s in business administration requires a core including lower- and upper-division courses plus electives. Earn your B.A. with a foreign language requirement, or your B.S. with just 12 more science credits.

The lower-division core includes credit hours in business data, accounting, communications, business law, microeconomics and macroeconomics. The upper-division core includes courses featuring analysis and theory.

Then, in the senior year, you will choose elective hours to complete one of two concentrations: global food systems and agribusiness or leadership, organization and management.

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Have Credits to Transfer?

The option to transfer credits makes your program more affordable and can help you get on the job sooner. We allow up to 135 credits from previous college coursework to be transferred into EOU. All EOU majors require a minimum of 20 EOU credits.

To see how your credits will transfer, use our Transfer Equivalency tool.

Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, business and finance professionals are in high demand. Both fields are growing rapidly and more than 476,000 new positions are expected to be created by 2029.1 The online Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Eastern Oregon University offers two career-focused concentrations that will prepare you for a variety of in-demand business leadership roles.

Discover the professional opportunities that await you as a graduate of the Bachelor of Business Administration program, and embark on the pathway to career success with EOU Online.

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Program Outcomes

  • Provide practical, hands-on experience
  • Explore the theoretical framework behind business administration
  • Gain leadership and management skills
  • Prepare to run your own business
  • Enter a global workforce
“EOU allowed me to attend school fully online, which made it possible for me to work and help my family financially. It hasn’t been easy balancing a full-time job with full-time school, but I’m on a mission and I’m not willing to give up on my dreams… I recommend EOU for everyone, especially people who enjoy small class sizes, need the flexibility of online courses and want to pursue their dreams.”
– Jazmin Roldan, 2016; Business Administration; Hermiston, Oregon

Tuition Details

We feature affordable tuition, especially when compared to similar universities. The total cost of your program (assuming no transfer credits) is $47,700. The cost per credit hour for EOU online courses is $265.* An additional $13.50 per credit hour will be applied to accounting, business, economics and marketing courses.

About 92 percent of online students benefit from financial aid and scholarships to cover part of these costs.

*Price reflects tuition for Oregon residents. Non-resident tuition is $305/credit hour. Speak to an enrollment counselor for more information.

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Per Term: Based on 18 credits. Costs for average competitors are estimations of state schools found on public university websites.

Admission Requirements

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*Only needed for students transferring fewer than 30 credit hours, fewer than three years after high school graduation.

What It’s Like to Study Online

Earning your degree online at Eastern Oregon University is a great opportunity because there are no on-campus requirements. You will have access to the same professors, content and opportunities as on-campus students, only in a creative digital format. Our faculty are professionals and experts who are trained to deliver innovative, engaging online education.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions about this program.

After securing your online bachelor’s in business administration from EOU, you can work in many management positions. You might also work in marketing, accounting, global food systems and agribusiness.

An additional $13.50 per credit hour will be applied to accounting, business, economics and marketing courses. You can learn more about all tuition fees here.

Our most recent virtual open house was held on February 10, 2021. Feel free to watch the most recent virtual open house, and stay tuned for the next live event.

The first step is to start your application. You’ll need to submit official transcripts and pay your application fee as well. Learn more about admission here.

You’ll complete 18 major-specific courses to earn the Bachelor’s in Business Administration degree. You can learn more about coursework for the program here.

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¹Business and Financial Occupations. May 14, 2021. Retrieved May 17, 2021, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm