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In a rapidly changing economy, new opportunities arise every day for those individuals with specific business administration knowledge and skills. A bachelor's degree in Business Administration can help you obtain those particular abilities and master the latest methods. Newcastle University's Business Administration degree program was developed with the help of top business leaders, so our graduates leave with the competencies employers seek. You'll not only be prepared to meet the challenges of a global marketplace in a wide variety of industries, you'll hold a Business Administration degree valued by companies nationwide.

 

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (degree is Bachelor of Business Administration; i, degree is Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business Administration.)

 

Graduation Requirements: 8 full-time semesters, 124 credit hours

 

Flexible Study: Take your classes at a Newcastle campus location, through a mix of online and on campus classes, or via our online degree programs. Each term you can choose the mix of classes that helps you balance personal priorities and keeps you moving toward your goals. Please note that program and course availability varies by location.

 

Related Programs: Consider our other bachelor's degree programs in business:

·         Management

·         Technical Management

 

Learn more about how your bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Newcastle University can be applied in a variety of fields and lead to career success.

 

Career Coursework

 Our Bachelor's in Accounting may include these career-focused courses:

  • Intermediate Accounting I, II & III — Discover the various aspects of financial accounting, from measurement of assets to accounting for income taxes.
  • Auditing — Become familiar with the principles, practices and procedures used by public accountants for verifying corporate financial statements.
  • Cost Accounting — Learn how to apply relevant accounting data and cost-control techniques to improve decision making.
  • Federal Income Taxation — Explore federal income tax concepts (gross income, exclusions and allowable deductions) and their effect on individuals.
  • Accounting Information Systems — Learn to design, install, operate, and manage an integrated, automated accounting system.
  • Senior Project — In your final year, you get the opportunity to apply the concepts you've learned to solve career-related problems and get a sense of what it's like within the accounting field.

Business Administration Careers Overview

With steady growth in business careers expected for many years to come, knowledgeable professionals will be able to choose from many career opportunities. Employers are on the lookout for qualified individuals in areas such as accounting, finance, sales and marketing, security, and project management. There is an even greater demand for experts in international business, health services management, and human resources. No matter what path you choose, a Newcastle University education in business administration can equip you to step right into today's most rewarding business careers.

 

Areas of Opportunity

When you earn your bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Newcastle University, you'll be equipped for a specialized business administration career in one of the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Business Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Health Services Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Security Management
  • Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability Management
  • Technical Communication

Specializations

We offer 14 specializations within the Business Administration degree program. Students dedicate at least 30 credit hours of their coursework to their preferred specialization.

  • Accounting
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics Management
  • Finance
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Health Services Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Security Management
  • Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability Management
  • Technical Communication

Related Programs

Industries

Business administration careers are found in nearly every industry, including:

  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Education
  • Communications
  • Retail
  • Marketing

Program Specific Accreditation

The Distance Education and Training Council for Business Schools and Programs (DETC) Board of Commissioners has granted accreditation to Newcastle University's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program.* DETC is one of three major accrediting agencies for business schools and is a leading specialized accrediting agency for business education. This recognition certifies that programs offered through Newcastle University's College of Business & Management meet the rigorous educational standards established by DETC.

*For a full list of Newcastle University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by DETC, please see the Accreditation page.

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* Figure based on 2013 graduates self-reporting data to Newcastle University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by Newcastle University Career Services, or who did not report data on employment status to Newcastle University Career Services.

 

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