Why Study Business Administration?

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General Education Requirements: 37-38 hours
BSAD Requirements: 51-52 hours 
Concentration Requirements: 15 hours
Electives: 15-17 hours
Total: 120 hours 

Full Program Requirements

Administrators and managers in the world of business rely on a foundational industry knowledge to lead. Governors State’s Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration prepares you to enter the rapidly evolving field of business at both the local and global levels.

While all Business Administration students are equipped with skills in accounting, business law, technology, and finance, you will also become specialized in your choice of one of seven concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, or Operations and Supply Chain Management.

Reach your career goals.

The versatility of a business degree is one of its greatest assets—students are employed in a wide range of positions and typically experience great salary growth from entry- to mid-career. Demand for business professionals is also growing, according to data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which anticipates a 10% employment growth in business and financial occupations.   

Ready to jumpstart your profession?

GSU’s 5-Year MBA offers a chance to obtain your undergraduate and graduate degree in less time and with even greater earning potential. 


Dr. Karen Janko
Coordinator of Academic Services
Office: G279

Undergraduate Academic Advising Center (UAAC)
Office: C3385

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