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Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration

Whether you want to move up the ranks of a fortune 500 company or own your own business, if you’ve thought about a career in business, University of the Cumberlands can help you prepare for success. Our Hutton School of Business (HSB) offers degree-seeking students options for majors and minors in business administration or accounting. In either of these fields, you will find a healthy and challenging learning environment to develop your unique interests and talents and prepare you for a position of leadership in the 21st-century global marketplace.

One of the newest buildings on campus, HSB features classrooms equipped with the latest media, audio and data transmission technology, for students to take advantage of. In small classes, you will study with faculty members who keep abreast of rapid changes in business and who are actively involved in the business community as financial advisors, tax consultants, officers of professional organizations and members of corporate boards of directors. As a business administration major, you could also earn three to 15 credit hours and gain practical work experience through corporate internships.

Bachelor of Business Administration degree graduates can take advantage of opportunities outside the classroom, including an annual two-day business forum where several business leaders and entrepreneurs come to campus to speak to the department’s juniors and seniors. Students with a business administration major can attend presentations, and student business leaders have an opportunity to talk with the presenters one-on-one.

What can I do with a Business Administration degree?

The Hutton bachelor of business administration prepares Kentucky business administration majors for potential careers in many areas. Students interested in finance have opportunities in areas such as financial planning and management, real estate, corporate financial management, banking, securities and credit services. Those interested in marketing have opportunities in buying/purchasing, advertising, sales, management and public relations.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, management occupations are on the rise – with more than 800,000 new jobs slated to open by 2026.  The average median annual wage is $102,590; although compensation varies from state to state and position to position. 

Are you ready to be a leader on campus and make your mark on the business industry?  If so, fill out the form on this page and find out what UC can do for you!



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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.