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Business students from University of the Cumberlands in a business administration related class.

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 with a business administration degree. 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. Through small classes, you and other bachelor’s in business administration candidates 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.


Bottom line, is a Bachelor of Business Administration worth it? The Hutton bachelor's in 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.

You even have the opportunity to pursue concentrations that will help you customize your degree toward your career goals.

Earn your business degree with a concentration in:

  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Retail Marketing

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, management occupations are on the rise – with more than 800,000 new jobs slated to open by 2028.  Bachelor’s in business administration salary averages for management positions are also quite attractive. The average median annual wage is $105,660; although compensation varies from state to state and position to position. 


Learn more about our goals and outcomes: Hutton School of Business Outcomes Assessment 2019-2020


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information. 

In addition to the overall institutional accreditation statement above, the Hutton School of Business at University of the Cumberlands has received specialized accreditations 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 list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page. Please review our Public Disclosure of Student Achievement.


Thinking about earning your business administration degree? Are you ready to pursue a business administration major, 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! Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities, and more!

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