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Business Administration - Management Concentration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Bellingham, WA, United States
Western Washington University's Business Administration - Management Concentration program explore leadership roles in business and the community, providing students with the perceptual and analytical skills necessary to make decisions and evaluate policies in business, and develop an understanding of the social, economic, and regulatory environments in business. 


All students earning a degree in Business Administration develop significant understanding of management information systems and computing.  

The Business Administration - Management Concentration from Western Washington University prepares students to work with people in a variety of contexts. While other business disciplines focus on tasks for business, Management focuses on how to motivate others to accomplish these tasks efficiently and effectively with high quality results. Coursework in Management enables students to develop the analytical skills necessary for effective decision-making and business policy development. Students learn how to manage projects, work with teams, implement changes, and be effective leaders. 

Western’s Management Department is part of the College of Business and Economics, which prepares students for positions of leadership and stewardship in management and administration sectors of complex organizations — from small companies to large multinational enterprises. 

In organizations today, managers provide the leadership, guidance, and motivation to achieve success. Coursework in Management enables you to develop the analytical skills necessary for effective decision-making and business policy development. In this program, you will develop your leadership abilities through a deeper understanding of social, cultural, economic, and regulatory environments as they pertain to business management.

Sample Careers
  • Project Management 
  • Event Planning 
  • Management Consulting 
  • Nonprofit Management 
  • Government 
  • Small Business
  • Retail Management
  • Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    88 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Business Statistics 
  • Introduction to Microeconomics 
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Calculus With Applications to Business and Economics 
  • Law and the Business Environment 
  • Introduction to Business Computer Systems 
  • Applied Business Statistics 
  • Principles of Finance 
  • Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior 
  • Business and Its Environment
  • Principles of Management Information Systems 
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Operations Management 
  • Human Resource Management
  • Teamwork Basics
  • Leadership Practicum
  • Project Management
  • Conflict Management and Negotiations
  • Organizational Change Practicum

English Language Requirements

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    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • The International Student Application for Admission submitted by the application deadline
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • An essay that helps the Admissions Committee understand your academic goals, related experiences and/or preparatory course work, and professional goals
  • Official academic credentials
  • Evidence of English language proficiency
  • Statement of Financial Responsibility

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21801 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21801 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6387 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6387 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 10-18 credits per quarter

Living costs for Bellingham

  • 1109 - 1690 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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