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Business Administration, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (ARWU) Starkville, MS, United States
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Business Administration at Mississippi State University gives students the flexibility to gain general knowledge of various aspects of the business world.
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Overview

Also described as “general business,” the Business Administration major at Mississippi State University is the most popular and most flexible program we offer. This major teaches students the universal functions of business, such as: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling, and budgeting—as well as how to organize these resources efficiently.

After learning each of these disciplines, you will then select across three areas for additional specialization, completing these courses during your junior and senior years at MSU. You can choose from accounting, business law, economics, finance, information systems, international business, management, marketing, real estate, and risk management & insurance.

Career Opportunities

  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Employment Specialist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Facilities Manager

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Composition 
  • Calculus for Business & Life Sciences 
  • American Government 
  • Public Speakin 
  • Social/Behavioral Science 
  • Fine Arts Elective 
  • Humanities Elective 
  • Science with a Lab 
  • International Elective 
  • Principles of Financial Accounting 
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting 
  • Intro to Business Information Systems 
  • The Le al Environment of Business 
  • Business Statistical Methods
  • Principles of Macroecononucs 
  • Principles of Microeconomics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Certified, translated copies of all transcripts, mark sheets and diplomas, in a sealed, stamped envelope from your school. 
  • The application fee $60 for international applicants
  • $40 application fee
  • English Proficiency demonstrated through TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella
  • Request that official ACT or SAT scores be sent to Mississippi State.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23950 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8910 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Starkville

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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