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Business Administration, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Learn how businesses start, grow and succeed by making great financial decisions. You might like the Business Administration program at Youngstown State University if you're a natural-born leader or a master organizer and planner.


The Business Administration program at Youngstown State University prepare you for management positions in private, public and nonprofit organizations. Get an inside look at your future career options with the Williamson College of Business Administration's paid internship program. Wherever you choose to take your career, Youngstown State will be with you.

And if you're looking to go into this field to work for charities or other nonprofits, get a head start at our Center for Nonprofit Leadership. Learn by doing with service-learning projects in the community. Or get ahead in the job market with one-on-one career coaching.

Career Opportunities

  •  Wells Fargo
  •  Packer Thomas
  •  Vallourec Star
  •  Cintas
  •  General Motors
  •  Goodyear Tire and Motor Company
  •  MGM Grand

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Writing 
  • Business Ethics
  • Communication Foundations
  • Exploring Business
  • Applied Mathematics for Management
  • Principles: Microeconomics
  • Legal Environment of Business 
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting Spreadsheet Lab
  • Business Writing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

Admission requirements:
  • Online application form
  • A nonrefundable application fee 
  • Photocopy of passport page 
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14899 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14899 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8899 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8899 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Youngstown

  • 787 - 1300 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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