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Business Administration, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Alma, MI, United States
You need a variety of skills to succeed in business. New industries are emerging, current jobs are evolving and flexibility is essential. The Business Administration major from Alma College provides you with the tools and practical experience to develop the analytical, communication and creative problem-solving skills that employers are seeking.
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Overview

Build your resume

By guiding you toward the right internships for your individual interests, Alma College helps you clarify your career path and demonstrate to potential employers that you are prepared to jump right in as an effective team member.

Local internships offer students an opportunity to engage with the larger Alma community. Frequent internship sites include Greater Gratiot Development, Mid-Michigan Medical Center, and area accountants, lawyers and small businesses.

Students from this Business Administration program at Alma College may also complete internships in other areas of the country. Recent opportunities include marketing at Unilever, supply chain management at Walmart, governmental audits with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Washington, D.C. and fashion merchandising at the Stated Showroom.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Business Foundations
  • Intro to Health Service Management
  • Entrepreneurs in Action 
  • Fundamentals of Law
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Leadership and Society
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managerial Decision Models

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.5 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

  • Complete a free Alma College Application online or through the Common Application
  • Transfer Students — Official transcripts, in English, of all college coursework must also be sent directly to Alma from the institutions attended
  • International Student Declaration of Finance Form
  • All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa are required to provide evidence of sufficient finances to support their U.S. education. Sources of funding may be from parents, guardians, or a sponsor.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42352 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Alma

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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