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Business Administration, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Ruston, LA, United States
Create your own business or shape a successful enterprise with a degree in business administration–our broadest and most flexible major within the College of Business. We offer Business Administration at the Louisiana Tech University. 
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Overview

Versatile and in high demand, business administration graduates emerge from Louisiana Tech’s program as well-rounded alumni ready to launch a career in almost any industry they choose.

From management to marketing, you’ll have the flexibility to design your area of study to match your career goals and your passions. Providing a broad perspective in the theories and principles of accounting, finance, marketing, economics, statistics, and human resources, our program prepares you to take control of your future in business.

Rapid changes in the business world have made it essential that future business administrators be broadly educated in order to adjust and adapt themselves to changing practices. Therefore, this curriculum allows a student to receive instruction in a variety of functional areas of business. 

This program in Business Administration at the Louisiana Tech University is appropriate for non-technical, entry-level positions and is an excellent background for students planning certain advanced degrees in business and law. It is an ideal curriculum for students interested in the area of International Business. The senior-year discipline electives may include various international business courses offered in the College.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Career Preparation Seminar 
  • Principles of Information Systems 
  • Business Finance
  • Management of Organizations 
  • Operations Management 
  • Marketing Principles and Policies 

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.

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

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Non-refundable application fee $30.00 
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries: Students with a 2.0 GPA must have one of the following: an iBT TOEFL 79 or an IELTS 6.5 or SAT Math subscore 510, Evidence-based Reading and Writing 500 subscore with a minimum composite score of 1130 or ACT Math subscore 19 and English subscore 18 with a minimum composite score of 23. 
  • Copy of Current Valid Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    3702 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1851 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ruston

  • 900 - 1400 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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