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Business Administration, B.Sc.

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Students in the Business Administration program at the University of the People learn to connect business concepts to the larger global society, with preparation for a clear career path within the field of business. They are provided a solid preparation to continue to graduate studies in business administration or related fields.
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The Business Administration program at the University of the People provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of business theories and models and their application to real world problems, with a focus on:

  • Analysis of business problems and opportunities.
  • Key business functions, such as leadership and entrepreneurship.
  • Analysis and implementation of business decisions and theories.


To succeed in today's evolving business world it's necessary to have a broad range of tools and skills at your disposal in every aspect of business – from accounting and marketing to management and economic theory.  

Students working towards their Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration will learn every aspect of how a business operates and thrives in today's business climate. Students will also receive vital practical training in how to effectively conduct a job search, interview successfully for jobs, write resumes and cover letters, and plan their careers.

A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration will prepare students for promising entry-level positions at businesses in many field and arm students with the expertise and training necessary to thrive and grow in these positions. Students will also gain the necessary knowledge to put their own businesses into motion – such as how to create a business plan and entrepreneurship skills.

Graduates of this program can go on to work in business management at large corporations, start-ups, and retail businesses. Students may also go on to work in sales, accounting, human resources etc. Graduates may also find that these skills can be applied outside of the private sector, and turn these organizational and analytical skills towards non-profit management.


University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Business Management
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Business Communications
  • Principles of Marketing
  • E-Commerce 

English Language Requirements

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    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.

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    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.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

To meet admission requirements, applicants must:

  • Be 16 years old or older
  • Be able to demonstrate high school completion
  • Have English proficiency

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    4060 USD/full
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  • National

    4060 USD/full
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