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Bachelor of Business Administration

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The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the Ivy College of Business offers an undergraduate bachelor of business administration (BBA) degree. This degree-completer program is a general business degree that is offered online.

This exciting program pairs a rigorous foundation in business with courses that specifically strengthen your managerial skills. It’s an excellent fit if you are a working professional who has risen through the ranks and would like to advance your career in positions that typically require a four-year college degree.

Your instructors are the same internationally-known, award-winning scholars who teach in our undergraduate and graduate residential programs. Many are former industry executives who bring real-world experience to the classroom. You will also enjoy tailored virtual advising, IT support, career coaching, and access to the Ivy Writing and Speaking Center.

At Ivy, you can take advantage of professional career coaching. A career coordinator can assist you on how to approach the job market and to develop job-seeking strategies as well as networking opportunities. We are here to help you succeed!

The major-specific coursework targets the following skills:
  • Managing projects
  • Negotiating and resolving conflicts
  • Managing human resources
  • Managing the supply chain (analyzing and improving process and/or transportation)
  • Managing finances (managerial accounting, analyzing financial markets and institutions, understanding real estate)
  • Managing a global and diverse workforce
  • Managing sales and understanding consumer behavior

There is added value. Your business degree will be from Iowa State University, an accredited public institution. The Ivy College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only about 5 percent of business schools in the world receive this accreditation.

Learn more today! undergrad@iastate.edu

Complete your business
degree online!

This exciting program pairs a rigorous foundation in business with courses that specifically strengthen your managerial skills. It’s an excellent fit if you are a working professional who has risen through the ranks and would like to advance your career in positions that typically require a four-year college degree.

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Requirements

The BBA program is accessible if you have some prior college experience, and is aimed at working professionals with at least 45 college credits. By enrolling in the Ivy BBA program, you will be able to balance full time employment, or other personal commitments, and the completion of a four-year degree in business.

As a student enrolled in this program, you will learn the foundations of all areas in business by taking 27 credits of business core courses. You will then select 21 credits of required and elective upper-level coursework in the business administration major. These courses build out specialized knowledge in specific areas of business to align with your personal and professional interests and include an emphasis on critical management and leadership skills.

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