Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Dominican College's business administration program allows for customization to meet students' individual interests and career objectives. Students select from a variety of concentrations, including accounting, business administration and computer information systems management. Within the computer information systems management concentration, students can further specialize in financial management, international management, management information systems or marketing management.
With so many options to choose from, degrees are tailor-made to help students achieve their goals. Whether you're seeking an entry-level position or want to take your career to the next level, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Dominican College can progress your efforts.
Upon completion of the program, students are able to analyze business problems, communicate with team members, use technology to enhance reports and presentations, understand global business perspectives and demonstrate knowledge in key business areas. Classes focus on cultivating key critical thinking and communication skills.
Courses are delivered in traditional day, evening, online and weekend formats. Online business students are eligible for a waiver of up to 21 credits toward the Dominican College Master of Business Administration program. Transfer credits are welcomed.
Program requirements: The business administration program requires a total of 120 credit hours—45 credit hours in business core courses, 60 hours in liberal arts studies and 15 hours in electives. Students will work with advisors to develop a specific course plan to put them on the right career path. Online courses are offered through the ACCEL program. Up to three classes can be taken in each eight-week session. A maximum of 45 credit hours may be earned each year. The program can be completed in as little as 32 months.
Accreditation: Dominican College is registered by the New York State Education Department and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680; (215) 662-5606.
Career opportunities: Opportunities in business are expected to rapidly grow in the foreseeable future. Careers in consulting, financial analysis, advertising and public relations provide a wealth of options for new business graduates. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average starting salary for business college graduates is around $55,000.