Business Administration Major

Prepare to Become a Leader in Business

Develop the ability to communicate effectively and think critically as a Business Administration major. Acquire a broad foundation in management principles in a high quality, professional education that will prepare you to work in teams and lead others. You will then focus your work in management, marketing, finance, economics, international business or international economics.

Expand Your Associate's Degree

If you earned your associate's in business through Houghton University, apply all your credits to your bachelor's degree. In just two more years you will have completed your four year degree!

Hybrid Learning

Complete most courses in-person at the Buffalo extension site, located in the King Urban Life Center, and online. This hybrid program gives you flexibility with all the support you need. You'll have full access to the support services offered in Buffalo, like daily on-site tutoring from local tutors and local faculty who understand the community.

Degrees are conferred from Houghton University in Houghton, NY. Students’ required capstone course will be held on the Houghton, NY campus and emphasize the learning outcomes for the entire program.

4+1 MBA Program

Students who have earned a BS degree in business can accelerate their MBA degree. Students can waive certain MBA foundation courses, allowing them to complete an MBA in one year. Be a part of ​​an online MBA designed to prepare you for faithful, thoughtful, skillful leadership – fully equipped to make a positive and lasting difference in your workplace, community and beyond.

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What will I learn?

Through Houghton’s major in Business Administration, you will become career-ready as you:

  • Study business with a top-quality education rooted in ethics, leadership and responsibility.
  • Mix classroom and real-world hands-on experiences to fully understand the business environment.
  • Receive a broad foundation in management principles and can choose to focus in management, marketing, finance, economics, international business or international economics.

124 Credits


Required Courses


Elective Courses and General Education

Program Outcomes

Students earning a BS in Business Administration from Houghton University are prepared to for careers in many areas, including but not limited to:

*Double major in Data Science to further enhance your resume.

Employment Expected to Grow 14%

for Management Analysts
U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsSource

Application Requirements


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Documents and Supporting Materials

Official college transcripts are required from all institutions attended. Official high school transcripts are required for admission of students who have not attended college and for enrollment of students who have not taken 60 or more college credits.

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