Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

CTU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program is designed to provide students with a foundation of management, leadership and operations knowledge. Students can learn how to help individuals and teams adapt successfully to change, apply finance, accounting and statistics principles to the decision-making process, assess their personal leadership style and incorporate technology for optimal efficiency. As the global electronic marketplace continues to evolve, this program addresses the need to effectively manage multicultural teams.

CTU offers ten concentrations for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, allowing students to focus their degrees in their area of interest.

Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

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  • Checkmark icon Total Credits  180

This program is available at the following campuses and/or online:1 Online, Denver & Colorado Springs

Program Details

Concentrations
Career Paths
Curriculum
Alumni Experience
Employer Experience
  • Concentrations

    CTU offers focused concentrations for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree to better prepare you to excel in this competitive field. Choose the option below that best supports your educational goals.

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  • Career Paths

    If you want to achieve more in your career, you have to own every opportunity— starting with the right bachelor’s degree program. Potential career paths for those who earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree include:2

    • Business Analyst
    • Program Manager
    • Management Analyst
    • Store Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • Production Manager
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  • Curriculum

    The core courses for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program are focused on providing a holistic overview of industry-relevant skills to those who aspire to work in business. Core courses include:

    • Accounting I
    • Accounting II
    • Research Design Methods & Applications
    • Global Managerial Economics
    • Financial Management
    • Management of Human Resources
    • Managing Organizational Change
    • Spreadsheet Applications
    • Management Fundamentals
    • International Business Communications
    • Organizational Behavior Principles
    • International Business Practices
    • Legal & Ethical Environment of Business
    • Business Law I
    • Operations Management
    • Business Policies and Strategies
    • Introduction to Marketing
    • Introduction to Project Management
    • Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management
    • Career Planning and Management
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  • Alumni Experience

    Starting in 2012, CTU began a longitudinal study of the impact of higher education on its graduates’ career progression. Each year the study surveys alumni who graduated from CTU one, three, five, and ten years prior. The results are specific to each degree. Below are areas the alumni were asked about.3

    Satisfaction with Colorado Technical University Rating (%)*
    Satisfaction with experience at CTU
    84%
    Likely to recommend CTU to a friend or colleague
    82%
    Instructors appeared knowledgeable in their subject matter
    87%
    CTU’s program prepared me to pursue a career in my field
    70%
    My education has helped me advance my career
    62%
    Satisfaction with Colorado Technical University Rating (%)*
    Engage in creative problem solving
    75%
    Understand all sides of an issue or challenge
    77%
    Team up with co-workers to solve issues and challenges
    78%
    Communicate effectively with co-workers
    79%
    Communicate effectively with my manager
    77%

    *Percentage of respondents who agreed that CTU equipped them for skill or competency

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  • Employer Experience

    Since 2010, CTU has measured the experience of employers with recent CTU graduates on their staff to better understand how to deliver a curriculum to students that provide the broadest opportunities for career growth. The results are specific to each degree. Below are areas employees were asked about in regards to their CTU Alumni employees.4,5

    Employer Experience Rating (%)*
    Likelihood that an employer of a CTU grad would hire another
    82%
    CTU graduates performed as well or better than other employees
    98%
    CTU graduates prepared as well or better than other employees to work at their job6
    99%
    Employers' Ranking of CTU Graduates' Skills & Competencies Rating (%)*
    Analyze data effectively
    93%
    Demonstrate appropriate problem-solving skills on the job
    87%
    Can be trusted to communicate appropriately with senior leadership at organization6
    90%
    Can be trusted to write a report (or other communication) without managerial editorial input
    77%
    Demonstrate understanding of communications written to them
    91%
    Are able to negotiate compromises
    88%
    Take direction well
    90%
    Work effectively in a team environment
    87%
    Coordinate team projects effectively
    74%
    Manage conflicts effectively
    83%
    Provide input on planning for business
    77%
    Take initiative to lead projects6
    83%
    Think about how their projects will impact the business6
    83%

    *Percentage of respondents who agreed or strongly agreed

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1Availability is dependent on concentration selected.

2http://www.burning-glass.com/realtime; The career titles are provided by Burning Glass. These results are based upon an analysis of over 7 million current job listings compiled from over 17,000 sources – the world’s most comprehensive repository of job openings. Students who earn this degree should not view this list as exhaustive and are not limited to only these options post-graduation. Some career titles listed above may not be entry-level and may require further education or job experience.

3Alumni Survey - 2012 CTU Alumni Career Progression Research: Survey of CTU alumni who graduated in designated years between 2002 and 2011.

4Employer Survey - 2012 CTU Employer Experience Research: Survey of CTU alumni who graduated in designated years between 2002 and 2011.

5Employer Survey - 2011 CTU Employer Experience Research: Survey of 2010 CTU graduates.

6Employer Survey - 2012 CTU Employer Experience Research: Survey of 2011 CTU graduates.

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