Business Degrees at CTU Colorado Springs
Business professionals help keep companies large and small on track. Students pursuing a bachelor’s in Business Administration at CTU Colorado Springs have the opportunity to study the industry-relevant trends, theories, applications and practices driving successful and thriving business environments.
While enrolling in our Business Administration program, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of business-related concentrations including Accounting, Finance, Project Management, Information Technology, Human Resources, Marketing, International Business, Logistics and Organizational Behavior. These competencies are designed to help you pursue a variety of fields related to business. In fact, a study released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) revealed that in a range of industries, from retail to life sciences, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration was one of the top degrees employers found most attractive.1
Our Colorado Springs faculty are experienced in a wide range of business topics and provide students with the tools and frameworks they need to be successful throughout their education. In addition, our instructors are experienced professionals in their fields.
Campus and Online Degree Offerings
The Business Administration degree programs offered at our Colorado Springs location and online include:
Associate of Science in Business Administration
Students who graduate with an associate degree in Business Administration have the potential to develop a solid understanding of the basic skills required in the business field. CTU’s instructors strive to help you establish competencies in the core principles of business practices and processes. For example, you have the opportunity to learn the basics of marketing, human resources, business law, and gain an understanding of central economic principles and the workings of the financial markets. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to use computer systems and applications for business practices. Examples of courses in the associate’s degree program include Accounting, Management of Human Resources and Spreadsheet Applications.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
With a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from an accredited program, you have the opportunity to develop proficiency in management principles, technical know-how and interpersonal skills. CTU Colorado Springs bachelor’s degree students should learn how to plan strategically to create organizational value and master financial models and principles to analyze complex problems. In addition, students have the chance to develop appropriate skill sets for leading individuals, teams and projects across all areas of business. We offer numerous concentrations for students to focus on a specific industry or field. The types of courses you could take include Global Managerial Economics, Financial Statement Analysis and International Business Communications, to name a few.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Earning your college degree from an ACBSP-accredited program may help prepare you to pursue your goals.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
With a master’s degree in Business Administration, you have the opportunity to improve and broaden your business competency across many business functions including finance, accounting, and statistics. Master’s degree students can also develop their leadership capabilities, further risk management and analysis skills, and practice data-driven decision-making. Examples of courses you could take in the master’s degree program include Applied Managerial Accounting, Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making, and Strategic Human Capital Management.
Pursue Your Future
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the number of business operations jobs will grow by 9% between 2016 and 2026,2 and Colorado is projected to rank among the top 10 states for overall job growth this year.3 Because Business Administration is a broad degree program designed to help students prepare for a variety of careers, business graduates should be prepared to pursue opportunities in the growing job market.
Designed for Convenience
At CTU Colorado Springs, you can take a combination of both on campus and online classes to fulfill your Business Administration degree requirements. Ideal for students who need flexibility to schedule their own time for learning and studying, blended class options let you decide how and when you learn best, and then build your schedule accordingly.
Try the Fast Track
CTU Fast Track™ is an option for students with prior knowledge who want to accelerate the pace of their degree program. With Fast Track, you can take a series of exams designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives. If you pass, you can earn college credit for what you already know and complete your degree program quicker. By passing CTU Fast Track™ exams, you can save up to 30% in time and money. As an added bonus, Fast Track exams are available at no extra cost to all CTU students.
Are you interested the business degree programs at our Colorado Springs campus? Request information from a CTU Admissions Advisor.
The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track exams successfully passed. Fast Track program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money.
1. Strauss, Karsten. “Top Degrees for Getting Hired in 2017.” Forbes. Retrieved from: https://www.forbes.com/sites/karstenstrauss/2016/11/23/top-degrees-for-getting-hired-in-2017/#220d530634a8 (Visited 11/13/17)
2. “Business and Financial Occupations.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm (Visited 11/13/17).
3. Svaldi, Aldo. “Colorado Economy Set for Continued Job Growth in 2017, Despite Worker Shortages.” The Denver Post. Retrieved from: http://www.denverpost.com/2016/12/05/colorado-economy-growth-2017/ (Visited 11/14/17).